If you’ve already done
your wedding bus rental and
want to give your guests a wonderful experience when you arrive in the city, you’re interested in this. Madrid is a city that has it all, so it sounds impossible to get to know it in a day. That’s false. There are elementary places in the city that allow you to get to know, in general, this amazing city Do you want to know more? Join us to know the fast route so that your guests know Madrid.
Quick route for your guests to get to know Madrid
Museums, squares, historical sites, delicious churros… where to start? Madrid is able to fall in love at first sight. Next, you’ll see a short route to get to know this beautiful city in one day.
The tour starts at Puerta del Sol,emblematic place for being the seat of the countdown in New Year. There, you can meet the statues of the Bear and the Madroño,which are representative of the capital. As you move forward, you can meet the Plaza Oriente. It is a rectangular square with a curved head and monumental character. This square is bounded in the west by the Royal Palace,in the east by the Teatro Real and, to the north by the Royal Monastery of the Incarnation. In addition, it houses different historical-artistic gardens and an impressive sculptural collection, highlighting the effigy of Philip IV, work of Prieto Tacca, considered as the first equestrian statue held by the back legs of the horse. If you are heading to the Royal Palace, the tour can continue until you reach the Cathedral of the Almudena, the most important religious building in Madrid, located next to the palace.
Afterwards, we advance along Calle Mayor to reach Plaza de la Villa,one of the main medieval centers of Madrid that, until recently, had the headquarters of the Town Hall. As you follow the route on Calle Mayor you will find the Plaza Mayor. This square is located 300 meters from puerta del Sol and, in it, it is possible to find the statue of Philip III, work initiated by the Italian sculptor Juan de Bologna and completed by Pietro Tacca.
As you continue to advance, you reach the Puerta del Sol again. The change is to take Calle Preciados to reach Plaza Callao. This will lead to the Gran Via,a popular Madrid artery, full of life, art, shops and people. To conclude this small tour, you take Ferraz Street, onwhich it will be possible to reach the beautiful Debod Temple. In that place not only is this beautiful Egyptian gift more than 2200 years old, it is also possible to find beautiful gardens and different shops to have a delicious dinner.
What if you don’t have a full day?
If your guests can’t stay a full day in Madrid, either before or after your wedding, you can take them to some of the city’s landmarks, such as:
This beautiful historic garden is one of the main tourist attractions of Madrid, as it houses landscape, architectural and sculptural ensembles. All the artistic works found in the Retiro date from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century: the Crystal Palace, Royal Astronomical Observatory, the Monument to Alfonso XII… This place is a perfect example of everything Madrid stands for.
Art Triangle. If your guests love art, they’ll love this. The tour can start at the Prado Museum. This museum houses works such as “The Garden of Delights” by El Bosco, “The Descent of the Cross” by Van der Weyden, “Las Meninas” by Velázquez, “The Shootings of May 3” by Goya.
The next stop is the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum,which is located in the Villahermosa Palace and consists of three floors. It houses works by Van Eyck, Van Gogh, Caravaggio and Munch.
In conclusion, a visit to the Reina Sofia Museum. There, it is possible to find works by Picasso, Dalí and Miró. His approach is to modern art and the collection is quite extensive. The most popular work in this museum is undoubtedly “Guernica” by Pablo Picasso.
In Torres Bus we can guide you to design a short route ideal for your guests to delight in the wonders of Madrid.
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