Get ready to discover the Museo Nacional del Prado, the main national art museum in Spain, on this private tour with a local expert guide. This experience is part of Iconic Insiders, a selection of tours designed for first time visitors to uncover what matters and get oriented in a new city. Your destination insider is a licensed guide who will offer recommendations and highlight the most visually attractive places of the itinerary.
The Museo del Prado’s collections are the legacy of almost 200 years of collecting by Spain’s 16th and 17th-century monarchs. The museum was first opened to the public in 1819 and became a source of inspiration for a whole new generation of painters, from the classic to the avant-garde. Nowadays, is one of the most visited sites in the world, a unique institution where you'll be able to admire numerous artworks by Francisco Goya, the single most extensively represented artist, whose large collection will bring you the opportunity to see the evolution of his career. The Museo Nacional del Prado provides also an admirable collection of great artists such as Bosch, El Greco, Rubens, Titian, and Diego Velázquez whose best-known artwork Las Meninas is displayed.
Don't miss the chance to relish a private visit with your fully dedicated guide that will show you the Museum's outstanding collection in a personalized way, sharing with you the history and curiosities of the select paintings displayed while you walk among its rooms.