WEDNESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER // 14:30 – 17:30


What’s new in Madrid #1 - La Galeria de las Colecciones Reales

Opened in summer 2023, it is unmissable also for those who already know Madrid!

After a walk through the splendid Sabatini gardens and the historical Campo del Moro garden, one of the most special hidden corners of Madrid, you’ll discover with expert guides the Gallery of the Royal Collection, built in in the Royal Palace Complex.

The Gallery hosts a selection of masterpieces – not only paintings and sculptures but also furniture, tapestries, clocks and jewelry, pottery and glassware, weapons, maps, documents, and general decorative art pieces – expression of the relationship between art and power, that perfectly shows the excellence, richness and variety of the Royal Collection.


What’s new in Madrid #2 - The Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

Fully renovated, the Santiago Bernabéu is preparing to open its doors between May and June of this year and it’s now the most technological stadium in the world: a multipurpose state-of-art facility with a retractable roof and a hypogeum to store and preserve grass.

Football fans will have the chance to feel the atmosphere of this brand-new stadium, having a panoramic view of a real temple of football, and the house of the prestigious Real Madrid.

THURSDAY 26 SEPTEMBER // 09:30 – 15:00

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The Royal Tour: The Madrid of the Austrias

Retrace the results of the spectacular transformation of Madrid, wanted by Felipe III and Felipe IV after the 1581, when the Royal Council settled in Madrid. They increased Madrid’s beauty most of all through the work of the master architect Juan Gomez de Mora. 

The royal walking tour will start with the visit of the Royal Palace, and will continue with the Cathedral of La Almudena, Calle Bailen, Calle Mayor, Plaza de la Villa, Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol.  Lunch will follow.

FRIDAY 27 SEPTEMBER // 09:30 – 15:00


Art & Tapas

Let’s discover the art of painting through the magnificent works housed in Prado Museum by Spanish and European masters like Velazquez, Goya, Ribera, Tintoretto, Fra Angelico, Bosh, Rubens and Van Dycke.

After that unforgettable experience, there will be space for another kind of “art”: Spanish gastronomy. Explore the historical centre of Madrid – Huertas, Barrio de Las Latras, Plaza Santa Ana – visiting the most typical tapas bar, and taste the best Madrilenian food, including the delicious Jamon Serrano and Queso.

During the tour you will hear about the history and interesting anecdotes about the city.

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Tours and Excursions are not included in the registration fees of either Delegates or Delegates’ Guests.

  • These optional tours and excursions must be booked and paid for at time of registration.
  • For all optional tours and excursions, a minimum number of participants is required. 
  • The final itineraries of the tours and excursions may vary slightly for logistical reasons.