“At the Prado Museum you can see the best collection of paintings in the whole of Spain, and one of the best in the world,” Philippe says. “On Best of Spain & Portugal we tour the museum with an exceptional art historian, who talks though these highlights of Spanish art.”
One of the most important museums in all of Spain, the Prado Museum Madrid (Museo Nacional del Prado) is known to have the most comprehensive collection of Spanish art and one of the most outstanding collections of European Art between the 12th century to the early 20th century. Its collection comprises 8,600 paintings and over 700 sculptures, from artists including Francisco Goya, Hieronymus Bosch, El Greco, Peter Paul Rubens, Titian, and Diego Velázquez.
“Guests love understanding and discovering spanish painters. It is a treat to view outstanding and famous works like Diego Velázquez’s 1656 masterpiece Las Meninas.”
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