Yes visits Madrid In these first days of the year 2011, you will find that the traditional service of panoramic double-decker tour buses, known as Madrid Visión.
This is because on January 3 the contract with the winning company ended and, surprisingly, this service has been temporarily canceled while a new award is underway.
(UPGRADE Since January 31, the service of double-decker tourist buses in Madrid has been temporarily resumed, until the new service comes into operation)
The Madrid City Council has announced that in the coming days a temporary service will be launched that allows visitors to Madrid to enjoy the tourist visit touring the city center by panoramic bus.
Likewise, the new conditions required for the company awarded this tourist service have just been announced.
With these new conditions, in spring you can enjoy a best tourist service with buses whose upper part, in case of rain, can be covered with a removable hard top.
Further, the two current tourist routes will expand its route. On the one hand, the route that runs through the historic center will reach the surroundings of the Manzanares River, which will allow to know the new leisure areas enabled by the project Madrid Rio.
As for the route that from the neptune square runs along the axis of the Castellana reaching the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium to facilitate your visit, with the new service you will reach the complex of Four towers.
Another objective is improve customer service, with the launch of an information telephone, the possibility of buying tickets also at tourist offices and making payment by credit card.
Of course, a moderate is announced ticket price increase, which so far is 17.20 euros for the use of the bus for one day.
We will have to wait at the beginning of the new tourist service to verify its definitive characteristics.<>