Segovia Cathedral

Full-Day Avila and Segovia Tour from Madrid

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Key Details
Duration
9 hours
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Live Guide
Spanish, English

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We provide pick Up from Selected Hotels according to our bus route. Please indicate the name of your Hotel for confirmation.

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What You'll Do
  • See the 11th-century medieval walls of Avila
  • Visit Spain’s first Gothic Cathedral
  • Explore Avila by foot and see the Convent of Saint Therese
  • Marvel at the well-preserved Roman Aqueduct in Segovia
  • Take photos of Spain’s most impressive castle, the Alcazar fortress
Overview
Take an excursion to visit two of Spain’s oldest cities on a full-day coach trip from Madrid. Avila and Segovia are known as Spain’s “Heritage of Mankind” cities, rich in history and featuring centuries-old monuments.
What to Expect
Our full-day motor coach tour takes you on a visit to Avila and Segovia, two of Spain’s oldest cities. Medieval walls dating from the 11th century surround Avila and Segovia features one of the best-preserved aqueducts from the Roman era.

One of the oldest cities in the country, Avila was originally protected by walls constructed 10 centuries ago and that still stand today. This is a classic example of a fortified city. Inside you will explore its quarters and see Gothic palaces, Romanesque churches and a 12th-century cathedral. Spain’s first Gothic cathedral was built here, and is also fortified.

You’ll see the exterior of the cathedral, the Romanesque Basilica of San Vicente, and the city’s main square before taking a short walk through Avila’s ancient streets to the Convent of Saint Therese. Avila was the birth place of Saint Therese, who was important Spanish Catholic mysticism.

Segovia is our next stop. The city dates from the Roman era and has an abundance of historical monuments. You’ll see the magnificent Roman aqueduct dating from the time of Augustus, and you’ll want to take photos of the city’s elegant cathedral and the Alcazar fortress as well. The Alcazar is considered Spain’s most spectacular castle.

You’ll have time to enjoy lunch in Segovia before we return to Madrid.
What's Included
  • Pick-up at selected hotels
  • Transportation by deluxe air-conditioned motor-coach
  • Official tour guide
  • Admission and entrances fees as described in itinerary
What's Not Included
  • Tips and gratuities
Meeting Point

Our coach departs from the bus terminal located in San Bernardo 7, close to Madrid´s famous Gran Via. The closest metro stations to the bus terminal are Santo Domingo (Line 2) and Callao (Lines 3 and 5), located 2 and 5 minutes walking distance respectively from the terminal. (Open in Google Maps)

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Prices:
Children 0-5 years: free (maximum of 1 child in this age range per adult)
Children 6-15 years: as published
Adults from 16-64 years: as published
Seniors over 65 years: as published

Tourist Lunch = White beans from La Granja, Segovian style stewed veal and dessert.
Gourmet Lunch = White beans from La Granja, roasted suckling pig, Segovian cake with ice cream, wine, mineral water and coffee

Vegetarian Lunch is also avaliable

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