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From Madrid: Avila and Segovia Full-Day Trip

4.5 / 5

84 reviews

From Madrid: Avila and Segovia Full-Day Trip

From US$ 57.56 per person

Discover the monuments and historic sites in Avila and Segovia on a guided excursion from Madrid. Spend the day learning about the history of the cities. See the Roman Aqueduct in Segovia and take in Avila’s medieval walls dating from the 11th century.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit historic Avila and Segovia, Heritage of Mankind cities
  • Marvel at Segovia’s magnificent Roman Aqueduct
  • Admire Avila’s medieval walls, dating from the 11th century
Full description
Avila is one of Spain’s oldest cities, and surrounded by well-preserved walls dating from the 11th century, it resembles an immense castle. The old quarters are home to a number of important Romanesque churches, Gothic palaces, and the city’s 12th-century Gothic cathedral, which is also fortified. On this full-day excursion from Madrid, you’ll see the exterior of the Avila Cathedral, the Romanesque Basilica of San Vicente, and visit the Plaza Mayor. Take a short walk through the city’s old streets to the Convent of Ste. Therese. Continue on to Segovia, a city rich in historical monuments. See the magnificent Roman Aqueduct from the time of Emperor Augustus. The elegant Cathedral, and its Alcazar fortress, the most spectacular castle in Spain, are among the highlights. Both Avila and Segovia are listed as Heritage of Mankind cities.
Includes
  • Transportation by deluxe motor coach
  • Live tour guide
  • Food (can be booked as an add-on)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Bus terminal, Calle Ferraz, 3 Bus: line 74 Metro: Plaza España Station (lines 3 & 10) and Ventura Rodriguez Station (line 3)

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 84 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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It was a fantastic tour!! We enjoyed everything, from the drive to each place, to the weather and each historic place, but Carlos our tour guide made it more fun and interesting! There was snow in the mountains and it was snowing by the time we got to Avila. Lots of history and just amazing to see.

December 3, 2021

Very good tour. With enough time for lunch and touring. Friendly, entertaining and knowledgeable guide. Very careful driver in handling. Both beautiful places. Very satisfied. The only drawback, which almost put me off the bus, was the meeting point. I was guided by the address (ferraz 3, which does not correspond) and not by the location, since I did not have internet. I was very lucky to see the bus in the distance.

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October 14, 2021

The tour was very good, the guide I think her name was Ana, was very nice and knowledgeable she answered every question. The only thing was that another participant did not wanted to follow the group and was very disruptive but the guide kept her cool and handle the situation. The driver Paco was very nice too.

August 14, 2021

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