Outside Madrid: full-day tour of Ávila and Segovia. Tickets and guided tours of all monuments.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before.
|Languages||Spanish - English|
|Number of participants||Minimum 1 person - Maximum 50 people|
What the experience includes
With this 9-hour tour you will get to know two of the oldest cities in Spain, Avila and Segovia. Spanish cities "World Heritage Sites", rich in history and with centuries-old monuments.
We will know the exterior of the Walls of Avila that surround the city that were completed in just 10 years, between the eleventh and fourteenth centuries, are the main historical feature of the city of Avila. These fortifications are the most complete in all of Spain. We will then visit the interior of the Basilica of San Vicente known as the Basilica of the Holy Martyr Brothers, Vicente, Sabina and Cristeta with the best examples of Romanesque architecture in the country. We will continue our visit passing by the Plaza Mayor and the Cathedral to reach the Church-convent of Santa Teresa is a church and convent that was built by the Order of the Discalced Carmelites in the seventeenth century, supposedly in the place where Santa Teresa de Avila was born, we will visit the interior of his church. Once the visit of Avila is over, we will enjoy some free time to have a wine, soft drink and snack and have lunch or continue visiting the city in this space.
Later we will go to the city of Segovia where we will start our visit at the Roman Aqueduct, which is the highest and best preserved. It is the main symbol of Segovia, as evidenced by its presence in the coat of arms of the city, we will pass by the Casa de los Picos, Plaza de Juan Bravo and Plaza Mayor where we will find the Cathedral, dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption and San Frutos which is known as the Lady of Cathedrals for its size, elegance and visual strength. It was built between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries, in late Gothic style with some Renaissance features. We will finish our visit in the Alcazar of Segovia, medieval fortress, located on a rocky crag at the confluence of two rivers near the Sierra de Guadarrama, is one of the most distinctive castle-palaces of Spain by virtue of its shape, like the prow of a ship.
After our visit we will start our return trip to Madrid.
Everything you need to know
- Not recommended for wheelchair users.
Senior +56 years old
Adults from 16 to 55 years old
Children from 3 to 15 years old
Babies from 0 to 2 years old
- Travel by luxury bus with air conditioning and Wifi.
- Official bilingual guide for guided walking tours in Avila and Segovia.
- Drink and tapa in Segovia
- Guided walking tour of 1,5 hours in Avila
- Guided walking tour of 1.5 hours in Segovia
- Visits to monuments described in the Itinerary (Basilica of San Vicente, Convent of Santa Teresa, Cathedral of Segovia and Alcazar of Segovia).
- Food or beverages not included in the menu
- Transfer to the hotel
More infoWhat to bring
- Comfortable footwear
- Warm clothing in winter
- Sunscreen in summer
Cancellation fee of 100% is charged if cancelled 24 Hours or less before the activity.