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From Madrid: Avila and Segovia Full-Day Tour418 Reviews
Take a full-day excursion from Madrid to visit two of the oldest cities in Spain, Ávila and Segovia. Discover their rich history and centuries-old monuments.
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- Get to know the Walls of Avila and the Aqueduct of Segovia
- Discover the Alcazar of Segovia
- Admire the interior of the Basilica of San Vicente in Avila
DescriptionDiscover the historic sites and monuments in Avila and Segovia on a guided day trip from Madrid. Admire the exterior of the Ávila Walls and see the Roman Aqueduct. Begin in downtown Madrid and travel to the cities of Avila and Segovia by coach. See the exterior of the Ávila Walls that surround the city that was completed in just 10 years, between the 11th and 14th centuries. Then, visit the interior of the Basilica of San Vicente known as The Basilica of the Holy Brothers Martyrs, Vicente, Sabina, and Cristeta. Pass through the Plaza Mayor and the Cathedral to reach the Church-convent of Santa Teresa and explore the outside of the church. Once the visit to Ávila is finished, enjoy free time to have a wine, a soft drink, and an aperitif and to have lunch or continue visiting the city. Go to the city of Segovia and visit the Roman Aqueduct, which is the highest and best-preserved. Pass through the Casa de los Picos, Plaza de Juan Bravo, and Plaza Mayor where you'll find the Cathedral, dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption and of San Frutos. Finish at El Alcázar de Segovia, a medieval fortress, located on a rocky crag on the confluence of two rivers near the Sierra de Guadarrama, it is one of the most distinctive castles-palaces in Spain by virtue of its shape, like the prow of a ship.
IncludesTransportation by air-conditioned coach Guide Drink and tapa in Avila Walking Tour in Avila Walking Tour in Segovia
- You will see the Ávila Walls and the Roman Aqueduct from the outside only