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  2. Madrid
  3. Segovia Cathedral

Madrid: Segovia and Ávila Highlights Tour At Your Own Pace

Product ID: 226861
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Escape the busy city of Madrid and visit two of its nearby UNESCO World Heritage-listed cities, Segovia and Ávila. With an expert escort guide, learn about and explore these culturally and history-rich sites, and marvel at the iconic architecture.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Listen to your expert guide share anecdotes and stories about the history of Segovia and Ávila
  • Admire the Wall of Ávila and the Aqueduct of Segovia
  • Immerse yourself in history at two UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites
Full description
The tour departs the busy city of Madrid and heads to the first stop of the day the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Segovia. Armed with your tourist information pack provided by your escort guide, head to the Aqueduct of Segovia to start the tour of this fascinating location.

Learn about the Aqueduct of Segovia, a prodigy of Roman engineering and an icon that represents this beautiful city. From the Aqueduct, head into the medieval part of town and enjoy the stunning views from the Canaleja, then continue onto the Plaza Mayor and marvel at the spectacular Segovia Cathedral. Next, walk towards the Alcázar of Segovia which was once the fortified residence to the kings of Spain and boasts a magnificent architecture inspired by palaces.

After your stroll around Segovia, head back to the bus and to the next destination of the day, Ávila, another UNESCO World Heritage-listed city. Immerse yourself in this medieval experience as you step back in time in this fascinating city. Discover the history, curiosities and legends of this mythical and mystical city, known as the birthplace of Santa Teresa a proclaimed doctor of the Catholic Church. Wander along the incredible medieval wall and admire the city’s stunning cathedral, the romantic Basilica of St. Vicente, the small Market Square and the Baroque church of Santa Teresa among other places of interest.
Includes
  • Round trip from Madrid to Segovia and Ávila via high-end bus
  • Escort Tour leader in the bus
  • City map with tourist information
What’s Not Included
  • Any service not specified
  • Guided walking tours
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Check-in: "Go Madrid Tours and Tickets Madrid" in Gran Via 61, 28013 Madrid at 8.30am. Metro Station: Plaza de España. Line 3 or yellow Comfortable shoes are recommended

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• A guide will accompany you on your bus trip, but will not accompany you through the site itself
• The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination
• It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
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From £42.03 £33.62 per person

Customer reviews
Overall rating
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based on 7 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.0/5
Organization
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Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.7/5

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Express Toledo

Product ID: 226861