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Madrid: Segovia and Toledo Tour, Alcazar, and Cathedral

1. Madrid: Segovia and Toledo Tour, Alcazar, and Cathedral

Discover the historic cities of Toledo and Segovia on a guided day tour from Madrid. Admire the imposing Alcázar of Segovia, the Cathedral of Toledo, as you stroll through both cities learning about their fascinating history. Depart Madrid and journey first to the city of Segovia. See the UNESCO World Heritage Roman aqueduct. Marvel at the iconic 1st-century monument, considered the most important example of Roman-era civil engineering in Spain. Visit the royal palace of the Alcázar of Segovia, built on a rocky crag above the confluence of 2 rivers near the Guadarrama mountains. Continue to the imperial city of Toledo. Once in Toledo, discover the medieval neighborhoods and historical monuments of the city on a walking tour and learn why it is called the City of Three Cultures. Depending on the option selected, finish with a guided tour inside Toledo Cathedral. Return to the center of Madrid at the end of your tour.

Madrid: Avila and Segovia Day Trip with Tickets to Monuments

2. Madrid: Avila and Segovia Day Trip with Tickets to Monuments

Take a day trip from Madrid to visit two of Spain's oldest cities, Avila and Segovia. Explore the rich history of these UNESCO-listed cities with a guide. Admire Avila's walls, cathedral, and Basilica of San Vicente. Then continue to Segovia's Roman aqueduct, Gothic cathedral, and Alcazar fortress. Drive for an hour from Madrid and find yourself in Avila. See the stunning 11th-century walls surrounding the city. These fortifications are the most complete in all of Spain. Next, visit the interior of the Basilica of San Vicente to see the best examples of Romanesque architecture in the country. Pass by the Plaza Mayor and the Cathedral. At your next stop, enter the church-convent of Saint Teresa of Jesus that was built by the Order of the Discalced Carmelites in the 17th century, supposedly in the same place where Saint Teresa of Avila was born. Following the visit to Avila, enjoy free time to have wine, beer, soft drinks, and an aperitif, or continue exploring the city on your own. Regroup at 2 PM to head to the city of Segovia. Begin your tour of Segovia with a visit to its main symbol, the Roman Aqueduct, as evidenced by its presence on the city's coat of arms. Pass by the Casa de los Picos, Plaza de Juan Bravo and Plaza Mayor. Arrive at the cathedral dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption and of San Frutos. Enter to see its size, elegance, and blend of late Gothic style and Renaissance features, to understand why it's called the Lady of the Cathedrals. Finally, go into the Fortress of the Alcazar of Segovia, a medieval castle, located on a rocky crag at the confluence of 2 rivers near the Sierra de Guadarrama. Witness one of Spain's most distinctive castle-palaces by virtue of its shapes, such as the bow of a ship. After the visit, start the trip back to Madrid in a comfortable bus.

From Madrid: Toledo & Segovia with Optional Ávila Tour

3. From Madrid: Toledo & Segovia with Optional Ávila Tour

Immerse yourself in the history, architecture, and cultural delights of Toledo and Segovia, and select whether you prefer to do so in a shared or private tour experience, always departing from Madrid. The first stop will be at the Mirador del Valle before arriving at Toledo, here you will admire a breathtaking view of the city, where you will be able to take an astonishing panoramic photo of the city. Then, you will continue the bus journey until the historical district of Toledo, where the guide will give you an incredible guided tour. Next, you will discover the city of Segovia, where you will be visiting its impressive and famous Roman aqueduct, as well as its imposing cathedral. You will continue to the Alcázar of Segovia, one of Spain's most famous castles, which you will explore at your own pace. Afterward, you will have some free time to explore the city with insider tips from your guide to discover hidden gems. You can also enhance the experience with an optional tour of Ávila. Start your guided visit at the Four Postes viewpoint, admiring the skyline of this ancient city. Then, follow your guide through the historic streets, strolling past the San Vicente Church, the impressive Cathedral of Avila, and more. You will also learn about the history behind each corner.

Madrid: Segovia & Avila Day Trip with Optional Entry Tickets

4. Madrid: Segovia & Avila Day Trip with Optional Entry Tickets

Embark on a full-day guided tour to the UNESCO-listed cities of Segovia and Avila aboard an air-conditioned bus. Go inside the Alcazar of Segovia with entrance tickets and a guide. Marvel at Avila's cathedral and other emblematic monuments on a walking tour. Experience Segovia, a city rich in historical monuments. See the magnificent Roman Aqueduct, built in the time of Emperor Augustus. Soak in its rich architectural heritage by following your guide to the Gothic-style Cathedral. Finally, cross the Canonjías neighborhood until you come to the Alcazar of Segovia, one of the most spectacular fortresses in all of Spain. After admiring its exterior, step inside to discover its legends and glorious past. Then, continue on to Avila and take a walking tour through one of Spain’s oldest cities. Marvel at its well-preserved, castle-like walls dating back to the 11th-century. Enter the old quarters, which house important Romanesque churches, Gothic palaces, and the city’s 12th-century Gothic cathedral. Walk by the exterior of the Avila Cathedral, admire the Romanesque Basilica of San Vicente, and visit the central town square of Plaza Mayor. Take a short walk through the city’s old streets to the Convent of Saint Teresa.

From Madrid: Toledo and Segovia Tour with Alcazar Admission

5. From Madrid: Toledo and Segovia Tour with Alcazar Admission

Don't miss Toledo, a city at the crossroads of different civilizations, cultures, eras, and styles. Enjoy the convenience of roundtrip transfer from Madrid. Meet your guide just outside the center to enjoy a panoramic view of the city before wandering through the old town, declared a National Monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site.   Let your guide point out magnificent examples of Mudejar, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture that stand as legacies of the different cultures and civilizations that thrived within the city's walls. Enjoy free time to wander the winding streets of the historic center and perhaps grab a bite to eat. Meet your guide back at the famous Toledo Cathedral for a guided tour of the interior of this paragon of Spanish Gothic architecture. Previously the site of the city mosque before it was built in the 13th century, the cathedral contains some aspects of Mudejar style and architectural elements. After your cathedral visit, free time to have lunch on your on and head back to the tour start point to catch your bus back to Madrid and then continue to Segovia. Upon arrival the experience begins with a walking tour around Plaza del Azoguejo where you can admire the Roman Aqueduct. Then we’ll continue walking through the old town to see the Town Hall Square, to admire the exterior of the outside of the Gothic Cathedral and of course the interior of the Alcázar Castle of the 12th century, former fortified residence of the kings of Castile

From Madrid: Avila and Segovia Full-Day Tour

6. From Madrid: Avila and Segovia Full-Day Tour

Discover 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. 

Madrid: Avila with Walls and Segovia with Alcazar

7. Madrid: Avila with Walls and Segovia with Alcazar

Discover the charming towns of Ávila and Segovia on this guided excursion. Visit the birthplace of Santa Teresa de Jesus, and take a guided tour of Segovia's enchanting castle. Check in at our office in central Madrid 15 minutes in advance of your tour. Leave the city towards Ávila aboard one of our air-conditioned coaches. Our first stop for the day will be at the city of Ávila, one of the best-preserved fortifications in Spain. Follow your guide on a walking tour of the Old Town to discover the impressive history of this city. See Romanesque-style churches, Gothic palaces, and a fortified cathedral dating back to the Middle Ages. Visit the Walls of Ávila and and imagine the stories they have seen through the centuries. Marvel at the fortification and towers, which have granted the city a World Heritage Site status by UNESCO. We will continue the tour to Segovia. On arrival, we will divide in two groups. If you have chosen the option to visit Segovia at your own pace, you will have approximately three hours of free time. The rest of the group will go to the restaurant. Those who have chosen the gastronomic menu will enjoy a gastronomic lunch with roast suckling pig that will not leave you indifferent. People who have not chosen the gastronomic lunch will have a typical courtesy tapa and a drink. After lunch, those who have chosen the tour with monuments will meet again with the guide to start the tour in Segovia. Walk through the old Jewish quarter of the city, visit the outside of the Cathedral and walk towards the Alcazar of Segovia. Enjoy a guided tour inside the castle and marvel at this spectacular fortification. Did you know that its architecture inspired Walt Disney for one of his films? Can you tell us which one? If you have visited Segovia on your own, meet the rest of the group at the agreed time to return to Madrid.

Segovia: Guided Walking Tour with Cathedral & Alcázar Entry

8. Segovia: Guided Walking Tour with Cathedral & Alcázar Entry

Explore the city of Segovia on a guided walking tour. Discover the inside of the beautiful Catedral of Segovia. Enter the Alcázar and learn about its historical importance as you stroll through its elegant rooms and chambers. Start from the impressive Aqueduct. During the walk, discover ornate historic buildings such as the Casa De Los Picos. See some Romanesque churches from outside, such as the Church of San Martín, as well as part of the old district of the Jewish quarter. Continue toward the central Plaza Mayor of Segovia. Visit the Cathedral of Segovia and admire it from inside. Learn more about the many sights and buildings on the way from your expert guide. Finish the tour at the Alcázar of Segovia. Learn about the history of this elegant palace which was the home of several notable kings and queens, including Isabella I of Castile. See its stately rooms and learn how the castle was used throughout the centuries.

From Madrid: Segovia Guided Tour with Alcazar Admission

9. From Madrid: Segovia Guided Tour with Alcazar Admission

Begin your approximately one-hour trip to Segovia, crossing the Madrid mountains until you reach Castilla y Leon. During the walking tour you will be able to admire the Roman aqueduct, the city’s most emblematic landmark and one of the best-maintained elevated aqueducts in Europe. Take a walk through St. Real, Segovia’s main thoroughfare, to discover the Mirador de la Canaleja, a viewpoint with privileged views over the San Millán neighborhood. Then, head to the Casa de los Picos, a house with a striking façade built in the fifteenth century and learn about its peculiar history. Wander through the Old Town to Plaza de Medina del Campo, famous for its eventful past and home to the San Martin Church, dating from 1117. Visit also the Corpus Square, which is dominated by the Old Main Synagogue, transformed into a Christian church. Continue walking to the Plaza Mayor, which accommodates some of the town’s most famous buildings, including the breathtaking Cathedral. Cross the Canonjías neighborhood very close to the Alcazar of Segovia, one of the most spectacular fortresses in all of Spain. After admiring its exterior discovering its legends and past.

From Madrid: Full Day Tour to Avila and Segovia with Alcazar

10. From Madrid: Full Day Tour to Avila and Segovia with Alcazar

A great tour to visit two of the oldest cities in Spain. A professional bilingual tour guide (Spanish and English) will tell you its great secrets while accompanying and showing you the wonderful monuments. The visit begins by visiting the city of Avila, fascinated by its walls and the stories told by the tour guide. Leaving the city of Avila, enjoy a panoramic view where you can take spectacular photos. Travel to Segovia to see the thousand-year-old Roman Aqueduct from the 2nd century. Then you will go to the Gothic Cathedral of Nuestra Señora de La Asunción and San Frutos. Know the corners and appreciate its buildings on the way to the famous Alcazar in which Disney were inspired to create the castle of the movie "Snow White". Finally, return to Madrid to tell about our incredible experience.

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What people are saying about Alcázar of Segovia

Excelente experiencia. Se nos recogió en la puerta del hotel y se nos dejó ahí mismo también. El vuelo estuvo genial, muy seguro y entretenido. Los guías muy amables. El desayuno podría habere sido un poco mejor. Nos cancelaron el tour guiado a pie en Segovia el día antes (se nos prometió un reembolso). Al día siguiente recibimos un enlace de WeTransfer con las fotos y un video. Muy recomendado.

In a word, wonderful! It’s been on my bucket list for years. Perfect day, and to see Segovia from the air was spectacular. Can’t recommend it highly enough but I do recommend you pack something to eat as it was a very early start and I was extremely hungry at the end of it. A flask of hot coffee would have been a good idea also. Not to be missed, and I’d do it again.

oh what a great experience! The eagle eye view of Segovia and the Alcazar in the morning with sun at the horizon. it's a spectacle to behold. The guides were fun and got us all involved in packing of hot air balloon by the end of the trip making it more immersive experience!

This was awesome. We didn’t do the walking tour part but the balloon ride was very fun. Next time I am bringing a warm hat, gloves, and a sweater, cause it was very cold! I went the last week in September.