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Itinerary
Head to San Nicolas Street in central Madrid to board your air-conditioned coach to Avila. Your guide will tell you the history of the pilgrimage site, which is also the birthplace of the Spanish mystic, Saint Teresa. At the Four Posts (Cuatro Postes), see one of best-preserved medieval bastions in Spain.

Visit the city walls, towers, churches, and the tomb of a martyred saint, including alabaster Avila Cathedral and the Basilica of St. Vincent. Then reboard for the trip to Segovia’s city center, where you’ll see a two-tiered Roman aqueduct, one of the best-preserved ancient monuments in Spain.

Continue to UNESCO-listed Alcazar, an 11-century fortress-palace. After a guided tour, head to Segovia Cathedral.

Take some free time for lunch (at your own expense) or upgrade for either a simple meal or Segovian feast. Then, return to Madrid where you’re dropped off at the original departure point.
Locations visited
Alcazar de Segovia
Basilica de San Vicente
Cathedral of Segovia
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Overview
Segovia and Avila—roughly a 1-hour drive apart—are two of the most visited cities in Spain, seducing travelers with historic cathedrals, Roman aqueducts, and dreamy palace-fortresses. See both cities in one day, hearing fascinating commentary about each spot, without having to drive or plan an itinerary on this guided tour from Madrid. Plus, you can can upgrade for a Segovian lunch with roast suckling pig.
Highlights
  • Save time and energy by letting a guide and driver deal with logistics
  • See two of Spain’s greatest attractions in one day
  • See Avila’s UNESCO-protected walls and Segovia Cathedral
  • Upgrade for a Segovian feast-lunch with a roast suckling pig
  • Hassle-free, round-trip transportation from Madrid
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Bad costumer service and very rude!!

I had booked and paid the ticket for this tour for around €113. I ordered my uber an hour before I was suppose to be there and because it was always either running later and later or cancelling I knew I couldn't make it in...More

1  Thank Ramondlr90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Nice day

I took the day trip from Madrid to Avila and Segovia. Get there early to check in because many tours leave around the same time and everyone is trying to check in at the same desk. Once our group was ready, we walked a few...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Very nice trip

Given the size of the group, this tour was very pleasant with an informative guide and enough time to take in the sights. We took the tapa lunch, which meant that we had extra time to explore on our own given the longer lunch break...More

1  Thank Wessel B
Reviewed 9 July 2018
A great day out

We were picked up at hotel and taken to underground car park, not a pleasant start. The tour director was great a very informative and we were given a little free time to look around, we chose the tapa lunch option, not a good choice,...More

1  Thank Rosemariie F
Edgar W, Director General at Julia Travel Madrid, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Dear Rosemariie F, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your experience with us. On the one hand I am delighted to read you enjoyed both the tour and the manners of our staff members as well as the transportation. On...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Great Tour, ask for Carmen!

Carmen was a wonderful guide for this tour. It was a very busy day, with many stops, and she managed to keep the group moving and organized so that we could all enjoy the day. Her ability to conduct the tour in both Spanish and...More

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when we went, it was with others (maybe 12 people total)
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The starting point is the tour operator office (Center of Madrid) but contact them for alternatives pickup points.
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