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From Madrid: Ávila with Walls & Segovia Full-Day Tour

From Madrid: Ávila with Walls & Segovia Full-Day Tour

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Get up close and personal with Spain and its rich history on a day tour to Ávila and Segovia. Relax as you are taken to visit the birthplace of Santa Teresa de Jesus in Ávila. Then see the Aqueduct of Segovia and stop off at the stunning castle, Alcázar.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Ávila, the birthplace of Santa Teresa de Jesus, the writer of the Counter Reformation
  • Gaze upon the fortified walls and towers of Ávila
  • See the Aqueduct of Segovia, one of the best preserved monuments on the Iberian Peninsula
  • Admire Alcázar, a beautiful ancient castle that appears to be in the shape of a ship
Full description
Meet with your group in central Madrid 15 minutes in advance of the tour. Travel towards the city of Ávila on an air-conditioned bus. Upon arrival, embark on a guided walking tour of the Old Town to discover the impressive history of the city. See Romanesque style churches, Gothic palaces, and a fortified cathedral dating back to the the Middle Ages. Visit the well-preserved walls of Ávila hear of the events that they have witnessed throughout the centuries. Marvel at the fortification and towers, which have been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. After the tour, enjoy some free time to explore the other areas of the town. Meet your guide again at the designated time to continue the tour to Segovia. If you decided to include the option, enjoy a wonderful gastronomic menu for lunch. Alternatively, enjoy some free time in the city to see other sites, such as the Roman Aqueduct of Segovia. Meet your guide again in front of the Cathedral for a guided tour of the city. Walk through the old Jewish quarter of the city, following your guide towards the Alcazar of Segovia. Enjoy a guided visit of the site and marvel at its spectacular architecture which served as inspiration for a famous Disney film.
Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Individual audioguide system
  • Local guide
  • Lunch if selected.
  • Entrance to the Walls of Ávila
  • Entrance to the Alcázar of Segovia
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch (depending on option booked)
  • Drinks and other services not specified above
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Date

Meeting point

Julia Travel office (next to Plaza de Ramales), Calle de San Nicolás, 15, 28013 Madrid, Spain

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Video recording

Know before you go

  • Please keep in mind that the excursion includes several visits on foot, comfortable shoes are recommended
  • The duration of the tour includes the round-trip transfers to the destination
  • Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions
  • The local partner reserves the right to modify or cancel the tour itinerary without prior notice due to force majeure reasons
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 316 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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What we saw was very good, and the guide, Andrea, was very good also. As usual there were a couple of people who were 20 min late after lunch, which cost us being able to go into the cathedral in Segovia. The guide should have sent us into the cathedral while she waited for the latecomers. They could have missed it instead of the whole group. For those of you reading this that are always late and make the whole group wait, shame on you for being selfish. Please think about those standing waiting for you.

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May 10, 2022

El guía fue muy amable y bien informado. Me gusto bastante pero la una razón por ir a Ávila era ver el convento de Santa Teresa. No nos lo enseñó y estuvimos ahí. Yo no sabia y hubiera ido sin el grupo pero pensaba que quizás estaba en otro sitio y nos iban a llevar después. No lo hicieron y estoy pero bien triste porque no puedo regresar.

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August 26, 2021

Both locations are well worth visiting. The bus was comfortable and we got to see quite a lot. Sylvia was the guide and she was really friendly and knowledgeable and was really easy to understand. Her English was perfect and she catered for both Spanish and English speaking guests. The group was quite a bit older and slower then I would have liked so I think we could have done more but we still managed to see enough. Really lovely tour.

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February 17, 2020

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