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Your Free Guide for Exploring Segovia
If you’re planning to be anywhere near Madrid, then make sure to take time to travel to the beloved town of Segovia. It’s the perfect day trip! Though she is small, she carries a mighty heritage. Case in point: a 92-foot-tall aqueduct built by the Romans around 50 BC! Even more amazingly, it actually still worked up until the 19th century! Amazed yet?
Well, if that’s not enough, Segovia also has a castle on a hill that feels like it’s from a classic fairytale. The Alcázar of Segovia is a must-visit when you’re in Segovia—not to mention the serene gardens that are a great spot for a picnic lunch.
However you prefer to spend your vacation in Segovia, we have helpful tips and tricks curated by locals and historians who love Segovia’s rich history. You’ll fall in love after reading about it, too!
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Top Segovia Tours From Madrid
Segovia is a super walkable city since it’s not a bustling city like Madrid. You’ll find it just about an hour north of Madrid, which means it’s a great place to book a combination day trip tour. You won’t have to worry about transportation or what to see because your guide knows all about this enchanting town. Better yet, you can explore Segovia, Toledo, and Avila in just a day! Book the ideal tour for you below.
Toledo, Avila, and Segovia Day Trip from Madrid
Leave the details to us while you enjoy a fully planned day trip to see the best medieval towns near Madrid. Explore the Roman aqueduct and Alcázar in Segovia, the Toledo cathedral, and the ancient walls of Ávila with your local guide. Your lunch stop includes Iberian ham, which is a famous delicacy!
Segovia Day Trip from Madrid with Hot Air Balloon Ride
Taking a day trip to Segovia is practically a must-do when you visit Madrid. This ancient city has an original Roman aqueduct and a beautiful Alcazar that you can see from above in a hot air balloon before being guided through the city on foot!
El Escorial, Valle de los Caidos & Segovia Day Trip with Suckling Pig Lunch
Yes, you really can explore El Escorial palace, Segovia, and the Valley of the Fallen in a single day. We’ve planned the perfect outing to see remnants of Spain’s past at national heritage sites. An authentic lunch is included to make sure you get the full Spanish experience.
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