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Avila with Walls and Segovia Day Tour from Madrid with Optional Lunch provided by Julia Travel Madrid

Avila with Walls and Segovia Day Tour from Madrid with Optional Lunch

Avila with Walls and Segovia Day Tour from Madrid with Optional Lunch
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Tour snapshot
Save time and energy by letting a guide and driver deal with logistics
Duration:
8h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
25
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
About
Segovia and Avila 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 upgrade for a Segovian lunch with roast suckling pig.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Spanish
Highlights
  • 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
What to expect
Head to central Madrid to board your air-conditioned coach to Avila. Your guide tells 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 the 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 see a 2-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.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • 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
What to expect
Head to central Madrid to board your air-conditioned coach to Avila. Your guide tells 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 the 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 see a 2-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.
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Important information
Inclusions
  • Air conditioned motor coach.
  • Bilingual Official guide.
  • Gastronomic lunch (if option selected)
  • Entrance to the Walls of Ávila
  • Entrance to the Alcázar of Segovia
  • Individual radioguided system
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Duration
8h
Departure details
  • C. de San Nicolás, 15, 28013 Madrid, Spain Julià Travel Office
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible and is not suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Infants aged 5 years and under, are free of charge provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Operated by a bilingual guide in Spanish and English
  • Please keep in mind that the excursion includes several visits on foot, comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination
  • Please note that the itinerary is subject to change.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Inclusions
  • Air conditioned motor coach.
  • Bilingual Official guide.
  • Gastronomic lunch (if option selected)
  • Entrance to the Walls of Ávila
  • Entrance to the Alcázar of Segovia
  • Individual radioguided system
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure details
  • C. de San Nicolás, 15, 28013 Madrid, Spain Julià Travel Office
Duration
8h
Return details
  • Plaza de España, Pl. de España, Madrid, Spain
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible and is not suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Infants aged 5 years and under, are free of charge provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Operated by a bilingual guide in Spanish and English
  • Please keep in mind that the excursion includes several visits on foot, comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination
  • Please note that the itinerary is subject to change.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 22 Sep 2020
A note from Avila with Walls and Segovia Day Tour from Madrid with Optional Lunch
The safety of our passengers and employees has always been our key concern at Julià Travel. The fight against Covid-19 strengthens our commitment to safety and health. Therefore we have adapted our tours to avoid large crowds and we ensured that any places we visit follow high hygiene standards.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    C. de San Nicolás, 15
    C. de San Nicolás, 15, 28013 Madrid, Spain
    Julià Travel Office
    See address & details
  • 1
    Avila
    Stop: 3 hours
    See details
  • 2
    Segovia
    Stop: 3 hours
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Plaza de España
    Pl. de España, Madrid, Spain
    See address & details
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JCtennis
San Diego, CA110 contributions
I was the only English speaking guest on the tour but it was a great bilingual experience. Roberto was an excellent guide and took the time to share many great stories, tips, and helpful reminders.

It is a relatively fast paced tour and the 2nd city of Avila has many small sights you may want to have a quick lunch in order to see more areas.

This guided tour bus let's you leave the driving to someone else and I got much more history and information than if I had gone alone. I think there was one other solo traveler among about 17 total.
Written 8 May 2022
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Llyanne
30 contributions
Family
The trip was amazing! Well paced, with time for rest room breaks, coffee breaks and souvenirs. The lady tour guide was incredible with history and details. The bus driver was also amazing, making us all comfortable during the bus ride. We took the optional lunch and it worked for us because it saved us time to pick where to eat. It was a 3 course meal with suckling pig and lamb as main course. My 9 yr old is a picky eater but the restaurant changed his menu to accommodate him as well for no charge. Overall, i highly recommend this trip. There will be a lot of stairs so thats something to consider.
Written 18 April 2022
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Dear Llyanne, Thank you for such a great review! I am thrilled to learn you and your family had such a nice day with us, including the lunch! I appreciate your nice words about our guide, Looking forward to seeing you soon for another amazing experience, Sincerely
Written 24 April 2022
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Carmen R
San Francisco, CA13 contributions
Excellent tour of Avila and Segovia.

Our tour guide (Robert) is very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.

Our driver Oliver made us feel safe by driving carefully to and from both cities. He was also very help and courteous.

Both cities are beautiful and there’s quite a bit to see. Interesting history and opportunities for great photos.

Excellent service thanks very much!
Written 21 May 2022
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MsChinita
35 contributions
First of all, the tour was supposed to leave at 8:30 am. We didn’t leave until 9am. 30-40 minutes into the trip , traffic was stop due to a traffic accident. All traffic was diverted and it took an hour to get back to where we started so that the bus driver could take the express lane. Instead of extending the excursion, it was cut very short. Upon arrival at Avila, we literally had 30 minutes to see the wall . Part of the time was taken to distribute the headsets. The tour guide should have distributed them while stuck in traffic instead of taking the little time we had. It was so rushed, you couldn’t enjoy the town of Avila. Back on the bus we head to Sergovia. Upon arrival, we’re told our free time/lunch was only a hour instead of he 90 minutes advertised. We literally saw the aqueduct for a minute before lunch. After lunch we toured the outside of the basilica and finally spent quality time visiting the Alcazar of Segovia. Overall, we didn’t not get the time advertised . It was to be a 9 hr tour, we got 8 hrs, which included all the delays. I feel the company should have extended the time instead of shortening the tour. For the service we received, it was not worth the money.
Written 26 June 2022
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Dear MsChinita, Thank you for taking the time to share this review, I regret to learn the inconveniences you experienced on the beginning of the Ávila and Segovia tour, Even though we strive to provide excellent service and keep the tour punctual, the start can be affected by unexpected circumstances such as the ones on the day of your tour. I regret this situation happened on your tour, please bear in mind the duration of the tour can not be extended since most of the attendants usually have later appointments to attend on arrival in Madrid. On a more positive note, I am glad you were able to take in the beauty in these two exceptional cities. Sincerely,
Written 27 June 2022
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Kristen D
1 contribution
Family
My teen daughters loved the fortress at Segovia. My husband’s favorite part was the wall in Avila and I was in awe of the aqueduct in Segovia. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. We had a wonderful day trip from Madrid.
Written 26 February 2022
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Dear I4615KQkristend, Thank you for your review and rating! It is delightful to learn you and your family had such an amazing time on our Avila and Segovia tour. It is true that the history and architecture of both places is wonderful Thank you for your lovely comments on our guide as well as your helpful recommendation to future customers. We hope to see you soon in our tours
Written 2 March 2022
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Tour690209
1 contribution
Family
Walking through the city of Avila & Segovia - the quaint buildings and streets were amazing. Alberto was a great guide & very knowledgeable. Visiting end of Mar/ early April, it gets really cold in the hills, so definitely bundle up with jacket, hat and gloves
Written 2 April 2022
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Karishma T
1 contribution
Couples
The overall tour experience was good, i liked that we also had flexibility to do things as per our comfort and liking. The tour guide was very accommodating and fluent in English. He spent time at each place in explaining the associated history and tales. There were no delays and all activities were running as per schedule.
Written 8 August 2022
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passionflora
Cambridge, MA208 contributions
This full day tour was well narrated in both English and Spanish. Manolo, our guide, repeated everything exactly in both languages. He was extremely knowledgeable about the cities and their character. The tour was paced well. We had a very good sense of both cities and never felt rushed. We saw everything as promised and had time to explore Segovia on our own after lunch. It was a great day out, and we were fortunate to have fantastic weather. I highly recommend this tour as an excursion from Madrid.
Written 16 February 2020
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Patrick C
1 contribution
Couples
The walls at Avila are amazing. It really transports you back in time. The aqueduct as well. I’ve never seen anything like it. The meal was good if you like to not think about what you are going to eat, but there was plenty of time and other options if you’d rather explore a little more.
Written 19 June 2022
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Verónica G
1 contribution
Solo
It is a good idea if you have few time and you though only in public transport (which has a little difficult schedule and not cheaper prices).
Take more than one place in the same day gives you not very much free time for lunch and shopping and walking on your way. The general conclusion is I recommend it.
Written 30 April 2022
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