Avila, Segovia and El Escorial Full-Day Tour from Madrid

Cultural & Theme Tours in Ávila

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Don't miss the opportunity to get to know these three essential attractions on the surroundings of Madrid in just one day! Discover two cities declared World Heritage Site: Ávila and Segovia and enjoy a guided visit inside the Monastery of El Escorial.
We will leave Madrid early in the morning towards Ávila, where we will stop at the view point “cuatro postes”. Afterwards we will go to the city to start the walking tour, passing by the Sanctuary of San Vicente and the Cathedral and of course, the walls.  Afterwards we will leave for Segovia, our guide will explain to us everything about the creation of the aqueduct by the Romans, we will continue our route through the streets of the city centre, we will pass through the Cathedral, continuing through the district of the Canonries, until we reach the famous Alcazar, symbol of the art and history of Spain. There you will have free time to have lunch, do some shopping or access some of the monuments on your own.  Once the break is over, we will go to El Escorial, where we will visit the inside of its Monastery. There, under the guidance of our guide, we will discover this architectural complex that includes a royal palace, a basilica, a pantheon, a library, a school and a monastery.  We will return to Madrid in our comfortable vehicle late in the afternoon, the bus will leave us at the same point where we left in the morning. Take this chance to learn about the history, the arquitecture and the culture of Spain.

What’s included

  • Transportation on an air conditioned vehicle
  • Bilingual guided visit (simultaneously in English and Spanish)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Entrances to any other monuments