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The region's story is equally told through its quiet back roads, half-timbered hamlets and isolated castles. From the scenic Sierra de Francia in the southwest to Covarrubias, Calatañazor and Medinaceli in the east, this is the hidden Spain most travellers don't know still exists.


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$184.59 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Balloon Rides in Segovia

Start your adventure at dawn, in the field close to the Motocross in front of the Hospital General (Segovia). If you are transferring from Madrid, you'll actually start 2-hours before dawn to allow plenty of time to arrive at the field. There, you and up to 10 other passengers will prepare to soar the skies in style.The total excursion time will be about 4-hours, including balloon inflation, take-off, flight, landing and a special ceremony afterwards. You'll soar over Segovia and its surrounding areas up to 1000 meters above the ground. Throughout the flight, the rescue crew is in direct contact with the pilot and follows the balloon until it lands. Once you land, it's time for a celebration. You're invited to a traditional champagne toast to celebrate this unforgettable event, and then are given a certificate, breakfast and travel back to the launch field. For those awaiting transfer back to Madrid, you'll have an extra two hours in Segovia where you'll have free time to explore the city.

$184.59 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Hot Air Balloon Ride over Segovia

See Segovia like never before on this 4-hour hot air balloon excursion. Beginning between 7am and 8am (the tour start time will commence earlier if you elect to include round-trip transport from Madrid, including hotel pickup and drop-off), the adventure gets going when you meet the team and watch as the balloon inflates. After a safety briefing, step inside your balloon’s basket and take to the skies with your pilot. Each basket holds a maximum of eight people, and there’s plenty of room for you to see the sights comfortably as you soar up and away. Have your camera at the ready to capture bird’s-eye views of the Segovia Cathedral, the medieval Alcázar of Segovia castle, the Ancient Roman aqueduct, and other marvelous sights. As you go, your pilot will provide context and tell stories about the city’s landmarks, including the story of Segovia's UNESCO World Heritage status. After floating through the air for an hour, you’ll return back to Earth with a gentle landing. From there, it's time to celebrate your flight with a glass of Cava and a traditional Spanish meal, including Serrano ham, Manchego cheese, chorizo, and other delicacies. After breakfast, you’ll receive a special flight certificate from your pilot. Your experience either finishes at the launch site in Segovia or back at your Madrid hotel, depending on the tour option selected.

$184.59 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride Over Segovia or Toledo

Start your adventure at dawn, in the field close to the Motocross in front of the Hospital General (Segovia). If you are transferring from Madrid, you'll actually start 2-hours before dawn to allow plenty of time to arrive at the field. There, you and up to 10 other passengers will prepare to soar the skies in style.The total excursion time will be about 4-hours, including balloon inflation, take-off, flight, landing and a special ceremony afterwards. You'll soar over Segovia and its surrounding areas up to 1000 meters above the ground. Throughout the flight, the chase crew is in direct contact with the pilot and follows the balloon until it lands. Once you land, it's time for a celebration. You're invited to a traditional champagne toast to celebrate this unforgettable event, and then are given a certificate, breakfast and travel back to the launch field. During the activity we will make a video and photo report of this unforgettable experience. You can see the photos of previous flights looking for "Globos Boreal" on Facebook and the videos on our Youtube channel.For those awaiting transfer back to Madrid, you'll have an extra two hours in Segovia where you'll have free time to explore the city.

$149.98 Walking & Biking Tours

Salamanca Walking Tour

Under the superstition of a whimsical frog, countless illusions have gone through the streets of Salamanca, the cradle of the oldest University in Spain. Salamanca, an entertaining and cultured city, tell us its history with the magnetism of a hilarious tale of love between reality and legendIn this tour we visit the main sightseeing places in the city, including: University Area, Bridge Ramos del Manzano, Roman Bridge. Monumental Centre of historical memory, Casa Lis Museum ArtNoveau. Cathedral Museum, Medieval Towers, Old Cathedral, New Cathedral. Historic building of the University, College of Anaya, Church and Tower of Clergy, Pontifical University. House of shells, Church of San Martin, Main Square, Old Market, Saina Palace, Orellana Palace, Clavero Tower, Convent of las Dueñas. Lastly: Monterrey Palace, Fonseca College and Cultural Center, San Blas Auditorium, Orchard of Calixto and Melibea, Mill Museum.

$114.22 Food, Wine & Nightlife

San Sebastian Two Rioja Winery Visits and Tastings Tour

Where does this activity take place? The activity takes place in La Rioja. When does this activity take place? The activity can be arranged daily, departing at 08 am (exact departing time can be arranged privately if necessary). Where is the meeting point located for this activity? You will be picked up at your hotel/guest house (exact meeting point can be arranged privately if necessary). How long does this activity take? The length of the activity is flexible (depends on the interest of each visitor) but can be considered a full-day activity if transportation is included. What is included in this activity? A detailed outline of the activity is as follows: - Departure from meeting point- Transportation to either two wine cellars (bodegas) in La Rioja . Laguardia medieval town visit is included.- Guided visit to both wine cellars including wine tasting in both wineries.- Return to meeting point-Local guide

$184.59 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Segovia Balloon Ride

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Aerodifusion Paseos en Globo en SegoviaThe highlight of your Central Spain's tripDuration: 4 hoursPass By: Alcazar de SegoviaOur launch field is a viewpoint of the Alcazar Castle and Gothic Cathedral itselfPass By: Cathedral of SegoviaOur launch field is a viewpoint of the Alcazar Castle and the Gothic Cathedral itself