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$56.02 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Segovia Tour from Madrid by Train

Arrive in the morning at the Madrid-Chamartin Station, print your tickets, and depart for Segovia at 10:15am. Once you arrive, make your way to the stone cross next to the Acueducto to start your 11:30am guided tour around the historical center of the city. After learning about one of the best-preserved elevated Roman aqueducts in Spain, your guide will show you the most important places, and help you discover some medieval palaces, such as the last Gothic cathedral built in Spain, the Segovia Cathedral, and the royal palace, the Alcázar de Segovia. After the 2-hour guided walking tour you are free to discover the city by yourself before making your way back to the Segovia-Guiomar Station for your 6:22pm departure back to Madrid.On Sundays, if the visit to the Cathedral is not possible due to celebrations we will visit the Sinagoge instead.

$186.74 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.

$186.74 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.

$186.74 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.

$186.74 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Segovia Balloon Ride

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

$89 Cultural & Theme Tours

Segovia and El Escorial from Avila with Drop Off in Madrid

We will leave Avila at around 10:30 a.m. for Segovia, where our guide will explain everything about the creation of the aqueduct by the Romans, and we will continue our route through the streets of the city centre, passing through the Cathedral, continuing through the Canonjías district, until we reach the famous Alcazar, symbol of Spanish art and history. There we will have free time to eat, do some shopping or access some of the monuments on your own.Once the break is over, we will go to El Escorial for a guided tour of the interior of the 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 around 18. 30 in the afternoon. 

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