You will be picked up from Plaza de Espana, 7, Madrid. Accompanied by a multi-lingual guide, you will travel by deluxe air-conditioned to Ávila and Segovia.
This tour offers three options:
• Tour without lunch
• Tour with Tourist Lunch of white beans, roasted veal and caramel custard/fruit.
• Tour with Gastronomic Lunch: this consists of Castilian soup/white beans/cold cuts, roasted suckling pig, Segovia cake, wine, mineral water and coffee.
On this scenic journey you will get to visit and see many beautiful sights. Some of which are:
The Cathedral de Ávila (outside only) – This incredible church is distinguished by its exquisite Romanesque and Spanish Gothic architectural styles.
"Los Cuatro Postes" – An ancient site for festivities and the place to enjoy a panoramic view of Avila.
St. Teresa’s Convent – A breathtaking complex and monument supposed to mark the birthplace of this famous saint.
The Basilica of San Vicente – Begun in the Romanesque and finished in the Spanish Gothic style it is a perfect example of this fusion of architectural styles.
After the tour of Ávila we then move on to Segovia.
On arrival in to Segovia some of the most important sights you get to see are:
The Aqueduct of Segovia - It is about 16 kilometres long and the symbol of Segovia. This amazing piece of Roman engineering was constructed without the use of mortar or clamps!
Among the city’s monuments is the Cathedral of Segovia built in the late gothic style. It is a delicate construction with some very fine stained glass windows.
The Alcazar – Is a beautiful and world famous fusion of a medieval fortress and palace that was built during the 10th century where you can also explore the new Artillery Museum.
At the end of your splendid tour you will return to the Plaza de Espana, 7, Madrid.