Day Tours Toledo Segovia Madrid Spain ...

avila and segovia

Day Tours Toledo Segovia Madrid Spain -
day trips out to Madrid's nearby World Heritage Cities ...



Are you thinking of holidaying in Madrid?

Then you have several superb jewels nearby that are well worth a visit.

Top of your list should be the three Heritage Cities of Toledo, Segovia, and Avila - their beauty and history will inspire and enthrall you.

Toledo is to the south of Madrid, and you can learn more about Toledo and check out Toledo tours here.

Both Segovia and Avila lie to the north-west of Madrid, so the ideal is to take a guided tour that visits both places.

Below, you'll discover our recommendations for day trips and tours to Segovia and Avila, followed by a few fast facts about each wonderful city.

Do you prefer an affordable scheduled group tour, or the luxury of a privately chauffeured excursion?

Why not study the tours below and see which most appeals to you?

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Day Tours Toledo Segovia Madrid Spain - Avila and Segovia


As far as tours to Segovia and Avila from Madrid go, our gold star goes to the first excursion you'll find on the list below - both for affordability and popularity.





Day Tours Toledo Segovia Madrid Spain - Avila Spain Main Attractions



avila spain


Lying just 53 miles to the north-west of Madrid, this mystical city is renowned for its amazingly long and well-preserved medieval walls, and for spiritual writer St Teresa de Avila.

Declared a World Heritage City by UNESCO, this ancient pilgrimage place really is a "must" for those of you staying in Madrid.

Main sightseeing highlights include:

  • medieval wall
  • Gothic cathedral
  • Basílica de San Vicente
  • Convento de Santa Teresa
  • Convento de San José
  • Monasterio de Santo Tomás
  • Palacio de los Deanes
  • Palacio de los Dávila

A trip to Ávila, especially when combined with a tour of Segovia, really immerses you in the magical Spain of times-gone-by.

Learn more about mystical Ávila here ...




Day Tours Toledo Segovia Madrid Spain - Segovia Spain



segovia spain


Another treasure-trove of a city within easy reach of Madrid is Segovia. Here you have a few fast facts about this wonderful jewel ...

  • capital of province of Segovia
  • region of Castile-Leon
  • some 55,000 inhabitants
  • 54 miles from Madrid
  • 3,280 feet above sea level
  • World Heritage City since 1985

And these are the main sightseeing highlights ...

  • Alcázar castle
  • Roman aqueduct
  • Gothic cathedral
  • San Martin Church
  • San Esteban Church
  • Tower of Hercules
  • Casa de los Picos
  • Royal Mill Mint
  • City´s medieval wall



Day Tours Toledo Segovia Madrid Spain - related pages

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