XI century fortified walls, are well preserved and surround the old city giving an aspect of a castle town. It is one of the best examples of a medieval fortified city.
Segovia is rich in historical monuments, highlighting the majestic Roman aqueduct from the time of Augustus, the Gothic Cathedral, and the Alcazar of the XII century ...
The city of Avila is one of the oldest in Spain. Its walls from the eleventh century, are well preserved surrounding the old town and giving an appearance of a city castle. It is a colossal example of a medieval fortified city.
It houses a large number of Romanesque churches, Gothic palaces and the Cathedral of XII century, which has also been fortified.
The city is the birthplace of St. Teresa, the representative of the Spanish Catholic mysticism.
On this tour, we will visit the exteriors of:
The Romanesque basilica of San Vicente
The Plaza Mayor
St. Teresa’s route and St. John the Baptist Church,
San Juan de la Cruz Plaza
House and Convent of Santa Teresa.
Segovia is rich in historical monuments, highlighting its majestic Roman aqueduct, from the time of Augustus, the Gothic Cathedral, which was the last built on this style in Spain, and the Alcazar (castle) of the twelfth century. The Alcazar, is a spectacular building that dominates the Castilian landscape, and it was the former fortified residence of the kings of Castile.
Both towns, Avila and Segovia, are World Heritage Cities.
Gastronomic Lunch: La Granja White beans, roast suckling pig, punch cake with ice cream, wine, mineral water and coffee.
Hours & Rates:
Daily from April to October Daily, except Tuesday and Thursday from November to March.