Enjoy two stunning cities in one day on this comprehensive tour. Toledo and Segovia are must-do stops on any traveler's visit to Madrid. Two ancient, contrasting cities which, due to their beauty and rich history have both achieved UNESCO World Heritage Site classification. The history of both cities fits together perfectly; on this tour, your expert guide will use the array of stunning monuments and ancient buildings to help you trace the history of Spain and the Iberian Peninsula from Roman times, through to the Christian, Muslim and Jewish influences, as well as how things are today.
Departing from central Madrid via bus, your Segovia tour will begin in the city’s Old town, passing through the narrow streets and pausing to admire the Roman aqueduct, considered the most important work of Roman engineering in Spain. You will then enter the city’s ancient fortress, the Alcázar of Segovia (entrance tickets and guided tour inside included).
After a break for lunch, the tour will then progress to Toledo, where you will explore the city’s medieval neighborhoods and historic monuments, and come to understand why it is called the City of the Three Cultures (Christian, Jewish and Muslim). Your guide will take you into the cathedral, city’s principal attraction (entrance ticket included), and after the inside tour and the chance to explore the city further, you will head back to Madrid.