A Servantrip Traveler Experience in Madrid

Place: Madrid

Estimated duration: 6 Hours

Best way to visit Avila and Segovia when you are in Madrid


If you are a medieval history lover, a day trip to Avila and Segovia is something you should definitely do. Located a little over an hour from Madrid's center and away from the hustle and bustle of the city. You can take a pleasant stroll and admire the landscape of the Sierra de Guadarrama, and at the same time discover two of the most medieval and historic cities in Spain.


Segovia is located in Castilla y Leon and has a Roman aqueduct that is 818 meters long. It was declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1985, and considered the most important work of Roman civil engineering in Spain. Avila is also located in Castilla y Leon, and is known for the wall that surrounds the entire town. It is also listed as a World Heritage site and has a network of Jewish Quarters that dates back centuries. However, taking a day trip to Avila and Segovia from Madrid using public transportation isn't particularly easy. Segovia and Avila are also an hour apart, posing the problem of getting from one to the other. Read the following story to discover how to make this trip possible in an easy, comfortable, secure and affordable way.


Servantrip Experience: The best way to do a day trip to Avila and Segovia Two tourists from Mexico traveled to Madrid for a few days and took advantage of their stay by visiting Avila and Segovia for a true medieval experience. To make their trip more comfortable and make the most of their time, they booked a driver service that took them from Madrid to Segovia, and from Segovia to Avila. Our driver picked them up at their hotel and took them to both of these beautiful medieval cities. They got to enjoy their day immersed in the Roman architecture and taste the local gastronomy before taken them back to their hotel. A unique and comfortable experience for these tourists to visit Segovia and Avila, which could have turned out much more complicated. But thanks to the driver experience and professional service, the tourists were able to enjoy two historic cities on the same day.


  • Duration: 6 Hours
  • Number of travelers: 3 Passengers
  • Tour Type: Historic, Local Culture / Folklore

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