Segovia Roman Aqueduct and Alcazar Walking Tour

 
 
segovia-aqueduct-alcazar01.jpg Segovia
segovia-aqueduct-alcazar02.jpg Roman Aqueducts of Segovia
segovia-aqueduct-alcazar03.jpg Old Quarter of Segovia
segovia-aqueduct-alcazar04.jpg Alcazar Palace of Segovia
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Half Day (Duration: 3hrs-3hrs30mins approx.)

Segovia

Price from: 55.00 euros

 
Half Day tour with a private guide to visit Segovia´s Roman Aqueduct and Alcazar
 
Highlights
 
  • English speaking local guide.
  • Explore the old city of Segovia, a city full of history and culture.
  • Discover Segovia's aqueduct, one of the most spectacular legacies of the Roman Empire in Spain.
 
 

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General Overview


Country: Spain
Region: Castile and Leon
City: Segovia
Duration: Half Day (Duration: 3hrs-3hrs30mins approx.)
Type: Half Day Tour Private
Theme: City and Village Walks
Group Size: 1 - 12 People
Price from: 55.00€
 

Introduction

Segovia is a World Heritage City, with unique monuments that make the visit well worthwhile. However, once in Segovia you will find the city offers much, much more. An old Jewish quarter, stately homes, outstanding views and a green belt which is ideal for a pleasant stroll in the sunshine. 

The Roman aqueduct of Segovia, probably built c. A.D. 50, is remarkably well preserved. This impressive construction, with its two tiers of arches, forms part of the setting of the magnificent historic city of Segovia. It is one of the most spectacular legacies of the Roman Empire in Spain. It is made up of 166 arches spanning the more than 17 kilometres of the aqueduct, which transported water from La Acebeda to the Alcázar, defying the laws of gravity, since the only thing that keeps the structure standing is its balance of forces; no kind of mortar was used in its construction. Legend says that Segovia's Aqueduct is the result of a pact between a girl and the devil in which she offered him her soul in exchange for water to reach her house before the crack of dawn.

The apse of the cathedral, whose construction of which began in 1525, marks the boundaries between the Plaza Mayor and the Judería Vieja (Old Jewish Quarter). Inside, the 16th century stained glass windows and the Altarpiece designed by Sabatini are particularly noteworthy.

From the Alcazar there are amazing views over the Pinarillo (with the Jewish Cemetery), Zamarramala and the Church of Vera Cruz are reason enough to make your way to this old castle. A deep moat with its drawbridge provides access to this fortress, which became the royal residence in the 13th century, and from whose tower, Alfonso X studied the firmament. To the left, lies the Casa de la Química, built in the period of the Enlightenment, which was Louis Proust's research centre.

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:
SEGOVIA

  • Upon arrival to Segovia, our Private English-Speaking Official Guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel or at a designated meeting point if you are not staying in a city centre hotel.
  • Today you will visit the city´s important monuments: The Azoguejo square (Aqueduct), The Cathedral, The Alcazar and the Old Quarter
  • We have reserved a table for your lunch at a recommended restaurant either before or after the tour

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Included

  • English-Speaking Specialist Official Local Guide for Segovia tour
  • Entrance fees when with guide
  • (LR) *Lunch Table Reservation in a recommended restaurant with fine cuisine (*Meal not included must order directly at the restaurant) this is optional, please advise if you would like to include.
  • Local Taxes

Excluded

  • Meals not specified in itinerary
  • Beverages not specified in selected meals
  • Personal & Travel Insurance
  • Transportation
  • Tip and Gratuities to Local guide

Pick up

  • At the front entrance of the Tourist office right at the Aqueduct of Segovia
  • Meeting at hotels in city centre within walking distance to starting point.
  • Other locations on request.

Drop off

  •  Back where the tour started at the Aqueduct of Segovia

Cancellation policy

  • Up to 48 hrs before: Fully Refundable
  • Under 48 hrs : 100% Non-Refundable

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