Your 7-hour guided tour will begin at an idyllic farm, savouring a tasty typical Spanish countryside breakfast. You can enjoy flavours such as olive oil, Serrano ham, fried eggs, chorizo and tomatoes. All the products are made on the farm and accompanied with delicious wine from the region.
Subsequently, and after having enjoyed the most important meal of the day, we will hop on an open-top 4WD vehicle. Our professional guide and the farm workers will provide a day of adventure, imparting the importance of the countryside and the unmissable customs and traditions that have endured through time.[readmore] You will be told about the environmental work and shown the nature that surrounds you. Everything on this farm happens with the utmost respect for animals and the nature surrounding it. Ride on open-top 4WD vehicle and get the chance to see and even touch various animals and species such as the Lusitano horses (a herd featuring Olympic champions), Charolais bulls and fighting bulls, Berrenda, Limousin and Cárdenas cattle, bison and more.
Continuing the tour and heading for Segovia, we will discover the Roman aqueduct, a UNESCO World Heritage site, on a walking tour led by our official guide. Marvel at this emblematic 1st-century monument, considered Spain's most important example of Roman-era civil engineering.
In addition, and to bring this unforgettable excursion to a climax, we will visit the cathedral and the former royal palace and fortress - the Royal Alcázar, built on a cliff, at the confluence of two rivers near to the Sierra de Guadarrama mountain range. At the end of your tour (the experience lasts around 7.5 hours), you will return to the centre of Madrid in a comfortable minibus, where your guide will be able to recommend things to do during the rest of your stay. Have fun and feel unique in your experience in a Premium Small Group tour.Read more
Children under 3 years old are free of charge
Please, be at the check in point 15 minutes before departure time
At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place. In case the minimum number of participants is not reached, the tour will be rescheduled
Please inform us of any nutritional requirements (diet, allergies, etc.) you may have, at the time of booking the tour
The Old Town of Segovia is located in the centre of Spain, in the Autonomous Community of Castile and León. The centre is crowded together on the rocky bluff delineated by the confluence of the Eresma and Clamores rivers.
Segovia is symbolic of a complex, historical reality. Its neighbourhoods, streets, and houses are laid out in accordance with a social structure in which hierarchy was organized and dominated by belonging to one of the different cultural communities. Moors, Christians, and Jews coexisted for a long period of time in the medieval city and worked together during the 16th century manufacturing boom. The evidence of this cultural process can be seen in the large number of outstanding monuments in the city, among which, the Roman Aqueduct stands out.
Other important monuments can be found in the property: the Alcázar, begun around the 11th century; several Romanesque churches; noble palaces from 15th and 16th centuries; the 16th-century Gothic cathedral, the last to be built in Spain in this style; and the Segovia Mint, the oldest industrial building still existing in Spain.
The Roman Aqueduct of Segovia, probably built c. 50 BC, is remarkably well preserved. This impressive construction, with its two tiers of arches, forms part of the magnificent setting of the historic city of Segovia. It is an enormous construction of masonry, 813 m in length, consisting of four straight segments and two superimposed arcades borne by 128 pillars. At the lowest point of the valley, the Aqueduct stands at a height of 28.5 m above ground.
The 221 colossal pillars bear witness to the magnitude of the Aquae Atilianae in the province of Zaragoza while in other parts of Spain, only remnants of the Roman aqueducts of Sevilla, Toledo, and Calahorra have survived. The impressive monuments that survive in Mérida, Tarragona, and Segovia illustrate the political determination, which following the steps of the victorious armies, greatly increased the number of aqueducts which Frontinus described as 'the most solemn testimony of the Empire.'
The Aqueduct of Segovia is the best known of these civil engineering feats due to its monumentality, its excellent state of conservation, and in particular, its stunning location in relation to the urban site. The Aqueduct is the symbol of the city and can in no way be separated from Segovia as a whole.