We head off this morning for a tour of Avila. Avila is known for its Romanesque and Gothic churches. It’s famous for prominent medieval walls, which were built in the eleventh century and surround the town. You will see a large number of Romanesque style churches, gothic palaces, a fortified cathedral of the XII century, and the San Vicente Church and Cathedral. St Teresa de Jesus, was born in this city which conserves the most ancient and complete fortified complex in Spain (XI century). Entrance included to San Vicente Basilica & Cathedral.
This after we will explore Segovia. The Roman Empire left in Segovia is one of the finest monuments within the Iberian Peninsula: the Aqueduct, it has 118 Arches and is 16 kilometers long, out of which there are only 728 meters visible. Also amongst its monuments the Cathedral of late gothic style also called “The lady of Cathedrals” due to its elegance and luminosity. The tour also includes a visit to the Alcazar, a beautiful and world famous castle located over a magnificent rock. Free time once back at hotel and dinner on their own. Entrance included to the Cathedral and the Alcazar.
Accommodations: H10 Villa de la Reina