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Segovia & El Escorial #1 – Time Travelling


September 17 I 08:45 20:00

Standard Price: 29€
City Card Price: 25€

Segovia is one of the most popular and favorite day trips for visitors staying in Madrid. Segovia is home to a Roman aqueduct, which gave the city its status as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Known as one of the best-preserved monuments on the Iberian Peninsula, the aqueduct towers at 28,5 meters tall. Additionally, the gorgeous Alcázar of Segovia is rumored to be Walt Disney’s inspiration for the Cinderella castle! El Escorial is famed for its breathtaking monastery which houses many of the Spanish royal family, as well as one of the most beautiful secret libraries in Europe.

You can either book now at the bottom of this page or in our office on Calle Gran Vía 22 Dpdo, 2nd floor. If you have any questions please get in touch with us at [email protected].

Please be advised that in accordance with our terms and conditions the City Card membership cannot be used to obtain discounts for anyone but the card holder.

  • Meeting point in Paseo Moret (Metro: Moncloa): 8:45
  • Departure from Madrid: 9:00 / Arrival to El Escorial: 10:00
  • Departure from El Escorial: 12:30 / Arrival to Segovia: 13:30
  • Departure from Segovia: 18:30 / Arrival to Madrid: 20:00

We will start our day in beautiful El Escorial where you will have roughly 2 hours to explore. The town is very small and a perfect place for a coffee and snack on a terrace. If you’re feeling adventurous you can explore the monastery gardens for free or pay to enter the building and explore it’s beautiful halls. Entry is very affordable and there will be a reduced price for those with a student card.

Then we will say goodbye to El Escorial and make our way towards Segovia. As soon as we drop you off you will be free to enjoy the rest of your day as you wish. There are many things to visit in Segovia like its famous cathedral, its Disney-esque castle, various mini museums, shopping and of course, eating. Segovia is famous for its suckling pig dish, known as cochinillo.

After a beautiful day of exploration we will return to Madrid in the evening.

Paseo de Moret, 1
Madrid, Madrid 28004 Spain
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Included in Price:

  • Transportation by private bus
  • Visit to El Escorial
  • Stop at viewpoint for the best photos of the castle of Segovia
  • Visit to Segovia
  • Citylife representative throughout the trip
  • All taxes included

Not Included in Price:

Anything not mentioned in “included in price”

Below is an outline of all the COVID-19 precautions that you must be aware of when travelling with us to Segovia & El Escorial. Please keep in mind that while we have provided the following information for you, it is your responsibility as the traveler to remain informed and to follow each rule and regulation!

On the Bus

Our private buses are provided by Chapin, a reputable company who we have worked with for many years. To ensure everyone’s safety and security during the trip the following regulations have been set:

  • Masks are mandatory on the bus at all times
  • Please refer to our Cancellation policy for more details before booking.

For more details on Chapin COVID-19 regulations click here.

Citylife Staff

We have made it our main priority to ensure everyone is comfortable and safe during this trip. For this we will ensure the following:

  • We will always have our masks on when needed

Citylife offers a basic travel insurance package with every trip that can be purchased as an add-on to your ticket. The insurance is provided by Innovac and will cover basic medical emergencies for the duration of the trip.

Do you Need to Take the Insurance?

It is not mandatory to take this specific insurance that we offer, but please keep in mind that it is your responsibility to make sure that you are travelling with proper coverage. If you decide not to take the insurance, we will consider that you are covered by another policy.

For a complete breakdown of the coverage that the insurance provides, please click here.

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