6 days in Avila, Salamanca & Segovia Itinerary

6 days in Avila, Salamanca & Segovia Itinerary

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6 days in Avila, Salamanca & Segovia Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Avila
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Salamanca
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Segovia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Madrid

1
night
Avila

Avila ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Castro de Las Cogotas.

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Madrid to Avila is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Avila, with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in Avila

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castro de Las Cogotas
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Chapel of San Segundo ©
Chapel of San Segundo
Castro de Las Cogotas ©
Castro de Las Cogotas
Convent of Nuestra Senora de Gracia ©
Convent of Nuestra Senora de Gracia

2
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Convento de las Duenas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), pause for some serene contemplation at Ieronimus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja). Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Escuelas Menores, steep yourself in history at Casa de las Conchas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de la Sta. Vera Cruz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Real Monasterio de Santa Clara.

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Drive from Avila to Salamanca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Salamanca can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can take a train to Segovia.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Real Monasterio de Santa Clara
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Convento de las Duenas ©
Convento de las Duenas
Real Monasterio de Santa Clara ©
Real Monasterio de Santa Clara

2
nights
Segovia

Segovia
As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): don't miss a visit to La Muralla de Segovia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Esteban Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Segovia, pause for some serene contemplation at San Martin Church, then pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Juan Bravo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Millán. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, then explore the historical opulence of Palacio Real de Riofrío, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de San Antonio El Real.

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Getting from Salamanca to Segovia by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salamanca in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Segovia, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Palacio Real de Riofrío, Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
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Palacio Real de Riofrío
Palacio Real de Riofrío
Monasterio de San Antonio El Real ©
Monasterio de San Antonio El Real
San Esteban Church ©
San Esteban Church

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