We will leave Madrid heading towards the beautiful “Valle de los Caídos” (Valley of the Fallen), declared National Heritage. Visiting the valley, you will see and discover Spain of 20th century. Admire the largest Christian cross in the world (150m). After, You will visit El Escorial and you will learn about Spanish novelty. El Escorial is the most important architectural monument of the Spanish Renaissance. Immerse yourself and enter the heart of Segovia, visit the aqueduct and the area of the convents, with stories and legends that will trace back to the centuries before the Muslim conquest. We will discover the most emblematic places of the city, its history, its corners and anecdotes, and its main monuments such as the Alcázar of Segovia or the Cathedral.. After the Segovia cultural visit we will discover the spanish gastronomy, enjoying the famous Cochinillo Segoviano (suckling pig). The suckling pig has had an ongoing presence in the gastronomic and cultural history of Segovia, and is rooted in tradition. If we observe the tastes, the recipes and the customs of its preparation across different countries and regions, we may arrive at the conclusion that our recipe here in Segovia is the most surprising one of all, due to its simplicity and the naturalness with which we treat the product when cooking it.
I am an archaeologist and historian, my passion since I was a child has been to look for the reason of civilizations and how they have evolved and changed over time. What is the best way to discover the curiosities of History ?, traveling and living the experience, meeting people who still live in the places you will visit. Let me surprise you!
Lunch in a traditional restaurant (Cochinillo included)
Guided visit of El Escorial, Valle de los Caidos y Segovia.
Air-conditioned minibus transportation.
Discover and visit 3 important architectural monument that are National Heritage sites in 1 day. Guided tour of Valle de los Caídos, El Escorial and Segovia. Marvel at Segovia's well-preserved Roman aqueduct. Discover “El Valle de los Caídos” (tickets included). Explore El Escorial, the most important architectural monument of the Spanish Renaissance. Taste a Cochinillo (Sucking Pig) Lunch.
Please, be at the check in point 15 minutes before departure time. You are kindly requested to inform of any nutritional requirement (diet, allergies, etc.) at the time of booking the tour. Tour may be affected due to special circumstances.