Segovia Long Break, 7 days

Vespa tour in Segovia
Description

If what you are looking for is something more relaxing than The Expedition but still with a hint of adventure, then try our Vespa Excursions: seven days exploring hidden jewels at your own pace.

What customers say:

We talk often about our holiday and look through our (very many) photographs. I can honestly say that it is one of the best holidays I have ever had, and I have travelled a lot.

Claire Moon, London. September 2008


The hotels:

Posada Real Mingaseda, Navafría:

A mountain village house, renovated in rustic style. 14 magnificent bedrooms decorated with love. Restaurant, gardens, comfortable living rooms. A friendly Spanish family from the village run this hotel very well indeed.

Posada de San Millán, Sepúlveda:

Situated in the old historic center of Sepúlveda. A protected building and one of the oldest buildings in town, with a XIIth century Romanesque front and XVth century inner courtyard. It consists of eight original and carefully decorated bedrooms around the courtyard and a garden offering wonderful views. English spoken.

 

How to get there:

  • Which airport should I fly to?
    Madrid international airport.
  • How do I get to the Starting Point?
    Catch an AVE (High Speed Train) from Madrid to Segovia (12,20€, takes 30 mins). From here we take you by private transfer to Navafría (takes 35 minutes).
  • How do I get back to Madrid?
    We transfer you from Navafría to Segovia (takes 35mins) and catch an AVE (High Speed Train) back into Madrid (12,20€, takes 30 mins).

 

 

  • Day: 1 - Arrival

    Arrival at the mountain village of Navafría. This being Spain, there´s time for a nap, a swim in the river pool, or a walk before dinner.

    Accommodation: Posada Mingaseda, Navafría. (www.posadamingaseda.com).

  • Day: 2 - Tour to Pedraza (55 km)

    We bring your Vespa to you and give you complete instruction and training until you feel ready to go on your way, riding your Vespa, into the distance. Your journey starts here, with a visit to the medieval town of Pedraza (breakfast included).

    Accommodation: Posada Mingaseda, Navafría. (www.posadamingaseda.com).

  • Day: 3 - Tour around Lozoya Valley (65 km)

    Excursion, climbing a breathtaking mountain pass through a vast pine forest, to descend into the Lozoya Valley amongst oak and beech woodland (breakfast included).

    Accommodation: Posada Mingaseda, Navafría. (www.posadamingaseda.com).

  • Day: 4 - Circular tour to Segovia (60 km)

    Visit to the city of Segovia, World Heritage Site with its impressive Roman Aqueduct and stunning Cathedral and Castle and optional visit to the Royal Palace and Gardens of nearby San Ildefonso (breakfast included).

    Accommodation: Posada Mingaseda, Navafría. (www.posadamingaseda.com).

  • Day: 5 - From Navafría to Sepúlveda (65 km)

    Today you move to a new hotel, to the north, across the cereal and sunflower plains of Castilla to the winding cobbled streets of Sepúlveda, a 3000 year old hilltop town with Arabic architecture and exploring the staggeringly beautiful Duratón Canyon Nature Reserve (breakfast included).

    Accommodation: Posada de San Millán, Sepúlveda. (www.posadasanmillan.es).

  • Day: 6 - Circular tour to Riaza (120 km)

    One final day out to the medieval town of Riaza, built around a bull ring and clock tower, with storks nesting on top, then push on to Villacorta, one of the region´s famous "pueblos rojos", red villages (breakfast included).

    Accommodation: Posada de San Millán, Sepúlveda. (www.posadasanmillan.es).

  • Day: 7 - Return

    Return after breakfast.

Prices and Dates

Recommended time of year:

April to October. The summer months in this area is ideal to ride a scooter since it does not get too hot and the air when riding is just perfect.

 

Prices:

Person sharing a double or twin room: 898€ per person

Discount if sharing a scooter: 100€ per person

Half board: 120€ per person

Single Supplement: 188€ per person

Transfer to or from Madrid: 150€ per vehicle each way

 

What´s included?

  • 6 nights accommodation in two charming small rural hotels with breakfast included.
  • Luggage transfer on day 5.
  • Detailed maps with your route clearly marked.
  • Itinerary description, full of recommendations for things to do and places to visit, advice and suggestion, information about your accommodation, etc.
  • Emergency support.
  • 6 days hire: Vespa LX 125.
  • Helmet.
  • Local transfers from and to Segovia (arrival and departure).

Options

  • Many of our clients combine this tour with a city break in Madrid or in Segovia. Ask for extra nights!
  • Dinners.
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