What to do in Segovia in one day


Following this guide on what to do in Segovia in one day You will know all the points of interest of this medieval city, making the most of the time.
Having only 24 hours to visit a city that has wonders such as the Aqueduct, the Alcazar or the Cathedral, may seem like a short time, but we believe that if you optimize the itinerary on foot through the old town, it is more than enough to take a first impression of the most tourist places in the city.

We recommend arriving soon in this city located less than half an hour by AVE in Madrid, to avoid organized groups that fill the historic center and the main tourist attractions from 10 in the morning.
Another good option to enjoy the city in a more relaxed way is to spend the night in it and explore the main monuments with few people at sunset.

Based on the experience of our visit, in the last we wrote this list of places to visit in Segovia essential, we have made this route to know the best of Segovia in one day. We start!

How to get to Segovia

The most common way to get to Segovia is from Madrid on the high-speed AVANT train, which leaves from Chamartín station.
This train will take you to the Segovia Guiomar station in half an hour for 14 euros and from there you have to take bus line 11 that will leave you in front of the aqueduct in 15 minutes.
If you prefer to save about 10 euros you can take an AVANZA bus at the Moncloa Exchanger in Madrid that costs 4 euros and will leave you an hour and a half near the Aqueduct.
Another more comfortable option is to book one of these day trips from Madrid with a guide in Spanish:

For more information about the transfer you can consult this post on how to go from Madrid to Segovia.

Where to sleep in Segovia

A good area to stay and that is well connected with the bus and train stations, is around the Plaza de Zocodover and the Roman Aqueduct.
Here you can find a good accommodation like Hostal Segovia, which is perfect to know Segovia in one day.
In addition to its magnificent location, this historic hostel has some rooms overlooking the aqueduct and one of the best quality / price ratios in the city.

Segovia in one day

The route of what to do in Segovia in one day It starts early in the morning in the Plaza de Oriente, located in front of the Aqueduct.
After taking the first photos of one of the great jewels to see in Spain, you can climb the Cuesta de San Juan to have more panoramic views of the upper part of the aqueduct, by the stairs of the Plaza del Azoguejo.

Segovia map in one day