8 days in Segovia, Valladolid & Santiago de Compostela Itinerary

8 days in Segovia, Valladolid & Santiago de Compostela Itinerary

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Start: Valladolid
Train:  45 min
1
Segovia
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
2
Valladolid
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
End: Valladolid

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.
On the 28th (Mon), stop by Old City, examine the collection at House Museum of Antonio Machado, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de Medina del Campo, Segovia, thenpause for some photo ops at Monumento a Juan Bravo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Coca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Manzanares el Real, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de San Antonio El Real, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Esteban Church, thenget to know the fascinating history of Calle Real de Segovia, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Vera Cruz.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Segovia vacation builder website.

Valladolid to Segovia is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Segovia when traveling from Valladolid in October, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Valladolid.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Castillo de Coca, Castillo de Manzanares el Real
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Old City ©
Old City
Castillo de Coca ©
Castillo de Coca
Castillo de Manzanares el Real ©
Castillo de Manzanares el Real

1
night
Valladolid

Valladolid ©
A city of booming industry with a strong emphasis on leisure and cultural involvement, Valladolid is also known for its historical heritage and medieval feel.
On the 30th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museo Zorrilla, learn about all things military at Academia de Caballeria, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Portillo, thendo a tasting at Bodegas Ascension Repiso Bocos, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Monasterio de Santa Maria de Valbuena. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas, learn about winemaking at Bodega Muelas, and then explore the world behind art at Fundacion Alberto Jimenez-Arellano Alonso.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Valladolid trip app.

Traveling by train from Segovia to Valladolid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Segovia in October since evenings lows in Valladolid dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Valladolid

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Tordesillas, Monasterio de Santa Maria de Valbuena, Castillo de Portillo, Bodegas Ascension Repiso Bocos
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Academia de Caballeria ©
Academia de Caballeria
Monasterio de Santa Maria de Valbuena ©
Monasterio de Santa Maria de Valbuena
Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas ©
Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas

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nights
Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
On the 1st (Fri), explore the landscape on two wheels at Vista Galicia - Day Tours, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria la Real del Sar, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Animas, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Casa de la Troya. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Museo de Historia Natural, admire the masterpieces at Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Bieito do Campo, make a trip to Monasterio e iglesia de San Pelayo, thenadmire the striking features of Gelmirez Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de San Fructuoso.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Valladolid to Santiago de Compostela in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In October in Santiago de Compostela, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Vista Galicia - Day Tours ©
Vista Galicia - Day Tours
Church of Santa Maria la Real del Sar ©
Church of Santa Maria la Real del Sar
Capilla de Animas ©
Capilla de Animas