My family trip to Madrid, Spain

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    • Pro 2014
      Stephen Bugno recommended Segovia
      Segovia is an excellent day trip from Madrid. The highlight of course is the Roman Aqueduct that cut through the center of the city. The Cathedral and the Alcazar are other outstanding attractions as ... read more
      well as other old churches and historic mansions. The city is perched dramatically on a rocky ridge. Easy connection from Madrid by bus or rail.
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      Kat Von B (Travelinggreek) recommended Segovia
      Segovia is an easy day trip from Madrid. Hop a train at Atocha Station and in little over an hour you will arrive in this Historic Town. Segovia is known for it's Aquaducts which are a Unesco World ... read more
      Heritage Site. The town is a photographers dream! I would suggest pre-booking your train as this is one of the most popular day trips from Madrid.
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      Kat Von B (Travelinggreek)

      A really great place to explore and at only one hour out of Madrid, easy to get to via train.

    • Ramona Flume recommended Toledo
      This medieval city, nestled above the winding Tagus River, is a pristine UNESCO World Heritage site that is a must-see for history buffs. Wander the cobblestone streets of the walled city, browse ... read more
      local artisan specialties (like conquistador swords, ceramics and damascene), tour ancient cathedrals and eat tapas al fresco at streetside cafes, all with the authentic ambiance of one of Spain's most historic cities. It's only a thirty-minute train ride from Madrid, but Toledo transports visitors to a completely different era.
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      Ramona Flume

      Hi Corina! Toledo is a perfect day trip and there are high-speed trains that can get you there in 30 minutes! I believe they leave every half hour.

      Pro 2014
      Kat Von B (Travelinggreek) recommended Toledo
      One of the Best Day-Trips to take while in Madrid. This city is full of charm and the Moorish architecture is spectacular! There are so many nooks to explore and so many small restaurants off the ... read more
      beaten path. A MUST is the Cathedral of Toledo. The town is so scenic and there is so much to do that an overnight stay would almost be in order.
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      Kat Von B (Travelinggreek)

      Book your train from Madrid's Atocha Station early in the AM. It gets really hot May-September so you want to get started early. It is the most popular day trip out of Madrid so if you are only going for the day make sure you book a return passage.

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