Segovia Day Trip From Madrid With Hot Air Balloon Ride

See historic Segovia from above before exploring the Roman Aqueduct and Alcázar Castle on foot

Travel Flexibly · 5.50h 8 max · Madrid, Spain

Hoping to fill your vacation with the most iconic memories ever? Then join this day trip from Madrid and soar above Segovia in a hot air balloon for a bird's-eye view of the city's most iconic attractions. Your local guide will transport you from your hotel to the Spanish countryside by luxury minibus. After the hour-long balloon ride, you'll enjoy a local champagne brunch before walking the ancient city streets and exploring Segovia's fairy-tale castle.

  • Segovia by hot air balloon
  • Meet your guide and driver in Madrid
  • See Segovia from above
  • Glide high above the Spanish countryside
  • Brunch with Champagne and local favorites
  • Explore Segovia's Fairy-Tale Castle, the Alcazar
  • The best views and sights of Segovia
  • Marvel at the ancient Roman aqueducts

On this day trip from Madrid, you'll be picked up from your Madrid hotel and join your local, friendly guide and fellow passengers. With no more than eight of you on this trip, you're sure to make friends and enjoy more interactions with your guide. Mornings are the best times for hot air balloon rides, so you'll enjoy a calm morning on this unforgettable 1-hour flight over Segovia.

And since this is a full-day trip, you'll even get a complimentary breakfast and one glass of cava before driving into Segovia for the rest of your city tour. Here your passionate guide with share the most compelling stories and facts about areas like the Roman aqueduct, the Alcázar of Segovia, the Segovia Cathedral, and much more. And of course, you won't miss out on a chance to enjoy the famous roasted suckling pig lunch in Segovia. After this fun-filled day, your guide will safely return you to your hotel in Madrid.

Segovia Day Trip and Hot Air Balloon Ride Description

This 7-hour tour includes:

  • Hotel pickup within Madrid

  • 1-hour hot air balloon flight with a licensed pilot

  • Radio connection with a 4x4 vehicle throughout the flight (permanent radio connection with the balloon)

  • Breakfast and one glass of cava

  • Flight certificate

  • Photos of the adventure

  • Guided tour of Segovia including Aqueduct, Alcázar (castle), and cathedral

  • Hotel drop-off in Madrid

Hotel Pickup from Madrid, Meet Your Guide and Driver

Your day begins in style with pickup directly from your Madrid hotel. If you are staying outside the city, please let us know in order to set up the best meeting point. Once inside the luxury minibus, sit back and enjoy the scenic drive through the rolling hills outside of Madrid, while your guide entertains you with all you need to know.

Hot Air Balloon Propelled by the Morning Breeze

The 1-hour flight over the city of Segovia always takes place first thing in the morning, to take advantage of the milder weather conditions. Your guide will get you to the departure point with sufficient time to observe the inflation of the balloon and receive instructions from your pilot.

See Segovia from Above

You'll see unique and amazing perspectives of the city from the sky that most travelers won't experience. During the flight over the aqueduct, the cathedral, and the former royal palace and fortress, you could reach heights of up to 1,000 meters. An expert pilot with years of experience will show you all the details about how these unique balloons work. Your pilot will take pictures and videos during the flight and provide them to you with a small celebration at the end of the flight, complete with champagne, breakfast, and a flight certificate.

This tour is an amazing chance to get a different perspective of Segovia which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. This is a fun experience for those who have never flown in a balloon or for those who want to relive the thrills of a previous flight.

Walking Tour of Segovia with Alcázar, Aqueduct, and Cathedral

Continuing the tour and heading for Segovia, your Madrid guide will help you discover the famous Roman aqueduct ruins. Marvel at this emblematic first-century monument that is considered Spain's most important example of Roman-era civil engineering.

Plus your trip will include a visit to Segovia's gothic cathedral and the former royal palace and fortress right out of a Disney movie: the Alcázar of Segovia. This massive structure is built on a cliff at the confluence of two rivers near the Sierra de Guadarrama mountain range. So imagine the perspective you'll have from the view in the hot air balloon!

Return to Madrid

At the end of your walking city tour of Segovia, you will return to the center of Madrid for a hotel drop-off. But it's safe to say your guide will have shared some other great tips of things to see and do around Madrid!

What you get with this tour
Hotel Pickup/Drop off
Hot Air Balloon Ride
Champagne Brunch
Walking Tour of Segovia
Local Guide
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where to meet?

This tour includes hotel pickup from within Madrid, upon booking please let us know where you are staying

What to bring?

Please bring your voucher (on your mobile phone works as well). In the summer we recommend sunscreen, a water bottle, and comfortable shoes

Where to meet?

This tour includes hotel pickup from within Madrid, upon booking please let us know where you are staying

What to bring?

Please bring your voucher (on your mobile phone works as well). In the summer we recommend sunscreen, a water bottle, and comfortable shoes

Can kids fly in the hot air balloon?

Minimum age allowed to join the tour is 9 years old due to safety rules.

Is there a weight limit?

There is no weight limit, but if your weight is over 100kg (220 lb) please contact with us before the booking day

Is there a weight limit?

There is no weight limit, but if your weight is over 220 lb (100kg) please contact with us before the booking day

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