ROUTES AROUND THE CITY
Segovia is located between the rivers Eresma and Clamores, near Guadarrama Mountains.
Segovia is a walled city where you can discover the silhouettes of the Roman Acueduct, the Alcázar a Medieval castle, the gothic Cathedral and Romanesque churches towers. But, there are still other tiny charming places for instance the Parral Monastery, the Jewish Quarter and a Mint.
WORLD HERITAGE ITINERARY
Segovia was declared World Heritage Site in 1985. Without a doubt, this route is the most popular one, and the visitors discover the most important landmarks. We begin in the Aqueduct, later we go straight the main street, Calle Real, where we can see the palaces, the Romanesque churches. We go into the Jewish Neighborhood until we reach the Main Square, there we can visit the Gothic Cathedral. In our way to the Alcazar, we pass through San Esteban Church, Antonio Machado’ s House and the Canonry Quarter. We finish the tour visiting the Alcazar, the Medieval castle.
EXTRAMURAL OF SEGOVIA
Outside the walls, we can start a route which let us discover the less known part of the city. Not too far from Azoguejo Square, we reach Casa del Sello, trail of the textile pass of the city. Then, we are going to enjoy the marvelous Romanesque paintings of San Justo Church. We are going explore the less known part of the Aqueduct, where each time the arches are getting smaller and smaller, until arriving at San Antonio el Real Monastery, full of Mudejar Style Coffered Ceilings.
WALKING TRHOUGH ERESMA RIVER
We begin in San Lorenzo Square, we can continue along the Eresma Valley, until the Santa Cruz la Real Monastery, we continue up to Santa Maria del Parral Monastery, inhabited by the monks of the Order of Saint Jerome. From one of its patios we can admire the best silhouette of the city. Very near we find out the Mint, recently restored. Along this way we get the Alameda de la Fuencisla, we visit the sanctuary of Virgen de la Fuencisla, and the Carmelite Monastery, where San Juan de la Cruz is buried. Close by there is an interesting small church, called Veracruz, a really mystical place.