Churches & Cathedrals
There are many other
attractions in the city, and it is one of the most popular tourist destinations
in Spain. Segovia also has numerous churches and cathedrals and includes one of
the most impressive cathedrals in the world, the Cathedral of Segovia. It is
not uncommon to find Segovian families taking part in traditional Roman food.
The historic aqueduct of Segovia makes this town an attractive tourist
Array of activities
If you are looking for
an interesting family vacation, you should definitely plan to spend time in the
City of Segovia. You will find great things to do in Segovia, as well as a vast
array of activities and events that both adults and children can enjoy. The
city boasts numerous sights to see, including the Roman aqueduct, a Gothic
cathedral, the medieval and modern town hall, and the exquisite and outstanding
Gothic cathedral, The Cathedral of Segovia.
The city of Segovia also
has other historical landmarks that make it stand out. The Arenal Diversion,
the Caraga hill, and the Spanish Steps are just a few of the tourist
attractions that make Segovia an interesting and exciting place to visit.
The Arenal Diversion is
a real draw because of the enormous collection of ancient coins, which you can
view along with the fascinating underground river, Caspitum.
The twin churches
Among the most important
monuments of Segovia that have a unique appearance are the two churches you can
find. The Ovarian Church and the Santa Maria de Gracia are the older of these
two churches, while the new Saint Peter's Cathedral is of exceptional universal
value because of its design.
They built all the
churches in Segovia during the thirteenth century, and the great majority of
them are extremely ornate and beautiful.
The most popular and
most significant architectural feature of the historic city of Segovia is the
baroque churches. The Ovarian Church and the Santa Maria de Gracia are two
examples of baroque churches. At the same time, the medieval and later medieval
town hall, the General Inquisitor's Castle, and the Tribunal of San Juan are
equally impressive and deserve an extra mention.
The Romanesque arches
and columns that support the roofs of the churches clearly indicate that the Roman
architectural style predominated in this region of Spain for many centuries.
The medieval town hall of Segovia, which was constructed in the eleventh
century, can be seen just north of the Gothic quarter of Madrid.
The Balloon Museum
The balloon museum is
another excellent attraction within the City of Segovia. The museum contains
more than one thousand balloons, representing a wide range of historical
periods. The museum also contains valuable artifacts, including a complete set
of the Segovian map, the Alhambra column, and the severed head of St. Barbara.
Other attractions within
the historic city of Segovia include the Roman Theatre and the Circus Maximus,
which is next to the theatre.
The fascinating aspect
of visiting Segovia would have to be a balloon ride.
The balloon ride offers
an excellent opportunity for those traveling all over Spain to see the
impressive scenery and architecture in one fell swoop.
The holiday spot
In addition to viewing
these beautiful sights, the passengers of the balloon will be treated to the
unique Segovian tradition of wine tasting. If you have never had a balloon trip
before, it would be a shame not to include this unique tradition amongst your
holiday itinerary as it is a real treat for wine connoisseurs of all ages.