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Old January 30th, 2013, 12:30 AM   #1
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SEGOVIA, España



SEGOVIA, España

Country: Spain
Region: Castile and León
Elevation: 1,000m (3,000 ft)
Population: 56,660

These pictures are from a trip to Segovia I made with friends on December 6th 2012. The weather was acceptable though difficult to capture the true wonder of this fantastic little city.

The city is between Madrid and Valladolid and is easily accessible by the AVE (high speed train), only taking 25 minutes as the railway line trundles underneath the Sierra north of Madrid. The climate is cold in winter and moderately hot in summer with an average yearly rainfall of 520mm. The city has a rich history dating back to the Romans and possibly before and is a World Heritage City. I recommend a visit if staying in Madrid for a few days to a week.

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Old January 30th, 2013, 12:33 AM   #2
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Old January 30th, 2013, 05:43 AM   #3
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Old January 30th, 2013, 09:38 AM   #4
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lovely and beautiful Segovia.
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Old January 30th, 2013, 11:43 AM   #5
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Old January 30th, 2013, 05:27 PM   #6
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Thank you very much all! More coming soon.
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Beautiful, I've visited Madrid and Toledo but didn't make it to Segovia.
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Thanks a lot! Perhaps next time. I also visited Toledo which is another gem, easily accessible from the capital.
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it's nice of you to give us a photo tour of this beautiful place.
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Old January 31st, 2013, 11:27 AM   #12
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Great pics Mike. I visited Segovia in 1972 and on the way we took in the Palace of La Granja at San Ildefonso.
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Thanks! And I'm sure it's still as it was then. I have heard good things about La Granja and plan to visit while I'm here in Spain!
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Great thread, nice pictures.
One of the many splendid Spanish cities. Brings back good memories, thanks!
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Great pics Mike, If you are not a veggie you probably tried the typical Segovian dish "Cochinillo"

La Granja is also very beautiful, I specially like the surroundings with a lake perfect to swim in summer, the palace of Riofrio and so many marvellous villages. I specially love the historic Sepúlveda and the great Canyon of the Duratón river. Hope you manage to visit that as well
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Beautiful pictures from Segovia!! gracias
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Really very nice photos from Segovia, Mike
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Old February 3rd, 2013, 08:47 PM   #19
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What a gorgeous place.

I take it that the very large construction is Roman?
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