A UNESCO World Heritage City, Segovia is one of Spain’s most famous historic cities. Just half an hour’s drive from Madrid, Segovia is located in the Castilla and León region. A representative of the city, as seen in every Segovia tourist guide, is the Aqueduct. Running through the city streets, the Aqueduct of Segovia is a World Heritage site.
Such a fairytale like city, while exploring it on foot, you would expect horse ridden carriages carrying kings and queens around the area! Infact, it is rumoured that the Alacazar of Segovia was the inspiration behind Cinderella’s Castle in Disneyland! Do include this magnificent fortress in your Segovia travel itinerary. The city has managed to perfectly blend its old world charm with contemporary lifestyle.
With its unique monuments, fortresses, cathedrals along with stately homes, picturesque neighbourhoods and pedestrian friendly roads, a trip to Segovia appears on almost every wanderlust stricken person’s wishlist.