On the drive from San Sebastian to Madrid, my group stopped into Segovia for a few hours and it was well worth it.

The small town is the site of a Roman aqueduct which dates back to the 1st century AD. It’s pretty impressively intact for its age.

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Another major draw is the Alcazar, which is said to have given Walt Disney inspiration behind Cinderella’s castle – how neat is that!

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The surrounding scenery of the Alcazar was surprisingly green for the middle of summer and very beautiful.

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My other favourite structure here was the Segovia Cathedral created in the 16th century and one of the last examples of Gothic style architecture built in Spain.

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For a day stop, Segovia sure packs in a lot to see and the pedestrian only streets make this UNESCO heritage listed town a beautiful site to visit.


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