Hotel Puerta de Segovia
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... so happy they enclosed the windows so Ian couldn't jump!
After seeing visiting the interior of the Castel, we went to the climb The Tower. You know you're in trouble when the process starts with a red, warning light and a sign stating that there are 152 steps to the top (doesn't sound like many, but each step had to be two, full feet above the other). Oliver was excited to be up were the guards used to keep watch, I was excited to be up so ...
... were filled with beautiful decorations. The frescoes of Isabella's coronation and the court room was especially interesting. There were also the document table and the coin presser within the castle.
Plaza Mayor y Catedral de Santa Marķa de Segovia
The gigantic cathedral was built in the 16th century in the late Gothic style, an architectural style that was ...
... both Franco's Nationalists and anti-Franco Republicans resting together in urns in the side chapels, families of the buried Republicans are very upset that their kin are lying with Franco and his Nationalists. So controversial is the subject, we were unable to ask our hosts in La Granja if the monument was open for viewing, as they commented they wouldn't be caught dead asking about it, nor visiting the Valley ...
... ago. An outdoor cafe for dinner. Beautiful food...wonderful atmosphere ...and then we had 3 Spanish singers entertain us. Just so much fun.... So touristy...but hey, I'm a tourist. I loved it. After that, on the bus for a tour of the Madrid lights. Saw all the beautiful fountains lit up. Our bus driver would take us 3 times round a roundabout so we could take photos. Then onto Plaza Mayor. Absolutely amazing....built in 1619 The Square ...
... of the wind cellar, Roman remains were encountered. After a full excavation underneath the building, a large Celtic cistern was discovered, which was later used by the Romans to supply a bath house. He has now constructed a modern spa using ancient materials to breathtaking effect. Alberto Garcia Gil, father of our host, was also involved with the investigation ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services