Parador de Turismo de La Granja
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TravelPod Member ReviewsParador de Turismo de La Granja Segovia
Lovely facility and exceptional staff. Pretty sure our requests were a first but they did not even blink and we ended up with much more structure to our plan.
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Segovia here we come! It turn out that no planning, sometimes bring the best surprises. On the way from Madrid to Segovia we saw a big cross on the horizon. Johan said was erected when Franco was dictator in Spain in the early/mid 20 th century. We unanimously decided that el Escorial must be the monument, and followed the signs. At one point there …
... some lovely scenic mountain country along very good roads. There has been precious little traffic which makes for easy driving. We had a laugh to see a sign to Madrid 100km; after all this driving, we haven't got far! Just one loop and a total of 900km.
Now Segovia. Full of tourist on arrival; but at night most head back to Madrid. Once again drove right into ...
... 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 ...
... say that I've never stayed somewhere this nice in the heart of a city. Our apartment in London could barely fit our luggage so to be privy to two stories of a penthouse with a large patio overlooking one of the cutest streets, I was in shock. The owner was fantastic and he even left us fresh breakfast and coffee. I'd go back again in a heart beat.
1. Burger King. Just kidding. I'm still mad that Anthony caught me in ...
... the first thing we did was find a café and get hot chocolate to warms our bodies while we looked over the tourist map and made our plan of attack.
First stop was to be the Museum of Segovia, my argument being that we should learn a little bit about the history of the city we were visiting while we were here, should be not? Next the city walls to get a view of the surrounding countryside before the full scale attack on the castle, also known as the Alcazar of Segovia ...