What to do in Pedraza on 1 day excursion
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What to do in Pedraza in one day
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The medieval village of Pedraza, declared a Monumental Complex in 1951, It was at the time strength and market of the region. At a distance of just over 130 kilometers from Madrid and raised on two hills, this town is well worth a visit to discover all its charms. Not in vain Pedraza is listed as one of "The most beautiful villages in Spain."
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Since arrival, it surprises us. The Arch of the Villa It is the only point of access and exit. It is the main entrance of the old wall. Here is also the prison, which can be visited.
The visit to Pedraza must be enjoyed at every step. In its streets you can admire the charm of the great mansions, palaces and heraldic shields on the facades A whole medieval walk.
Here we must arrive. Also known as Plaza del Ganado, the square is bordered by some arcades. In it is the church of San Juan and the beautiful facade with balconies of the City Hall. In addition, the atmosphere is unique. Therefore, one of the things to do in Pedraza on a day trip is to make a stop to regain strength. In the basement of the houses some bars open where you can enjoy a good wine. As a curiosity, it should be noted that the doors of some of these bars work with a curious counterweight system to open and close: a stone.
The tour is not over yet. Pedraza Castle was once an impregnable fortress, owned by the lords of Velasco (as well as the entire town). This thirteenth century fortress can be visited and, in addition, it is the Ignacio Zuloaga Museum. The renowned painter had bought the castle in 1926 which then presented a ruined state. In one of the towers he installed his workshop that today, his heirs, have turned into a museum.
And the best cuisine
As it could not be otherwise, a visit to Segovia lands should also include a gastronomic stop. Therefore, in this guide to know what to do in Pedraza in 1 day excursion we could not forget to complete the visit with a good lamb or a suckling pig made in the traditional wood-fired ovens.
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