Exploring Segovia & la Granja
From Alcalá de Henares
Prepare to be amazed
Get ready for a great day out! Free promotional trip for all international students at Alcalá de Henares University.
DISCOVERING SEGOVIA AND LA GRANJA
Branded as a World Heritage Site since 1985, the incredible Segovia is full of unique monuments and bulidngs which exist as evidence of the beauty and antiquity of this small city. Do you dare to travel back in time to learn about the history of this fortress?
In the moring we will enjoy a guided tour of the city, passing the most beautiful and interesting places here, all of which have served as inspiration for many literary genius´, social gatherings and other important figures throughout history. Here in this spanish jewel It is also here in this little city that they published the first spanish book! You will get to know all about the quirks and traditions of every corner of the old town and at the same time you will get to know lots about the most modern parts which are, as you will see, very impressive architectual structures. Also, have you heard of the Alcázar of Segovia*? Well, today you have the chance to come on an optional visit to the most distinctive castle in Spain.
This is only a tiny part of what you will have the chance to see and enjoy on this trip. Today you will also get the chance opportunity to explore countless museums and exhibitions during your spare time and of course, you cannot forget to try a mixutre of Segovian gastronomic specialities. Can you believe that the local cuisine here is a huge part of the economy?
Segovia is famous for being the birthplace of a vey important element of spanish cusine… some even refer to it as a masterpeice: Roasted Piglet*. This is a typical spanish dish that is normally roasted whole, so the end result will be tender meat with crispy skin. On this trip you will have the chance to eat in one of the coolest restaurants in Segovia as an optional activity.
9th March 2019:
- Alcalá de Henares : 9:30
- Address: Vía Complutense on the corner of Calle Pintor Picasso – nearest bus stop Vía Complutense nº24
- Transport on bus from Alcalá de Henares
- Guided visit of the old town of Segovia
- Trip to the Granja of San Ildefonso
- Assistance during the entire trip
- Everything that is not mentioned in “What´s Included”