Segovia

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If you or your group are interested in some of the most famous foods in Segovia, visit the link below for more information! This includes dishes, as well as their ingredients, which is very helpful for any tourist looking for a great meal! https://www.tasteatlas.com/best-dishes-in-segovia

For viewers interested in taking an educational group to the Alcázar de Segovia, here is a PDF with more detailed information, including the maximum number of people allowed in one group and other guidelines. https://www.alcazardesegovia.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/condiciones-generales-grupo-educativo.pdf.

To immerse yourself in Segovian and Spanish culture, visit the annual music festival in Segovia called MUSEG, Festival Música de Segovia. During this event, various genres of music and dances, including jazz and flamenco, are performed for the public over the course of twenty-three (23) concerts. https://museg.org/.

If you have a passion for Spanish art, visit the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, a contemporary art museum that permanently houses paintings from Segovia native Esteban Vicente (1903-2001). Along with showcasing Vicente’s artwork, the museum also presents temporary art displays, lectures, and other demonstrations for the public. https://www.museoestebanvicente.es/en/home/.

For students interested in studying abroad in Segovia, this link contains advice from other students who have traveled to and studied in our city. http://blogs.proctoracademy.org/proctor-en-segovia-tips-for-studying-abroad.

For those who have an interest in the La Granja de San Ildefonso, please consider viewing their tourist website. https://www.esmadrid.com/en/granja-san-ildefonso.

For both students and professors interested in learning more about the art/history surrounding the Segovia Cathedral, please check out the Segovia Cathedral museum’s website to learn more. https://useum.org/museum/segovia-cathedral.

Written sources:

If you are interested in learning more about Segovia’s influence in Portugal’s history, including the business district of Segovia’s reaction to the Portuguese Restoration War (1640-1668), read the following scholarly article by Ronald Cueto. 

Cueto, Ronald. “Segovia and Portugal in the Seventeenth Century.” Portuguese Studies, no. 20 (January 2004): 47-62. 

For viewers with an interest in Segovia’s music history, check out The Segovia Manuscript. In this collection of essays, several scholars discuss the mysterious origins and evident importance of the Segovia Manuscript, an anthology of French, Flemish, and Spanish musical pieces from the fifteenth-century. Today, this musical manuscript is housed in the Cathedral of Segovia.

Fuhrmann, Wolfgang and Cristina Urchueguía. 2019. The Segovia Manuscript: A European Musical Repertory in Spain, c. 1500. London: Boydell and Brewer.

For more information on the history of why the previous cathedral of Segovia was destroyed and the Commoners Revolt in Segovia, please check out the following text.

Crews, Daniel A. “Juan de Valdes and the Comunero Revolt: An Essay on Spanish Civic Humanism.” The Sixteenth Century Journal 22, no. 2 (1991): 233–52. https://doi.org/10.2307/2542734.