SANTA MARÍA LA REAL DE NIEVA 

  History of Santa María la Real de Nieva Santa María la Real de Nieva is a locality and township of Spain, in the province of Segovia, just on the way between Segovia and Arévalo. It is enclosed in the natural region of the Campiña (Open Country), in the southeast limit of the community of Read more about SANTA MARÍA LA REAL DE NIEVA […]

SANTA MARÍA LA REAL DE NIEVA 

  History of Santa María la Real de Nieva Santa María la Real de Nieva is a locality and township of Spain, in the province of Segovia, just on the way between Segovia and Arévalo. It is enclosed in the natural region of the Campiña (Open Country), in the southeast limit of the community of Read more about SANTA MARÍA LA REAL DE NIEVA […]

LOS HUESOS DE BLANCA DE NAVARRA (SANTA MARÍA LA REAL DE NIEVA)

The bones of Blanche of Navarre Although there are not many legends about this town of Segovia, it is true that there is a singular story about a “royal body” which was buried there. It is said that the tomb of Lady Blanche, Queen of Navarra, is in the church-monastery of Santa María la Real Read more about LOS HUESOS DE BLANCA DE NAVARRA (SANTA MARÍA LA REAL DE NIEVA)[…]

LOS HUESOS DE BLANCA DE NAVARRA (SANTA MARÍA LA REAL DE NIEVA)

The bones of Blanche of Navarre Although there are not many legends about this town of Segovia, it is true that there is a singular story about a “royal body” which was buried there. It is said that the tomb of Lady Blanche, Queen of Navarra, is in the church-monastery of Santa María la Real Read more about LOS HUESOS DE BLANCA DE NAVARRA (SANTA MARÍA LA REAL DE NIEVA)[…]

LUGARES DE INTERÉS_PALACIO REAL LA GRANJA DE SAN ILDEFONSO

Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso The first construction of the building, which eventually became the temporary seat of the Spanish Court, is the material consequence of Henry IV’s interest in hunting. In 1477, the Catholic Monarchs donated the Royal House of San Ildefonso to the religious community of the Order of Saint Read more about LUGARES DE INTERÉS_PALACIO REAL LA GRANJA DE SAN ILDEFONSO[…]

LUGARES DE INTERÉS_PALACIO REAL LA GRANJA DE SAN ILDEFONSO

Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso The first construction of the building, which eventually became the temporary seat of the Spanish Court, is the material consequence of Henry IV’s interest in hunting. In 1477, the Catholic Monarchs donated the Royal House of San Ildefonso to the religious community of the Order of Saint Read more about LUGARES DE INTERÉS_PALACIO REAL LA GRANJA DE SAN ILDEFONSO[…]

LA GRANJA DE SAN ILDEFONSO_HISTORIA

History of la Granja La Granja de San Ildefonso, or simply La Granja, is a municipality that includes the following villages: La Granja de San Ildefonso, Valsaín and La Pradera de Navalhorno. Among its monuments we should mention the Palacio Real (Royal Palace), its gardens and fountains and the Real Fábrica de Cristales (Royal Glass Read more about LA GRANJA DE SAN ILDEFONSO_HISTORIA[…]