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The plenary session of the Provincial Corporation held today has taken up the renewal of the charge of management of the application of the regulations for the control of the quality of water for human consumption made by 16 consistories of the province. With this agreement the Water Laboratory of the Provincial Autonomous Organization Prodestur Segovia is in charge of the management of the sampling and the control analysis or complete to which the signatory City Councils are bound in accordance with Royal Decree 140 / 2003, of 7 for February.

Some 1.500 people have tasted the popular Cocido that is distributed in the fifteenth Fair of the Garbanzo de Valseca, which has had a special flavor because it has served to welcome the Label of Guarantee of the legume that has achieved with the support of the laboratory of Prodestur. The Fair, organized by the City Council of the town and in which the County Council collaborates, serves the municipality to become a focus of attraction around its most famous product.

The XV Feria del Garbanzo that will be developed between the 15 and 18 of May in Valseca and in which the County Council collaborates will be remembered as the first in which the legume has a Guarantee Mark, obtained in December of 2018 after the management of the Prodestur laboratory. The Fair, organized by the town council, serves the municipality to become a focus of attraction around its most famous legume. That is why the town is dedicated to the promotion of this highly identifying product by organizing a series of events whose protagonism is the focus of this event, which was presented today by the President of the Diputación Francisco Vázquez and the mayor of Valseca, Alfonso Gil. In the appearance before the media, a representative of the Association for the Development of Garbanzo de Valseca, Ignacio Rincón; the deputy of Prodestur, Magdalena Rodríguez, and the deputy of Economic Promotion, Jaime Pérez.

A hundred pilgrims have traveled this morning for about three hours the 11,2 kilometers that link Puebla de Pedraza and Sebúlcor in the fourth stage of the Camino de San Frutos, the provincial pilgrimage for the places related to the saintly hermit organized by the Provincial Council, through of its tourist agency Prodestur. In this new and penultimate installment, the pilgrims have gone through an itinerary of low difficulty. A different way of knowing the province through a Pilgrimage Route full of attractions and not exempt from spirituality.

One of the most deeply rooted activities that take place within the Segovia Week of Cooking events is the visit to different towns in the province, organized by Prodestur Turismo Segovia, the tourist agency of the Diputación. The route, which has been developed on Monday, has been attended by fifty hospitality entrepreneurs from the province.

Half a hundred hikers have been able to enjoy this Wednesday morning the attractive landscape of the wild pine forests of the Moros River Gorge in El Espinar, an activity organized by Prodestur with the ONCE Foundation. An accessible didactic excursion of low difficulty for the inside the Biosphere Reserve, in the Natural Park of the Sierra Norte de Guadarrama. The route had as particularity to look for the accessibility of people with visual disabilities in nature. For about three hours the participants have been able to enter these forests and know their most outstanding natural characteristics.

Prodestur Turismo Segovia continues to promote the tourist offer of the province in different contests. After attending the International Tourism Fair of the Kingdom of Navarra in February, the International Fair of Ornithological Tourism and, more recently, the B-Travel Fair of Barcelona, ​​the great tourism fair of experiences and travel bookings, now it is the turn of the Sevatur Fair, the Hall of Evasion and Tourism that is taking place in the Guipuzcoan town of Irún from Friday 29 from March to Sunday, 30.

Prodestur, the tourist body of the Diputación, is promoting in the B-Travel Fair of Barcelona, ​​the great fair of tourism of experiences and of reservations of trips, the tourist attraction of the province of Segovia. The contest takes place in Fira Barcelona, ​​the Montjuïc fairgrounds. It begins today Friday 22 of March and it is going to extend until next Sunday 24 of March.

The twenty-seventh Week of Cooking organized by the Industrial Association of Segovia Hostelers and in which the County Council collaborates will take place between March 26 and April 7. The event returns to its annual appointment serving as a point of reference and meeting of the sector, which dresses long to present its most representative gastronomic proposals. Thirteen restaurants, five of them from the province, make up the list of participants.

Prodestur Segovia, the Department of Tourism of the Provincial Council, has begun today the work of coordination between the directors of golf clubs in the province and tourism entrepreneurs in order to make the Segovian province the preferred destination for players and national and international golf players. For this they want to offer the possibility of designing, individually or in a group, a golf experience, combined with other tourist options, made to measure.

The National Union of Travel Agencies (UNAV) will hold its XXII Tourist Congress between 4 and 6 days in April, one of the national reference events in the tourism and travel sector. On this occasion, the event of the dean of the Spanish agencies will be held in Segovia, in the Juan Bravo Theater, a building characteristic of Spanish architecture at the beginning of the last century, which in October of 2018 celebrated its centenary and is managed by the Provincial Council of Segovia.

Among the promotional actions that are carried out to disseminate the province's tourism offer, Prodestur Segovia Turismo, the organism of the Provincial Council in charge of tourism management, will be present from 10 to 12 in February at the third edition of the Fairway Fair , III Forum of the Camino de Santiago, to be held in the Palace of Congresses and Exhibitions of Santiago de Compostela.

The province of Segovia already has another product with the Guarantee Brand: El chickpea de Valseca. The Control and Certification Unit of the Agricultural Technology Institute of Castilla y León (ITACYL) has validated the reports and arguments presented by the Prodestur laboratory with which it was justified that the vegetable met all the requirements to obtain the qualification. These were also accompanied by a proposal for use regulation for the brand that has also been ratified. The Garbanzo de Valseca joins other Segovian agricultural products that already have a qualifying figure such as the Garlic of Vallellado or the Judgment of La Granja.

The efforts made by the Film Commission, the Prodestur office responsible for matters related to the province's audiovisual tourism promotion, continue to bear fruit. The 2 of TVE premieres tomorrow 27 to the 19: 40 hours the international series 'Trails of the World' a co-production of RTVE and Orange Productions in which three characters travel routes around the world to visit dozens of roads and know their natural environment , the historical heritage at the foot of these trails. One of the six chapters of the series is dedicated to cycling the Natural Parks of the Hoces del Rio Duratón and Rio Riaza.

The Diputación de Segovia, has based the tourism offer that has presented Thursday at the International Tourism Fair of Madrid, FITUR, in elements arising from the Tourism Dynamization Plan: The emphasis on the Camino de Santiago and the enhancement of two new products, bicycle tourism and astrotourism. New deposits for the attraction of visitors for which the provincial institution, through its tourist agency Prodestur, bet decidedly.

The Villa de Cuéllar hosted the VI Outdoor Horticultural Congress, organized by the cooperative of the Glus I field and the Tierras magazine, with the collaboration, among other entities and companies, of the Diputación de Segovia.

The biker concentration "The Legend continues" starts engines. The first major winter event for fans of the world of two wheels will be held for the fourth year in a row in Cantalejo from 10 to 13 in January with the collaboration of the Provincial Council. The event hopes to gather 8.000 participants, exceeding the 7.000 achieved in 2017, which will be a real driving force for the economy of the entire region, as bikers cohab accommodations and encourage consumption. Along with Cantalejo, the municipalities of Turégano, Sacramenia and San Pedro de Gaillos also participate in the Legend organizing various activities in their respective municipalities.

The efforts made by Prodestur, the tourist body of the Provincial Council, in the edition held in Cuenca last April before the sector of travel agencies has resulted in Segovia becoming the next venue of the XXII National Tourism Congress of Travel Agencies that will be celebrated from 4 to the 6 of April of 2019 in Juan Bravo Theater and to which it is expected that some professional 200 attend.

More than fifty businessmen and tourism agents today attended the second of the three workshops created to promote bicycle tourism as a tourist resource in the province of Segovia. Organized by Prodestur, the tourist agency of the Diputación that directs the deputy Magdalena Rodríguez, the seminar has explained in a double session the manual of quality of the cyclotouristic services in the province of Segovia. Prodestur sees in this resource a determining factor to increase overnight stays.

The steps taken by the department of Prodestur, the tourism agency of the Diputación, which is responsible for filming in the province have managed to make the Segovia protagonist of the gastronomic program "Routes of Veronica", of the TVN 2. The special, presented by the journalist Verónica Zumalacárregui, will be broadcast this November 24 18: 30 hours and a route is made through Campo de Cuéllar, The Royal Site of San Ildefonso, Sotosalbos, Nieva, Fresno de la Fuente, Collado Hermoso and the capital.

The Diputación de Segovia is showing its proposals of rural tourism, nature, astronomical observation, cycling and hiking in Expotural, the Fair of nature, climate and sustainable tourism that takes place in the fairgrounds of Madrid between the 1 and the November 4. The Diputación was a pioneer in going, since its origins is 25 years ago, to this event, which was later incorporated by the Junta de Castilla y León, with which it now shares a promotional space.

In the aim of converting the province of Segovia into the mecca of bicycle tourism, Prodestur, the tourism agency of the Provincial Council, has organized a series of workshops to discover all the potentialities of this practice as a tourist resource. Prodestur Segovia Turismo carries out a participatory project with the main objective of making the province a Bikefriendly Territory that values ​​all existing resources, complements the tourist offer of the territory and encourages the use of bicycles as an alternative to visit the area , deseasonalize the tourist activity and increase the number of visitors through a cyclotouristic proposal of quality and socially, economically and environmentally sustainable.

The path of San Frutos, the initiative organized by Prodestur, the tourism agency of the Provincial Council, on the occasion of the Festival of San Frutos continues its pilgrimage through places linked to the life of the hermit saint. On this occasion the third of the stages of the road consists of the 14 kilometers that separate Caballar de Puebla de Pedraza. An affordable route with a low / medium difficulty plagued by history, rich heritage, art, attractive natural landscapes and not without spirituality. A different way of knowing the province through a pilgrimage route between the capital and the Natural Park of the Hoces del río Duratón.

The garbanzo of Valseca returns to obtain prominence this Saturday 13 of October with the celebration in the town of the III Day of the Garbanzo de Valseca, whose program has been announced this morning in the Provincial Palace. Conferences on the nutritional contribution of the legume, a food products market in Segovia, live culinary demonstrations and a popular stew cooked with chickpeas. The conference is held with the aim of obtaining a guarantee mark for the legume, a work that has been founded by the Prodestur laboratory of the Provincial Council.

Prodestur, the tourist body of the Diputación, collaborates with the Directorate General of Tourism of the Junta de Castilla y León in the tourist market that will be held tomorrow Thursday at the Royal Factory of Crystals of La Granja. The commercial meeting is part of the 'Tourism Promotion Strategy', organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, which aims to combine marketing and promotion, promoting tourism internationalization. The meeting will involve 125 entrepreneurs of the Community and 38 tour operators, 32 of them international.

A photograph of the Plaza Mayor de Pedraza, which captures a map of this historical site with a haze in the background and entitled "De Piedra y Niebla" and whose author is José Manuel Gonzalo Parrera, resident in San Cristóbal de Segovia, has been the winner of the contest convened by the tourism agency of the Provincial Council, Prodestur, and which has failed this morning in the Palace of the provincial institution.

Pedraza has successfully closed the III Tourist Weekend with the celebration this afternoon of the "I Contest for Children of Tarts Province of Segovia", one of the novelties of the program, which has had Samantha Vallejo-Nájera as coordinator and president of the jury. The objective of this contest was the promotion of the Tourist Weekend involving the children through a contest that encourages imagination and creativity. The jury has valued the best flavor, presentation and originality and cleanliness in the preparation of the participating recipes.

From today, Saturday, Pedraza is the center of tourist attention of the province with the celebration of the III Tourist Weekend organized by Prodestur, the tourist agency of the Provincial Council, with the collaboration of the City Council of the town. During this weekend the village of the mountains is the protagonist of this event to promote tourism in its different aspects: gastronomic, heritage, sports, industrial, events and nature.

A group of five Indian tour operators and a commercial agent of the company Air India have traveled to Segovia to learn about its tourist offer. The visit was framed in a broader program coordinated by the Casa de la India Foundation and the Siglo de Castilla y León Foundation, in collaboration with Air India, which has led them to visit several provinces in the region, including Segovia. In this case, the stay in Segoviao has been organized by Prodestur, the tourist agency of the Diputación.