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Archeology in all corners

The province of Segovia has more than 2.000 archaeological sites along its geography, with remains of practically all of the cultural stages of human development in the lands of Segovia.

If you want to discover them, go into this section and discover them with us.

The magnificent archaeological exhibition that contains the Museum of Segovia gives a good account of this wealth and is a good starting point if we want to deepen the archaeological wealth of our Province. Throughout the section you will find a selection of sites whose ease of access, adequacy for the public visit and, above all, interest or monumentality of the preserved remains will allow you greater enjoyment.

Some of the deposits are not visitable due to a need for special protection or they present restriction in the visits. Find out before making the visit.

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The Roman villa of Santa Lucía is known since the 60 years, and has been the subject of several archaeological excavation campaigns.

A short distance from Domingo Garcia is the town of Bernardos, where an extraordinary fortification of late Roman times is preserved, in the place known as Cerro de El Castillo.

The place where the current population of Coca is based hosted one of the most remarkable cities of our region in pre-Roman times. The ancient Cauca Vaccina was a site of exceptional importance that did not ignore Roman interests, until in the year 151 BC it was conquered and totally destroyed by Lucio Licinio Lucullus, who put the defenders to the sword.

Prádena, located on the slopes of Somosierra, will allow you to enjoy some ancient vestiges such as the "Church of San Martín de Tours", the Hermitage of San Roque or the Cave of the Enebralejos.

In full Hoces del Duratón we find Villaseca. A place where there are two sites that can be visited: the Cueva de los Siete Altares and the Ruins of the Priorato de San Frutos del Duratón.

Leaving the old quarter of the Jewish quarter through the door of San Andrés, take a signposted path that, after crossing the valley of the Clamores stream through the place where the old bridge of La Estrella was, leads directly to the site of an old cemetery, identified as the ancient necropolis of the Jewish community of Segovia in medieval times.

The rock art station of Cerro de San Isidro is made up of a series of large schist outcrops in which a large number of rock engravings from different periods is documented.

The Roman Aqueduct of Segovia is, without any doubt, one of the best-known archaeological references on a national and international scale and, of course, the symbol of the city of Segovia.

In Fuentidueña you will find a cemetery of the High Middle Ages, in perfect condition and endowed with excellent structures that allow access for visitors and a comfortable tour of the necropolis.

The Museum of Segovia opened its doors in 1842, in the episcopal palace, under the tutelage of the Provincial Commission of Historical and Artistic Monuments, to conserve the collections of art objects coming from the Confiscation.