Complete Tourist Guide to Soria

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Welcome to our Tourist Guide to Soria. Learn more about its captivating architecture, rich culture, beautiful nature, and delectable gastronomy. Soria is a city that will leave you in awe with its historical monuments, interesting museums, and picturesque parks.

Soria is a city that captivates with its architecture, culture, and nature. Here you can admire monuments from various eras, from antiquity to the present, such as the medieval wall, Renaissance palaces, and Romanesque churches. You can also visit interesting museums, such as the Numantino Museum, which houses valuable collections related to the Celtiberian and Roman civilization, especially the legendary city of Numancia. You can also walk in beautiful parks and gardens, such as the Alameda de Cervantes Park, which is the largest and oldest city park in Soria, or the Castle Park, which offers wonderful views of the city and the Duero River.




Soria is also a city of poetry, which has inspired many writers and artists, such as Antonio Machado, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Gerardo Diego, and Juan Antonio Gaya Nuño. In Soria, you can discover traces of their work and life by visiting places that commemorate their presence, such as the House of the Poets, Machado’s House, Bécquer’s House, or the Antonio Machado Institute. You can also participate in various cultural and literary events that take place here, such as the Gerardo Diego Poetry Prize, the Festival of Souls, the Soria Shorts Festival, or the Book Fair.




It is also a city of tradition and gastronomy, which keeps alive customs and rituals, especially during its numerous and colorful fiestas. The most famous and popular are the Fiesta de San Juan, which is considered one of the oldest and most original fiestas in Spain, and the Fiesta de San Saturio, which is the patronal fiesta of the city and pays homage to its patron, St. Saturnin. In Soria, you can also enjoy a rich and diverse cuisine, based on high-quality products, such as mushrooms, honey, cheese, wine, pastries, or torreznos. You cannot leave Soria without trying its typical dishes, such as Castilian soup, migas, caldereta, lamb roast, or Soriana trout.




Soria is a city that has a lot to offer every traveler who wants to discover its charm and secrets. We invite you to discover Soria with us, in this tourist guide, which will show you the most important and interesting places to see and visit. Let Soria surprise and delight you!

On my website www.en.tajmon.com you will find many other guides that I have written or will write in the future. I also invite you to like my Facebook page: Spain Uncovered, where I will inform about news and trivia related to Spain.

Table of Contents

  1.  Introduction ………………….page 1
  2. History of Soria ………………….page 2
  3. San Pedro Co-Cathedral in Soria ………………….page 3
  4. Main Square in Soria ………………….page 4
  5. Palace of the Audience in Soria ………………….page 5
  6. Fountain of the Lions in Soria ………………….page 6
  7. Palace of the Rios and Selcedo ………………….page 7
  8. Palace of the Counts of Gomara ………………….page 8
  9. Church of Santo Domingo in Soria ………………….page 9
  10. Church of San Juan de Rabanera in Soria ………………….page 10
  11. Church of Our Lady of the Mayor in Soria ………………….page 11
  12. Carmen Convent in Soria ………………….page 12
  13. Alameda de Cervantes Park in Soria ………………….page 13
  14. Stone bridge of Medieval origin in Soria ………………….page 14
  15. Castle Park in Soria ………………….page 15
  16. Tower of Lady Uraca in Soria ………………….page 16
  17. Ruins of San Nicolas Church in Soria ………………….page 17
  18. Circle of Friendship Numancia ………………….page 18
  19. House of the Common in Soria ………………….page 19
  20. Numantino Museum in Soria ………………….page 20
  21. Archaeological Site of Numancia ………………….page 21
  22. Hermitage of San Santuario ………………….page 22
  23. Monastery of San Juan de Duero ………………….page 23
  24. San Juan Festival in Soria ………………….page 24

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