The village is located on the North of Sepúlveda, in a stone land watered by a stream that flows into the river Duratón.
It is of medieval foundation, and it belongs since then to the Community of Villa and Land of Sepúlveda, in its eight of las Pedrizas. Sepúlveda and its land belonged always to the ownerless. It has in the term an isolated place next to el Barrio. The name of the village belongs to people who repopulated Urueña (Valladolid), famous medieval castle and later the County of Girón.
HOCES DEL RÍO DURATÓN
The Natural Park Hoces del Río Duratón, is one of the most attractive places of Segovia. This river has designed between the limestone stones some narrow and sinuous valleys owing to the vegetation of the Bank. In its high moorland and rocky place lives in a community of vultures that fly through this canyon. The visit to the Hermitage of San Frutos is unavoidable for who wants to enjoy an unbeatable panoramic view. Other option to run the park is the Path of Molinilla where you can find the Cave of the Seven Altarpieces, a rocky church of the VI century where the hermits used to meet.
SEPÚLVEDA It is located over a high hill that dominates Hoces del Duratón. The name of the village is due to the seven doors of the walls, such as la Fuerza and Azoque. Most of its monuments are from the Middle Ages and highlight: the Main Square, extended, the castle of Fernán González of the XII century, and the Romanesque churches of Our Lady la Peña and San Salvador.
Walled Medieval Villa, with rebuilt buildings and beautiful and picturesque corners.