Navalmanzano, with 1.135 inhabitants, belongs to the Community of Villa y Tierra de Cuellar, in the sexmo of Navalmanzano and is 12 km from Carbonero el Mayor, 25 from Cuéllar and 36 from Segovia on the A-601.
The Malucas stream is considered the common thread of its oldest history; Various cultures and peoples have passed through its shores and lands and, although it is thought that there may still be undiscovered remains of the Paleolithic and Neolithic times, remains of the Bell-shaped Vase Culture and of peoples from the Late Bronze Age have appeared, who would pass through the area looking for pastures for cattle and fertile lands.
Later there was Roman occupation, since remains of this occupation have been found. The Christian repopulation was seen at the hands of Count Pedro Ansúrez, who would be in charge of repopulating the Cuellar area, and later with Alfonso VII, with the donation of said place to the Bishop of Segovia. In the S. With the arrival of the plague in the XNUMXth century, a hermitage was built in honor of San Roque.
What to see
Church of Santos Justos y Pastor
From s. XVIII with a Latin cross plan, decorated inside with a typical Baroque vault; The weather vane stands out on the outside, at the top of the bell tower. The plant is covered with plasterwork vaults and a dome that covers the transept. Inside, you can see several altarpieces from different periods, a Romanesque baptismal font and a silver chalice made in Segovia during the XNUMXth century. It is only open during hours of worship.
Hermitage of Santa Juliana
Of Mudejar style, although at present it has undergone some reform inside to achieve its conservation. It consists of a single nave, before reaching the hermitage we find a row of Via Crucis. This hermitage opens at Easter, although also on other occasions.
Hermitage of San Roque
It is a small and very simple hermitage. It opens on the feast of San Roque, in August.
There is a park next to the CL-601, with swings, but there are not many benches and then the larger one next to the pools on Calle Ancha, with benches and swings.
These are some of the routes promoted by the town hall, which can especially be done by bicycle.
-5 February: Santa Águeda
-Romería de la Cruz de Mayo, around May 3.
-August 5: Saints Justos and Pastor
-August 16: San Roque. With celebration of traditional confinements among many other acts.
-May 15: San Isidro
-July 10: San Cristóbal
-December 31: San Silvestre.
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