Hotels in Burgos
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Burgos 74 yd from city centre
Renting car or by bus from Santander airport take N-623 Burgos centre direction, follow the signs through the centre.
Burgos 100 yd from city centre
From Burgos Airport, go towards Southwest by Ctra. de Acceso al Aeropuerto. At the roundabout, take the third exit onto...
Burgos 153 yd from city centre
Location: in the city centre's pedestrianised zone, the shopping and tourist area of Burgos. Next to the Casa del Cordón...
Burgos 206 yd from city centre
Centrally located, Maria Salome offers free luggage storage and free Wi-Fi. Plaza Mayor and Burgos Cathedral, a stop along...
Cuéntame La Puebla
Burgos 231 yd from city centre
Hotel La Puebla is located in the historic quarter of Burgos, 200 metres from the Cathedral and the Human Evolution Museum....
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Located in the autonomous community of Castile and Leon in north-central Spain, Burgos is the most populated, and capital, of the province that shares its name.
Whilst not being a Spanish destination that can offer the white sandy beaches and tropical vacation feel of some Costas and Mediterranean islands, Burgos is prominent thanks to its location as one of the connecting towns on the legendary Pilgrim’s Road to Santiago de Compostela. For this reason, thousands and thousands of tourists pass through every year, enjoying the Spanish Gothic architecture and rustic charm on their way to their sacred destination.
Cited as an ideal stopping off point on the pilgrimage trail, you will be pleased to learn that Burgos boasts a number of budget and affordable hotel options.
Neighbourhoods of Burgos
The centre of Burgos is a historic wonderland that boasts the striking cathedral as a centre point. The centre of the city is the cultural hub, featuring stunning Spanish Gothic architecture that makes you think “if walls could talk!”. The main gate to the old city still boasts 14th century walls, which only goes to cement the feel of Burgos as a city steeped in great and powerful history. Exploring outside of the historic centre, you will find districts devoted to local cuisine, as well as shopping.
What to see and do in Burgos
As mentioned above, the crowning glory of Burgos really is the stunning Burgos Cathedral, a mammoth achievement of 13th century Gothic architecture. History, heritage and culture is very much the focal point of the city, with other popular tourist activities including guided tours around the Monasterio de las Huelgas, visits to the Museum of Human Evolution and trips to see the Arco de Santa Maria monument.
What to eat in Burgos
Burgos is a place where you will be able to sample some of the quintessentially Spanish dishes of the region. These include, but are not limited to, meals like olla podrida which is a famous pork and lentil stew, cordero lechal which is suckling lamb and chuletillas de cordero which are famous lamb chops. As you can see, lamb is a very important element of Burgos food culture. The province of Leon and Castile is Spain’s largest wine growing region so you’ll find excellent local wines in Burgos from rich reds to crisp whites.
Typical events and festivals in Burgos
Burgos stages a number of annual events in and around the city, with some of the most popular including the fiestas that hark back to the Burgos’ Middle Ages history, large scale celebrations over the course of Easter Week, and lots of events in the month of June that showcase the folklore, art, and local cuisine of the area.
How to move around in Burgos
Burgos is served by both train line and bus services, with public transport in and around the city very punctual and simple to navigate. Stations feature detailed maps that will help you to find both where you are currently and show you how to get to your desired location in a few simple steps. Much of the exploring in the city centre can be done so on foot.
The climate in Burgos
Burgos is a city that enjoys a varied cold to hot climate, but it is also in a region that experiences a great deal of rainfall, even in the hottest summer months. Temperatures can dip as low as -1 degrees in the winter and rise as high as 27 degrees in the summer. Due to its location on the pilgrimage trail, Burgos is most visited in the spring and summer months.
More interesting facts about sights in Burgos
Burgos holds a very prominent place as a notable town in Spanish history. It was actually chosen as the location of the headquarters of General Franco during the course of the Spanish Civil War.