Many kings lived in the Gothic city of Burgos, a reference destination in national and international tourism. If you like history, art, and great food, in this city you will find treasures that will fill you with unforgettable memories.
Visiting Burgos is a pleasure for all the senses. Book now your stay at any of our hotels in Burgos, Spain and discover all the wonders of this town.
Burgos’ historic centre is one of the most beautiful in Spain, with impressive religious and civil buildings. The Cathedral of Santa María is a masterpiece of the Gothic style and has been declared a World Heritage Site. The exterior will amaze you with its numerous windows, towers, needles, and rosettes. The interior is beautiful as well: you can find the Contestable de Castile chapel, the tomb of El Cid and his wife Jimena, the impressive cloister, the dome, the altarpiece of Gil de Siloé and the famous papamoscas. This last one, was given the name of pájaro papamoscas cerrojillo (flycatcher bird) because it keeps its mouth open waiting for flies to come in and catch them.
In this same area, you can find the Arco de Santa María, one of the 12 old gates that gave access to the city. You cannot miss visiting the historic centre the Cartuja de Miraflores, which has a beautiful altarpiece covered in gold, and the Royal Monastery of Las Huelgas Reales, where 29 royals are buried. Also, the Museum of Rich Fabrics has the world's most important collection of medieval civilian clothing.
If you want to admire the civil architecture, you should visit the Casa de Miranda and the Casa de Angulo. These two Renaissance palaces host the Museum of Burgos and have an extensive collection of fine arts, prehistory, and archaeology.
If you prefer to enjoy the outdoors, visit the locals favourite place: the Paseo del Espolón. A relaxing tour through the Arlanzón River among trees, gardens and emblematic buildings such as the Town Hall, the statue of El Cid or the Teatro Principal (main theatre). On the other hand, if you travel as a couple, the Island Park is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic moment; it’s full of monuments, fountains, trails, and waterfalls.
Visit the best viewpoint of the city, the tower of the castle located on the slope of the hill of San Miguel and get the perfect snapshot. You will get the best view of the city with the needles of the cathedral as a reference. 75 meters from there you can find the castle itself, where you can see the impressive water well that is accessed by a spiral staircase and communicates with the cave of the Moor and other underground galleries.
The privileged location of the Ciudad de Burgos Hotel and the Corona de Castilla Hotel will allow you to stay in the heart of this Castilian city. Discover all the treasures that await you with your pet as well and live a unique experience when visiting the best dog-friendly hotels in Burgos, Spain. Are you going to miss it?
Without a doubt Morcilla (blood sausage) and cheese are two references in the cuisine of this province. But the most typical and delicious dish is the rotten pot, based on red beans, rib, chorizo, bacon or blood sausage. Other recipes such as burgalesa soup (traditional soup from Burgos), roasted suckling lamb, crayfish, trout and homemade dishes cannot be missed on your daily menus.
Nothing better than a good wine from the area to accompany your delicious dishes. You can choose between the wide appellation of origin Ribera del Duero, Ribera de Arlanza or Rioja.
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