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Frómista –to Carrión de los Condes

Day 12

Accommodations: Tour ends (B)

Your breakfast in Burgos is the last tour component of Chaper 2: Burgos and Beyond. We hope to see you back soon on another Fresco Tours adventure!

Burgos Cathedral

Burgos is a city steeped in history, culture, and architectural marvels. Known for its majestic 13th century Gothic Cathedral of Santa María, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The cathedral’s intricately carved facade, soaring spires, and ornate interiors, including the magnificent Golden Staircase, leave visitors in awe of its grandeur. The city also boasts a rich tapestry of medieval and Renaissance architecture.

Wandering through its picturesque streets, visitors encounter charming squares, quaint cafes, and hidden courtyards, each imbued with a sense of history and tradition. The city’s historic center, with its well-preserved medieval layout, invites exploration on foot, revealing hidden gems around every corner.

Visitors will be able to take a leisurely stroll through Burgos’ charming streets and squares, such as the Plaza Mayor, lined with cafes, restaurants, and shops. Admire the well-preserved medieval and Renaissance architecture that gives the city its unique character.

The city is also renowned for its culinary delights, particularly its hearty Castilian cuisine. Visitors can indulge in local specialties such as morcilla (blood sausage), lechazo (suckling lamb), and queso de Burgos (Burgos cheese), accompanied by fine wines from the nearby Ribera del Duero region.