Hotels in Burgos
If you’re looking for history, art, nature and good food, Burgos is the perfect place. As the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Castile and an obligatory stop on the Way of Saint James, the city became one of the most important trading centres in Europe. Its rich past and splendour have left a profound mark on the city of Burgos, which is reflected in its numerous monumental sites.
Among them are the Cathedral, Las Huelgas Reales Monastery and the Miraflores Charterhouse. In addition, it is a World Heritage Site and there are the nationally and even internationally famous attractions of the Way of Saint James and the Archaeological Site of Atapuerca.
One thing every corner of this destination undoubtedly has in common is the cuisine, distinguished by the wide variety of regional products and a major attraction for even the most discerning tastes.
The historic city of Burgos
The Barceló Hotel Group hotels in Burgos provide the perfect opportunity for discovering this historic city full of singularly beautiful streets, squares and hidden corners. Burgos is a city that invites visitors to explore. If you visit this city you’ll discover one of the masterpieces of Spanish Gothic architecture, the Cathedral of Burgos, declared a World Heritage Site. You can discover the city’s ancient streets which boast all kinds of examples of its Medieval past and important points of interest such as La Llana de Afuera and La Llana de Adentro squares, the Huerto del Rey square and the nearby Plaza Mayor.
Another place no visitor should miss in Burgos is its Castle. Situated on San Miguel hill, it is the site of many historic exploits and offers one of the city’s most exclusive views.
No one can leave this city without visiting two emblematic buildings: the Royal Monastery of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas and the Miraflores Charterhouse. You can also experience innovation and culture at places such as the Palacio de Congresos (conference centre) and the Museo de la Evolución Humana (museum of human evolution).
What to see in the surroundings of Burgos
In addition to being enveloped by the magic of Burgos’ historic quarter, the region also has some amazing excursions that allow the visitor to discover the banks of the Duero river, the birthplace of one of the most acclaimed Designation of Origin wines; or places with architectural treasures such as Lerma and Santo Domingo.
Its fantastic location places the city close to historical and natural points of interest: ancient dolmens, historic sites such as Vivar del Cid and the famous archaeological sites of the Sierra de Atapuerca.