The most beautiful towns in Burgos

As we have already shown you on numerous occasions, the interior of Spain has a lot to offer. The autonomous community of Castilla y León, for example, is one of the most naturally diverse destinations on the continent, also offering spectacular monuments and a complete gastronomy. Today we want to focus on Burgos, a province that houses the only cathedral in Spain that has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In addition, here you can find the Atapuerca deposit, one of the most important in the world.

Another of the great attractions of the province of Burgos is that it houses towns of great interest. Today in Hard Hobbit To Break we want to show you some of the most beautiful. Of course, we apologize in advance for all the beautiful towns that have remained in the pipeline. Would you like to join us?


First of all, we want to tell you about Frías, a town that dates back to the 9th century. Its urban area surprises, which preserves the layout and the atmosphere medieval, and the Duques de Frías castle, which offers a wonderful panoramic view, among other points of interest.

Peñaranda de Duero

Another town in Burgos that should be highlighted is Peñaranda de Duero, a beautiful medieval town that, as it could not be otherwise, houses an important monumental complex, highlighting the castle. It is important to note that this town is located on the Ribera del Duero route.


We also want to talk about Cobarrubias, which owes its name to the reddish caves in its surroundings. Of course, we also want to highlight its urban enclosure, which has been declared a Site of Cultural Interest, with streets arcades and half-timbered houses.

Castle Orbaneja

In the province of Burgos you can also find Orbaneja del Castillo, a beautiful town that borders Cantabria. Above all, its landscape surprises karst, highlighting the Water Cave. In addition, you should know that the town has been declared a Historic Site.


A town that could not miss on the list is Caleruega, which houses many monuments and places of interest: the Torreón de los Guzmanes, the Peña de San Jorge, the Royal Monastery of Santo Domingo, the Convent of the Dominicans ...


Nor could Lerma be missing, a town that is located on a hill that dominates the valley of the Arlanza river. Of pre-Roman origin, the town stands out for its appearance manorial from the historic center and, especially, the Ducal Palace, which has been converted into a Parador de Turismo.

Aranda de Duero

Of course, we also want to talk about Aranda de Duero, which houses an important architectural heritage. Highlights include the church of Santa María, the church of San Juan Bautista, the Verdugo palace, the sanctuary of the Virgen de las Viñas and the bridge Romanesque, among many other places.

Santo Domingo de Silos

As it could not be otherwise, we also have to talk about Santo Domingo de Silos, one of the most important from Burgos. And is that here is the monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos, a universal gem of the Romanesque.


We also want to tell you about Sasamón, a town that has a wide heritage, highlighting the church of Santa María la Real, the temple largest of Burgos after the Cathedral of the capital. The church of Melgar de Fernamental is also striking.

Salt Pool

Finally, we have to talk about Poza de la Sal, a fortified town located on the side of a mountain range. It is protected by the Castillo de las Rojas and offers wonderful views to the plains. Would you like to recommend another town in Burgos that is not on the list? Do not hesitate to do so through our comments!

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