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Burgos Walking Tour

Tour Description

Our Burgos Walking Tour provides a great introduction to the city of Burgos, spending time first visiting the magnificent gothic Cathedral where the famous El Cid, is buried.  One of the jewels of this city, the Cathedral with its brilliant  Gothic style represents  one of the finest in Europe.  We will also explore the old town, the arch of Santa Maria, and finally present you with a choice of going into the amazing Museum of Evolution or the Museum of Burgos where you can see art treasures including the sword of El Cid, "La Tizona".

Burgos boasts exquisite culinary traditions that is one of its best held secrets. We hope to unlock this treasure for you starting with the mouth watering suckling roasted lamb in highly sought after in this part of Spain as well as the delicious morcilla de arroz or rice blood sausage. Wines from the Ribera de Duero are not to be missed as they are outstanding. You can choose to combine a food tour with the artistic aspect of Burgos to maximize your time with the guide.

Included in the Burgos Walking tour:

  • Private Guide  
  • Map with marked itinerary
  • Numerous tips and recommendations on how to spend your time
    • Visit the amazing Gothic Cathedral with the Tomb of El Cid
    • Stroll through the old center
    • Visit to either Museum of Burgos or Museum of Evolution

    Meeting point is at your hotel if it is in the center

    • Cathedral
    • Arch of Sta Maria
    • Old town Squares
    • Museum of Burgos or Museum of Evolution

    This is a summarized itinerary. Some places may be added based on time, plus we like to keep some surprise element to our tours.

    As this is a private tour, we are happy to have our guide customize it to a degree. This can happen on the spot or you can send us preferences. We would need to know in advance. Ie: If you are an avid guitar player and would like to see where guitars are made.

    Duration: 3h
    Start:  10:00am
    Start point: Your hotel if it is centrally located

    *Weekend or holidays: This tour carries a surcharge of $35 on Weekends or Spanish holidays as the local guides charge more at this time. 

    Optional for this tour:
    We can combine this tour with an introduction to tapas. 

    Other information
    We will contact you after an order is placed to check everything is correct and to continue the process. Remember we can make manual changes to your order later on. Please refer to our terms and conditions for cancellation policies. If you are unclear on how to book, please contact us via phone or email. Thank you

    Burgos is an unknown city to most tourists but is gaining fame in the undeniably fascinating monuments it holds.

    Situated in the Camino de Santiago pilgrim way to Saint James, the former Capital of the kingdom of Castilla-Leon owes its historic importance and power to the wool trade of Castilla, referred to as the well known "Merino" wool.  Of French influence, its Cathedral is probably one of the most impressive Gothic Cathedrals in Spain and one of the most beautiful in Europe.

    Walking along the beautiful river is another treat while visiting Burgos. Some of its other treasures not to be missed include the beautiful del Cordón (where the Catholic Monarchs received Colombus at his return from the second trip), the Monastery of Miraflores as well as the Museum of Evolution, recognized worldwide for the remains of one of the most important archeological excavations in understanding the evolution of man.

    Finally its roasted suckling lamb, famous all over Spain for its delicate meat and tenderness as well as the distinct blood sausage with clove and rice from Burgos and its Ribera de Duero wines are just another reason to make a stop in this provincial wonderful town. 

    This medieval town will not disappoint you for sure.

     

    Price per Group
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    Group Size:
    $345.00

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