Visiting Burgos from Madrid with wine

What to do in Burgos

Visiting Burgos from Madrid with wine

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Tour from Madrid to Burgos with wine.

Burgos, located in the Castilla y León region of Spain, is a city with a rich history, cultural heritage, and architectural beauty.

Persons Price
1 290 €
2 – 2 180 € (per person)
3 – 5 160 € (per person)
6 – 8 150 € (per person)

(Guaranteed small group of no more than 8)

There are several reasons why one might consider visiting Burgos from Madrid with us.

  • Cathedral of Burgos: The Burgos Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most important Gothic cathedrals in Spain. Its stunning architecture, intricate detailing, and impressive size make it a must-visit for history and architecture enthusiasts.
  • Historic Old Town: Burgos boasts a well-preserved medieval old town with charming streets, squares, and historic buildings. Strolling through the cobblestone streets allows visitors to soak in the atmosphere of the past.
  • Museum of Human Evolution: The city is home to the Museum of Human Evolution, which showcases archaeological finds from the nearby Atapuerca archaeological site. It provides insights into human evolution over the ages and is an interesting destination for those interested in anthropology and paleontology.
  • Arco de Santa María: This grand arch, also known as the Santa María Gate, is a symbol of the city and a magnificent example of medieval military architecture. It serves as the entrance to the historic center.
  • Miraflores Charterhouse: A monastery located a short distance from Burgos, the Miraflores Charterhouse is known for its beautiful architecture and the tombs of King John II of Castile and his wife Isabella of Portugal.
  • Gastronomy: Like many Spanish cities, Burgos is a great place to indulge in the local cuisine. Try the famous morcilla (blood sausage), queso de Burgos (local cheese), and other traditional dishes.
  • Festivals and Events: Burgos hosts various festivals and events throughout the year, including the Semana Santa (Holy Week) processions, the Feast of San Lesmes, and the Festival of the Virgin of the Angels. These events provide a glimpse into the local culture and traditions.
  • Natural Surroundings: The city is surrounded by picturesque landscapes and natural areas. The nearby Sierra de la Demanda and the Arlanza River offer opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking and nature exploration.

In summary, Burgos is a city that appeals to history lovers, architecture enthusiasts, and those seeking a taste of authentic Spanish culture. Its combination of historic sites, cultural attractions, and natural beauty make it a compelling destination in Spain.

Program:

8 h Depart from Madrid. (Hotel Claridge cafeteria, Plaza del Condce de Casal 6, Madrid 28006)

9,30 h Technical stop in Lagar de Milagros. We leave Lagar de Milagros.

10,45 h We arrive to Burgos.

10,55 h Visit of the Cathedral of Burgos

12,25 h A walk on the town.

13,10 h Panoramic view of the town from the castle of Burgos.

13,50 h We walk through Covarrubias. We leave Covarrubias

14,30 h Visit of Lerma. Lunch in Lerma

17 h We have some wines in a winery of Ribera del Duero.

17,20 h We go back to Madrid

20 h Arrival to Madrid, Hotel Claridge, Plaza del Conde de Casal.

Ribera del Duero Tour Program

  • Depart from Madrid, Hotel Claridge (Cafetería), Plaza del Conde de Casal 6, 28007 Madrid (see on map)

Details

Inclusions

  • Wine tasting
  • Entrance fees
  • All activities
  • Small-group tour
  • With an air-conditioning car
  • Local Professional Guide

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (Recommended)

Additional info

  • The minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • The dress code is smart casual
  • It May be operated by a bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Departure time 8:00 AM
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