Burgos is a city in the north of Spain, located in the autonomous community of Castile and Leon. It is a convenient, peaceful place.
The origins of its settlement go back to prehistoric times, but it was founded in the 9th century. It is a city dominated by history and heritage. It has three World Heritage Sites: Burgos Cathedral, the Way of Saint James and the nearby Archaeological Site of Atapuerca.
It is strategically located and has always been an intersection of major roads. In olden times it was known for its wool industry and since the middle of the 20th century the city has grown thanks to its industrial development. It is a green city, with parks and forests, and is bisected by the River Arlanzón.
Burgos offers all the amenities you need to make your stay pleasant and enjoyable. There is a wide range of shopping, cultural and tourism attractions, with its cuisine being especially famous. In 2013 it was named “Spanish Capital of Gastronomy” and it is also a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy.
Other brochures in different languages
Burgos city tourism website
Tourism website of the province of Burgos