Distance: 7.100 km (one way) 2 hours.
Season:Any of the year.
Difficulty: none. Output over Briviesca Plaza, take westbound, past the swimming pools, football pitch and the bullring. After a sharp bend, take first turning right, crossing a bridge in front of a residential community.
Camino del Cid por la Bureba.
Immersed in the province of Alava, the County of Treviño is one of the most spectacular and unknown corners of the geography of Burgos. In a privileged natural scenery, including dense forests and fields, there are small towns that retain their traditional flavor. A must for communicating the northern lands and the interior of the peninsula, the Puebla de Arganzón is structured along a main street where traditional houses are attached to more stately. By the Way here in Bayonne. Its medieval bridge, the Hospital of St. John and the Church of our Lady, highlighted in this set.
The course of the river Ebro, is the protagonist of a path where you can enjoy beautiful surrounded by an excellent joint environment. Environments marked by the continuous passage of pilgrims traveling to Santiago for the Way of Bayonne. For the medieval core elongated Pancorbo, runs this route of pilgrimage. On the whole, into a narrow gorge, several defensive constructions were built as the fortress of Santa Engracia. Across the gorge is Ameyugo, with the tower of Guevara, and very near the famous monument to the Pastor. From gums, a steep road, takes us into the mountains Obarenes, a space known for its natural values. The defensive tower and the remains of the castle and the wall that protected Santa Gadea del Cid, are integrated into one of the most harmonious medieval sets the province of Burgos.
The French Way - Heritage of the Humanity - crosses from this one to west the province of Burgos. Hairnet of the Way receives the thousands of pilgrims who cross the Route Jacobea towards Santiago de Compostela.
Redecilla del Camino, door of entry in Castile and León receives the traveler with his jurisdictional roll, at the entry of the Royal street. The most interesting buildings are the former Hospital of Pilgrims and the church of Our Lady of the Street, in whose interior is the most beautiful baptismal battery of the Route Jacobea.
The Way continues in Castildelgado, where there can visit the church of San Pedro, of style late Gothic and the urban hermitage of Santa Maria of the Field. After crossing Vitoria of Rioja and Villamayor of the Rio comes near to one of the milestones of the French Way, Belorado. The Major Plaza, the medieval bridge of The Singing, the ruins of the Castle, San Caprasio's caves, the convent of Our Lady of the Bretonera with the hermitage of Our Lady of Bethlehem, are here some of many elements of interest. Together with them, there deserve a visit San's Pedro churches and Santa Maria, in which there stands out for his beauty the Renaissance altarpiece presided by the image of the Apostle Santiago. In Tosantos stands out San Esteban's and, church especially, the cave hermitage of Nuestra Señora de la Peña.
The Way continues in Villambistia with his parochial church, his hermitage and his monumental source, is the penultimate point of the tour before reaching Espinosa del Camino, from where it continues the route towards the capital.
Way of Santiago for Belorado
Belorado is nailed in the Way of Santiago, Aymeric Picaud appears as an important point of references in one of the more ancient guides of travelers of the 12th century for the pilgrim francíscano, that divide the Way of Santiago for Spanish lands in thirteen stages. The Fifth one (Nájera-Burgos with 85 Km) was possessing to half of Way Belorado. The villa had several hospitals for rest of the pilgrims staying at present the Hermitage of Bethlehem. To Belorado's short day two emblematic places of the Way are; towards La Rioja, Santo Domingo de la Calzada and towards Castile, San Juan de Ortega. Both were Holy that dedicated part of his life to facilitating the peregrinations for these lands, doing bridges, arranging ways and facilitatingaccomodations. At the beginning of the 11th century Sancho III " The Major one of Navarre " diversion the Way Jacobeo from Nájera towards Santo Domingo de la Calzada and Belorado. Advanced the century, Alfonso VI improved the Way in this Region with the collaboration of the mentioned saints staying a former bridge on the Verdeancho and the primitive Bridge of " El Canto" on the river Tirón. Pedro I in the 14th century re-did this one, of which remains stay on both sides of that construyerón in the 19th century. In the church of Holy Maria, to the right of the major altar there is a chapel plateresca with interesting rejerí - to dedicated to Santiago in his two dedications: "Matamoros" and "Pilgrim".Of his importance in the peregrinations a tower and a star stay in the stamp of the Council, symbol of Compost Her, goal of the pilgrims, his inscription is the following one " Gentleman show me your w
If there is an architectural style that represents the Bureba, that's the Romanesque art in this region that reached heights of perfection difficult to overcome.In every corner there is a small church, a hermitage almost forgotten, humble but harmonious memories of the splendor that once knew the land.
Monasterio de Rodilla houses one of the jewels of Romanesque Burgos, the shrine of Our Lady of the Valley. In a privileged environment, which is accessed by road to the Valle de las Navas, the temple displays all the grandeur and yet simplicity of an architectural style that is expressed here to perfection.
This route runs through a vast territory known as the Riojilla Burgalesa, which brings together the Camino de Santiago French, the foothills of the Sierra de la Demanda with its dense forests of oak beech and river valleys and pull Oca. We started this journey through eastern San García Quintanilla territory, composed solely rural agrarian tradition. Cerezo de Rio Tiron still retains some of its Roman heritage as two bridges and part of the route of the road heading for Briviesca.It is worth walking through the Barrio de Arriba, located in the upper part of this set.
Before the French route is imposed as a way of pilgrimage to Compostela, the main route was the province of Alava and spanning from the Puebla de Arganzón, exceeded Miranda de Ebro and Ameyugo where the Tower of Guevara and the Romanesque chapel San Juan, after crossing the gorge of Pancorbo, path of Bureba. Pancorbo, Zuñeda-tower church and Moorish influences, and Grisaleña-old fortified tower, are the following travel before reaching Briviesca. After leaving the capital of the ancient pilgrims Bureba passed through Prádanos of Bureba, Castil Pawn, Renaissance Tower and Church of San Pedro, Quintanavides and Monasterio de Rodilla. The path exceeds the natural barrier of the Compass and reaches Quintanapalla-church of San Esteban, before joining Protomártir, almost at the gates of Burgos, with the current French Way.
Northwest of this area is dotted with small villages in a bucolic landscapeis the fertile valley of the Caderechas. A landscape that contrasts with the land mass of Moor. Poza de la Sal adds artistic, cultural and ethnographic path. With an old bridge and the parish church of Lences, whose cover is Romanesque, began the journey.
The monastery of the Assumption, located in the beautiful set of Lences Castil is another of the stops on this route.
The Last Voyage of Charles V.
Way of his final retirement in the monastery of Yuste (Cáceres), Emperor Charles V, king of Spain under the name of Charles I, in 1556 crossed from north to south of Rio Merindad Ubierna.
As a witness of their passage through these lands are still standing the facade-the rest was shot down after being in ruins for years, housing in which the weary emperor slept.
The route begins in Vivar del Cid, the most famous hometown heroes of the Spaniards.From the mill, the road to lands of Exile part of Valencia.
The church of San Miguel and the Convent of Nuestra Señora del Espino complete the visit. Famous for its sausages Sotopalacios preserves an important cultural legacy: the castle or palace of the Cid Padilla, a roll of justice, a cruise, the church of San Martín, the church of Our Lady of succor and house shots.
Manganese mines Puras de Villafranca opened its doors on December 15, 2008.
The buildings associated with pyrolusite mine and you can visit today are:
Cerezo de Río Tiron Briviesca-Haul
If you have two cars, it is advisable to leave one at the end of the course.The walk takes about 3 hours, half a bicycle. There is a rest to recharge.
Although the road looks like one either through information panels will learn to identify the characteristics of a truly well-preserved Roman road, how they built and what they were for the Roman roads.
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The territory covered ADECO BUREBA Burgos includes 79 municipalities and 216 villages with a total area of 2,316 km2 and approximately 21,000 inhabitants.