Burgos city



Burgos is a city of about 176,000 people (2018) in the heart of the Burgos (province) Province, in Castile and Leon, Spain. Burgos is best known for its cathedral, that forms part of its UNESCO World Heritage designation, and for being a town on the French Route in the Way of St. James. It is most commonly associated with the medieval hero El Cid, who was born near Burgos and buried in the cathedral. Also it has an interesting old quarter, some ancient religious buildings, a lot of green parks, and Museum of Human Evolution. It is on the Castile Plateau and its average altitude is 856 m.

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Burgos is the starting point of From Brugos to Santiago in three weeks and it’s a stopover point on The Camino de Santiago in 31 days, The Camino de Santiago in 35 days, The Camino de Santiago in 26 days, Winter route via valcarlos and The Camino Aragonés. You can reach Santiago de Compostela in 22 days.

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