Atapuerca (Spanish pronunciation: [ataˈpweɾka]) is a municipality and town located in the province of Burgos, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2005 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 195 inhabitants. It encompasses the Archaeological Site of Atapuerca and is famous for its prehistoric archaeological sites. The municipality of Atapuerca is made up of two towns: Atapuerca (seat or capital) and Olmos de Atapuerca. The small town plays host to an annual cross country running event—the Cross de Atapuerca—which attracts over 2000 runners each year. On November 30, 2000, Atapuerca was declared a World Heritage by UNESCO. The Archaeological Site of Atapuerca is the only one in Europe where it is possible to follow the evolution of the first human beings to inhabit the European Continent. In 1899 construction a of new railway unveiled several significant archaeological sites.
It is a beautiful place to stay. Clean dorms with great facilities and fantastic hospitalera. Highly recommended.
Very clean hostel with modern amenities. Nice and welcoming host. I would recommend this place!
Featuring a garden, a seasonal outdoor pool and mountain views, La Turrumbera de Atapuerca is situated in Atapuerca. This holiday home offers barbecue facilities as well as a terrace.
The albergue is not such a great place. In general the people running it were quite unwelcoming. Try to avoid this place.
Located in Atapuerca, El Palomar de Atapuerca has a garden. Boasting a shared lounge, this property also welcomes guests with a restaurant and a terrace. Guests can make use of a bar.