FREE TOUR BURGOS

The best option to discover the city in an economical way.

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What does the Free Tour Burgos consist of?

Possibly your best option to get to know Burgos in a fun and authentic way.

Free Tours through the center of Burgos

A moment of culture and fun for everyone.

Enjoy your free tour in Burgos as a couple, with friends or in a group!

Free tours of Burgos are the perfect excuse to take some time to get to know better the cultural heritage of Spain.

Burgos free tours are free tours organized by guides that show the most emblematic tourist sites of a town or city. These tours are usually done on foot.

While there are several options and types of free tours in Spain, most are usually tours that include approximately 10 to 12 people. and last between 1 and 3 hours depending on the planned itinerary.

In any case, always check the detailed information we provide to know all the details of your free tour: schedules, cancellation policy, meeting point and all the information you need to make the most of your experience without having to worry about anything.

What to see and do in Burgos?


Burgos
is one of the most important cities in Spain, both for its history and its location. Located in the north of the country, in the region of Castilla y León,
Burgos
about 200 kilometers from Madrid. The city was founded in 884 A.D. by King Alfonso III and since then has witnessed great historical events. During the Middle Ages,
Burgos
became an important religious and cultural center, thanks to its Gothic cathedral, which is one of the best preserved in Spain.


King San Fernando Square
The Plaza del Rey San Fernando is located in the Spanish city of
Burgos
in the autonomous community of Castilla y León. The square was built at the end of the 18th century in honor of King Ferdinand VII of Spain. It is a rectangular square with gardens and statues at both ends. In the center of the square there is a monument dedicated to Alfonso VIII of Castile, the king who reconquered
Burgos
from the Moors in 1166. The Plaza del Rey San Fernando is a popular place for the people of Burgos, as its central location makes it easy to reach from any part of the city.


Arch of Santa Maria
The Arch of Santa Maria is a historical monument located in the city of Burgos.
Burgos
Spain. It was built in the 14th century as part of the wall that surrounded the city. The arch was erected in honor of Saint Mary, patron saint of Burgos, and was designed by the architect Juan de Colonia.


The Cordon House
La Casa de Cordón is an old mansion located in the city of Burgos.
Burgos
in Spain. It is a very representative building of the city, since it dates back to the 16th century and is built in stone. The cordon house was built by Diego Velázquez, an important Spanish architect and painter of the Renaissance.

Itinerary

We will begin our free guided tour of Burgos in the large esplanade located in front of the cathedral of Burgos: the Plaza Rey San Fernando.
Plaza del Rey San Fernando
. At this point, next to the sculpture of the pilgrim, the guide will be waiting for us. Would you like to know what amazing stories this city holds?

We will start with two of the most outstanding religious monuments of the city: the cathedral of Burgos and the
cathedral of Burgos
and the
church of San Nicolás
. At the foot of the Cathedral we can admire its imposing facades, witnesses of hundreds of years of history. Next, we will walk along the most important street in Burgos until the 16th century, nowadays a pilgrimage route pilgrimage route to Santiago.

We will continue our free tour around Burgos walking through the
Plaza Mayor
and the Espolón, the avenue that will lead us to the
Arch of Santa Maria
one of the access gates to the town during the Middle Ages.

Very close to the Teatro Principal is the
House of the Cordon
. In front of its ornate façade, we will reveal which three absolutely key figures in the history of Spain met in this building in the old town at the end of the 15th century.

After admiring the exterior architecture of these two emblematic temples, we will return to the same starting point.

Meeting Point and Duration

The meeting point of the free tour Burgos is the Plaza del Rey San Fernando. Estimated duration is one hour and a half.

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