Monuments in 4 villas

Also known as the Villa’s Door, it’s the only medieval door from the city walls that still remains, and the most important one. Its name is due to its strong aspect, with wide walls and small...

The north part of Villadiego Municipality is included in a special geological area called “las Loras”. This area has a particular type of relief called “inverted”, because what now are mountains,...

Villanoño, a small village situated 3 km away from Villadiego, has another good example of fortified architecture. The tower has 15 m high and forms a perfect square. Some auxiliary buildings are...

This is one of the two churches that exist in the village of Villadiego, and the oldest one. It was a Romanesque church in the beginning, but it was modified after that period. The only Romanesque...

The small Romanesque church of Boada is one of the better examples of this artistic style in our province. Located in a hill over the village, it has a single nave with presbytery and semicircular...

The Villadiego’s parish, called Santa María, is situated outside the village, to the northeast. Built in the gothic style, it has a beautiful portal with seven archivolts. Some of these archivolts...

Melgar is closely linked with water. The rivers Pisuerga, Valdavia and the canals of Pisuerga, Cuérnago and Castile surround the village. In addition, there are several fountains.

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The Zorita’s hermitage is located close to Melgar, in a privileged place. Every eight of September, the festivity of Virgin de Zorita, patron saint of this municipality, takes place in the...

Situated near the church of La Asunción, Casa del Cordón was built in the sixteenth century and is remarkable because of the decoration of its façade. Nowadays, it’s a theatre called “Rodríguez de...

The church of La Asunción was built between the fourteenth and sixteenth century and it was declared as Historic Monument in 1992. It has elements from the gothic art, but also from the...

Situated near the church of La Asunción, Casa del Cordón was built in the sixteenth century and is remarkable because of the decoration of its façade. Nowadays, it’s a theatre called “Rodríguez de...

On the route between Melgar and the hermitage of Zorita you will find this small religious building, in an attractive natural setting. The hermitage, rebuilt in 1984,...

Sasamón was a walled city in the Middle Ages. One of the medieval doors is still standing, with a tower that has a lancet arch, machicolations and battlements. It was built in the fifteenth...

The hermitage of San Isidro, a beautiful structure built in the eighteenth century on top of an earlier construction of the sixteenth century, is situated on the outskirts of Sasamón. This...

The Collegiate Church of Santa María la Real was declared as a Historic Monument in 1931. Built thanks to King Alfonso VII in the thirteenth century, the church is gothic, with some parts of other...

On the outskirts of Olmillos de Sasamón, you can see one of the most beautiful castles of Burgos. Initially, it belonged to the Cartagena family although several years later it went to the Duke of...

In the small village of Castrillo de Murcia, just a few kilometres from Sasamón, it takes place the festivity of “El Colacho” the Sunday after Corpus Day. An extravagant character, “El Colacho”,...

The river Odra runs through this area from the north of Las Loras. In its route to the south of the region, the river Odra crosses important villages such as Grijalba and Villasandino. It...

The church of San Juan, parish of Castrojeriz, was modified in the sixteenth century. It was built over the remains of other construction whose tower, apse and cloister are still standing. The...

Castrojeriz lives by and for the Way of St. James. Its medieval structure, with a long main street that is two kilometers long, is the typical structure of a village crossed by this road. Two...

Built thanks to the Queen Berenguela in the thirteenth century, the ancient Collegiate Church of el Manzano, or Almazán, is a huge building with parts of different periods. There is a first phase...

Although the first mention of this castle appears in a document of the year 882, the remains that are still standing come from the Middle Ages. It had a defensive function in the war against the...

Ruins can be beautiful. Ivy and vegetation cover the remains of the old convent’s church of San Francisco. Yet, one can still see a series of pointed arches and rib...

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