Burgos Spain was the heart of the Kingdom of Castille and the birthplace of the 11 th century Location - The coordinates of Burgos Spain are 42° 21' 0" N ; 3° 42' 0" W.
Other airports for travelers heading to Burgos are the Bordeaux Airport and the Toulouse Blagnac Airport, both of which are across the border in France.
Sightseeing - The main interest round this city is of historical nature. The following are the tourist attractions:
- Cathedral of Santa Maria
- Cartuja de Miraflores
- Monasterio de las Huelgas
- Casa del Cordon
- Burgos Cathedral
- Caves of the Sierra de Atapuerca
The city's remarkable Gothic cathedral is a building of extraordinary beauty , and one of the country's largest and contains the tomb of 'El Cid' .The Old city maintains Renaissance churches and palaces which are worth a visit as also the San Millan Suso and Yuso monasteries . There is a totally different attraction about 15km east of Burgos- the Atapuerta archeological site , containing prehistoric tools and bones of the earliest humans in Europe, living some 800,000 years ago.
Accommodations - Burgos Spain provides a range of accommodation both for the budget traveler and the luxury brigade.
Other features - The best way to move around in this city is to rent a car and one has to be of 21 years to drive and less than 25 years may have to pay a little more for driving permits here.
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