MADRID 68ºF - 77ºF - CASTILLO DE AMPUDIA - PALENCIA 64ºF - 66ºF
Welcome to your Europamundo Trip Style!!! The information about the meeting place and start time of your circuit can be found on your voucher.We exit from Madrid to the Palentinian medium age village of AMPUDIA, with its arcade picturesque streets and its magnificent Castel. We will have a brief stop in the municipality of Baños de Cerrato to know SAN JUAN DE BAÑOS church, pre-Romanic jewel from the VII century perfectly preserved (ticket included) Arrival to the wonderful city of PALENCIA, time to lunch. We will visit the Cathedral and Saint Antolin Crypt one of the oldest Gothic Cathedrals of Spain, with Visigoth and Romanic parts and the Cathedral Museum (ticket included) Our Guide will conduct us through the historical centre until the Romanic Hermitage of Saint John, Saint Michael Church to see the impressive aspect of fortress legend included, we will stroll through Carrion river, the dock of Castilla Channel, a little string where the boats were used to download the goods for the city. Accommodation.
PALENCIA 64ºF - 66ºF - BECERRIL DE CAMPOS 64ºF - 66ºF - PAREDES DE NAVA 64ºF - 66ºF - CARRION DE LOS CONDES 64ºF - 66ºF - VILLALCAZAR DE SIRGA 64ºF - 66ºF - FROMISTA 64ºF - 66ºF - AGUILAR DE CAMPOO 59ºF - 59ºF
After having breackfast we will climb the hill of Cristo del Otero, where it’s to be found the landmark of the Sacred Heart of Jesus having the best possible panoramic of Palencia. We go towards BECERRIL DE CAMPOS, declared in 2016 the most beautiful village of Spain. We will ride about the streets and we will visit San Pedro Cultural (ticket included) a church slimmed down to a surprising astronomical centre. We continue to PAREDES DE LA NAVA to visit Santa Eulalia church knowing the tablets of Pedro Berruguete. Our tour leads us to CARRION DE LOS CONDES. We will stroll through the major square, we will admire the famous Pantocrator of Santiago Church, summit of the Romanic sculpture and we will lean out to know Saint Zoilo Royal Monastery, today a guesthouse with a spectacular plateresque cloister. After lunch we will approach the Templar village of VILLALCAZAR DE SIRGA to visit its church of Santa Maria la Blanca (entrance included) , perfect example of the transit between Romanic to Gothic. After a few kilometres we reach to FROMISA, located just in the middle of the “route to Santiago” super famous Saint Martin Church (ticket included) , summit of Spanish Romanic of XI century being the most visited landmark of the province. To complete the day, we will do a Boat tour going through a section of the famous CANAL OF CASTILLA, to discover the landscape and the typical elements of the engineering work like: bridges, sluice system, aqueducts and chests. Accommodation in Aguilar de Campoo
AGUILAR DE CAMPOO 59ºF - 59ºF
Today we will pass to Burgos province but still in the same cultural and historical area, REBOLLEDO DE LA TORRE, with two towers, in fact one from the medium age castle and the second from the church dedicated to Saint Julian and Saint Basilisa, the arcade virtuosic decorated, we will visit the church. We will return to Palencia to find and discover SAINT MARIA DE MAVE church belonging to an old Benedictine convent. In OLLEROS DE PISUERGA we will know the Hermits cave paintings of the saints Justo and Pastor, exquisite jewel of the Palentinian northern Romanic, completely carved in the stone. We return to AGUILAR DE CAMPOO to lunch. This beautiful village declared artistic historical group, considered the Palentinian capital of northern Romanic, hosting the impressive monastic complex where is to be found the interpretation centre of Romanic style in the Santa Maria la Real Monastery (ticket included). We will also know Santa Cecilia Hermitage located in the slope of the hill where it rises the Castle Aguilar de Campoo. Time to continue exploring the city and Accommodation.
AGUILAR DE CAMPOO 59ºF - 59ºF - LAS TUERCES - CASTROJERIZ 63ºF - 66ºF - SANTA MARIA DEL CAMPO 61ºF - 66ºF - MADRID 68ºF - 77ºF
Today we are going to lean out to one of the most beautiful natural and singular landscapes of the palentinina province in Villaescusa de las Torres, located at the feet of the NATURAL LANDMARK OF “LAS TUERCES” Karstic scenario of weird and capricious formations. The climbing until the Mesa rock its of low difficulty and offers nooks and corners inviting to get lost in this maze. The people who prefers, can remain exploring the popular architecture. We jut out in Burgos province in parallel to Pisuerga river to reach the village CASTROJERIZ, located at the feet of the hill dominated by the remaining of what its left of a Castle. Different ruins and landmarks rise as a memory of the splendour had by the village. We will know the evocatory ruins of Saint Anton convent, Virgen del Manzano Church (ticket included) and we will stroll by his historical centre following “Santiago’s path” Time to lunch. Brief stop in PAMPLIEGA, Little village where the Visigoth King Wamba was sheltered after being betrayed. We continue to SANTA MARIA DEL CAMPO, in which historical heritage stands out the collegiate church of Asuncion de Nuestra, was built between XIII and XVIII centuries. We speak about one of the richest and biggest dimensions of the province, standing out the renaissance tower. Guided visit and time to explore the streets. Arrival to Madrid. End of services. Our guide will drop you off at the agreed point.We hope you have enjoyed your circuit with Europamundo.
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