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El Burgo de Osma in the Soria province of Castile is an atmospheric and scenic town with some surviving medieval walls, an elegant main square, and picturesque, arcaded streets. Its main attraction is a striking cathedral, one of the most impressive in Spain. Off the main tourist trails, El Burgo de Osma is an underrated pleasure that will delight any traveler fascinated by Spanish history and architecture. One of the world's foremost online hotel booking sites, Hotels.com can offer a variety of great El Burgo de Osma hotels to suit your preferences and budget considerations. Book El Burgo de Osma accommodation in advance using the quick and easy Hotels.com reservation system.
What's El Burgo de Osma Like?
El Burgo de Osma dates back to Visigothic times, but its heyday was in the 16th century. Visitors to El Burgo de Osma are usually here for the cathedral and it is a memorable sight. Begun in the 13th century, it blends Romanesque and Gothic styles with a decorative baroque tower. The striking interior includes the painted stone tomb of San Pedro, attractive cloisters, and a museum with historic books. Guided tours are available. The Plaza Mayor is a grand square with an elegant 17th-century bishop's palace as its dominant building. The colonnaded streets around the square are lined with quaintly attractive old houses in varying states of repair. The surrounding countryside is particularly suited for hiking and wildlife spotting, notably in the natural park and bird sanctuary in the canyon of the Lobos river. El Burgo De Osma hotels offer a relaxing base in this tranquil corner of Old Castile.
Tips for Getting Along with Locals in El Burgo de Osma
El Burgo de Osma is well away from familiar tourist trails so your Spanish phrasebook will be called into action in the bars and restaurants. Hearty Castilian fare dominates the menus in this part of Spain, with specialties including roast kid and lamb. The local Ribera del Duero red wines are among the finest in Spain. Budget-conscious travelers should look out for the menu del dia offered by many establishments in El Burgo de Osma. These fixed price deals usually include three courses and wine. The Hotels.com site features honest and accurate assessments of El Burgo de Osma hotels by past guests. These, alongside photo galleries and sample room details allow you to get a firm idea of what to expect from El Burgo de Osma accommodation. Interactive maps indicate the proximity of the main tourist attractions and the best way to arrive.