Our most recommended things to do in Burgos

From Madrid: Ribera del Duero, Peñafiel, and 2 Top Wineries

1. From Madrid: Ribera del Duero, Peñafiel, and 2 Top Wineries

Explore the winemaking region of Ribera del Duero during a guided day trip. Take guided tours of 2 top wineries to learn about the winemaking process and sample local food and wine local to the region. Travel by luxury Mercedes to visit 2 hand-picked selected wineries. The first stop is one of the World’s best wineries according to the magazine Wine & Spirits, in the lands near Aranda del Duero. Take a guided visit to the cellars where we will learn about the history of the family winery and its handcrafted wine production, following it from the soil to the bottle. Then, led by an expert oenologist, discover how the unique climate and soil from the region of Ribera del Duero contribute to the character of the wines you will taste. After the first visit to the vineyard, explore the town of Peñafiel, an enclave in the center of the Ribera del Duero. Here you will have free time to explore its narrow streets and have lunch on your own. Continue the day visiting an award-winning vineyard, discovering their great technology applied to all processes to deliver a high quality premium wine, a true passionate expert will join during the whole visit to describe every little detail about the wine-crafting. After discovering the origin and history of one of the most stunning wines in the region and the ecological process of its production during an exclusive and personalized experience. Enjoy a final wine tasting before returning to Madrid.

Madrid: Ribera and Rioja Wine Private Trip with Tastings

2. Madrid: Ribera and Rioja Wine Private Trip with Tastings

From Madrid, we will move to our first stop in the province of Burgos. Admiring the Spanish plateau landscapes, you will get a touch of how vineyards are planted. Wine culture in Spanish has a large tradition, not only for own consumption but to trade with it all over the world. We will also know the meaning and importance of being a Denomination of Origin wine. This is due to its excellent quality and exclusive characteristics, in this case, D.O. Rioja and Ribera del Duero. You will visit your first winery and here, they will show us how they carry out their production, their facilities and the importance of their architecture, and their techniques and artistic touches. But this is not all! They will offer us a wine tasting, accompanied by some appetizers. After whetting your appetite, you will have spare time to have lunch and try typical dishes of the zone. From here we will move to our next winery, in the province of La Rioja. During the trip, you can admire the importance of the Mediterranean climate for the creation and production of this precious good. This winery, with more than 150 years of history, will make you deep even more in this field. Here, you will also have the chance to taste new wines and appetizers. After this experience, you will feel completely like a winemaker, having learned about its process, its importance in Spanish culture and its great production that travels to many countries!

Ribera del Duero: Red Wine Discovery Tour with Tastings

3. Ribera del Duero: Red Wine Discovery Tour with Tastings

Delve into the fascinating world of making and aging genuine wines in the heart of Ribera del Duero. Tour a local winery and vineyard and taste 2 glasses of wine accompanied by Castilian cheese and Iberian charcuterie (cold cooked meats). Follow along a guided tour to discover the unique vineyard, the winemaking process, the selection of barrels, and the historical wines in the family wine rack. Taste the area’s most representative wine, Crianza, and two Reservas (Reserves), the Navilla Reserva and Pedrosa Reserva. With your wine, enjoy typical appetizers, including cheese and meats. Snowy winters, autumnal sunsets, summer nights, and the passing of spring all provide this experience in Ribera del Duero with a unique and unforgettable landscape for you and your friends and family.

Burgos: Urban Outdoor Escape Room Game

4. Burgos: Urban Outdoor Escape Room Game

Become the protagonist of your own adventure as you race around the streets of Burgos in an outdoor escape game. Choose between two challenges and receive both a physical box and a digital app to help guide you through landmarks such as Burgos Cathedral, Plaza Mayor, and Arco de San Juan. Before your adventure, receive a physical box posted to your address that contains reports, maps, photographs, and letters. Download the digital app and discover videos, games, clues, and information about Burgos' landmarks. Combine the app and physical materials to solve the mystery. You can choose between two different options: Masked MurdererInvestigate the identity of a serial killer who has killed several young women, broadcasting the murders on social media and moving their bodies to well-known places in Burgos such as the Cathedral, Plaza Mayor, Arco de San Juan, and Paseo del Espolón. The Spear of DestinyGet hold of the Spear of Destiny before it falls into enemy hands. Through a telegram sent between two collaborators of Nazi Germany, historian Sarah Levi has traced the Spear of Destiny — with which the Romans killed Jesus Christ on the cross, to Burgos. Now it's your job to locate it.

Bluefin Tuna tasting in the most Prestigious Market of Spain

5. Bluefin Tuna tasting in the most Prestigious Market of Spain

TATUN is a gastronomical proposal based on wild bluefin tuna, from the most prestigious Almadrabas of the Strait of Gibraltar. You will enjoy a unique experience as we are located in the most prestigious and oldest gastronomical market in Spain, with remarkable features retaining its original iron structure from the early twentieth century. The wild bluefin tuna we serve is unique for being of the highest quality because it is fished with the ancient Phoenician and Roman technique of the Almadraba. It is considered the icon of the coast of the light of Cadiz. In this experience you will be able to taste the different parts and raw cuts of tuna served with different toppings, gourmet creations “that the sizzle seels the steak” and that seduce with their flavour. During the tasting our chefs will explain the whole process to get to these succulent dishes from the characteristics of the tuna, its fishing and its incredible nutritional and gastronomic properties of its different parts that are used in the kitchen. If you are a lover of raw fish, you can't miss it!

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What people are saying about Burgos

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Excellent attention. Amazing Bodegas. Tour guide and driver were fun and well known the topic of the wineries. The chosen restaurant for us to eat was amazing. EXCELLENT EXPERIENCES!

Short but nice tour on a beautiful domain. The effort to do. Very well looked after. Nice wine. Great wine. While tasting tasty cheese, jamon, and chorizo. We sat in the garden.

excellent tour, very good and attentive guide. It was expensive for what it was, I expected a little more from each vineyard. you only know the winery very fast