Are you ready for the best summer of your life?! This is the Summer University that you must choose, organized by AEGEE Burgos, where you will know about the touching history of our region, without forgetting about the fun that the city can offer you.
Burgos is the capital of the legendary kingdom of Castilla, where you can enjoy an incredible cultural experience as well as its gastronomy, recognized worldwide.
We will realize a travel in time, from the first European citizen, found in the wonderful Atapuerca archeological sites, to middle ages when Burgos was a key point, both the Spanish reconquest and in their cultural heritage, proof of this is its wonderful Gothic legacy, culminated whit the cathedral, on of the most beautiful gothic jewel of the world, which beauty compites with the “Burgalesas” one.
Besides, if you want to know and improve your Spanish, this is an obligatory Summer University for you, because it’s the region where Spanish was born. We’ll travel across the entire region in order to know all the hidden places, its mysterious castles full of history! We will go to Frías, where it remains a castle in perfectly state of conservation.
Prepare yourself to make contact with the nature, hiking through a canon between mountains in La Yecla, climbing to the peak Mencilla, where you’ll discover amazing landscapes.
And we will:
Have a full agenda of great activities, visit San Miguel brewery (the only Spanish beer sold out of Spain),knew the fantastic music and traditional dancing of this castillian region. And we’ll visit Santander city and its sorroundings.
Also, we will spend a day at the swimming pool, make a city tour, travel around the south of the region, which is known because of its history and wines. And if that was not enough, our stay coincide with the Festival of the city, where we will have an incredible cultural experience and festive, to know much better the city.
So... what are you waiting to visiting us?? Come to Burgos and this will be the Summer of your life! All could be possible this summer for you!!!
Visit our city, enter in the prehistory period, enjoy our traditions and Spanish lifestyle!
Frías-Oña-Poza de la SalFrías: Small village where Castilla root are founded. Oña: It hides a medieval monastery, mixed with crazyness around it. Poza de la Sal: Contains the origins of the salt bussiness, its geological value and the legacy of Felix Rodriguez de la Fuente, the most famous inhabitant.
Santander-Santillana del Mar-Puente ViesgoSantander: The perfect combiation of land, sea and night. Santillana del Mar: The three lies’ village. Puente Viesgo: Paleolithic art in caves.
Pineda-La YeclaPineda: Idilic place to relax and contact the nature and mountains. . La Yecla: Narrow gorge between large stone mountains.
Lerma-CovarrubiasConventual and courtesan village from the XVII century, the Ducal Palace dominates the square and the views of the place. Covarrubias: The greatest example of traditional and tipical castillian urbanism. Known in the region, is the perfect place to discover the history of Burgos and Castille.