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It is located on the old French Way that leads to Villalcázar de Sirga, halfway between Carrión de los Condes and Frómista, and set on one of the gentle undulations of the Palencia countryside. In the documentation of Cardeña, between 935 and 939, a place called Revendica is mentioned. Revenga de Campos was a town influenced by the French Way of Saint James, although it is not known that it had hospitals for pilgrims.

Revenga de Campos

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A little more history

 

In Revenga was born General Bartolomé Amor, famously known for his defense of the city of Palencia during the War of Independence against Napoleon's troops, although he had a long and fruitful military life.

 

To discover What to see in Revenga de Campos?

 

In Revenga de Campos its parish church of San Lorenzo, from the XII century, reformed in the XVI century, shows us in its interior a beautiful door, called of the napkins by the reliefs that has in the form of these, that gives access to the sacristy, as well as the greater altarpiece of the XVII century. A simple monument in honour of his illustrious son Bartolomé Amor can be seen in the church park. From its Jacobean tradition, apart from the French Street, it exhibits the Pilgrim's Cross and between the houses of the village there are some of them emblazoned with coats of arms of the XVI century. The Fountain of La Zancada and the Fountain of Caño have been an emblematic symbol of Revenga de Campos in recent years and are waiting to be restored to the delight of residents and visitors..

 

Festivities

 

Revenga de Campos celebrates its festivities on 10 August in honour of San Lorenzo and on 13 June it celebrates San Antonio de Padua.

Parish Church of San Lorenzo in Revenga de Campos

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Traditions

 

In Revenga de Campos it is traditional to celebrate, on August 10th, a Castilian mass followed by a procession to honour San Lorenzo, and the next day another one is made for the deceased.

 

Curiosities

 

Emperor Charles V lived in one of the town's emblazoned houses.

 

 


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Get to Revenga de Campos by car

 

As far as Revenga de Campos we arrive following the road that joins Frómista, in the A-67 between Palencia and Santander, with Carrión de los Condes, in full A-231 or highway of the Way. This road also connects it with the nearby towns of Población de Campos, Villarmentero de Campos and Villalcázar de Sirga.

 

By bus

 

If you want to make use of public transport bus or train the nearby town of Frómista provides these services.

 

 

 


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WAY OF SAINT JAMES
1
Difficulty-Medium

4:20 h.18.7 km.

Stage 14 Frómista-Carrión de los Condes
Difficulty-MediumGreen difficulty category, level 3. Stages of moderate distance and slope, not overcoming great distances or slopes.
WAY OF SAINT JAMES
1
Difficulty-Remarkable

6:55 h.32.4 km.

Stage 15 Carrión de los Condes-San Nicolás del Real Camino
Difficulty-RemarkableRed difficulty category, level 2. Stages with large slopes or important distances, which require good physical preparation.
WAY OF SAINT JAMES
1
Difficulty-Remarkable

7:50 h.34 km.

Stage 13 Hontanas-Fromista
Difficulty-RemarkableRed difficulty category, level 2. Stages with large slopes or important distances, which require good physical preparation.
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Church of San Tirso

The tower of the Church of San Tirso is the emblem of the town

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