It is located in the fertile plain of the river Órbigo, in the so-called Valle de las Iglesias and forms part of the municipality of Villares de Órbigo. Its time seems to beat slowly and quietly giving the place a peaceful peace. In the middle of the Jacobean route of the French Way, the invocation of its church makes believe that in Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias settled the Trinitarian monks who since the thirteenth century served the pilgrims.
In Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias its parish church of the Holy Trinity stands out, it dates from the end of the XIX century. Its belfry, which protrudes from the outside of the flat roof of the church and dominates the entire village, houses two bells, and inside the temple are a carving of Santiago Matamoros and another of San Roque dressed as a pilgrim. Very close to the church is a curious underground fountain whose fresh water is accessed by descending thirteen steps. In addition Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias offers the visitor a nice walk that goes from this village to the nearby Valdeiglesias.
Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias celebrates its patron saint festivities in honour of the Holy Trinity on the corresponding day in the calendar date and on 15 May it celebrates San Isidro.
In the month of August Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias, rather its outskirts, become an immense labyrinth, the largest in the world, The Labyrinth of Corn. This natural monument changes its physiognomy and theme every year and in its centre hides an enigma, which those who walk through the labyrinth and reach it have to solve. This project was promoted in its day by the Junta Vecinal of the town and has been carried out for several years, being declared of Special Interest and Regional Tourist Repercussion by the General Direction of Tourism of the Junta de Castilla y León.
It is said that the origin of the Labyrinth of Corn, game and claim that the town of Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias offers each year, is related to the Way and the game of the goose and that Santibáñez would be the box 42 of that game, or the labyrinth.
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In the N-120, more specifically in the stretch that goes from Hospital de Órbigo to Astorga, we will find the detour that takes us towards Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias. It is also possible to reach the town from the nearby Villares de Órbigo, following the detour that we will find on the road that joins this town with the N-120.
There is a daily bus service between Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias and nearby towns.
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