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Did you know that... Villalval

 

It is located on the western slope of the Sierra de Atapuerca and south of the Peña Matagrande. Its territory is crossed by the route of the disappeared mining railroad. In the Floridablanca census of 1787 it is mentioned as a place that formed part of the Alfoz and Jurisdiction of Burgos, in the district of Burgos, one of the fourteen that formed the Intendancy of Burgos during the period between 1785 and 1833. It had royal jurisdiction with a pedáneo mayor and until the middle of the 19th century it was an independent municipality that later became part of the municipality of Cardeñuela Riopico.

Roman Fountain of Villalval

To discover What to see in Villalval?

 

The church of the Virgen del Rosario in Villalval, of Romanesque origin, is in a state of ruin, pending rehabilitation and possibly converted into a pilgrims' hostel. Three dolmens have been found in the vicinity of the Villalval hamlet, the first is located between Villalval and the neighbouring town of Rubena and is in a good state of conservation, another is in an area known as Fuente del Mudo and conserves a good part of the burial mound, and the third is in the direction of Cardeñuela Riopico and is preserved complete but gradually degrading. In Villalval you can also see the Roman fountain, which is an old stone fountain with two semicircular arches superimposed.

Virgen del Rosario Church in Villalval

Festivities

 

In the Villalval neighbourhood, the Virgen del Rosario festivity is celebrated on 7 October.

 

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Curiosities

 

The beautiful Roman fountain, located in a quiet natural spot of Villalval, is known as gorda by the locals.​

 

 


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Getting to Villalval by car

 

To get to Villalval we will do it following the BU-V-7011 that will bring us closer to the town after passing through Orbaneja Riopico and Cardeñuela de Riopico, we will find this road in the town of Villafría la N-I a short distance from Burgos, direction Vitoria.

 

By bus

 

There is a bus service from Burgos bus station to Villalval every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. To access this service it is necessary to call the day before the free telephone 900 204 020.

 

 

 


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List of Routes
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WAY OF SAINT JAMES
1
Difficulty-Medium

4:45 h.20.2 km.

Stage 11 Atapuerca-Burgos
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

7:35 h.31.9 km.

Stage 12 Burgos-Hontanas
Difficulty-RemarkableRed difficulty category, level 2. Stage with large slopes or important distances, which require good physical preparation.
WAY OF SAINT JAMES
1
Difficulty-Remarkable

6:55 h.29.9 km.

Stage 10 Belorado-Atapuerca
Difficulty-RemarkableRed difficulty category, level 2. Stages with large slopes or important distances, which require good physical preparation.
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Atapuerca Archaeological Site

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Manganese mines whose exploitation is probably one of the oldest in Spain

The Salt Flats of Poza de la Sal
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