Humienta, Burgos

Humieta is located in the municipality of Revillarruz (region of Alfoz de Burgos), situated in the heart of the province of Burgos, in the northeast of the Autonomous Region of Castile and Leon. 

Places to visit

Explore the natural charm of Burgos...

Burgos Cathedral


The Cathedral of Burgos is one the masterpieces of the Gothic style in Spain. It is an essential place to visit. 

Archaeological Site of Atapuerca


The origin of mankind began to develop in a place like this. The Archaeological Site of Atapuerca is the most important in the world in order to know how the mankind has evolved. 

Desfiladero de la Yecla (The Gorge of Yecla)


If you want to feel the nature and walk surrounded by rocks and water falling, you should visit this place. There is a path of 300 metres across the mountains, over the Mataviejas river. 

What can you do?

Enjoy the upcoming events around the area

Day trips

Live experiences in a natural setting 

Playa Pita and Laguna Negra

20 Km. away, you can visit the reservoir La Cuerda del Pozo and the river beach «Playa Pita». There are a restaurant, a nautical club and a camping. You can also visit Vinuesa, Molinos de Duero or Salduero, typical villages surrounded by pines trees, with cobbled streets and houses with coats of arms.

Following the road of Montenegro, you will see enormous walls of stone. At 1700 metres of altitude, you will find the lake Laguna Negra, which was the scene of the legend of Alvargonzález. 

El Cañón del Río Lobos

The canyon of the river Lobos is located beneath the cave Galiana. It offers breathtaking landscapes, a wide variety of fauna and the Templar hermitage of San Bartolo.

This Natural Park has been the setting for several films. Some kilometres away, there is the former fish farm of Ucero, with a Biological Museum (Aula de la Naturaleza). 

Santo Domingo de Silos and Covarrubias

It is a Romanesque Monastery dating from the 12th century. It has an impressive cloister, the most beautiful of the Romanesque style in Spain. Gregorian chant and apothecary. La Yecla. Towards Covarrubias, you will see several Medieval settings. The Collegiate Church, Medieval houses with wooden arcades, a stone pillory...Before leaving, towards Casarejos (road N-234), you can visit the ruins of the Monastery of San Pedro de Arlanza, whose abbot was the owner of these lands.

Peñaranda de Duero and Clunia

The landmarks of Peñaranda de Duero reveal the importance of this village in the past:

The palace of the Dukes of  Avellaneda, with a plateresque courtyard and remarkable coffered ceilings made of wood from the pines of the village of Navaleno. The Renaissance Collegiate Church, the castle, and the apothecary (older than the one of Silos). Nearby, there are the ancient ruins of the Roman city of Clunia, in the municipality of Peñalba de Castro: the theatre, the houses and its courtyards and well-preserved mosaics. 

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