8 days in Burgos, Poncebos & Leon Itinerary

8 days in Burgos, Poncebos & Leon Itinerary

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8 days in Burgos, Poncebos & Leon Itinerary

Start: Hartford
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19 h 30 min
1
Burgos
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Poncebos
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Leon
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  21 h 30 min
End: Hartford

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night
Burgos

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral De Burgos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Los Condestables, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de las Huelgas, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Cartuja de Miraflores. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Burgos, appreciate the history behind Arco de Santa Maria, then stroll around Paseo del Espolon, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada de Orbaneja del Castillo.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Burgos trip itinerary builder app .

Hartford, USA to Burgos is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hartford to Burgos is 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hartford in March, with highs in Burgos at 53°F and lows at 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Poncebos.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cascada de Orbaneja del Castillo
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Catedral De Burgos ©
Catedral De Burgos
Monasterio de las Huelgas ©
Monasterio de las Huelgas
Cartuja de Miraflores ©
Cartuja de Miraflores

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Poncebos

Poncebos ©
On the 30th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Picos de Europa, then don't miss a visit to Mirador Naranjo de Bulnes, and finally hike along Ruta del Cares.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Poncebos road trip planning website .

Drive from Burgos to Poncebos in 3 hours. Traveling from Burgos in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Poncebos, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Leon.

Things to do in Poncebos

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Picos de Europa, Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena
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Ruta del Cares ©
Ruta del Cares
Picos de Europa ©
Picos de Europa
Mirador Naranjo de Bulnes ©
Mirador Naranjo de Bulnes

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Leon

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Change things up with these side-trips from Leon: Castillo de los Templarios (in Ponferrada), Zamora (in Zamora) and Palacio De Gaudi (in Astorga). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Antiguo Convento de San Marcos, admire the masterpieces at Museo Gaudi Casa Botines, and contemplate the long history of La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Leon route planning site .

Drive from Poncebos to Leon in 3 hours. Traveling from Poncebos in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Leon, with lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Zamora, Palacio De Gaudi, Castillo de los Templarios
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Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon ©
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon
Museo Gaudi Casa Botines ©
Museo Gaudi Casa Botines