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Orbaneja del Castillo

Burgos, Spain
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Small village full of small waterfalls

Small, beautifull village, enchanting, charming, full of small fresh waterfalls and small pools... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
buenos aires
very quaint little village but avoid weekend

One of my favourite villages in the area. Besides the village and its waterfalls there are some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jaime g
Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small, beautifull village, enchanting, charming, full of small fresh waterfalls and small pools. Claimb the stairs to the village itself. Lots of bars and coffee houses. Huge water cave on the top. Great scenery road, weird and interesting rocks and formations, even an arch on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favourite villages in the area. Besides the village and its waterfalls there are some beautiful walks in the area following the Ebro river deep in a canyon surrounded by limestone cliffs. Avoid weekend if you don't want crowds!

Thank jaime g
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Be aware, only one (terrible) restaurant is open for dinner in the village on Mondays. We loved this incredibly scenic area and staying overnight at the only hotel. . . La Puebla. It was like stepping back in time. A truly unique experience!

2  Thank sherrrrry
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Really nice place, looks so much better than the pictures. Only 5km off the main road N623. This is also a very scenic road travelling between Burgos and Santander, and at quite reasonable speeds in most places.

1  Thank Paul028
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The trip in the surroundings of this village is already worth while. The village itself is a thing of beauty.. very pretty. enjoy the surroundings and the scenery with births of prey and clear waterfalls

Thank R d
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I had to make a choice: Burgos or Orbaneja del Castillo? (We were limited in time). I looked at pictures and decided Orbaneja del Castillo was way more prettier. It’s only 55 km from Burgos! When we arrived we fell in love by this village...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great place to wander around - couple of nice artisan shops - we bought a couple of leather belts and a bracelet - beautiful. We ate at Arroyo - great steaks and good value for money. Beautiful waterfalls - well worth a visit.

Thank blodwin52
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Very picturesque interesting village. Lovely place to wander around. Walk up into the cave at the back of the village. Long day trip from Burgos but if you're travelling to or from the coast then a great place to stop.

Thank K L
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Walk up the stairs next to the waterfall and enjoy the spectacular views from the village. However, don't eat at the restaurants on the main square as they don't seem to care about the quality/cleanliness of their surroundings (See pic). They act as if they...More

Thank ClotyB
Reviewed 5 July 2016

However that being said this was a great drive and we were driving north anyhow so went that way which I would recommend to anyone with a car. The village is amazing with incredible waterfalls and pools and a stream running through. Very beautiful area.

Thank toniShanghai
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