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San Juan de Ortega to Burgos

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From San Juan de Ortega, youascend the mountainous Sierra Atapuerca before  descending to Burgos where the business of the city may be a bit of a culture shock after the Camino. However, Burgos is a beautiful city with numerous monuments worth exploring, including the wonderful gothic Cathedral.
moderate
Distance 25.8 km
7:00 h
133 m
293 m
1,074 m
859 m

Walk into the city of Burgos, there are various routes you can take and therefore familiarise yourself with your options from the book.

After spending time on the Camino big city life can come as a shock and you will be walking along roads to get into the city. Burgos is a stunning city and when you arrive you will be able to appreciate the city's buildings and their artefacts. Burgos is a architechural jewel, filled with monuments worthy of exploring.

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Minna Harshbarger
Update: February 26, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,074 m
Lowest point
859 m

Tips and hints

This walk is part of the following itineraries:

WSPSCDSfull     

WSPSCDS2

WSPCDS1&2

Start

San Juan de Ortega (1,006 m)
Coordinates:
DD
42.375706, -3.436787
DMS
42°22'32.5"N 3°26'12.4"W
UTM
30T 464039 4691584
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Destination

Burgos

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These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

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Coordinates

DD
42.375706, -3.436787
DMS
42°22'32.5"N 3°26'12.4"W
UTM
30T 464039 4691584
w3w 
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
25.8 km
Duration
7:00 h
Ascent
133 m
Descent
293 m
Highest point
1,074 m
Lowest point
859 m

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