Aranda de Duero
This town, with 32,000 inhabitants, lies south of the city of Burgos on the banks of the Duero river. It is a business centre and also an industrial town and its historical quarter preserves the enchantment of other periods.
To the wine tourism enthusiast, Aranda offers a variety of interesting activities: you can visit its most emblematic monuments such as the façades of the Santa María and San Juan churches, the Palace of the Berdugos, not to forget the view over the Duero, the mediaeval bridge Las Tenerías, and you can widen your knowledge of the wine world at the Interpretation Centre for Wine Architecture (CIAVIN).
In Aranda you can also enjoy the rich, varied gastronomy - in particular the roast sucking lamb - in the many excellent bars and restaurants of the town. Afterwards you can wander along the banks of the Duero river or return to the Middle Ages going down into the underground wine cellars corresponding to that era. These have been excavated beneath the houses in the historical quarter.