13 kilometers from Aranda de Duero, direction San Esteban de Gormaz, we find this town of prehistoric vestiges.
Vadocondes was born, in history, during the repopulation of these lands in the ninth and 10th centuries suffering the attacks of Abderraman III and Almanzor.
Located in what was once a ford on the River Duero, it was a village of realengo owner of its own administration as proof of which, lives a Gothic judicial scroll, the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and several architectures with the weapons of the Austrias.
Other attractions include:
- Bow of the Burgos Gate
- Bow of the New Gate
- Hermitage of San Cosme and San Damian
- Hermitage of the Humiliator
The result of the historical evolution of Vadocondes has set up a nucleus declared as a cultural asset with the category of Historical Ensemble since 2008 by the Junta de Castilla y León.
Two bridges cross Vadocondes as it passes through the Douro: the water bridge or old bridge, and the metal railway bridge designed by engineer Theóphile Seyrig (partner of Gustave Eiffel).
From here there are three routes that Vadocondes offers: route of the Ribera del Duero Oriental, Douro route and route of the Ribera del Duero.
Vadocondes celebrates its main festivities in Honor of San Cosme and San Damián, the last weekend of September (Thursday to Sunday).
Gentiliticio de Vadocondes: Vadocondinos.