Date: Saturday 12th June
Route: Burgos to Carrion de los Condes
Distance (by road) : 89.8 km
Digs: Hotel Real Monasterio
Blog Post: Burgos to Carrion
Comment: Carrión de los Condes was the home of Diego and Fernán González, brothers in law of El Cid.
Carrion occupied a a strategic position in this volatile area and the population reached as high as 10,000 but it is now a smallish town retaining it’s medieval atmosphere around the central square. Carrion is the capital of the tierra de campos area.
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