An old Colegiata (Collegiate Church). The present church dates from 1474, it has three naves and contains a pantheon of illustrious families in the 16th century cloister. There is a 12th-century sepulchre of the Princess Cristina of Norway, the first wife of the Prince Felipe, the son of Fernando III.

The Gothic church, one of the best of the so-called Burgos school, contains works of art such as paintings by Alonso de Sedano, Diego de la Cruz and Pedro Berruguete; sculptures by the Egas and Juan Vallejo; jewels by Gonzalo de Calahorra. It has a 16th century cloister and an organ of the 17th century, as well as Baroque altarpieces dating from the 18th century.

Historical Data

Architecture:
Religious architecture
Construction:
Collegiate church
Predominant styles:
Gothic
Historical Period:
Middle Ages, Early modern period

Address

Pza. Rey Chindasvinto, 3. Covarrubias. 09346 Burgos.

More information

Tourist Office of Covarrubias

Address:

C/ Monseñor Vargas, s/n. Covarrubias. 09346 Burgos.

Telephone: 947 406 461 / 947 406 461

Email: turismocovarrubias@hotmail.es

Tourist Office Regional of Burgos

Address:

Pza. Alonso Martínez, 7. Burgos. 09003 Burgos.

Telephone: 947 203 125

Fax: 947 276 529

Email: oficinadeturismodeburgos@jcyl.es