A secular tradition and deeply rooted in the customs of the people, it dates back to the 17th century and has been maintained until today. It has its precedent in the Roman pantomimes and theater games from the Middle Ages.

The Colacho is meant to represent the devil, and is a character dressed up in a brightly coloured grotesque outfit and wearing a mask.

General information

General information:
Castilla y León Tourist Interest
Sunday following the day of Corpus Christi
Kind of Festivity:


Castrillo de Murcia (Sasamón). 09109 Burgos.

More information

Oficina de Turismo of Sasamón


Plaza Mayor. Sasamón. 09123 Burgos.

Teléfono: 947 370 012

Fax: 947 370 555

Email: ayto@sasamon.org

Oficina de Turismo Regional of Burgos


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

Teléfono: 947 203 125

Fax: 947 276 529

Email: oficinadeturismodeburgos@jcyl.es