Hortigüela, crossing point between lands of the upper and middle Arlanza, is village in which highlights a proud hermitage on a rocky headland from which we can watch a beautiful landscape of water, river, and forest. Building to pray that lies strategically since the Iron Age, Roman times and up to the present day. It is a hermitage that accompanies the monastery of Arlanza, surrounding it with others and leaving it as protagonist.

The hermitage is formed by a rectangular nave with rectangular headboard. The passage of time has left pre-Romanesque, Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque traces. It is an architectural exhibition unique and singular. There are signs that intermingle, and can be contemplated in this building which we must observe to perceive the beautiful union of different styles in a single final result.

Historical Data

Religious architecture


Hortigüela. 09640 Burgos.

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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

Town Hall of Hortigüela


Municipality of Hortigüela. Burgos.

Telephone: 947 384 173

Fax: 947 384 173

Email: hortiguela@diputaciondeburgos.net

Website: http://www.hortiguela.es