59th Spanish National Rally, Aranda de Duero (Burgos), Spain, 2017

The 59th Spanish National Rally will take place during Easter, 8 to 16 April 2017. Dates to be confirmed by the organizing club.

Aranda de Duero, Burgos, Spain
Organizers website: http://campistasfecc.com/

The Spanish National Rally is well known event in a few European countries. Every year, the President of the FICC attends the opening ceremony, among other participants from Portugal and sometimes invited guests from other countries.

Fair ground, Aranda de Duero (Burgos), Spain
Aranda de Duero has the largest population on the Duero river, province of Burgos. It also the most emblematic wine area in the region. More than 33,000 inhabitants are living on the banks of the Duero River. As business and industrial city, it has not lost the charm of older times in the historic old town.

Great municipality in the province of Burgos, which lived a flourishing period under the rule of Enrique IV, in the late 15th century.

From its rich architectural heritage we must highlight the 15th to 16th-century, Isabelline-Gothic church of Santa María, whose southern façade was fashioned as a great reredos, with relief scenes of the Adoration of the Magi; the church of San Juan Bautista, site of the Aranda Council (1473), with a beautiful main front made of nine impressive archivolts; the Palace of Verdugo, from the 15th century; the sanctuary of the Virgin of Viñas, from the 17th century, located in the outskirts; the Romanesque bridge; the palace of Colmenares, and numerous ancestral homes. What is more, Aranda de Duero is located on the Ribera de Duero Wine Route and has wineries you can visit. Of course, there is an excellent variety of good quality-price restaurants.

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