Hotels in Aranda De Duero
Aranda De Duero Hotels
Aranda de Duero is a mid-sized Spanish town, with a population of about 32,000 permanent residents. It is located in the central Spanish province of Burgos, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. The town's claim to fame is wine. It is the biggest city in the surrounding Ribera del Duero wine-making region, centered around a valley of the River Duero. Storehouses full of priceless old wine extend beneath the city streets, linking up with one another underground. Wine clubs called "penas" hold festivities in these underground treasuries.Besides the wine cellars, points of touristic interest in Aranda de Duero include the church of Santa Maria la Real, completed in the 16th century, as well as the older gothic military church of San Juan. There's also a sanctuary on a hill north of town, dedicated to the town's patron saint, the Virgin of the Vineyards. Wine aficionados shouldn't hesitate to book hotels in Aranda de Duero. Because of the town's popularity, they'd do better to reserve Aranda de Duero hotels ahead of time, through websites such as EasyToBook.com.