Hontanas is a town where you can find tranquility, and enjoy the good atmosphere in its terraces on Calle Real, through which hundreds of pilgrims pass each day.
You will be able to discover the essence of the Castilian towns, their friendly neighbors, and the numerous fountains that are found along its streets.
You will be surprised by the Castilian popular architecture, the monumental Church of the Immaculate Conception that houses a museum in its tower, the garden of the Patio del Cura, the Roman road, the old laundries, and the urban area, declared an Asset of Cultural Interest in 1999, that makes our town, one of the most beautiful and picturesque places of the Camino de Santiago.
9 km away
The Jacobean ruins of San Antón reach the soul, near Cartrojeriz, former General
Hospital and General House of the Antonians of the 14th century, whose mission was to
help the pilgrims.
26 km away
Palace with strong Tower, of the XV and XVI centuries, located in a hillock near a forest
of oaks dominating the beautiful valley of Arlanzón. The keep stands out for its
slenderness, elegance and beautiful proportions.
40 km away
The Cathedral of Burgos is one the masterpieces of the Gothic style in Spain. It is an
essential place to visit.
Hontanas is located between the 4 Villas of Amaya. Young and old people can travel to these lands and enjoy their landscapes, heritage, gastronomy, at only 20 minutes by car.
Going towards Castrojeriz, you will cross under the convent of San Antón, from which you will admire the panoramic view of the town of Castrojeriz, you will install a hill, admire its castle, cobblestone streets and its medieval main square.
Get to Melgar de Fernamental, visit its rivers and canals and even sail through the historic Canal de Castilla. Go to Villadiego and walk through its streets, visit its bullring, enjoy the arcades of the main square, it can coincide with the fairs.
And finally to reach Sasamón, where Romans, Celtiberians and other ancient civilizations left their mark here.