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Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castilla. It is situated on the banks of the Arlanzon river, at the edge of the Iberian central plateau. It has around 180,000 inhabitants and another 20,000 in the metropolitan area. It is the capital of the province of Burgos, in the autonomous community of Castilla y León.
It has many historic landmarks, being of particular importance the Burgos Cathedral (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1984) and a very good example of the gothic architecture in Spain, Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas and the Abbey of Cartuja de Miraflores.
A large number of churches, palaces and other civil buildings from the mediaeval age still remain in the city and in the whole province. The city is surrounded by a green-belt with the Fuentes Blancas, the Castle and Isla Promenade parks.
El Cid Campeador (Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar) was a Castilian nobleman and military leader in medieval Spain, and a significant historical figure in the city. He was born in Vivar del Cid, a village near the city of Burgos, but he grows up and was here, in Burgos.
The city is crossed by the Way of St. James, also named one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.
The city is strategically place being the main communication node in northern Spain.
The Human Evolution Museum is a museum opened in 2010 on the subject of human evolution situated on the south bank of Arlanzon river in Burgos. It is located roughly 10 miles west from the Atapuerca Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has some of the most important human fossils found in the world, belonging to the species Homo heidelbergensis, dated to 1.2 million years ago.
Burgos is also well-known by his gastronomy, being honored in 2013 with the Spanish Gastronomy Capital.

More information about Burgos

How to reach Burgos

The easiest way to reach Burgos from abroad is by flight to Madrid or Bilbao. Once in Spain, both train and bus are good options to reach Burgos. You can contact with El Corte Inglés (ubu@viajeseci.es) to get more information.
Currently, it is also possible to reach Burgos by flight from Barcelona-El Prat International Airport, flights operated by the company Air Nostrum, arriving directly to the Burgos Airport.

From Madrid-Barajas International airport
The most comfortable option is to take a special bus line that directly links terminal T4 of Barajas Airport with Burgos. The journey takes 2 h 30 min and the approximate cost of a round-trip ticket is about 37 €. All the terminals of Madrid-Barajas airport (T1, T2, T3 and T4) are interconnected through a free bus shuttle service.
Another possibility is to go from the airport to the bus station in “Avenida de América” either by bus (line 200 from terminals T1, T2, T3 and T4, price of the ticket 1.5 €, and frequency of 15 min) or by subway (take line 8 until Colombia station and at that point change to line 9 until “Avenida de América”, price at the ticket 1.5 €). Once at the bus station, take the Madrid-Burgos bus (price of a round-trip ticket 36 €, and the journey takes 2 h 45 min).
For further information related to transfer from Madrid-Burgos, about schedules, different busses, how to buy tickets online, please contact with ALSA. For further information related to transfer from Madrid-Barajas airport to Madrid downtown please contact with MetroMadrid or EMT Madrid.
Burgos can be also reached by train, but Burgos railway station is about 6 kms from Burgos center. To get more information about schedules and frequencies, pleas contact with RENFE.
The transfer between Burgos railway station and downtown can be done either by taxi or by bus (ticket bus 1 €). Bus frequencies during the weekend are limited. Lines that link directly railway station with the center are L25 and L43. You can found more information in the web of Burgos Council.

From Bilbao International airport
From Bilbao Airport you can take a taxi or a bus with destination to the bus station of Bilbao (Termibus). If you take the bus option, you have to take line A3247 of the company Bizkaibus; the frequency of services is 20 min, the ticket price is 1.40 € and the time of the journey is about 20 min. Once in Termibus, take the bus of the company ALSA with destination to Burgos. A round-trip ticket is about 25 € and the journey takes 2 h.
You can also transfer from Bilbao to Burgos by train from Bilbao railway station, but Burgos railway station is about 6 kms from Burgos center. To get more information about schedules and frequencies, please contact with RENFE.
The transfer between Burgos railway station and downtown can be done either by taxi or by bus (ticket bus 1 €). Bus frequencies during the weekend are limited. Lines that link directly railway station with the center are L25 and L43. You can found more information in the web of Burgos Council.

From Santander International airport
From Santander Airport you can take a taxi or a bus with destination to the Santander bus station. Once there, you can take the bus of the company ALSA with destination to Burgos. A round-trip ticket is about 26 € and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

From Valladolid International airport
From Valladolid Airport you can take a taxi or a bus with destination to the Valladolid bus station. Once there, you can take the bus of the company ALSA with destination to Burgos. A round-trip ticket is about 19 € and the journey takes 2 h.
You can also transfer from Valladolid to Burgos by train from Valladolid railway station, but Burgos railway station is about 6 kms from Burgos center. To get more information about schedules and frequencies, please contact with RENFE.
The transfer between Burgos railway station and downtown can be done either by taxi or by bus (ticket bus 1 €). Bus frequencies during the weekend are limited. Lines that link directly railway station with the center are L25 and L43. You can found more information in the web of Burgos Council.

By car
From the North: Highway AP-1 (Bilbao-San Sebastián-Pamplona), A-67 + N-623 (Santander).
From the West: A-62 (Valladolid-Salamanca), A-231 (León).
From the Center: Freeway A1.
From the East: N-120 (Logroño). Otherwise, if you prefer to drive only through highway use AP-68 (Zaragoza-Bilbao) and connect with AP-1 in Miranda de Ebro.

Cómo llegar(continente)

Cómo llegar (provincia)

Conference Venue

Mapa de localización del campus y sede del 35GERSEQ


35RGEQRSEQ 2014 meeting will be held at the University main building  

How to reach Conference Venue
Lines that link directly the city center with the Hospital del Rey (conference venue) are L05, L07, and L39.
The most central bus-stops to reach the University of Burgos are "Vitoria, 7" and "Merced-P. Sta María". You must get off at the bus-stop "UBU-Ciencias Químicas".
To return to the city center, the bus-stop is "UBU-Hospital del Rey", and the most central bus-stops to get off are "Merced-Plaza de Vega" y "Soportales de Antón".


The Hospital del Rey is an ancient hospital that was founded in 1195 by Alfonso VIII for pilgrims on the way to Saint James. Important reformation and restoration works have been carried out from the XVI century until today. The Romeros Gate (1526), the Moors gate (1530) and the Church Porch, reformed in 1771 are really worthy to see. The Faculty of Law and Rectorship received the "Europa Nostra" award after its renovation. In the Hospital del Rey the past lives side by side with all the commodities for study and entertainment of the present: library, reading room, sports facilities and computer rooms.

Attendance certificate
All participants will receive an attendance certificate which will be included with the Meeting documents, supplied upon registration at the reception desk.

Identification Badges
You will receive a personalized badge when collecting your registration documents. During the Meeting this badge must be clearly visible all time, in order to grant you access to the venue, scientific sessions, catering areas and social events.

Conference languages
Official languages of the 35GERSEQ are Spanish, Italian and English.

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