Religious (20, 5€, Easter to October) Casa de Peregrinos Emaús, on Calle de San Pedro de Cardeña, which is south from where the left route crosses the river to the north side. Communal evening meal and breakfast, donativo. 20:00 curfew. Plush facilities in a beautifully renovated building. Run by Amigos del Camino. Mass and pilgrim blessing. Tel 947 252 851 Open 12:00
Religious (16, 6€, March to November) Albergue de Santiago y Santa Catalina (Divina Pastor), left from the Camino shortly before the municipal albergue, on a small square on Calle Laín Calvo very near Plaza Mayor. Laundry facilities. Tel 947 207 952 Open 11:00
Municipal (150, 10€) Albergue Municipal de Burgos, on the Camino behind the cathedral, on Calle Fernán González. Microwaves, laundry facilities. Impersonal, modern, mega-albergue. Tel 947 460 922 Open 12:00 (14:00 in winter)
Private (68, 16,50€ with breakfast) Hostel Burgos, from the square in front of the cathedral, walk through Arcos de Santa María, cross the river, and continue straight, it's left before you come to the bus station. on Calle Miranda. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Café / restaurant. Website www.albergueburgos.es Tel 654 492 979 Open 12:00
Burgos has all services. Supermarket (Día) on Calle Calzadas, on the Camino before the centre, the centre itself has limited grocery shopping. Tourist Office left of Restaurant Don Nuño, turning right with your back to the cathedral ticket office. The main Post Office is south of the river across Puente de San Pablo. Library on Plaza San Juan. Fiestas San Lesmes 25 January, Fiesta del Curpillos 10 June, San Pedro y San Pablo 29 June.
A local speciality is Morcilla de Burgos, which is similar to black pudding (a sausage made of pigs blood). You can try it in lots of places around the city. There are numerous restaurants on and near the square opposite the cathedral, however for cheaper (less touristy) options try the streets off Plaza Mayor. The restaurant Casa Pancho on Calle San Lorenzo has been recommended, as has Restaurante La Favorita on Calle Avellanos. Both of those streets have a good selection of restaurants and tapas bars. Pizza Station does good pizzas and is open all day, from the cathedral walk under the arch towards the river and turn left.
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