Burgos is a city to live, to live well. A medium-sized city that on the foundations of a rich past has managed to become fully integrated into the XXI century, comfortable, cosmopolitan, functional and a leader in relevant aspects such as sustainability, mobility, culture, leisure modern city and the environment.

Along with a wide cultural offer that is developed in many spaces in which the city is endowed and epitomised by the Human Evolution Complex, Burgos has 2.700.000 m2 of green areas and , with  52 kilometres of bicycle lanes, It ranks first in Spain in the ratio of kilometres  of bicycle lanes/inhabitant, which is an example of sustainable development.

Burgos combines an impressive architectural heritage with outstanding examples of modern architecture, weaving an urban fabric in which large commercial spaces coexist in harmony with traditional commerce and quality that fills of life that fills brings life to the centre and extends to every corner of the city.

All this has made creditor Burgos Civitas Award for Best Sustainable City Award and the world "Energy Globe Award" in the category of clean transportation. Burgos is certainly a city to live in and live to the full.



Green Line. Town Council of Burgos
Health and social services
Thanks to its newly opened University Hospital of Burgos, the city has a high ratio of hospital beds (3.4 beds / 1,000 inhabitants), superior to the Castilian and Leonese average (3.03) and Spanish (2.63) , attended by 800 persons dedicated to primary care (medical and nursing staff). As regards the provision of social services and leisure, Burgos currently has six community centres with 150,000 users, nine social action centres, 30 municipal schools for sports activities, 2 sports stadiums, four indoor municipal swimming pools and three golf courses located within 30 kilometres of the city.
Tourist Centre
Burgos has three assets that have been declared World Heritage Sites: the Cathedral, the Atapuerca site and the Camino de Santiago and the city of Castilla y Leon that receives the majority of tourists, with a total of over one million tourists a year who have at their disposal a broad choice of hotels in the region.  These are attractive to those who wish to enjoy one of the best Spanish cuisines as well as an excellent wine culture, with such designations of origin as Ribera del Duero, Ribera del Arlanza.