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Address: Paseo del Espolon s/n, Burgos, Spain
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Nighttime riverside promenade

Take your time and enjoy this ambient stretch of Burgos. Its fitting that the paseo del Espolon is in the pious city of Burgos; this pedestrian boulevard aptly showcases the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Take your time and enjoy this ambient stretch of Burgos. Its fitting that the paseo del Espolon is in the pious city of Burgos; this pedestrian boulevard aptly showcases the beautiful and aesthetically-pleasing manipulation of plants - I visited in the late fall and it was immaculately well kept. Nice for a stroll after a nice glass of Ribera o... More 

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you like to know about human evolution from the very begining, this is a must. Para enamorados de la prehistoria y la evolución humana desde sus principios en África. Atapuerca super bien explicado

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Porto, Portugal
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I Loved it. It was the perfect resting point in a sunny hot summer day. There is a lot of shade for you to rest. Surrounding the Espolon there are lots of small stores where you can buy local products and souvenirs

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Porto, Portugal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

It worth a walk in the evening. Full of peolple taking a walk or drinkingand eating in the nearby cafes/esplanades.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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56 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The Spaniards love to stroll (walk) and this is a great place to join them. There are several cafes along the way and it is extremely picturesque with the river on one side of you and the lovely architecture on the other side. This is parallel to the cathedral and on your way to/from the Plaza Mayor. The trees are... More 

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Madrid
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137 attraction reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

The pollard willows on this stretch of walk way are very picturesque. In winter, when it might be a bit misty, the atmosphere is top. On Sundays, it seems that the entire population is walking on this paseo.

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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We came across this riverside park by accident. We were in Plaza Mayor which is a large empty square during the day, (It is full of local people at night taking the air. We watched a group of young people singing and "fight" dancing - very energetic and impressive.) We walked across to look at the town hall where there... More 

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Nottingham, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

In contrast to the busy cathedral area of Burgos, the walkways along the river are a nice way to escape the crowds. The local people stroll along here and walk their dogs on the riverbank. Lovely gardens with statues and fountains.

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Spain
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

The Espolon, the tree-lined pedestrian avenue along the riverside in Burgos, is a wonderful touch of European culture in a town that´s somewhat stuffy and conservative. The people-watching at any of the cafés is great (even if the prices are higher out there), the sculptures and fountains and manicured gardens are splendid. A wonderful place to spend an afternoon or... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

I walked at least 7 kms along this path. It cuts through the city giving it a breath of fresh air. Surprised to see people sun bathing along the river and at the wide part, to see children going paddling. There is a bicycle track and a foot track. So nice to see local people using the path for exercise.... More 

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