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Top Choice Church in Covarrubias

Colegiata de San Cosme y Damián

This 15th-century Gothic church has the evocative atmosphere of a mini cathedral. Home to Spain's oldest still-functioning church organ, it has a gloriously ostentatious altar, fronted by several Roman stone tombs, …
Castilian in Covarrubias

Restaurante de Galo

This fine restaurant in the heart of Covarrubias is recommended for its robust traditional dishes, cooked in a wood-fired oven. You can sample the regional speciality of cordero asado (roast lamb). It also does a fi…
Castilian in Covarrubias

Reastaurante Tiky

A good choice in the heart of town, Tiky does all the usual Castilian specialities – cured meats, roasted meats, stewed meats – but it also has a creative collection of set menus, as well as an informal bar (racione…
Food & Drink in Covarrubias

Mercado de la Cereza

A good time to be in Covarrubias is the second weekend of July, when the village hosts a medieval market and cherry festival.
Tower in Covarrubias

Torreón de Doña Urraca

This squat 10th-century tower dominates the remains of the town's medieval walls. It's especially pretty as a backdrop to the river from outside the walls. The gardens are sometimes open for temporary exhibitions.
Food in Covarrubias

La Alacena

This friendly shop sells homemade chocolates, local honey and other gourmet goodies.