09350 Oquillas (Burgos)
Phone: 00 34 654 90 92 94
can find our house going on the motorway from Madrid to Bilbao,
follow the way out on the 176 kms. signed as Oquillas and Pinilla
de Trasmonte. It is on the South of Burgos province between Aranda
de Duero and Lerma, and 60 kms. far away from Burgos.
is a village situated between the basin of Esgueva river and the
North Face of San Lorenzo Hill. According to the historians, the
word "Oquillas" means "occa", cave or hole in
the ground, a latin word that could come from the amazing number
of "bodegas" (wine producers) that exist in this area.
Romanesque church dates from the 12th Century. Its apse is plain
and well-balanced, its figures are in the style of the influencial
Monastery at Santo Domingo de Silos, decorated with a combination
of animal, and vegetable motifs. The ceiling conserves the