Bercianos del Real Camino is a municipality and village, located in the province of León and on the French Way. It is located in the incomparable context of Tierra de Campos, which provides beautiful landscapes. In the village there is an ideal rural architecture to contemplate and repair in it, reflects that life dedicated to the field of its inhabitants in the present and the past.
What to see and do in Bercianos del Real Camino
The hermitage of Nuestra Señora de Perales
This religious building depended on the Hospital of O Cebreiro in the 12th century. It was built in a very simple style and the single-walled bell tower stands out. Nowadays, the hermitage of Nuestra Señora de Perales is highly valued by the inhabitants of the village and every 8th September a pilgrimage is held there in honour of the Virgin.
Tierra de Campos
Tierra de Campos is one of the natural regions, with the greatest singularity and personality of its own, which extends over different provinces and in which Bercianos del Real Camino is located. It is worth noting the landscapes that this area offers, its extensive plains and its sandy colours in some areas, intense in others. It is ideal for strolling and getting lost among the most essential of nature.
The gastronomy of Bercianos del Real Camino is also worth tasting. In it all the products of the land stand out and with them very traditional recipes are elaborated. The game meat is of enormous quality like the hares, or the partridges. The pig, on the other hand, is the most representative animal in the gastronomy of the province and thanks to it the famous black pudding and ham are obtained.