Medina de Pomar is a city in Castile-Leon, in Northern Spain. It is located half-way between Bilbao and Burgos, in a region with rolling hills and some escarpment that breaks down impressively into the Atlantic Ocean some 70 km away. Traditionally a rural community, has developed into a vacation destination for several thousand residents of nearby Bilbao.
By bus from Bilbao or Burgos.
You can walk anywhere in town, but its best sights and surrounding nature are best absorbed on a bicycle, a mountain bike if possible.
Las Torres de Medina, an arabic military fortress at the top of Calle Mayor.
El arco de la cadena, a picturesque archway in a house where King Carlos I stayed overnight on its way to retirement at the monastery of Yuste.
Convento de Santa Clara, on the southern boundary of town.
Drinking should not be a problem: this town has about 100 bars, which amounts for one for each 30 inhabitants, approximately.