The village is found at 17 Km from Aranda de Duero and 70 Km from Burgos, positioned amongst immense farm lands, vineyards and pine forests.
Its continental climate, its 800 m. of altitude and its fertile land have conceived a suitable means to grow the Tinta del País grape (originating from the same branch as the Tempranillo grape). One of the reasons for it being the main producer of the whole of the Designation of Origin Ribera del Duero is the Pagos del Rey Winery.
Places of interest in Olmedillo of Roa
There are various marvels, but the church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción stands out. It was built with the special monumental character of the XVII century and the beginning of the XVII century by the stonemason, Juan de Navaceda. It has a presbytery with Gothic windows, the interior roof tiles are made with gypsum, a star-shaped vaulted ceiling with a false cross support, large pillars and two Gothic arcs.
Inside there is an altarpiece of Nuestra Señora de Basardilla, the patron saint of the village, dating back to the middle of the XVII century with an image of la Virgen de Barsardilla. There is also an entrance from the XVIII century, built by Manuel Sandoval and a tabernacle from the XIX century by Pedro Munar.
Not too far from the village, on a nearby hill, we can find the Baroque chapel of la Virgen de la Basardilla. Externally, the bell gable and its large pillars stand out.
The village square conserves a house from the XIX century, its façade is made up of a mixture of brick and stone, and there are two busts, one of a woman and one of a man, positioned above the two windows. Wineries, wine-presses, pigeon lofts, and farmland outhouses symbolizes its popular architecture.
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