Somosierra Battlefield Tour
The Battle of Bailén was a serious moral blow to French arms. The emperor could not remain in Paris, he had to avenge the affront. He crossed the Pyrenees in front of 200,000 soldiers and swept the Spanish armies that opposed him, defeating Castaños, Palafox and Blake.
Only one mountain pass was opposed between Napoleon and the capital of Spain: Somosierra. Until there, General San Juan advanced with the troops of Madrid, trying to stop the best army in the world. The arrangement of cannons and battalions in the valley would test the Corsican’s cunning …
Once you have made the reservation, we will tell you the meeting point OR we will collect you (depending on your choice above)
We will make the tour by car, because the battlefield is too big to walk. We will stop in several places to know the point of view of both the Allied and French sides
We can watch the troops positioned on the same spots where they were the day of battle using this latest technology
It is time to comment on the visit and enjoy a well-deserved rest
If you arrived on your own, we said goodbye. If we take you we will return you to the place where we picked you up