Tips & Tricks
Parade of the Giants and Big Heads (central Pamplona)(San Fermin week) – in this family-themed parade (known in Spanish as the “Comparsa de gigantes y cabezudos” — which is part of the San Fermín festivities), no bulls are involved, unless they are cartoon characters joining the family-oriented procession. Parents bring their children in strollers or […]
Riverside Park — spanning a total of nearly a million square meters, Pamplona’s Riverside Park is the lung of this great city. Leaving behind the stone enclosure of the ancient city walls, you can enjoy a leisurely walk in the outdoors along the 17 kilometers of pathway meandering the banks of the Arga, Elorz and […]
Teatro Gayarre (Av. de Carlos III, Pamplona) — this theater was initially built under the name of ‘Teatro Principal de Pamplona’ but changed its name in 1903 in memory of the tenor from the Roncal valley Julián Gayarre. It was moved to its present site in 1931, although conserving part of its original facade. […]
Palacio Real de Olite (Plaza de Carlos III ‘El Noble’, 31390 Olite, Navarra) — located in the Central Zone of Navarre, 42 k. south of Pamplona, the Palacio Real (Royal Palace) of Olite, the seat of the Court of Navarre until its union with Castile (1512), was one of the most luxurious medieval castles in […]
Privilegio de la Unión: every September 8, parties are held in Pamplona to celebrate the signing of the union between the three towns within Pamplona which Carlos III unified on September 8, 1423.
Pamplona Food (tour) – this tour outfit specializes in conducting excursions that showcase the best foods and wines of Pamplona and Navarra province. Such tours may include visits to wineries and monasteries. Visitors should review its website for details: http://pamplonafood.com