Tips & Tricks
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. […]
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.
Fiesta de San Fermín – this event (the running of the bulls) is celebrated in Pamplona every year from July 6 – 14. Bulls are lead through the streets of the old quarter as far as the bull ring by runners. This event starts at the corral in Calle Santo Domingo when the clock on […]
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
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 […]
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 […]