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Teatro Gayarre

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.   […]

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Riverside Park

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 […]

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Privilegio de la Unión

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.

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Planetario de Pamplona

Planetario de Pamplona (Calle Sancho Ramirez e/Av. Barañain, Pamplona) – built in 1993 and located adjacent to Parque de Yamaguchi, it attracts over 200,000 visitors annually. The origins of the universe as well as the latest discoveries in the field of astronomy are the subject of the numerous expositions projected up onto the impressive dome […]

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Parade of the Giants and Big Heads

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 […]

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Pamplona Food

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

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Palacio Real de Olite

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 […]

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P2P Inline Marathon

P2P Inline Marathon (Pamplona) – held every September, the P2P (Pamplona – Puente la Reina) speed skating marathon – reputed to be the toughest such event in the world — starts in the center of historic Pamplona, in the iconic Plaza del Castillo Square. It goes through the most important streets of the city until […]

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Jai Alai

Jai Alai (regional sport) — Jai Alai (a.k.a. pelota) is a important Basque sports event during the San Fermin fiestas. The Labrit court, located in the Old Part of the city, fills to overflowing with jai alai enthusiasts anxious to witness the contests between the players. The tension is increased by the customary bets made […]

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Fiesta de San Fermín

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 […]