Café Bar Gaucho (Calle Espoz y Mina 7, Pamplona) – this restaurant is a hit for anyone who likes pintxos (bite-size appetizers similar to tapas). This place gives off a lively atmosphere with a wraparound bar, Spanish-tile floor, walls peppered with culinary awards and to-die-for bites. First-time diners are advised to order the salmon and […]
Bar Mô (Calle Espoz y Mina 11, Pamplona) – this restaurant & bar, located within an popular dining strip, is known for its amazing pinchos, such as the “USB marino” (grilled scallop with asparagus, crude mushrooms and vegetables), food served in little bath tub-like bowls, egg cartons and all kinds of interesting containers where you […]
Asador Ikatza (Calle Abejeras 43, Pamplona) – this restaurant, located within walking distance of sites like the Museum at the University of Navarre, serves well-rated meals, such as grilled lamb and fish, and Pamplona specialty sausages, as well as fine local wines.
Anttonenea (Calle de San Antón 48, Pamplona) – located in the heart of the old city, this restaurant is known for its t-bone steak and other grilled meats. Seafood items such as the prawn carpaccio and grilled monkfish. Travelers on sites like TripAdvisor.com have consistently said the meals here are of Michelin star quality.
Alhambra (Calle de Francisco Bergamín 7, Pamplona) – this is one of Pamplona’s better-established restaurants (going as far back as World War II), and is know both for its haute cuisine, as well as for its selection of fine wines.
Bus – Pamplona has a complete city bus service to facilitate moving around the center and the different neighborhoods and nearby towns, such as Pamplona, Barañain, Burlada, Villava, Zizur Mayor, Ansoain, Berriozar, Valle de Elorz, Huarte, Beriain, Aranguren, Orkoien, Ezcabarte, Cendea de Zizur, Egüés, Berrioplano and Galar. Bus routes operate frequently, from every […]
TAXI – All the neighborhoods of Pamplona have taxi ranks where citizens and tourists alike can take these vehicles to move around the city and the surrounding area. The starting fare is €2.00 (between 6:00 am – 10:00 pm weekdays (€3.00 between 10:00 pm and 6:00 am on weekdays, and between 8:00 am and 12 […]
Plaza del Castillo (Pamplona) — This is the main square in the city. It is surrounded by arches and 17th and 18th century buildings. It is located between the old part of Pamplona and the modern part.
Palacio Real / Archivo General de Navarra (Calle Dos de Mayo, Pamplona): ubicado en la parte antigua, data de 1190 (construido por Sancho VI el Sabio). Durante la Edad Media fue utilizada como residencia por reyes y obispos (Carlos II, Felipe III, José Bonaparte). Hasta 1972, el Palacio fue utilizado como cuartel general militar.
Palacio de Navarra / Diputación (Av. Carlos III, 1/Plaza del Castillo, Pamplona) – this Neoclassic palace dates back to the middle of the 19th century. It is now the headquarters for the Navarran government. The altarpiece in the chapel and the gardens are interesting. It also has a painting of Fernando VII by Goya, and […]