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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.