Musts in Navarre

Musts in Navarre

Here’s our list of the top natural and cultural attractions you just have to see

If this is your first time in Navarre or you’re only going to be with us for a few days, we recommend 12 places which are musts that you shouldn’t miss out on whatever you do.

Our list of the top natural and cultural attractions, as different as night and day, because if there’s one thing that characterises Navarre, it is all the contrasts with which nature has blessed us, contrasts which shape not only the local landscape but also our culture and towns and villages.

You’ll see how all these places have that unique sparkle of magic that you’ll remember for the rest of your life.

The TOP 12 places you just have to see in Navarre

These are the main reasons why Navarre delights visitors; really special places we are proud of and for whose beauty we are truly grateful. And of course, we want to share them with you.

Ready to be captivated?

  • Rincón del Caballo Blanco de Pamplona Pamplona


    A lively, beautiful city that is ideal for a weekend getaway.

  • El sendero del bosque de Zabaleta en la Selva de Irati Irati Forest

    Irati Forest

    The “king of the forests” that is worth a stop in any season.

  • Palacio Real de Olite de noche The Castle of Olite

    The Castle of Olite

    An essential visit you can’t miss. You’ll regret it otherwise.

  • Nacedero del Urederra Source of the River Urederra

    Source of the River Urederra

    Its name means “beautiful waters”. As beautiful a reserve as it is sensitive.

  • Vista de Ziga Valley of Baztan

    Valley of Baztan

    Always green, peaceful, picturesque, with beautiful hamlets and good people.

  • Siluetas de peregrinos a su paso por el monte el perdón Way of St James

    Way of St James

    The reason why we have such great historical and cultural heritage.

  • Macho cabrío en la entrada de la Cueva de Zugarramurdi Cave of Zugarramurdi

    Cave of Zugarramurdi

    An impressive natural site that will transport you into a world of sorcery.

  • Edificios de la Colegiata de Roncesvalles Orreaga/Roncesvalles


    The scene of battles and gateway to the Way of St James.

  • Dos ciclistas por la Vía Verde del Irati en la Foz de Lumbier Gorges of Lumbier and Arbaiun

    Gorges of Lumbier and Arbaiun

    Two giants, a Rail Trail and a great colony of griffon vultures.

  • Tudela and Estella/Lizarra

    Tudela and Estella/Lizarra

    Two city breaks with amazing cultural attractions.

  • Castildetierra en el Parque Natural de las Bardenas Reales Bardenas Reales

    Bardenas Reales

    A desert declared as a Biosphere Reserve, one hour from the Pyrenees.

  • Edificio romántico del parque natural del señorío de Bertiz Señorío de Bertiz

    Señorío de Bertiz

    The most romantic Natural Park in Navarre.

Coming for some pintxos?

You can’t leave without trying them because they’re another must on the list; this time a gastronomic one. Here they are a tradition and a constant temptation.

That’s because in Navarre, and especially Pamplona, pintxos are sacred, and people go out to eat them at all hours.

Yes please, I want to go out for pintxos!
Gente feliz de pinchos

And now our TOP activities in nature

The great variety of landscapes in Navarre makes it an extraordinary place to pursue your favourite sport or activity in nature.

Trails, routes and first-rate sports infrastructures are waiting for you to get moving and immerse yourself in nature.