Puente románico de Puente la Reina al amanecer

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?

  • Way of St James

    Way of St James

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

  • Pamplona


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

  • Bardenas Reales

    Bardenas Reales

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

  • Irati Forest

    Irati Forest

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

  • Valley of Baztan

    Valley of Baztan

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

  • Tudela and Estella-Lizarra

    Tudela and Estella-Lizarra

    Two city breaks with amazing cultural attractions.

  • The Castle of Olite

    The Castle of Olite

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

  • Cave of Zugarramurdi

    Cave of Zugarramurdi

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

  • Gorges of Lumbier and Arbaiun

    Gorges of Lumbier and Arbaiun

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

  • Source of the River Urederra

    Source of the River Urederra

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

  • Orreaga/Roncesvalles


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

  • 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!
Friends toasting next to a bar full of pinchos
It won’t be long before the San Fermín festival!


It won’t be long before the San Fermín festival!

In Navarre and around the world, we count down the days until we can celebrate our beloved festival with more emotion, joy and hospitality than ever.
Don’t miss out, we’re expecting you!