Navarre, situated in North Spain has France as its border and Ebro River and W Pyrenees standing as two guards. Its extensive cattle pastures and far-flung forests provide a huge support to the economy of the country. Having abundant of small villages in the north and vast agricultural plains and artistic heritage in its south, the community provides some superb sightseeing spots to the tourists. The capital of the place, Pamplona is famous worldwide for its festival-Sanfermins, the Running of the Bulls. If you don’t want to get knocked down by the bulls, don’t obstruct their ways.
Navarre is known to be a land of diversity. As you embrace the craggy green silhouette of Pyrenean Mountains, you will see that the landscape gradually changes into gentle undulations. It descends into the fertile river plain called la Ribera and gives you variety with beauty. Absorb the aroma of the ancient traditions as you walk along the Way of Saint James. Get thrilled by being a part of the local festivities as there are several fiestas which take place all year round. Sample through some of the best gastronomic delights and have top-quality meat and fresh veggies from the Ribera River plain. Don’t miss on the excellent wine options too.
As a land of tradition there are several religious processions and pilgrimage like Javierada, festival of the Almadías, witches’ covens, San Fermin bull-running festival, Carnival, etc. The gastronomic delights are proud factors and the ingredients are grown over the varied landscapes. Try out some pinchos as you sample the red, white or rose wines. Don’t forget the homely-made desserts at the end!
Spring is loved due to the green thaw, summers are loved due to the peak fiesta time, autumns are loved to see the palette of ochre tones, and the winters are loved to walk on freshly-fallen snow. This means Navarre lets you choose your touring season, by stressing on a valid reason!