The Navarrese Pyrenees

09:30 h. Departure from the hotel.

11:00 h. Visit to RONCAL and Gayarre’s mausoleum.
The village of Roncal is the geographical centre of the valley and it is the cradle of the worldwide famous tenor Julián Gayarre. His mausoleum, designed by Benlliure, is located in the local cemetery.

12:30 h. Visit to the VALLEY OF BELAGUA.
The views from this site on a sunny day  are simply spectacular: peaks over 2.000m high and the glacial valley of Belagua.

14:00 h. Lunch.

16:00 h. Visit to a CHEESE SHOP/ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM.

17:30 h. Visit to OCHAGAVÍA.
Ochagavía is the most populated village in the valley of Salazar and it is considered to be one of the most beautiful villages in Navarre.  Its cobbled streets are full of stone houses with flat roofs and wonderful jutting wooden eaves.

18:30 h. Stop at the ARBAIUN GORGE.
The Arbaiun Gorge is a spectacular canyon carved and crossed by the Salazar river. Due to its geographical position and its great variety of microclimates, it has an exuberant and rich vegetation.

20:00 h. Arrival in Pamplona, dinner and accommodation.

Photograph: © J.L. Lazkano

More routes: Pamplona, Medieval Route, The Way of Saint James, traditional French routeThe Way of Saint James, via ToulouseThe Valley of BaztanLa RiberaThe Basque coastRioja.