The Baztan Valley

09.30 h. Departure from the hotel.

11:00 h. Arrival at the CAVE OF ZUGARRAMURDI.                                                                          This is the cave where witches, according to the local,bloody tradition, used to celebrate their witches’ Sabbath. The cave is  set up to receive visitors.

13:00 h. Departure to Elizondo

13:30 h. Visit to ELIZONDO.                                                                                                              Elizondo is the capital and comercial centre of the valley. Amongst its traditional basque houses there are certain colonial Spanish-American palaces – built by the the emigrants who returned  from America – which stand out in the local architecture.

14:00 h. Lunch

17:00 h. Visit to BÉRTIZ PARK.                                                                                                         Bértiz Natural Park, with a surface of over two thousand hectares, is home for beeches, oaks and chestnuts trees as well as for various animal species. You will visit an exotic botanical garden with 120 trees and bushes species on the bank of the Bidasoa river.

19:00 h. Arrival in Pamplona, dinner and accomodation.

More routes: Pamplona, Medieval Route, The Way of Saint James, traditional French route, The Way of Saint James, via Toulouse, The Navarrese Pyrenees, La Ribera, The Basque coast, Rioja.