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Excursions in Pamplona

By Clarke Watson Subscribe to RSS | February 2nd 2012 | Views:
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Saint James:

This area contains one of the most religious and sacred place called Chapel of Holy Ghost. There are no traces found in the historical literature about the origin of this Chapel, but according to some estimates, the construction of this chapel was during the 12th century. The location of this chapel is at the top of a cave and inside the cave, they buried the pilgrims who died during their journey to the chapel. Santiago Chapel is also located near this Holy Ghost Chapel.

Viana:

Viana is another medieval village, once declared as princedom by the famous King Charles III. This town also contains Cesar Borgia tomb of the famous army commander of the Navarra Army. This tomb has two big halls, constructed during the 17th century and one of the halls serves as a venue for the bullfighting events today.

Puente la Reina:

This is the best and beautiful village in Spain. There are many beautiful sites in this village, including a bridge built during the 11th century and the city centre that is enclosed by walls.

Eastern Valleys of Pamplona:

Roncal Valley:

This is a beautiful valley, sheltered between the hills and many mountain peaks with a height of two thousand meters and more.

Salazar Valley:

Ochagavia is the highlight of Salazar Valley, as this place is famous for its romantic atmosphere with some beautiful landscape views. There are many monuments in this valley and one of them is Basilika de Mausoleum, which was constructed in the 13th century during the Roman era. Roncal, Belagua and Isaba are other wonderful places to visit in this beautiful valley.

Southern Valleys of Pamplona:

Your exploration of the valleys in the east of Pamplona can begin with the visit to Tafalla. Tafalla is located at a distance of thirty -five kilometers from the city of Pamplona. There are many historical places in this area, including Conde de Guendulain, Marques de Feria and the famous Santa Maria Church.

Olite is another historical place in the area, which has a fortress built by the king of Navarra.

Ujue is another small town where there are many monuments belonging to the middle era. You will find many slender streets in the town and a church which is fortificated.

Baztan Valley is another beautiful place to visit along with Estella, which is a town with many historical places and monuments.

Clarke Watson - About Author:
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