This is the road linking the capital of Navarre High (Pamplona / Iru├▒a) with its counterpart in Lower Navarre (San Juan de Pied de Port). It is the road of a thousand ways, stones, echoes and looks.
This route dotted with bridges, rivers, churches and megaliths has been crossed over the centuries by countless walkers famous or anonymous than a thousand names defined: Street of Europe, Astorga-Bordeaux road, Napoleon Road, Camino de Santiago, Rue migration, the Milky Way… Discover us through its most colorful people: Larrasoa├▒a, Zubiri, Eugui, Erro, Bizkarreta, Mezkiriz, Spinal, Burguete, Roncesvalles, Valcarlos and Donibane- Garazi.
We left towards Pamplona Beire, but before we get round this we take the road to France. Leaving Uharte-Pamplona, begin our journey through the N-135 towards France still
Larrasoa├▒a, example of ‘village-road ', with architecture typical of Esteribar. Its medieval bridge, called ‘In The Shadows', shows us the way you do walk across countless times Arga.
Zubiri, the town bridge in Euskera, to which tradition ascribes the power to cure rabies. Core administrative and service center, their sausages and artisan bread worth tasting.
Eugui, small town on the edge of the swamp of the same name, stops to admire a landscape with Swiss influence. Way of the forests and meadows real Quinto break their silence with the bellowing of the deer in the fall
Viewpoints are the. Erro port is good observatory to interpret the landscape transition. The Alto de Iba├▒eta famous for the battle of Roncesvalles, is the start of walks and megalithic Lindux, important paso migration of the Pyrenees.
Mezkiriz, cattle town houses with grand facades and balconies, where we still find ‘cuchareros'. In the sheep graze near latxa Sorogain between megalithic remains and shallow.
Burguete, un ‘village-street’ aristocratic air after the fog reveals channels that wind through the streets and houses of French style. Important market town, smuggler at the time was.
Roncesvalles, important meeting of the Camino de Santiago routes and artistic reference the same. The collegiate church where the figure of the Virgin, the cloister, the chapter house and the hospital of pilgrims make up this beautiful architectural complex located in a magical scenery.
Valcarlos, Atlantic town of strong character, Gentry has echoes of the Battle of Roncesvalles and dove hunting, basis of their food.
Donibane-Garazi, vascona, Roman and medieval Pamplona, discovers a walled enclosure with gates and charming bridges over the river Nive. Some find Ostabat, start of the Route of Santiago busiest in Europe.
Fairs and Festivals:
In Valcarlos Easter Sunday celebrates the traditional dances of the ‘Flyers. In May-June are celebrated pilgrimages to the Virgin of Roncesvalles in the surrounding villages and valleys. In Burguete are known bonfires of San Juan and Crafts Fair and earned the 15 August. Valley Days are lively and crowded, Esteribar are concluded in late June, Sorogain errors in the 3rd Sunday in July. During the summer there are local baseball championships, the classic example is the Bost-Kirol of Mezkiriz.
- Bar-restaurant Tximindoa, Urdaniz- 948.304311
- Hostal night-bird, Zubiri- 948.304076
- Hostal Etxeberri, Eugui- 948.304454
- Hostal Erro- 948.768120
- Bar Restaurant Basajaun, Spinal- 948.760112
- Posada de Roncesvalles- 948.760225