Stay in a holiday home in Navarre and discover a region of many traditions. Navarre is located near the coast of the Basque Country on the Bay of Biscay in Spain. The landscape consists of rolling green hills, beautiful forests, vast plains and the predecessors of the Pyrenees. You will find Romanesque memories of the pilgrimage route, delicious gastronomy and a range of traditional festivals.Go back in time on holiday in Navarre.
A holiday home in Navarre is an ideal starting point for a cultural journey through this region. Follow the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela and visit the beautiful monasteries of Monasterio de Leyre and Sanctuario de San Miguel de Excelsis. Or plan a day trip to the city of Tudela, the second largest city in Navarre. Here, you will find a beautiful old Moorish quarter with winding narrow alleys and a beautiful cathedral. Islamic influences ensure that there are plenty of multicultural sights in this city too.Culture lovers can also visit the town of Javier on the border of Navarre and Aragon. Here you will find a 10th century castle that is located at the highest part of the village. After a day full of Spanish tradition, enjoy a refreshing dip in the pool at your holiday home in Navarre.
During a holiday in Navarre, a visit to the capital of this region is a must. Pamplona is a city with atmospheric streets, cosy souvenir shops and colourful squares. However, this city is best known for the San Fermin fiestas that take place every year from 6 to 14 July and which generate many tourists and discussions.Colourful town squares, full of dancing and partying people adorn the north of Pamplona during these celebrations. The real spectacle takes place in the south, where thousands of men try to prove their masculinity by staying ahead of a herd of fighting bulls during their run to the arena, where the bullfights take place in the afternoon.The event attracts half a million visitors annually and unfortunately also causes many accidents. Fortunately there is also plenty to do outside this event in this lively city. Historic buildings such as the Pallacio de Navarra and Iglesia de San Saturnino are a feast for the eyes and provide a necessary dose of culture during a holiday in Navarre.
A stay in one of the Belvilla holiday homes in Navarre is characterized by a wide variety of landscapes, from high mountains to dry steppes. Navarre is known for its wide variety of bird species, including vultures and golden eagles, which you can easily spot on a walk in the countryside. One of the largest colonies of vultures in Europe can be found in the Foz de Burgui nature reserve, for example.On holiday in Navarre, you can enjoy an unspoilt natural landscape where the Pyrenees merge into vast green forests. These are interspersed with green valleys and the wild desert of Bardenas Reales. The forest of Irati, the second largest beech forest in Europe, is also worth a visit for nature lovers. Enjoy the stunning natural habitats that this region has to offer and then completely relax in your luxury holiday home in Navarre.
Some of the best places to visit are Pamplona, Palacio Real de Olite, Bardenas Reales, Monasterio de Santa María la Real de la Oliva, and Palacio de los Reyes de Navarra.
Navarra’s cities are great for historical and religious tours. Navarra also has beautiful countryside for hiking, walks, and biking.
Pintxos, Idiazabal And Roncal Cheese, Chistorra, Lodosa Piquillo Peppers, Tudela Artichokes, Navarran Lamb, and Pacharan are some of the local favourites.
July and August are the warmest months and the best time to visit the Navarran region. June and September are low on tourist footfall, making it ideal for those looking to escape the crowds.