The Navarra region is in northern Spain bordering with France. It enjoys a warm, varied climate, with the Pyrenees in the north and the leafy beech forests of the Selva de Irati in the south. The region boasts a fantastic range of local foods, such as the traditional delicacy sheep’s cheese and migas de pastor. Enjoy the varied local produce from the Ebro valley, which can be enjoyed with the fine wine that is locally produced in the region!
The capital of the region is Pamplona, a modern city with beautiful avenues and buildings lying alongside the outstanding feats of architecture from the region's medieval past. It provides the perfect hub for a holiday to Navarra. Pamplona is home to many beautiful sights, arguably none more popular than the stunning Gothic Pamplona Cathedral, and the city is enjoyed best exploring the cobbled streets and soaking in the atmosphere. Pamplona is also host to the San Fermin festival, known as the festival of all festivals, which includes the famous bull run during early July, for the adrenaline junkies amongst you! Here, the city's streets fill with a joyous atmosphere. In Pamplona you can find more cuisine to get your taste buds tingling, especially in the pinchos , a type of tapas. This can be enjoyed best in the “week of the pincho” which is held in regions across Navarra.
Navarra has the perfect environment for adventure tourism, with activities such as horse riding, cycling, fishing, golf, and during the winter months, skiing in the Roncal and Salazar valleys. You can either do them by yourself or go for an organised day out. For wine lovers, a visit to The Vine and Wine Museum of Navarra is a fantastic day out,and you can spend the evening enjoying fine wines overlooking the green Pyrenees. There are many shopping opportunities around the province, with the main shopping areas located in Pamplona, while traditional shops can be found all over the region to pick up some hand-made souvenirs. The Navarra region offers a real taste of Spanish life, ideal for a break away. Book today with easyJet holidays for flexible booking deals that won 't break the back, and book your flights and hotels together for even better deals, so you can save the extra for your Spain holiday.
Navarra is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the most popular regions of Spain. The sunny Navaria is full of luxurious mountains, roman structures and a great family atmosphere. Nightlife is exciting too, with many traditional Spanish bars for you to dance the night away in. Come to Navarra for a holiday you will want to relive again and again.