PAMPLONA is well known in the whole world due to San Fermines. This festivity, starting every year on the 6th of July, has the bull as the protagonist of the city during 7 days. However, Pamplona is not just San Fermines and we show you the reason why.

Iconic dish

Chistorra (type of chorizo), Chorizo and asparagus.

In the city

Go for a stroll at Jardines de Taconera (Taconera gardens).

Kids

Antigua estacion de autobuses (old bus station), reconverted into a indoor kids park. If you have car go to Sendaviva, natural park.

Charge your batteries

Go for pintxos (how tapas are called here) in the area that surrounds Plaza del Castillo. Recommended: MoskovitaGaucho and Iruñazarra.

Outside the city

Fancy for hiking? not far from Pamplona you will find and astonish canon, Foz de Arbayun. If you want to go beyond a desert is waiting for you Bardenas Reales, we mean a real desert designated UNESCO biosphere reserve. For those who prefer a relaxed plan Castillo de Javier will do it.

May events

On the 1st head to Orreaga to enjoy the Traditional Romeria to the Virgen de la Real Colegiata where numerous inhabitants of different localities of the Pyrenees move in there every spring move in pilgrimage to venerate de virgin.

April events

During the entire month you will be able to enjoy the Flower Festival Pamplona es Flor, where the entire city becomes a beautiful garden with different flowers types, live music in parks and different activities around the city.

Additional information

Pamplona is 2 hours from Bilbao and Zaragoza by train. We recommend to spend 1 day in the city and 2-3 discovering the region of Navarra.