BARDENAS REALES OF NAVARRE NATURAL PARK
Declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO, the Bardenas Reales Natural Park possesses a rugged beauty that is both striking and surprising to visitors. Despite its bare and inhospitable appearance, this semi-desert landscape that covers 42,500 hectares hides great natural value. An extraordinary spectacle in south-east Navarre, near Tudela.
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The Pitillas lagoon is a wetland of endorheic origin (land-locked), located between the Navarran towns of Pitillas and Santacara, and covering a surface area of 26 Ha. Due to its strategic location for passing migratory birds, as well as the presence of important species, the Pitillas lagoon is included as a Natural Reserve in the Navarran Protected Spaces Network.
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Olite is located 50 km to the north of Sendaviva, a Navarran town known for its main attraction, the Royal Palace, the culminating work of King Carlos III ‘the Nobel’ (1387-1425), and one of the most splendid palaces in Europe of its time. The palace, “which had as many rooms as days of the year”, is a complex irregular set of towers, rooms, galleries, gardens and patios, giving it an anarchical aspect and a unique silhouette which stands out over the hamlet. Despite this apparent anarchy, the exterior aspect is majestic.
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Without a shadow of a doubt, the San Fermin festivities constitute the most well-known event held in the Navarran capital. Each 6th July, the Town Hall square is flooded with thousands of people attending the starting signal for 9 days of festivities. But the city is also home to countless attractions: its history, its gastronomy and walks enthral all visitors.
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