Places to visit

There are many activities to do and things to see in this area of Navarre.

Here are some of our suggestions.

  • San Salvador de Leyre Monastery::
  • It is the oldest monastery of the old Kingdom of Navarre and one of the most attractive places in Navarre.

    Más info en: wwww.monasteriodeleyre.com

  • Consorcio Turístico Tierras de Javier - Xabierren Lurrak:
  • Tan diversas como inesperadas. Un territorio en el que es posible sentir, respirar, pasear, conocer gente cercana, recuperar, escuchar, tocar el cielo, disfrutar.

    More info at: www.tierrasdejavier.com

  • Roman Villa of Liédena:
  • With the foz of Lumbier in the background, the archaeological remains testify that thousands of years ago there was a great Roman rural village of Liedena (II-IV centuries). It had more than 50 dependencies, including an oil mill, grapes’ press, thermae, the noble house and the one for the servants, built around a central courtyard. Today, the remains (mosaics and various findings) are kept in the museum of Navarre.

    More info at: www.liedena.es

  • Lumbier::
  • It is a village located in a strategic area, among crossroads and rivers. Because of this privileged historical position, its urban center has kept the imprint of the passing of centuries and cultures, from Roman times until today.

    More info at: www.lumbier.com

  • Sangüesa:
  • It is the most important city in Middle-Eastern Navarre. Marked by history and the Camino de Santiago, it is known for one of its architectural gems: the façade of the church of Santa María, a national monument. It is also known for its vegetables, especially its ‘pochas’ (a type of small white bean), for its craftsmanship, especially forging, and for celebrating the three Wise Men day with a popular play on January 6th.

    More info at: www.sanguesa.es

  • Yesa:
  • The village is the first stop in Navarre’s section of Aragon’s Camino de Santiago, and is associated with two of the most emblematic elements in the history, economy and tourism of Navarre and Spain: the Monastery of Leyre and the Yesa reservoir.

    More info at: www.ayuntamientodeyesa.blogspot.com

  • Castle of Javier:
  • The castle where San Francisco Javier was born is the oldest part of the village and one of the most visited places in Navarre.

    More info at:www.santuariojaviersj.org

  • Foces Interpretation Center:
  • It is the reference center for information and interpretation of these characteristic formations (that resemble canyons but are not quite the same) in the pre-Pyrenean area of Navarra, as well as the tourist information point of reference in the Aoiz-Lumbier area.

    More info at: www.focesdenavarra.es

  • Javier:
  • Javier goza de gran quehacer y ocio local. Entorno a su esencia y tradición se celebran diferentes actividades y festividades. Aunque la espiritualidad abunda en sus actividades las hay para todos los gustos y edades.

    More info at: www.javier.es

  • Cáseda:
  • Villa medieval fortificada asentada en un cerro junto al río Aragón, donde destaca el puente medieval, La Iglesia Gótica de Santa María. Fundada por Alfonso el Batallador y junto con Gallipienzo dibujan la línea defensiva que un día fueron del reino de navarra. Cáseda esconde numerosos secretos naturales que se fusionan con su arquitectura. Ermitas que abrazan ríos o miradores que dejan ver la majestuosidad de la tierra. El entorno natural permite realizar tanto a pie como en BBT diferentes rutas a través de las cuáles disfrutar de la naturaleza.

    More info at: www.caseda.es

  • Aibar-Oibar:
  • Villa medieval fortificada, de sinuosas calles e importante patrimonio artístico está asentada sobre un cerro de la sierra de Izco. Aibar cuenta con gran tradición musical y artística. Destacan sus Mercados Medievales, a finales de octubre.

    More info at: www.aibar-oibar.org