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THE BAZTAN VALLEY

Nestled in the Pyrenees, the Valley of Baztan constitutes the most extensive municipal area of Navarre , with a surface area of 374 km2.
Forests, meadows, crops and flowers are plentiful in this valley, which is rich in traditions and culture with a deeply-rooted folklore, exquisite cuisine and the architecture in its towns and villages combines stately homes with more normal houses.
This municipal area is formed by 15 towns and villages and the capital is Elizondo. The administrative organization of this area is the responsibility of the “Junta General” (regional committee).
To see the map of Baztan click here.
The towns and villages of Baztan are mainly located in low lands and are connected by meadows and fields of crops. This has led to a countryside dotted with numerous farmhouses, with a Cantabrian climate with mild winters and cool summers.
To download the guide of Baztan click on the following link:
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8MANSqr23i_SjFVTXBLZ1pEV1E/edit?usp=sharing





Para ver el reportaje "Especial Navarra Atlántica (I)" con fecha de 04 de octubre de 2010 en la página web 
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Aniz
Aniz
Baztan
The stone steps leading to the Church of La Asunción have a very particular feature; the circular steles. They are funeral monuments carved in sandstone. There are two repetitive themes: the...
Gartzain
Gartzain
Baztan
In Gartzain, it is difficult to distinguish noble houses from those with a clearly rural character. This is the case with the Palacio de Iturbide. The Church of San Martín de Tours is one of...
Almandoz
Almandoz
Baztan
Almandoz is renowned for its limestone quarries (in its glory days, it was one of the largest mines in the Bidasoa Basin Area) as well as the marmol exploitations that are still operated today and...
Elbete
Elbete
Baztan
One of the highlights of Elbete is the imposing palatial architecture of the Palacio de Jarola, which is one of the most noble sites in Baztan. The Palacio de Askoa is also magnificient. Its elegant...
Berroeta
Berroeta
Baztan
Berroeta was the birthplace of Martín Luís Echeverría, who is said to have "shone" as a Carlist brigadier carlista and to have led a un llamativo lance histórico. He was...
Azpilikueta
Azpilikueta
Baztan
As is the case with many other areas in the valley, there are numerous references to lamias in Azpilikueta. A legend says that two women are buried on the side of the Meatzera mountain. These two...
Lekaroz
Lekaroz
Baztan
This beautiful area was raised to the ground by Espoz yMina during the first Carlist War. The following inscription can be seen in the Gortaria house: this house is called Cortari, it was burned in...
Irurita
Irurita
Baztan
Irurita’s main square, with its Laxoa court surrounded by charming houses, represents a well conserved urban nucleus. The architecture in the main square is outstanding. Surrounded by...
Elizondo
Elizondo
Baztan
Elizondo is the service hub for the rest of the valley. Apart from this practical note, our visit will lead us through the oldest part of town, between the calles Jaime Urrutia and Braulio Uriarte....
Oronoz-Mugaire
Oronoz-Mugaire
Baztan
One of the highlights in this town is the Palacio de Zozaia (in the Zozaia neighbourhood). This palace dates from the 16th Century and is one of the first tower houses in Baztan. Its structure is a...
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