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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 
www.tusdestinos.net, pincha aquí.


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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...
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...
Arraioz
Arraioz
Baztan
The highlights of this town are the Jauregizahar, Jauregia de Vicuña and Zubiria palaces. The Palacio de Jauregizahar can be seen from the road going through the town. This palace maintains...
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...
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...
Ziga
Ziga
Baztan
There are two houses in Ziga which are well worth a visit by tourists; Indartea (in the Zigaurre neighbourhood), which has a very original coat of arms, and Iturrigaraia, which has a very simple coat...
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...
Arizkun
Arizkun
Baztan
One of the highlights of Arizkun is the Palacio de Ursúa in the Bozate neighbourhood. This palace, which is a mediaeval tower, was home to one of the most established lines of nobility in...
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...
Erratzu
Erratzu
Baztan
A highlight of Erratzu is the Gontxea country house, which has a double-arched entrance. The palatial architecture in this town is also magnificent and can be admired in the following houses and...
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