Excursions

EXCURSIONS

At least once per week, excursions will be arranged with the final aim of getting to know the riches of the heritage from the ancient Kingdom of Navarra (as well as in other archaeological fields that are now part of some museums).

Pamplona: Medieval hamlets, the walls  and the Museum of Navarra.

The walls

Andelo, Artajona and Olite: The Roman city of Andelo with its full water supplying system. The medieval walls of Artajona from the 13th century. The spectacular Royal Palace of Olite is an example of the civil gothic architecture.

Estella and Arellano. Estella with a medieval character full of Romanesque churches, palaces, etc.In Arellano the Villa of the Muses is the perfect example of rural settlement with a residential profile and an agricultural exploitation from the Roman period.

Leisure time

The students would also have free time to enjoy the city, which during the summertime is full of outdoors activities as concerts; there is also a good gastronomy, a wide cultural offer, public swimming pools and a nice landscape in the surroundings of the city.

The outskirts are well connected by public transportion and they offer interesting short trips that can be done in the day (less than two hour distance). Pamplona is not far from the city of San Sebastian, one of the most charming and beautiful cities inside the Basque country, along with the city of Bilbao that hosts the world known Guggenheim Museum.  Another alternative is the visit to the city of Zaragoza with important Roman vestiges. Besides the historical excursions, if participants in the program are interested, there will be a possibility to arrange an excursion to the Pyrenees mountains in France with the opportunity to make trekking routes and adventure sports like canoeing and rafting.

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