Monastery of Leire, Castle of Javier, Royal Palace of Olite and Ujue Church-fortress
Our first stop will be Ujue church-fortress, where we will visit one of the most important and impressive fortification of Navarre. I will introduce you to its history and the importance of its location in the Kingdom of Navarra, its amazing views covering most of the former Kingdom.
Then we go to Olite. In this beautiful village of Navarre, we will walk along its streets; we will enjoy its Santa María la Real Façade; the architecture of its old Palace, and of course, we will enter into the famous Royal Palace of Olite to visit it, where I will give you a private guided tour.
After having lunch we will visit the Monastery of Leyre, known to have been built before the 9th Century. Many of the Kings of Navarre are buried here, good proof of the importance of this place in the History of Navarra.
Finally, we visit the Castle of Javier, where St Francis Xabier was born in 1506.
Olite Royal Palace
Lunch (not included)
Castle of Javier
Monastery of Leire
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Pick up from your accommodation
End location: Same
Duration: 10 hours
Private air conditioned transport for up to 4 people. Possibility of organizing this tour for up to 8 people. Contact for details.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 eur - In case you want to drink or eat something during the visit.
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Very attentive and accommodating guide I've ever had the pleasure to work with. All logistics including bull fighting tickets were arranged prior to my visit. So that all I had to do is enjoy my day. And enjoy it I did! Thank you Javier.