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Javier A.

Pamplona, Navarra, Spain

Born in Pamplona, Navarra, I always loved my land and its History, Culture, and Gastronomy.

However, looking for something else, I quit everything and started a backpacking travel for a year in Latin America. In the end, it became a 10-year trip around the world!

During those 10 years away, I came back every year for a month or two to my home town, because I constantly felt a need for that connection to my home. Finally, I realized that the world is amazing but Pamplona and Navarra are even more so. So I decided to make a career out of showing my favourite places to visitors like you. My mission is to show you that Pamplona is not just The Running of the Bulls, it is a gem off-the-beaten track with so many stories to tell.

Now, after such a long time travelling, after taking part in so many tours, meeting so many tour guides and so many travellers, and after working as a guide for a tour agency here in Navarra, I have a deep understanding of what a guest expects from a tour guide. With this knowledge I am confident I can help any visitor to Pamplona and Navarra to get the absolute best experience of this beautiful land.

Navarra offers a huge diversity of landscapes. Although Pamplona and Navarra are world famous for its annual festival San Fermin, also known as the 'running of the bulls', it offers far more - and I can't wait to show it to you.

Dear traveler, join me on a visit to Navarra and Pamplona and learn why I decided stay here and not to move away again!

A Recent Review of this guide

Javier was our guide for our tour of Pamplona and we had a fabulous time. His passion and knowledge of the Festival of St Fermín was awesome. We went from the start to the bullring and almost felt we were in the run!! Thoroughly recommended.
Martin Buck

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Credentials

Degree in Physical Education and Sports (2001)

Travel around the world (2003-2013)

Official Tourist Guide (since 2013)

Degree in Tourism (2015)

Guide Requirements for Spain

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Private tour guide Javier

Pamplona Private City Tour

More than The Running of The Bulls

179 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Medieval Private Tour in Navarre: Castles,...

Monastery of Leire, Castle of Javier, Royal Palace of Olite and Ujue,...

389 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

10 hours

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Urederra River Fountainhead Private Tour.,...

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A magical natural wonder in Navarra with a private guide

298 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

6 hours

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Natural Wonders of Navarra, private tour,...

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Urederra River Source and Bardenas Reales with a private guide

381 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

11 hours

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Irati Forest, Ochagavia, Gorges of Arbaiur,...

BEST Private Tour to do from Pamplona: Natural wonders, Beautiful Villages,...

358 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

11 hours

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Ujue and Olite Royal Palace - Private,...

History and fortifications of the Kingdom of Navarre with a private,...

266 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

4 hours 30 min.

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Running of the Bulls Festival, Pamplona,...

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Get out the best of the Running of the Bulls Festival with a private,...

358 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

1 hour

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Pamplona Private City Tour, from San,...

Visit Pamplona from San Sebastian, including transportation with a,...

358 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

5 hours

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Pamplona Private City Tour from Logroño,...

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Visit Pamplona from Logroño, including transportation with private,...

334 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

5 hours

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Pamplona Private City Tour from Bilbao

Visit Pamplona from Bilbao, including transportation (half/full day)

471 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

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Natural Wonders: Urederra and Bardenas,...

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From San Sebastian, full day Private tour with guide

447 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

12 hours

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Urederra River Fountainhead Private tour,...

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A magical natural wonder, see it with a private guide

381 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

6 hours 30 min.

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Castillo de Javier y Monasterio de Leyre

Castle where St Francis Xabier was born & Monastery of Leyre

248 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

4 hours

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