Archivo de la etiqueta: Pamplona

Orchides and Navarra

Did you know that in Spain there are 80 species of orchids? In Navarra, more than 60 species grow wild.

On Wednesday, Ricardo Ibanez, professor, Department of Environmental Biology, University of Navarra, and researcher in the field of botany, will give a conference entitled “Orchids of Pamplona”.

The talk, free, is at 19 pm in the Sustainability Hall at Environmentan Museum.

Guided visits to Ciudadela

There will be guided visits to Ciudadela in Pamplona, every saturday till August 31st. Ciudadela is the oldest fortress in use at the moment. Actually, it is considered a gem of the militar architecture of 16th century, with a lot of copies in Europe and abroad.

Groups of 40 people maximum, and it costs 3 euro per persone. To book it, via mail (visitamurallaspamplona@gmail.com) or by phone (948211554). Also is posible at the Tourist Information Center.

San Fermin 2013

A jury has selected eight posters from the 451 presented, and now the locals will select one from those to be the official poster for San Fermin Festival 2013.

The eight works will be shown at the in the Palace of the Constable, from Wednesday, so that persons enumerated in Pamplona will be able to choose between them to represent the sanfermines 2013.

Guided tours of the walls of Pamplona

“Medieval Pamplona” is one of the proposals of the City that starts today at 19.30 hours with a tour of the boroughs.

A little later, at 20.00 hours, begins the visit “Pamplona in the light of the moon, ‘” that part of the Fort of San Bartolomé and runs Barbazana Round, the Portal of France, the Royal Palace and environment City Hall, ending at the Church of San Saturnino and the Plaza del Castillo.