More Than Just San Fermines – The City Guide To Pamplona, Spain.

More Than Just San Fermines – The City Guide To Pamplona, Spain.

Commonly known for its tradition of the Running of the Bulls; this popular event fills the streets of Pamplona every July and many who visit her only at this time of the year are left with another image of how it truly is Pamplona. In this post, I would like to show you that other side of the coin, which makes Pamplona genuinely beautiful.

After having lived for three years in this city, I thought of writing a list of all the places to visit, among these you will find: views of the town, typical streets, The University of Navarra, parks and other cultural stuff for you to enjoy.


El Casco Viejo (The Old Town)

[ Cohn:] I Can´t stand it to think, my life is going so fast and I´m not really living.

[ Jake:] Nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bull-figthers.

Hemingway, 1926, The Sun Also Rises.

Where everything good happens, the best drunkenness, the best conversations and merely the best of everyday life. Known as the historic district of the city, located right in the city center.

Significant Buildings

Catedral De Santa María

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Photo Credits: ViajeJet
Gothic invoice (1387-1525)

Plaza Del Castillo

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Photo Credits: Archikey
XVI & XVII

Ayuntamiento de Pamplona

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Photo Credits: Diario del Viajero
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Place from which the chupinazo is launched, which starts the Fiestas de San Fermín.

Museo De Navarra

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Michelin Pintxos:

My favorite plan in Pamplona was to head to the Casco Viejo to eat pintxos. On Thursdays, ​​the pintxo including beer or wine would cost two euros; this traditional event is called juevintxos ideal for students or families.

Restaurante Baserriberri

Calle San Nicolás, 32, 31001 Pamplona, Navarra

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Pintxo Boomveja, winner of the week of the pintxo in 2017

Bodegón Sarria

Calle de la Estafeta, 50, 31001 Pamplona, Navarra

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Photo Credits: TapasandTapas

Bar Gaucho

Calle Espoz y Mina, 7, 31002 Pamplona, Navarra

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Photo Credits: Trip Advisor

Parks To Enjoy Sunny Days

La Ciudadela

The Citadel was born to protect Pamplona at the request of King Felipe II, who ordered it built in 1571 to face the constant incursions of the French army.

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Photo Credits: Diario De Navarra

Parque Yamaguchi

A Japanese garden builded as a result of the twinning of the Navarrese city of Pamplona in 1988 with the town of Yamaguchi (Japan).

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Photo Credits: Turismo En Navarra

Pastry Shops

Pastas Beatriz

Calle de la Estafeta, 22, 31001 Pamplona, Navarra

This unbelievable place is famous in Pamplona for selling “Garroticos”: small puff pastry filled with chocolate.

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Photo Credits: Trip Advisor

Horno Artesano

Calle de Iturrama, 25 · Pamplona, Navarra

The best carrot cake I’ve eaten in my life is here! I swear! I have searched in several cities of Spain one like this and still can not find it. I have this Artesanal Pastry in my heart: the perfect local place plus quality. I have shared with you guys the location I find the best, but you can also find this pastry in other streets of Pamplona.

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Photo Credits: Trip Advisor

Perfect City View

Mirador Del Caballo Blanco

One of the most picturesque corners of the urban area of ​​Pamplona. The viewpoint is a wide balcony from which you can see the horizon.

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Photo Credits: Diario De Navarra
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The University Of Navarra

The campus of the University of Navarra is also one of the most beautiful parks in Pamplona, recognized as a botanical garden.

Photo Credits: Caz

The Corner Of Hemingway

Cafe Iruña

Plaza del Castillo, 44, 31001 Pamplona, Navarra

Vintage lamps, wrought iron columns and large mirrors in a historic nineteenth-century Navarre cafe.

“It is one of the most exclusive places in Pamplona due to its history, its tradition that offers the possibility of emulating the figure of the American writer, at the same time that you enjoy a good coffee, something to snack, a drink or a nice conversation.” El Rincón De Hemingway.

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Photo Credits: Pamplona Actual

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