Pamplona

Euroventure city guide

Pamplona

Euroventure city guide

Everything you need to know about Pamplona

The perfect antidote to a sunshine overload, Pamplona is the perfect place to catch some shade with so many gorgeous Gothic churches and art museums to hang around in until sunset.

Quick facts

  • Location: Pamplona is in Navarra, Spain
  • Language: Spanish
  • Population of city: 195,650
  • Nearest airport: Pamplona-Noain Airport
  • Main train/bus station(s): Pamplona Railway Station
  • Best time to visit? All year around, with warmer temperatures in the Summer months
  • Budget level? ££
  • Best for: festivals, history, nightlife, museums, shopping
How Long To Spend There:

We would recommend spending 2-3 days in Pamplona

Top Attractions

Running of the Bulls

Pamplona is famous for the running of the bulls. The festival takes place in early July. During the week bullfights are held at the Plaza de Toros.

Ciudadela

The fortress was built in the 16th century. It has since been used as a prison, however today houses a number of exhibitions.

Plaza Del Castillo

A busy public square in the heart of Pamplona. The square is the site of many events and markets.

Parque de la Taconera

For a relaxed walk in the sun the park is a beautiful green space on the borders of the old town, designed in a mix of architectural styles.

Getting There

Regular trains run to Pamplona from other Spanish cities including Madrid, Barcelona and Zaragoza. You can also get to Pamplona from many of these cities by bus or sometimes plane.

Getting Around:

You probably wont need to use public transport to visit most of the main sites in Pamplona. Most places in the old town and city centre are easily reachable on foot. During the summer months there are many events on the streets including the running of the bulls and dancing so walking is the best way not to miss these!

Routes

A Selection of Trips and Tours that include Pamplona