The Baztan Valley and its surrounding area are a unique place in Navarre, offer a unique experience to its visitors. With its mountainous landscape, rivers, forests and beautiful villages, there is so much to see and do in this valley in the north of Spain. Here are some of the best things to see in the Baztan Valley, you won't find in any other place.
Museum of the Witches of Zugarramurdi
The small village of Zugarramurdi is famous for its history of witchcraft, and for being the scene of the witch-hunt largest in the history of Spain. The Museum of the Witches of Zugarramurdi is a fascinating place to learn more about this history and explore the ancient caves where they were celebrating the rituals of witchcraft.
Caves of Urdax
The Baztan Valley is known for its impressive caves, and the Caves of Urdax are some of the most spectacular. With stalactites and stalagmites of all shapes and sizes, it is a magical place to explore.
Palace of Arizkunenea
The Palace of Arizkunenea is an impressive mansion of the EIGHTEENTH century, which belonged to one of the richest families in the region. Today, it has become a museum that tells the story of life in the Valley of Baztan in the EIGHTEENTH century.
The main town in the Valley of Baztan, Elizondo, is a charming place to wander and discover the typical architecture basque. The Bridge of the Trinity, the city Hall and the Church of Santiago are only some of the places you can't miss.
The Baztan Valley is a paradise for lovers of hiking, with a wide variety of trails that offer stunning views of the mountain scenery and forest in the valley. The path that goes from the village Erratzu up to the waterfall Xorroxin is an essential route.
The basque cuisine is famous in around the world, and the Baztan Valley is not an exception. The typical dishes of the region include the txistorra (a spicy pork sausage), the t-bone steak (fillet of beef) and the "talo" (a corn bread typical of the Basque Country). In addition, the valley is famous for its cheeses that are made from sheep's milk.
These are just some of the things to see and do at the Valley of Baztan. If you have the chance of visiting this beautiful region of Navarra, be sure to explore all it has to offer and discover some of its best kept secrets.
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