Carnival in North Navarra

Posted By on Feb 13, 2014

Navarra offers across its geography a wide range of carnival rituals. Are days with an ancient taste, in which legendary characters and almost prehistoric rituals of rural areas are recovered The Zanpantzarrak shake their bells to ward off evil spirits as they travel the stretch of Zubieta Ituren . A party that has the privilege of having been declared of Cultural Interest designation shared with the carnival of Lantz . There, the bandit Miel Otxin is captured and burned in a burlesque performance. The zaku zaharrak Lesaka take to the streets dressed in their sacks of straw and stoke the audience with their pizontziak ( bladders) . In Goizueta ‘s central character is a coal – dancing the zahagi dantza , chases women and is beaten by the servants of the people. In Bera , Men and women change roles . Men wear them nurses and  women pastors and couples then parade through the streets of the town...

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The Bidasoa´s Greenway

The Bidasoa´s Greenway

Posted By on Feb 11, 2014

The Bidasoa is a Basque – Navarre evoking the river border crossing to France Irun . Indeed its frontier character , along with his former railway line , are their peculiar identity. The Greenway Bidasoa gets good part of the route of the train Txikito ( Elizondo – Irun ) and offers an unforgettable journey of 39 km by beautiful towns of Gipuzkoa and Navarre on the banks of Bidasoa . ” Sail ” next to Bidasoa river platform following an old train that brought Irun to Navarre is an experience that is more precious to spend an intricate geography dotted with villages and lush with lots of character and a rich cultural and gastronomic really awesome . From Elizondo to Irun by Doneztebe , Sunbilla , Lesaka and Bera . Bidasoa Railroad , better known as ” Txikito Train ” was born in 1898 as a mining train between Irun and Endarlaza . In the beginning mostly carrying minerals , but later the goods were many and varied : wood, coal, iron, even livestock. In 1916 the line was extended to Elizondo and the service was opened to the public , becoming a passenger train linking Elizondo and Irun . This event was a great change in the lives of the residents of the area ” Batzan Bidasoa ” through which flowed the train. But as happened to other trains of the time succumbed to the pressure of cars. Another alternative route to traffic . Another opportunity for pedestrians and cyclists. And a strategic , hard runner , giving access to the sea following the course of river Bidasoa . Bidasoa route is plotted within one of the leading axes of the European network of touring routes. And not only the sea, the path is Bidasoa a door giving access to Europe and allow cyclists from around the world into the heart of our territory in a safe and appropriate manner. Download information...

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