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Contact Details

CASA RURAL JUANBARTERENA
C/San Juan 48 31172
ULZURRUN – NAVARRA

Phone: +34 948 328 051 / +34 948 328 131
E-mail: chelorazkin@hotmail.com

Activities

Hiking trails

The return to the Valley of Ollo is a signposted circular route which passes through all the towns of the Valley. The soft path is suitable for all audiences. Along the route is located the necessary signs and information panels.

Places of interest

  • The spring of Arteta: is a natural water exit from the aquifer of the interior of the mountain range Andía. It stores the water dropped on a surface of approximately 100 square kms. Its flow ranges from 350 l/sec. in summer and 30,000 l/sec in rainy season.
  • Information and environmental education center: audio-visually presents the formation of the Valley, mountain range of Urbasa and Andia. Panels, scale models and audiovisual installation facilitate the understanding of the formation of limestone, the karst of the hills, the evolution of the diapir of Ollo and the origin of the spring of Arteta.
  • The saleras: on the left bank of the river Udarbe, close to the source, a former salinas or saleras are located. Today hardly extracting salt from it, but at the time they were an important source of income for families in the area.
  • The Ethnographic Museum of Arteta: is a large house of the 17th century where are collected more than 5,000 pieces of very diverse nature and time. Property of the sculptor José Ulibarrena. This sculptor's artworks can be seen in almost all the villages of the Valley.

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Other visits

The castle of Garaño: was located on a strategic hill in the term of Saldise.

Churches of all villages: are modest buildings but cared, of great beauty.

Hermitages: There are numerous, but generally in poor condition. Stands out the Ollo Donamaria, in ruinous state today: Of Romanesque style, served in the past as a venue for the batzarre (meeting of neighbors).

Civil architecture: In every village you can admire imposing houses, beautiful examples of rural architecture, built many of them between the 12th and 18th centuries.

Washing sites: Witnesses of hard day's work of the women of the Valley, several have been restored.

Bordas: you can find them hidden by woodland. Among them, in the term of Ulzurrun stands out the Goia, known for its legend of the sorginas (Witches).

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