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Royal Palace of Olite

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Royal Palace of Olite
Torre del Palacio y viñedos
Palacio Real de Olite
Palacio Real de Olite
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The Palacio Real (Royal Palace) of Olite, the seat of the Court of Navarre until its union with Castile (1512), was one of the most luxurious mediaeval castles in Europe. A 12th-century German traveller wrote his impressions in his diary, now conserved in the British Museum in London: "Surely there is no king with a more beautiful castle or palace and with so many gilded rooms".

Looking at its majestic profile and the elegance of its whimsical towers, it is not hard to imagine oneself back in the mediaeval era and to feel the life of the Court in a palace that was richly decorated and had exotic gardens and even a zoo! Jousts and tournaments were held here, as were pelota games and even bullfights. Olite evokes that past today, in which it became the seat of the Court during the reign of King Carlos III 'el Noble', during its annual Mediaeval Fair. ... [+ info]

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Algunas escenas para la nueva serie del canal 0+ de Movistar Conquistadores: Adventum han sido grabadas en el Palacio Real de Olite. Aquí puedes ver el trailer de esta nueva superproducción.

Location

Opening hours

Primavera:

  • Marzo: de lunes a viernes, de 10:00 a 18:00. Sábados y domingos, de 10:00 a 19:00.
  • Abril: de lunes a domingo, de 10:00 a 19:00.
  • Semana Santa (del 8 al 23 de abril): horario sin cambios.
  • Mayo y junio: de lunes a viernes, de 10:00 a 19:00. Sábados y domingos, de 10:00 a 20:00.
  • Puente de mayo (del 29 de abril al 1 de mayo): horario sin cambios.

Verano:

  • Junio y septiembre: de lunes a viernes, de 10:00 a 19:00. Sábados y domingos, de 10:00 a 20:00.
  • Julio y agosto: de lunes a domingo, de 10:00 a 20:00.
  • Puente de Santiago (del 22 al 25 de julio): horario sin cambios.
  • Puente de agosto (del 12 al 15 de agosto): horario sin cambios.

PRICES

Precio entrada: 3,50 €

Remarks: Descuentos especiales para determinados grupos y colectivos. Entrada gratuita para personas con discapacidad y menores hasta 5 años.* Precio especial con la entrada combinada Palacio Real + Museo de la Viña y el Vino.

Guided visit

Description: distintos tipos de visitas: generales, familiares y teatralizadas. Compra de entradas en taquilla o a través de  www.guiartenavarra.com

Opening hours - Todo el año: consultar horarios en www.guiartenavarra.com

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