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Sangüesa


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Locality: SANGÜESA

Zone: The Central Zone

Interesting links

Web del ayuntamiento

Web de la asociación Baja Montaña

E-mail: sanguesa@sanguesa.es

Municipal information: Population, size...

Patron saint festivities: San Sebastián (del 11 al 17 de septiembre).

Guided visit


A border post on the Pilgrim's Way and a hospitable and monumental town, Sangüesa is a mixture of the mountains and the plains, a place to see and experience.

Located 44 kilometres from Pamplona and with a population of just over 5,000, the most important town in medieval Navarre is well known thanks to the Pilgrim's Way to Santiago de Compostela and its architectural treasures, particularly the facade of the church of Santa María, a superb example of Romanesque architecture that has been declared a National Monument.

Its interesting civil buildings, churches and convents evoke epochs of splendour and reveal a town that is very closely linked to its traditions. On January 6th every year the Auto Sacramental de los Reyes Magos (allegorical religious play about the Three Wise Men) takes place, one of the five that has been conserved in Spain.

Stroll through the old streets of Sangüesa and stop to take a look at every one of its splendid buildings; take part in its medieval traditions and try its famous pochas (succulent white beans).

In a land of transition between the first peaks of the Pyrenees and the plains along the river Ebro, Sangüesa stands on the banks of the river Aragón on slightly raised ground in the eastern part of the Central Zone of Navarre, 44 kilometres from Pamplona. The primitive city stood on a rocky outcrop, the present Rocaforte, which served as a frontier post against Muslim invasions. Howe ... [+ info]

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Wifi zone: en la Biblioteca pública y en la Casa de Cultura

OUTSTANDING EVENTS

Auto de los Reyes Magos, 6 de enero.

GUIDED VISIT

Description: Del 15 de julio al 31 de agosto, visitas a la Sangüesa Monumental, de lunes a viernes a las 18:30. Sábados a las 18:00. Los viernes 18 y 25 de julio y 1, 8 y 15 de Agosto las visita se extiende hasta la villa de Rocaforte.Punto de encuentro Santa María la Real se pueden contratar visitas guiadas con las empresas: Sangüesa Tour (620110581) y Gesartur (622305052).

SERVICES

General services:

  • Accommodation
  • Bank
  • Cashpoint
  • Child-park
  • Cinema
  • Fronton
  • Guided visits
  • Health centre
  • Internet
  • Medical centre
  • Outdoor sports area
  • Petrol station
  • Pharmacy
  • Picnic spot
  • Pub
  • Restaurant / coffee-houses
  • Spa
  • Sports centre
  • Supermarket / shop
  • Swimming area
  • Swimming-pool
  • Theatre
  • Tourist Office

Observations: ordenadores con conexión a internet de uso gratuito. Necesario reservar en información.

How to get there and move around salir de Pamplona por la AP-15 dirección Imarcoain hasta la salida 82 hacia Noain/Sangüesa/Huesca que enlaza con la A-21. Continuar por la autovía hasta tomar la salida "Sangüesa/Liédena". En la rotonda de Liédena tomar la NA-127 dirección Sangüesa.

Opening hours, dates and guide prices. We recommend you confirm with the entity in question.



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31-10-2014

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