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Greenway of Irati



Greenway of Irati
Greenway of Irati
Greenway of Irati
Greenway of Irati


Limestone gullies with soaring rock faces, the river running below, the air cut by the wings of griffon vultures and the echo of the clattering of the railway line. This is the "Irati" as it passes through the Foz (gorge) at Lumbier, a Nature Reserve.

The Irati was the electric passenger train in Spain, which led it to appear in several articles in the newspapers and encyclopaedias of the time. From 1911 to 1955 the train covered the 58 kilometres along the Pamplona-Aoiz-Sangüesa line.

At present, 6 kilometres of the route have been arranged as a greenway, allowing visitors to travel it at their leisure.

How to get there and move around

Starting point: área de acogida de la Foz de Lumbier (aparcamiento).

End point: área de acogida de la Foz de Lumbier (aparcamiento).

Path classification: Others

Type of route: Earth, Gravel

Form: Circular

Type of bicycle: Mountain bike


  • Cuando existe servicio de guardas (desde Semana Santa hasta el día 15 de diciembre) en el aparcamiento del área de acogida, es obligatorio pagar una tasa: motos 1,5€, coches 2,5€ y autobuses 5€.
  • Consultar en el Centro de Interpretación de las Foces el estado de mantenimiento del sendero.

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Practical information

  • Locality LUMBIER
  • Zone The Pyrenees
  • Thematic path Green route / Nature trail, Naturalistic , Near rivers/sources
  • Length 6,38
  • Difficulty Low
  • Difference in height 175 m
  • Suitable for By bicycle, On horseback, Pushchairs for children