The gastronomy of Navarra along the Way of Saint James
The geographical diversity of Navarra invites us to divide the territory into three areas with their own flavours and traditions. The north of the Pyrenees tastes of the game and is influenced by its proximity to France. The middle area is nourished by its trout rivers,
The Romanesque in Navarra
The Way of Saint James heads into Navarra through the town of Roncesvalles. During six stages, it passes through several villages that have become the home of some of the best examples of Romanesque in Spain.
Landscapes along the Pilgrim’s Way through Navarra
The first Autonomous Community crossed by the Pilgrim's Way to Santiago is Navarra. During seven stages, the pilgrim crosses its territories from east to west. Along the route, the Pyrenean mountain landscape gives way to extensive valleys accompanied by numerous rivers and streams.
Recipe: Navarrese-style trout
Navarrese-style trout is one of the typical dishes of Navarrese gastronomy. The middle area of the Autonomous Community is rich in trout rivers, which is why trout is one of the star products of the area.
Recipe: Txantxingorri cakes
Txantxingorri cakes are one of the typical desserts of Navarrese gastronomy. It originated in the Basque Country, but it is preserved mainly in Navarra. The tortas were made during the slaughter of the pig and all the fatty products of the animal were used.