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Bilbao and the Basque Country Sights


Updated 03/12/2014

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An unforgettable glimpse into the Spain of the Middle Ages is the reward for journeying to this town. The 11th-century church of San Pedro is revered for its finely worked Romanesque cloisters and portal, but it's the town's castle—restored by Carlos III in the French style and brimming with ramparts, crenellated battlements, and watchtowers—that captures the imagination most. You can walk the ramparts, and should you get tired or hungry, part of the castle has been

converted into a parador, making a fine place to catch a bite or a few Zs.

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41 km (25 miles) south of Pamplona, Olite, 31390, Spain



Updated 03/12/2014


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