The Valley of Lana is located n western central Navarre 72 kilometres from Pamplona. Its isolated location and cold winters have earned it the nickname of Russian Navarre
. It is one of the most hidden and unknown valleys in the region, a place where time seems to have stood still. Overlooked by the limestone crests of the Lóquiz
range of hills, the valley is made up of five hamlets around their churches: Viloria, Narcué, Ulibarri, Galbarra and Gastiain. An excellent way of discovering Lana is taking a walk starting at any of the five hamlets.
At the entry to the valley is the main settlement, Galbarra . From there, you can reach Ulibarri , a village with a special charm with its carefully preserved stone houses and an old washing place. However, Viloria is undoubtedly the best known of the five. It was chosen as the setting for the film Tasio by Montxo Armendáriz , a story about the hard lives of the ch ... [+ info]