Arga River Park
The river that flows through Pamplona is called the Arga. And its course has become a colourful nature walk of around 12 kilometres. It also has a long and winding river walk, the Parque Fluvial, which meanders along about 12 kilometres. The million square metres it covers make it the first and largest green space in the city.
This route is a river park , a symbiosis of water and vegetation, will guide you along historical bridges, dams, mills, bridges, gardens, parks, jetties, picnic areas, fishing points, farms, market gardens, fields with horses and cows, fountains, a frontón (Basque pelota court) and even an Environmental Education Museum can be found along this attractive and easily accessible walk, the symbiosis of water and vegetation.
Sometimes the river gets close to the city and on other occasions it 'hides' from it, passing through areas where fishermen cast their rods and where canoeists or cyclists enjoy their sports to idyllic 'oases of peace'; it either flows wide and slowly or foams up when it runs over dams or through narrower sections... Why not follow its course?
The Arga River Park covers a long distance of 130 kilometres along the banks of the river Arga. It enters the city of Pamplona through the market gardens of La Magdalena, whose produce is of excellent quality and taste. It then crosses the neighbourhood of La Rochapea and leaves the city, after getting close t ... [+ info]
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is one of the 35 resources selected in the Route of Landscape of Navarre. Water and viewpoints.
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