Can you think of a more pleasant way to spend a Friday evening, enjoying a glass of Navarre´s finest wines in a place like the citadel?
Summer is almost here and to celebrate it we recommend a night of wine, pinchos and excellent music.
The stars of the night -white, rosé and red- are going to be out on the Fifth Annual Wine Night organised by the Wine Origin Guarantee Control Board on Friday, 22 June, 21:00 at the “Cuidadela”, in Pamplona. But the wines will not be alone. Pinchos, music and gifts will make this evening complete. An excellent plan for the shortest night of the year!
Music will include the live performance of Marlango´s latest album, the first project in Spanish recorded by the band which is led by the actress Leonor Watling. As well as DJ Funk Fatale´s show, you´ll be able to see live creations by four avant-garde artists who propose to combine wine with contemporary art in a cultural context.
Doors open at 20.30 and for just 20 euros you will be able to taste four different wines and four pinchos as well as enjoy the shows and participate in the raffles.
Is there a better way to start the summer?
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The Business Association of Zizur Mayor has organised a tasty activity for this weekend!
On 16 and 17 June, 9 bars in the town will be offering their “pintxo” with a beer or glass of wine for just 3€! You will be able to participate in the contest by voting for your favourite pintxo through the following website between 16 and 21 June: http://www.zizurardoi.com/votazizurpintxo/
- Bar Olmo Parque los olmos, 33
- Café Bar Goxua Plaza de la mujer, 6
- Café Bar Kalhua Parque Erreniega, 72
- Cafetería Tentissimo Parque Erreniega ,73
- Cervecería Cugar C/ Santa Cruz de Ardoi, 7
- Restaurante Boca Pizza Parque Erreniega, 14-16
- Restaurante Coliseo Parque Erreniega, 11
- Restaurante Florencia Parque de los Olmos, 27
- Vinoteca Garnatxa Parque Erreniega, 23
Come round to Zizur and enjoy!
Whoever thought that Navarre needed a beach to be able to compete in beauty with our neighbours in Gipuzkoa is going to be happy!
Spend a splendid day at the beach with “traineras” (traditionally, sardine fishing boats) included.
For the first time in Navarre, you´ll have the opportunity to attend a real “trainera” regatta. This sport, which was invented by those men who fished for sardines in the Bay of Biscay (Cantabrian Sea) , starts its season in the Alloz Reservoir, next to the Aritzaleku camping site.
The exhibition race will count with the participation of male teams from Orio, Trintxerpe, Hondarribia, Sanpedro, Zarautz, La Donostiarra, Pasai Donibane and Zumaia. We should also note that there will be a female race in which four boats will participate, though they are still to be confirmed. The regatta will be held in two rounds with a racing area of 1,500m.
Now that it is almost summer and the heat is starting to be felt, it´s a great opportunity to spend a different type of day. Don´t miss this chance to enjoy a unique show in Navarre. Also, a great atmosphere will be assured. We expect the arrival of numerous fans of the crews participating, as well as other visitors and people who have never seen this type of event before. Don´t forget to bring your sunscreen, your towel and a sun lounger and spend a day at the beach. Just like being at the “Concha”, oye!!
When: Sunday, June 17, at 11.30
Where: Dock and bay in Lerate, Alloz Reservoir
There´s an English nursery rhyme that goes like this:
Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet,
Eating her curds and whey;
Along came a spider,Who sat down beside her
And frightened Miss Muffet away!
Well, if Little Miss Muffet had been born in the valley of Ultzama, then she would certainly have been eating a “cuajada”, which is a typical dessert made from sheep´s milk curd.
If you´ve never tried it, you can´t miss the third annual “Day of the Cuajada” which will take place in the village of Auza, Ultzama. On Sunday, 10 June and during the whole morning, you will be able to see how the dessert is made; from the milking of the sheep to the traditional cooking method used to made the final product. On Saturday, various companies which produce this dessert will open their doors to the public and show their installations and the way the product is produced on a wider scale.
There will also be exhibitions of regional dances and old-fashioned farm work. And if that isn´t enough to make your day enjoyable, visit the beautiful surrounding areas of Ultzama like Aralar and Leizaran!
For more info: www.valledeultzama.com