Environment

Visits and activities

Environment

Visits and activities

The village

Oskotz (Imotz Valley)

The small and quiet village of Oskotz, just 70 inhabitants, is located in north of Navarre mountain, 29 km. from Pamplona and 60km away from San Sebastián In the village stands out the rancher and quiet character of its inhabitants and its landscape of green pastures and gentle hills. Next to the house is the pediment to play ball and at the top of the village is the Gothic Church of San Cristobal, of the 14th century that is well worth a visit.

Activities in the valley

Hiking

From the same house, we can enjoy the marked paths that pass through the town.

  • Cañada Real de las Provincias
  • Circular path of the villages

 

Bike rides

If you want a quiet and safe cycling ride, we recommend the Green Way of the Plazaola and if you prefer the road bike, the roads of the valley have very little traffic and are also very appropriate.

Horseback riding

10 minutes by car from the house, we find the equestrian of Lizaso, where we can enjoy walks in the forest of Orgi. The little ones also have the possibility to rent a pony.

Nearest restaurants

The nearest restaurant is 2km away. in Etxaleku and you will also find family restaurants in Goldáratz and Udabe. If you want to treat your palate, we recommend a selection of restaurants in Pamplona, of higher level.

Sport

If you like sport, next to the house you will find the pediment to play ball and you will also find sports centers in Irurtzun (With pediment, gym and climbing) and in Lekunberri (Gym, football field, sports court, squash and paddle courts), both at 10km. of the house.

Welfare

Lekunberri’s sports center is equipped with an indoor pool, spa area, sauna and solarium for your most relaxing moments.

Trade

The nearest grocery store is located in Jaunsaras (7km.) and the supermarkets are located in Irurtzun and Lekunberri. The baker arrives daily first thing in the morning and a salesman also passes twice a week through the village.

Bathing areas

If you want to cool off in summer, without moving much you will find natural bathing areas in Jaunsaras and Betelu and a little further away is the Alloz reservoir with beach, water and air activities. The nearest beaches are in San Sebastian, Zarautz and Biarritz, but if you are more of a swimming pool, in Irurtzun there are municipal pools.

Healthcare services

The nearest medical center and pharmacy is located in Irurtzun and the hospitals are located in Pamplona.

Transport

To get there and get around the valley, it is essential to have your own vehicle, due to the lack of public transport.

Day trips

Sierra de Aralar

30 km. from the house is the Sierra de Aralar, a large karst massif where we can walk on trails of different difficulty through the forest while observing the dolmens that surprise us along the way or ascend to the Mirador of the medieval Sanctuary of San Miguel.

 

Mendukilo Cave

In the depths of the Sierra de Aralar, we find the cave of Mendukilo, where we can enter the bowels of the earth, on a conditioned tourist tour and always accompanied by expert guides.

Pamplona

In the capital of Navarre, in addition to walking through the streets of the feast of San Fermín, we can also get to know the Citadel, the medieval walls, the Cathedral of Santa Maria, the Plaza del Castillo, the minizoo of La Taconera, the Park of the Half Moon , visit the museums and palaces or make the Ernest Hemingway Route.

Baztan Valley

In the north of Navarra, we find this land of hidalgos, smugglers and witches, with beech and oak forests, megalithic monuments, mills, fortress towers, imposing farmhouses, viewpoints, waterfalls and haunted caves.

 

The Bardenas Reales

This semi-desert landscape is located in the south of Navarra and is declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. There are marked routes for walking, cycling, horseback riding or motor vehicles and you can also visit the Information Center or contemplate the landscape from its viewpoints.

San Sebastian

60km from Oskotz, you will find this cosmopolitan city that stands out for its delicious pintxos, its urban beaches and its buildings inspired by those of Paris. The Bay of La Concha, the old part, Mount Urgull, the Comb of the winds… are just a small appetizer of all the attractions this city offers us.

The village

Oskotz (Imotz Valley)

The small and quiet village of Oskotz, just 70 inhabitants, is located on the Navarra mountain, 29 km. from Pamplona and 60km away. San Sebastian. In the village stands out the livestock and quiet character of its inhabitants and its landscape of green pastures and gentle hills. Next to the house is the pediment to play ball and at the top of the village is the Gothic Church of San Cristobal, of the 14th century that is well worth a visit.

Activities in the valley

Hiking

 

From the same house, we can enjoy the marked trails that pass through the town.

  • Cañada Real de las Provincias
  • Circular path of the villages

 

Bike rides

 

If you want a quiet and safe cycling ride, we recommend the Green Way of the Plazaola and if you prefer the road bike, the roads of the valley have very little traffic and are also very appropriate.

Horseback riding

 

10 minutes by car from the house, we find the equestrian of Lizaso, where we can enjoy walks in the forest of Orgi. The little ones also have the possibility to rent a pony.

Nearest restaurants

The nearest restaurant is 2km away. in Etxaleku and you will also find family restaurants in Goldáratz and Udabe. If you want to treat your palate, we recommend a selection of restaurants in Pamplona, of higher level.

Trade

The nearest grocery store is located in Jaunsaras (7km.) and the supermarkets are located in Irurtzun and Lekunberri. The baker arrives daily first thing in the morning and a salesman also passes twice a week through the village.

Transport

To get there and get around the valley, it is essential to have your own vehicle, due to the lack of public transport.

Sport

If you like sport, next to the house you will find the pediment to play ball and you will also find sports centers in Irurtzun (With pediment, gym and climbing) and in Lekunberri (Gym, football field, sports court, squash and paddle courts), both at 10km. of the house.

Welfare

Lekunberri’s sports center is equipped with an indoor pool, spa area, sauna and solarium for your most relaxing moments.

Bathing areas

If you want to cool off in summer, without moving much you will find natural bathing areas in Jaunsaras and Betelu and a little further away is the Alloz reservoir with beach, water and air activities. The nearest beaches are in San Sebastian, Zarautz and Biarritz, but if you are more of a swimming pool, in Irurtzun there are municipal pools.

Healthcare services

The nearest medical center and pharmacy is located in Irurtzun and the hospitals are located in Pamplona.

Day trips

Sierra de Aralar

 

30 km. from the house is the Sierra de Aralar, a large karst massif where we can walk on trails of different difficulty through the forest while observing the dolmens that surprise us along the way or ascend to the Mirador of the medieval Sanctuary of San Miguel.

Pamplona

 

In the capital of Navarre, in addition to walking through the streets of the confinement of the feast of San Fermín, we can also get to know the Citadel, the medieval walls, the Cathedral of Santa Maria, the Plaza del Castillo, the minizoo de la Taconera, the Park of the Half Moon , visit the museums and palaces or make the Ernest Hemingway Route.

San Sebastian

 

60km from Oskotz, you will find this cosmopolitan city that stands out for its delicious pintxos, its urban beaches and its buildings inspired by those of Paris. The Bay of the Shell, the old part, Mount Urgull, the Comb of the winds… are just a small appetizer of all the attractions this city offers us.

Do you have any doubts?

We are at your disposal for any queries around our cottage.

Oskotz - Navarre (Spain)

Do you have any doubts?

We are at your disposal for any queries around our cottage.

Oskotz - Navarre (Spain)

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