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54. Town of Olite, Navarre
The town's most famous building is a splendid palace, once the residence of the kings of
The town offers much more: ancient stone houses with crests of arms and wooden roofs,
beautiful churches such as Santa María (1 €) and San Pedro (guided tours), medieval mar-
kets , streets crossed by gothic arches, a spectacular Roman fortified wall, and much more to
transport you back in time.
In the summer, a classical theatre festival recreates the medieval era with fifteen days of
drama from Moliere, Shakespeare, and dozens of other productions across the town. The
town transforms into a European medieval scene where you can walk among merchants,
princes and princesses, clerics, and musicians.
Image Credit: Castle of Olite. Image by Guiex com.
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