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Palace in Estella

Museo Gustavo de Maeztu

Adjacent to the tourist office is the Palacio de los Reyes, a rare example of Romanesque civil construction. It houses a museum with an intriguing collection of paintings by Gustavo de Maeztu y Whitney (1887–1947), …
Fusion in Estella

Casanellas Taller Gastronómico

A purveyor of slow cooking, this elegant restaurant uses local products with global touches to create beautifully executed recipes. The market-fresh menu features dishes like duck with pineapple and red curry, lamb …
Park in Estella

Los Llanos

This lush park just south of the centre makes a pleasant escape from medieval monuments. The trickling Río Ega forms the southern boundary of the greenery, and there's a snack bar near the riverbank where you can un…
Cultural in Estella

Semana Medieval

For one week in mid-July, Estella hosts its exuberant medieval fair, complete with costumed performers, jousts, street theatre, falconry displays, special markets and much merriment.
Church in Estella

Iglesia de San Pedro de la Rúa

This 12th-century church is the most important monument in Estella. Its cloisters are a fine example of Romanesque sculptural work.
Church in Estella

Iglesia de San Miguel

Overlooking the town from its hilly perch near the eastern end of Calle Mayor, the Iglesia de San Miguel is a striking architectural work that was built in various styles over the centuries. Work began in the 12th c…
Spanish in Estella

Asador Astarriaga

With outdoor seating on the main square, this restaurant is popular with Galicia-bound pilgrims. The menu focuses on steaks and seafood.