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Address: Plaza de Carlos III el Noble, 31390 Olite, Spain
Phone Number: 948 74 00 35
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Beautiful castle

My husband and I visited Olite in October, 2014. The town is situated as a convenient stopping place on the way to several other towns and cities in the area. It is quite close... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My husband and I visited Olite in October, 2014. The town is situated as a convenient stopping place on the way to several other towns and cities in the area. It is quite close to Pamplona and Zaragoza, two cities we also visited on our trip to Spain. The palace is amazing. In some respects it reminds me of the... More 

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Birkenhead
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Well worth a visit, the castle has been restored from the ruin that it had become. The views from the towers are worth the climb.

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Kingston, Washingston
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Taking the bus from Pamplona to Olite was relatively simple and not very much money and the views on the way were pretty amazing. Do not be easily carsick, as it is pretty curvy on the road there. Once there you seem to have gone back in history to this beautifully maintained castle. I felt it was well worth the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
66 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is a great day trip (for us from Larrasoana). The castle itself has been beautifully restored and, in autumn, had a lovely coat of multi-coloured leaves. Our kids (10, 8 and 6) enjoyed climbing multiple turrets and towers and the audio guide (only 1 euro) offered some interesting insights. The town, whilst small, was easy to access and walk... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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108 reviews 108 reviews
64 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The “Palacio Nuevo” or new palace was built between 1402 and 1424 for King Charles III “the Noble” of Navarra. It is part of a historic ensemble that includes the old palace, now the local Parador and the church of Santa María la Real. The palace was built in a French Gothic style and looks like a castle. It is,... More 

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perth
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58 reviews 58 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Lots of renovations, not a great deal to see, go to surrounding areas like Javier 40 kms away great castle

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Omaha
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112 reviews 112 reviews
28 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed in Olite for one night on our drive from northern Spain to Barcelona. the castle sits in the middle of he historic section, beautifully restored, although none of the furnishings remain. There is an audio guide for the tour of the castle which is easy to use and vey informative, as it allows you to move at your... More 

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137 reviews 137 reviews
51 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

An utterly beautiful (reconstructed) landmark in the heart of Navarra. Price of entry is incredibly low and you can either take a tour or follow your own way. The elevated queen's garden is gorgeous and there is also enough of the architecture as well as fantastic views to make this a "do no miss".

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Pau, France
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12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We came across Olite by accident after visiting Pamplona. The castle and old town which surrounds it, although not huge are both a lovely place to visit. The castle and old town are well restored. The castle has many rooms and towers and you can imagine in its day being very elaborately decorated. The views of the roof tops and... More 

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It would be hard to visit Olite and not visit the huge looming castle that dominates it's skyline. Even though it can get swamped by tourists, it is quite large so it is a pleasurable experience regardless of the crowd. We visited during the medieval festival which added to the surreal architecture. It has had a tumultuous history and needed... More 

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