Artajona and its walled enclosure from the 12th century

Artajona is a town and municipality located in the province and autonomous community of Navarre, northern Spain.

Main attractions

Religious monuments

Church of San Saturnino from the 13th century.

Hermitage of Our Lady of Jerusalem: there is a carving of the Virgin of Jerusalem.

St. Peter’s Church.

Hermitage of San Bartolomé.

Stone cross: which gives its name to its street.

Civil monuments

El Cerco: walled enclosure from the 12th century with two bells that ring on holidays.

Dolmens: the Dorre, the dolmen of the mine and the Portillo de Enériz.

Medieval town center: cobbled street, Mayora arch.

Fuente de los Caños: stone fountain in the shape of an arch with two water outlets and small ponds that are filled by it.


The patron saint festivities: in honor of the Virgin of Jerusalem, they are celebrated from September 7 to 15.

The Little Festivals: they are celebrated on March 19 (San José).

San Saturnino, Patron Saint of Artajona: they are celebrated on November 29 (San Saturnino).

Medieval festivals: last weekend of August.

How to get to?

From Pamplona 29 min (32.2 km) via AP-15 and NA-6020

From Madrid 4 hr 8 min (372 km) via A-2

Main information

Area: 67 km²

Coordinates: 42°35′28″N 1°45′52″W

Population: 1741

Languages: Spanish, Basque

Currency: Euro

Visa: Schengen

Time: Central European UTC +1

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