For many years, Segura was a mandatory transit point for those coming from Castilla and France, and there are still some stately homes and palaces, like Ardixarra Palace (now the office of the Interpretation Centre of Medieval History), Lardizabal Palace (now City Hall), or the parish church of La Asunción.
The village has kept its medieval quarter in very good condition. Known for their Holy Week processions, you will see 10 pasos -scenes of Christ’s Passion- between Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. The most renowned procession is Jesucristo Crucificado, whose image was carved by the sculptor Juan Martínez Montañés, from Seville.
Other important festivities are Saint Nicholas day, the medieval festival or the Basque Country and Navarre typical dance competition –baile al suelto-.
Tourist Office Segura
MEDIEVAL HISTORY INTERPRETATION CENTRE
Opening time in Summer (24 June – 3 September):
• Monday-Sunday: 11:30-13:30 and 16:30-19:30
Winter time (5 September – 23 June):
• Friday: 17:30-19:3
• Saturday – Sunday: 11:30-13:30 and 16:30-19:30
• Groups and rest of days/hours, only by appointment.
• Normal: 2 €
• Guided tour to museum, medieval town, church and karkaba: 6,5 €
• Guided tour for groups (8 people):
• Saturday: 11:30 / 17:00 (Spanish)
• Sunday: 11:30 (Euskera)
• Public holidays: 11:30 (language upon request)
• Entrance to the church: 2€ (groups of 4 people)
Address: Ardixarra etxea, Calle Mayor 12
Phone: 943 80 17 49 / 943 80 10 06
PLAN YOUR trip
Accommodation & where to eat
This tour is closely linked to the figure of Jose Miguel Barandiaran, father of the basque culture
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