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Outside view only limited access times

Located beside the famed palace and definitely worth a look at the beautiful facade. Inquired at... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
East Gwillimbury, Canada
The church next to the royal palace

This is the church attached to the famed royal palace at Olite. It is very much worthwhile to visit... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 Feb 2018
“Outside view only limited access times”
4 Apr 2018
“Lovely church”
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Very lovely church worth visiting and has also a lively court yard with a fountain and a beautiful old olive tree , lots of places to sit down and have a rest if you are tired!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Evelyn S
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Located beside the famed palace and definitely worth a look at the beautiful facade. Inquired at the palace but were told that inside access was only during festivals days as displayed on a sheet which appeared to be only a few times a year.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BonnieN4
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is the church attached to the famed royal palace at Olite. It is very much worthwhile to visit as well when you are there for the palace. As mentioned by many, the crucifiction tableau is marvellous.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 17 October 2017

What a stunning alter made up of 25 individual oil paintings set around a crucifixion. Awe inspiring. Useul English language guide provided which explains all

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Located near the city center and the plaza it provides a view of the more common and simpler iglesias verses only the fancy ones.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 336tracyh
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

A lovely, well preserved, church with amazing altarpiece. Well worth a peaceful visit then a coffee in the lovely square in perfect surroundings. Olite is lovely

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jean R
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We visit the chirch while a wedding was most probably plan to take place; Poeple where decorating the chirch with with flower giving an extraordinary feeling when entering in the place

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Julie C
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Sadly the acclaimed porch is being restored, but inside there is a pleasant atmosphere and bits interesting if you have a little knowledge

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank randc09
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Decorations at the entrance and inside are worth the visit. The frescoes are beautiful paintings. The altar piece by the Aragonese painter, Pedro del Ponte in the early XVI century is exquisite. This church was built as a Legend of the Dove. A shepherd followed...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Mypace
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Adjoining the castle, the Church of Santa María de Olite is a very important Gothic building in Navarre from the 13th century, built in what looks to be a Gothic French style. The door way is quite magnificent. The sculptures have a strong resemblance to...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Cana1Toronto
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