Ventosa → 16.20km → Nájera → Azofra
To Santiago: 
577.00
Altitude: 
492
Fiesta: 

The Najerinos keep a busy fiesta calendar. San Antón is celebrated on the 17th of January. San Prudencio (patron of the city) on the 28th of April. San Antonio on the 13th of June. San Juan and San Pedro from the 24th to the 30th of June. San Juan Mártir and Santa María la Real from the 15th to the 18th of September. And San Miguel the weekend closest to the 29th of September.

If the celebration of Saints doesn’t move you, perhaps the celebration of the Rioja Pepper might. It is on the last Sunday of May.

The Road: 

On the way to Azofra, take notice of the modern aqueducts which help to irrigate the land. They are gravity fed and are a real-world example of hydraulics in action, with sections that pass beneath the road rather than passing above it.

History: 

Nájera, named for its position “between cliffs,” is a city that has been in favor since Sancho III (El Mayor) made it the capital when Pamplona was captured. At the time the camino passed further to the north, in the rugged but more protected mountains. His efforts moved the popular route to its...

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Services
ATM: 
Yes
Bar: 
Yes
Grocery: 
Yes
Pharmacy: 
Yes
Medical Center: 
Yes
Correos: 
Paseo Jan Julian 14, 26300, Mon-Fri: 0830-1430 & Sat: 0930-1300,941 360 051
Bus: 
Yes
Bus Terminal: 
Yes
Photo in Nájera on the Camino de Santiago

Comments

Camino de Santi... (not verified) said:

One night reservation for 2 pilgrims. 2 beds please. Bunk beds or two beds ok

Camino de Santi... (not verified) said:

There is a great place called Albergue las Penas at the end of town. Felix the owner is so kind and drove my friend to 3 pharmacies to get the right treatment for an infection. The albergue is very nice and the cleanest bathrooms I have seen on the Camino.