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Practical information


When?:
From Mar 4, 2015 to Mar 12, 2015

Where:
Javier Castle

More information :
http://www.turismo.navarra.es


Location

Autonomous region:
Navarre

Province/Island:
Navarre

Navarra



Description

This pilgrimage in honour of San Francisco Javier takes place every March in the town of Javier, in Navarre.

During the two first weekends in March, thousands of pilgrims flood the roads leading to the Castle of Javier in order to venerate the Saint. This pilgrimage covers a distance of over 50 kilometres and it is always takes place in an atmosphere of good cheer. It origins go back to the 19th century, when the intercession of Saint Francisco Javier was said to have liberated the Navarre town from a cholera epidemic.

Practical information

Date:
From Mar 4, 2015 to Mar 12, 2015
Place:
31411. Javier (Navarre)

Contact details

castillodejavier@jesuitas.es
http://www.turismo.navarra.es
Tel. +34 948884024
Fax. +34 948884259

Schedules and prices

Schedule

From Mar 4, 2015 to Mar 12, 2015


* Information may be subject to modifications

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