Gateway to the Ultzama

The area offers great tourist and leisure attractions, located only 5km from the thousand-year-old Orgi forest and the Ultzama valley. It is a place where you can also taste the gastronomy of the area, explore its villages and get to know its people, customs, traditions, parties and events of this beautiful valley. You can go hiking, get lost in the woods, play golf, pick mushrooms, ride horses, watch birds or play pitch and putt.

The municipality is composed of 5 villages: Aróstegui, Ciganda, Berasáin, Beunza and Erice and 6 inhabited places:Labaso, Iriberri, Beunza-Larrea, Amaláin, Eguaras and Eguíllor.


It is located in the southern part of the so-called wet Navarra NW, in the geographical region known as Southern Valleys. The Atez Valley is located between the valleys of Ulzama to the north, Odieta to the east, Imoz to the west and Juslapeña to the south, on the Mediterranean side of Navarre. It belongs to the Judicial District of Pamplona and the whole valley forms a township.


The terrain is hilly, with elevations ranging between 600 and 800 metres and consists mainly of limestone and calcareous marls. There are beech and oak trees, lush green meadows and fields to forage aplenty. Its inhabitants are mainly dedicated to livestock and dairy cattle in particular, in the northern part of the valley there are also flocks of “lachas sheep”.


  • Carnivals, February

  • Valley Day, July 25th

  • Euskal Jaiak (Basque Festival) – October

  • During the summer months the patron saint festivities of each town are celebrated.