Los Arcos Village Camino Frances

Information about Los Arcos

The Jacobean village of Los Arcos is located between Estella and Viana and is crossed by the river Odrón. Every corner of this town is a perfect blend of history, artistic folklore and gastronomy, arts that have been strengthened thanks to the fact that this town is an important stopping point on the Camino de Santiago.

The French Way runs along the main street of the city. It was once full of inns and buildings that still reflect the prosperity of the place thanks to its strategic location as a crossroads and the constant flow of pilgrims.

What to see and do in Los Arcos

Basilica of Santa Maria

The Basilica of Santa María de Los Arcos is the oldest religious temple in Navarre, and one of the most beautiful. It was originally a Roman mausoleum from the 3rd century, which was transformed into a Christian basilica in the 5th century, reusing architectural elements from the ancient Roman city of Tritium Megallum, Tricio la Grande, which included the current village of Tricio, Nájera and other nearby towns.

Under the floor of the basilica were discovered bur