Las Eretas

Berbinzana, Spain

Between 1993 and 1996, several archaeological excavation campaigns at the site of Las Eretas partially unearthed the urban fabric of a fortified village from the Early Iron Age, the most significant structural remains of which included the wall and towers that defended it, and several dwellings built around a street and public square which facilitated pedestrian traffic inside the fortress.

The protohistoric village with its houses dates from the 6th to the 4th centuries BC and are typical of the Urnfield culture. Today there is a museum where thematic areas have brief text with illustrations – maps, photographs and drawings –, and a display cases showing original archaeological pieces, both from the Las Eretas site and other Navarrese Iron Age villages which have been investigated.

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Founded: 6th century BCE
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Spain

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www.eretas.es

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oscar leon herrera (18 months ago)
An incredible place, very well documented and with a guide who made our visit very interesting. 100% recommended.
Jose Ignacio (2 years ago)
The visit is highly recommended. Ideal for children. Essential visit in 2021 since this year the visit is free. A pity it does not open on weekends. Next to it there is a playground and a small picnic area overlooking the river. Children really enjoy it. And learn about Iron Age history.
Alberto Paternain (2 years ago)
Herri txiki baten altxorra!! Duela 2500 urteko bizimodua ikusteko aukera ederra!! Oso polita ta ondo prestatuta ta azalduta.
Leire Sanz Cestau (2 years ago)
Es un poblado prerrománico. Una visita maravillosa. Un buen museo, apropiado para niños y una visita guiada donde se puede observar una construcción de la época (restaurada) y parte de la muralla protectora. Una visita estimulante para toda la familia y además gratuita! Qué buen plan para un domingo por la mañana! Gracias por el buen trato. Seguro que volveremos!
Gemma Moreno Poch (2 years ago)
Very good treatment and good explanations
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