It belongs to the municipality of Esteríbar, under Mount Measkoiz, on the left bank of the river Arga. Ancient place of royal lordship. At the end of the foral period it was governed by means of a deputy and an alderman of the village, chosen alternatively from among the houses.
The houses of Ezkirotz, like those of Ilarratz, are generally stone constructions with their entrance doors with semicircular arches and plastered façades. The church of Santa Lucía serves as a parish church for both Ezkirotz and Ilarratz. It is a building of probable medieval origin but totally transformed in the 16th century. On the outside it has a marked horizontal character given the low height of the tower, located at the feet above the nave. The baptismal font located in the undercorum dates back to medieval times.
Ezkirotz celebrates festivities on 14th of September.
Ezkirotz possibly means, according to Basque language scholars, place owned by a person called 'Esquir-', De Esquir- + -oz. Esquir being an unidentified person's name and oz a suffix indicating property. Other curious translations and popular explanations are: 'frozen poplar, yellowish'. The name of the locality is related to the Basque voice ezki, which would mean 'poplar, white poplar, pobo, linden' and ezkai 'thyme'.
Ezkirotz can be reached from the N-135 between Pamplona/Iruña and Roncesvalles/Orreaga, taking the NA-2336 detour that we will find at the Urdániz pass and that leads us to Ilarratz, but before reaching it we must take the road that leads to Ezkirotz.
There is a bus service from Monday to Saturday, which covers the route Pamplona/Iruña-Roncesvalles/Orreaga, another service is that of Pamplona/Iruña-Zubiri-Eugui from Monday to Friday.
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