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The “Parketxe Lizarrusti” is the Aralar Nature Park Interpretation Centre. In this centre, you can receive information about resources of the Natural Park. In addition to the information point, they have a hut, restaurant and bar. Located 620 meters above sea level, this is the largest beech forest in Gipuzkoa.


Hiking: Do you know GR-283?

This is a circular route where you can enjoy two of the biggest pleasures in Goierri: Idiazabal cheese and the mountains! It is an initiative promoted by the Department of Innovation, Rural Development and Tourism of Gipuzkoa Provincial Government and approved by the Gipuzkoa Mountain Federation.


Hiking: Olaberria – Idiazabal

The hike takes place between the villages of Olaberria and Idiazabal, and their caseríos. Olaberria, known as Goierri’s Balcony, is a small village in the hillocks.


Climbing Aizkorri

Meet the most popular peak in the Basque Country: the Aizkorri. To get to the summit, we recommend leaving your car in the parking area located under San Adrián’s tunnel. You will get to see the tunnel, walk on the medieval road and get to the top through the Camino de los Alaveses.


Zegama – San Adrián tunnel: Saint Jacques Way

The North route to Santiago de Compostela and San Adrián’s tunnel have both been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. What’s the story of this tunnel that makes it such a magical place for pilgrims?


Hiking for beginners

Get to know the village of Gaintza with this suggested route. Get a magnificent view of Txindoki and see the caseríos around!


Hiking with kids: San Adrián viewpoint

Our region is very suitable for organising fun and educational activities for kids. The natural parks of Aizkorri-Aratz and Aralar make Goierri the best known in rural tourism and nature in the Basque Country. It is an ideal environment for kids to enjoy freedom and breathe the purest air of our mountains.