Museum of Ethnography
This small museum shows Goierri’s tradition and its way of life. Your visit starts with a slideshow about the town, followed by a powerful illustration of its historical development from agriculture, grazing, mining… you will see tools, furniture, documents… collected by its inhabitants!
The hydraulic sawmill
Built around 1890, Larraondo’s hydraulic sawmill took the water from Lasurtegi river. The strength of water would move each of its pieces: two saws, the grinders, the sharpening stone the drill, the mill and the forge. It was 1960 when this machine stopped working, but you can still admire how this old machinery used to work.
Built together with the city council’s building in 1711, it is the only example of a prison from the 18th century still standing in Guipuzkoa. Due to its location, a lot of prisoners condemned to force labour in the mines of Zerain would spend the night there. The hooks and rings used to hold the prisoners can still be seen.
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PLAN YOUR trip Either coming by yourself, with your partner, family or friends, in Goierri there is a plan for you. We help you organise your trip through suggested routes, historical and mythological …
IN ITS PURE STATE Sports Goierri is all about competition and challenge. You will get to see locations that are the real settings of some of the most popular mountain races in …
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A FULL VALLEY OF Culture Pre-history men, mythological beings, kings and princes, malefactors and traders, travelers and pilgrims have crossed Goierri through History. Its strategic location connecting Europe to Castile make Goierri …
TAKE A BREATH OF Nature Basque history and culture have always been surrounded by nature. A perfect match for those who love natural environments and mountain tourism. Goierri is the only region …
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