Villages

Beasain

Beasain has the greatest population in Goierri, with over 14,000 inhabitants. It’s only 28 minutes away from San Sebastián, driving on the A1. One of its charms is the neighbourhood of Igartza, declared a Historic-Artistic Site because of its monumental, architectural and historical value. Cross the XII century bridge and you enjoy an impressive view of Mount Txindoki. Then admire the Igartza Palace (XV c.) -nowadays a Conference Centre and Auditorium-, continue through the old foundry (XIII c.), the mill (XIII c.) still in use today and the Dolarea (XVII c.), which used to be a tavern, a lodge, a shop, and a hospital. Currently, the Dolarea Hotel-Restaurant is there.

Churches are a living example of culture and history. If you want to see a few, tour around the neighbourhoods and you will find San Martín de Loinaz and Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (two churches worth visiting), as well as San Martín’s square. In the neighbourhood of Astigarraga you can find a stone dolmen -Larrate-, the hermitage of San Gregorio and San Martín de Tours´ church. If you go to the neighbourhood of Garín you can see San Sebastián’s church. The neighbourhood of Arriaran has San Pedro’s church and the neighbourhood of Matxinbenta-Aratz has San Martín’s church.

INFORMATION POINT BEASAIN

Monumental complex of Igartza

Opening times:
• 1st of June – 15th of September: Wednesday to Sunday 11:00-14:00 / 16:00-19:00
• Rest of the year: saturday, sunday and public holidays 11:00-14:00
• Guided tours: 11:30 – 13:00 – 16:30 – 18:00
Tickets:
-General 4€ / kids 2€ / Groups (more than 15 people) 3€
-Guided visit and talo workshop: 6,5€
-Talo workshop: 4€
Address: Peategi z/g.
Phone: 943 087 798 / 605 771 881
E-mail: igartza@beasain.eus
Web: www.igartza.eus

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PLAN YOUR trip

Accommodation & where to eat

Basque bowls

Bowling is a long practiced game in Goierri, where you will find out their tradition and how fun it can be.

Mutiloa-Ormaiztegi greenway

Do you know what is a green way? Come with your family and enjoy a pleasant walk enlivened by a nice game to have fun with family!

Ordizia Hotel ★

Welcoming hotel located in a privileged site of Ordizia, a medieval village with 750 years of history

Weekend in Goierri 3

Do you want something new, surprise your family or escape with friends to a rural house? Explore an unknown land: the Goierri.

Weekend in Goierri Part 2

Do you want something new, surprise your family or escape with friends to a rural house? Explore an unknown land: the Goierri.

Enirio path PR-Gi 2010

Igaratza and Enirio are very significant places in Aralar. Places closely linked to grazing, have always linked the Goierri valleys with the highest points of Aralar

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Alotza path PR-Gi 2009

The route between Igaratza and Pikueta crosses one of the most special places in Aralar, the Alotza plateau

Sara Trail SL-Gi 2007

This tour is closely linked to the figure of Jose Miguel Barandiaran, father of the basque culture

Sara Trail II SL-Gi 2006

Going up the bed of the Agauntza river, listening to the sound of the water and feeling the freshness of the river, we leave the urban nucleus of San Gregorio to enter a wonderful area of ​​farmhouses

IN THE HEART OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY

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