Located at the foot of Aizkorri mountains, Zerain has many trekking itineraries available for you to enjoy. In the urban area you can find notable buildings: the parish church, the Jauregui Palace, the Museum of Ethnography and a prison from the 18th century.
Next to the tourist office there is a store with local products like natural cider, artisan cheese, beans, a local variety of apples, jam, pottery… In one of the rooms of the museum, they organise tastings and pairings between Idiazabal cheese and natural cider, all locally produced in the farms of the area.
There’s also the possibility of visiting the hydraulic sawmill of Larraondo. Just 5 minutes away from Zerain you can visit the old mines of Aizpea, with its own Centre of Interpretation to learn everything about this industry. They would extract ore in their quarries from the 11th century to the first half of the 20th century, so visiting the facilities is quite an experience!
- LOW SEASON (during the year)
- Monday to Thursday, Sundays and holidays: 10:30-14:00
- Friday and Saturday: 10:30-14:00 and 16:00-18:30
- HIGH SEASON (Easter, July and August, long weekends and public holidays)
- Monday to Sunday: 10:30-14:00 and 16:00-18:30
Available plans and visits: slideshow, Museum of Ethnography, old prison, hydraulic sawmill, shepherds and beekeepers, the mountain of cheese and cider, nature routes..
Zerain tourist office
• We offer guided tours on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Starting at 12am from the Zerain tourist office, you will visit the hydraulic sawmill of Larraondo and the Aizpitta (Iron Mountain) mines. Visitors will need to travel in their private cars.
Languages: Euskara, Español, English, Français
•Children 4€ (5-14)
•Groups (more than 15 people)5€/each
Address: Barrio Aizpea
Phone: 943 80 15 05
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This path runs through the forests of the General Parzoneria of Gipuzkoa and Alava
Route made by pilgrims and travelers in the middleage starting from Zegama, the entry to Aizkorri
Beautiful route around the well-known port of Otzaurte that allows us to see animals
Green Way is another good hike for families. It has a didactic game of a route that combines orienteering, hiking and a lot of fun.
We recommend the guide Goierri´s Top 10, where we asked our shepherds, “where is your favorite spot in the Goierri?”
The iron attracted English and Germans to Zerain, to the Mountain of Iron. The bowels of this mountain were exploited until the middle of the 20th century. This activity has left several remains, anecdotes, and a lot of history.
Do you know the talos? We propose you to do a elaboration workshop in a special place to know how they are made. Then, you car eat your creation!
Do you what the talos are? We propose you to do a elaboration workshop in a special place to know how they are made. Then, you will eat your creation!
In Alarpe horse riding school we carry out outings and courses throughout the year
3 rooms for 19 people: 1 room for 8,1 room for 7 and 1 room for 4 people
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