CAMINO DE SANTIAGO FROM IRÚN TO BILBAO
In Camino de Santiago from Irún a Bilbao alternates coastal area with mountains. The city of Irún is the starting point of the Northern Way. Rich and copious gastronomy as well as its famous restaurants and chefs await us on the route. Lush landscapes and spectacular views will accompany the pilgrim through Basque lands.
STAGES CAMINO DE SANTIAGO FROM IRUN
Day 1: Arrival in Irún. Accommodation.
Day 2: Stage Irún-San Sebastian (27,46 kms)
Day 3: San Sebastian – Zarauz Stage (22,72 kms)
Day 4: Zarauz – Deba Stage (21,55 km)
Day 5: Deba-Markina Stage (22,53 Kms)
Day 6: Markina – Guernika stage (25 kms)
Day 7: Guernika-Bilbao stage (31,5 Kms)
Day 8: Breakfast-End of our services
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In Irún, the Church of Santa María del Juncal stands out, which dates from the XNUMXth century and the Hermitage of Santa Elena, where the remains of a Roman temple from the XNUMXst century are found.
Walking through its streets we find its Baroque-style Town Hall, from the XNUMXth century.
In the square we find the column of San Juan de Harria.
Fuenterrabia stands out for its medieval essence. We can walk its narrow cobbled and walled streets admiring, for example, the Plaza del Obispo, the Casadevante Palace and the Plaza de de Guipuzcoa.
Leaving the walled part of the city is the powder keg from the XNUMXth century.
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Touring the bay of La Concha, we will leave on our left the Miramar Palace.
In the old town we will meet the Basilica of Santa Maria. Opposite is the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd. Also in the old town is the San Telmo Museum. The old Town Hall stands out in the Plaza de la Constitución.
In the Ribera del Urumea, outside the old part, stands the Hotel Maria Cristina and the Victoria Eugenia theatre, close to the Kursaal, a famous building by the architect Moneo.
From Monte Igueldo, where the hotel is located, we can enjoy spectacular views of San Sebastián.
Before arriving in Orio, we find the Hermitage of San Martin de Tours, patron of the pilgrims.
In Orio, the Church of San Nicolas stands out.
In Zarautz, the Church of Santa María la Real stands out, inside which you can see a Gothic image of the Virgin and the “pilgrim's tomb”. Attached to the Church is the Torre de los Zarautz. At the end of the promenade is the Palacio de Narros.
In Guetaria the monument to Juan Sebastian Elcano.
The Church of El Salvador, Gothic from the XNUMXth century. The promontory mount of San Anton “Ratón de Guetaria”
In Zumaia, highlight the Church of San Pedro XII century.
In Itziar, its Plateresque Church stands out, inside which is the image of the Virgin with the child, from the XNUMXth century. Sailors have offered themselves to it since ancient times, and as proof there remains a votive offering hanging from the nave.
In Deba we can appreciate the parish church of Our Lady of the Assumption, in which its cover stands out. We also find the Ekain caves, famous for their cave paintings.
In Markina, the medieval towers stand out, such as Barroeta and Mugartegui.
In Bolibar we find the Church of Santo Tomás (SX) and the Casa Bolibar - Jauregui (XNUMXth century). From this town the paved road leads to the Collegiate Church of Cenarruza. Next to its façade is a tomb decorated with a Santiago Matamoros.
In Arbaicegui we can see the porch, linked to Guerricaiz by a Renaissance bridge of great importance in the XNUMXth century, which has numerous tower-houses such as those of Jauregui or Bengolea.
In our what to see on the Camino De Santiago from Irún and of great importance we highlight the natural ecosystems of Urdaibai, declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.
Guernika, town founded by DonTello in 1366, it is characterized by hosting the Casa de Juntas de Vizcaya. The Church of Santa María, characterized by its grand staircase, also stands out.
In Mujica, the parish church of San Vicente, where a half-point window stands out in the north wall, clearly Romanesque in style, which makes it unique in these lands.
The Roman road on the road to Alto de Guerequiz.
In Larrabezu, the hermitage of San Salvador de Arechabalagana, where a monolithic stone window from the XNUMXth century stands out.
The Juradero Church of San Emeterio and San Celedonio, which contains in its interior one of the most important altarpieces of Biscay.
In Lezama the Humilladero de Santa Cruz. We can also contemplate the Church of Santa María XIII century.
We close our proposals on what to see on the section of the Camino de Santiago from Irún to Bilbao, with the latter city founded in 1300 as a medieval town by Don Diego López de Haro. The Basilica of Our Lady of Begoña and the Cathedral of Santiago, built around the XNUMXth century, stand out. The Church of San Antón Abaz, which together with the bridge at its foot, constitutes a symbol of Bilbao. The Guggenheim Museum of Contemporary Art. The Provincial Palaces and the Palace of Gómez de la Torre.
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