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The Greenway of Arditurri & the Greenway of Plazaola

Two greenways to enjoy unforgettable moments

Experience type

Culture & nature

Duration

6 days & 5 nights

Location

San Sebastián

Price 795€ (*)

The Greenway of Arditurri and the Greenway of Plazaola, two greenways with incredible landscapes and many resources. Our starting point will be San Sebastian, to visit the its old town and taste the best of local cuisine. Our journey will start on the Greenway of Arditurri, a short route that will take us into the Aiko Harria Natural Park, to discover the Arditurri mine. Afterwards, we will continue towards the Greenway of the Plazaola, accompanied by the landscapes of the Leitzaran valley and charming villages such as Tolosa. The route ends in Lekumberri, we will dive into the underground world visiting the impressive and mysterious cave of Mendukilo. Gastronomy, villages and much more is what you will experience in this fantastic cycle tour through the north of the country.

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ITINERARY

DAY 1 - San Sebastián

Upon your arrival in San Sebastian, we will visit the city, discovering the most representative monuments of the city and their secrets. The old part of San Sebastian, is its most traditional space, delimited by three natural elements, the Monte Urgull, the Urumea River and the Concha Bay. After the visit, you can enjoy the city at your leisure. We recommend you to visit la Playa de La Concha, one of the most beautiful in Europe and if you want a spectacular view, the viewpoint of Monte Urgull will surely surprise you.

DAY 2 -San Sebastián - Parque Natural Aiako Harria

Our journey through the Greenway of the Arditurri starts from the old Pasai Antxo station. In the first kilometers, we will find Errentia and its picturesque old town. We will enjoy green meadows and forests with scattered farmhouses. We will also pass through the Txara de Mendibil, oak and fresneda where wood was once worked directly. Continuing our journey, we find the Aiako Harria Natural Park, the line will wind a bit to adapt to the orography. Here, we will visit the Interpretation Center of the park, to learn about the historical, natural and archaeological richness of the area. Also, we will discover the Arditurri mine and we will learn about the evolution of mining in the course of its history.

DAY 3 - Andoain-Tolosa

After breakfast, we will leave for Andoain, the starting point of the Greenway of the Plazaola. This route passes through the Valley of Leitzaran, classified as a Protected Biotope, a real opportunity to experience nature in its purest form. Arriving at Oteita, we must be careful because vehicle access is allowed. After passing by Presaburu, the last hamlet of Andoain, we will see three hydroelectric plants: Olaberri, Bertxin and Leizarán. We will arrive to Tolosa, where we will have free time for lunch and then, we will meet again for a guided tour of the old town. For dinner, we will visit one of the traditional restaurants in the city.

DAY 4 - Tolosa-Lekunberri

We begin our last stage, we will arrive to Lekunberri, approximately 30 km. We will walk parallel to the Leitzarán river, near the Plazaola mines. We will cross the Leitzaran valley until we reach Leitza. Here we will visit the Peru-Hari Museum, a different space where stories of the local culture are told through the stone. After lunch, we will continue to Lekunberri, this will be the end of the journey through the Greenway of Plazaola. In the afternoon, we will visit the Cueva del Mendukilo and its incredible number of geological formations.

DAY 5 - Lekunberri-San Sebastián

After breakfast, we will return to San Sebastian. Upon our arrival, we will check-in at the hotel and take a short break before meeting with our host and touring the city in a different way, with a pintxo route through the most popular taverns in the city. In the afternoon, we will have free time to visit San Sebastian at our leisure.

DAY 6 - San Sebastián

Today will be the last day of our itinerary, if we wish, we can continue enjoying the surroundings of San Sebastian or extend our trip to other nearby destinations of interest, such as Pamplona or Bilbao.

 

CONDITIONS

Price: 795 € (*)

 

SERVICES INCLUDED: transfers, lodging in half board (water and wine in meals). Activities indicated. Rental of bicycles Tickets and visits to monuments. Basic travel assistance insurance and local taxes.

 

(*) SERVICES NOT INCLUDED: alcoholic beverages. Tips Any service not specifically indicated in the section of services included, will be considered as a service NOT included.

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