Charming Towns

Rural and coastal villages with their own identity, brimming with life, history, farmers’ markets, cobblestone streets, and delightful shops, restaurants and cafés that will immediately capture your heart.

Charming towns

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Hondarribia

Time is running out in Hondarribia, and one wonders if it would not be a good idea to come and live in this wonderful town.

Oñati

Oñati is the town with the greatest number of monuments in Gipuzkoa.

Mutriku

A pretty fishing village whose inhabitants historically made their livelihood by whale hunting.

Deba

Situated at the mouth of the Deba river, in the most western area of Gipuzkoa, the town of Deba forms part of the Debabarrena region.

Azpeitia

The town of Azpeitia is well known for the Sanctuary of Loyola, birthplace of Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Pasaia

In 1843 the French writer Victor Hugo landed in Pasaia and liked it so much that he decided to stay a while.

Zumaia

Zumaia stands in a magnificent location on the coast of Gipuzkoa, bordering the sea and the bay where the Urola and Narrondo rivers meet.

Zarautz

The coastal town of Zarautz stands just 15 kilometres from Donostia–San Sebastian.

Orio

Orio, some 17 km west of Donostia – San Sebastian, has a long tradition of fishing, shipbuilding —along the banks of the estuary— and port activity.

Ordizia

The buildings in the old town are also worth a visit.

Zerain

Zerain, situated at the foot of the Aizkorri mountains, offers magnificent scenery and interesting trails in a rural setting.

Oiartzun

Oiartzungo hirigune historikoa duen antzinatasunagatik eta balio historikoagatik nabarmentzen da.

Bergara

In Bergara, your stay can be just as intense as you want it to be.

Tolosa

Founded in the 13th century, Tolosa was the capital of Gipuzkoa province for 10 years.

Salinas

The name Leintz Gatzaga comes from the important salt flats located in the immediate vicinity of the village.

Segura

The town was founded in 1256 by Alfonso X the Wise, King of Castile, to protect the roads leading from the central plateau to the other side of the Pyrenees.

Hernani

The town of Hernani sits at the foot of a mountain called Santa Barbara.

Getaria

For centuries this seafaring town was a whaling port.

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