Outstanding landscapes

Gipuzkoa is a genuine outdoor paradise. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year: places that change every day and every season but always guaranteed to captivate and seduce. One thing is for sure – you won't be able to put your camera down because there's something new and amazing around every corner.

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Unique landscapes


Lastur Valley

The Lastur valley stands in the heart of the Basque Coast Geopark. There is a wide range of activities in the area.

Urkulu Reservoir

This beautiful outdoor area located in the municipality of Aretxabaleta

Aizpea Mines

Iron mining has played a very important part in the history of Gipuzkoa. The landscape of the Zerain area, in particular, has been marked by the local iron and coal mines.


The reconstruction of the old loading jetty at Mollarri, used to load iron onto ships anchored offshore, offers an interesting insight into the industrial past of Zarautz. Visitors can also enjoy some spectacular views over the sea and towards Getaria.

San Adrián Tunnel

In ancient times, this mythical site was believed to be the entrance to the underworld. As well as funerary remains, evidence has been found of prehistoric occupation.

Mount Adarra

Mount Adarra, 811 metres in height, stands ten kilometres to the south of Donostia-San Sebastian. In the Basque language, it is also known as Adarramendi.

San Antón

San Antón is one of the most important look-out points in the Basque Country. It offers magnificent views of the Basque coast, all the way from Cape Higer to Cape Matxitxako.


This mountain range stretches from the harbour mouth at Pasaia to Cape Higer in Hondarribia and takes in the fascinating town of Lezo, in the east of Gipuzkoa.


The Larraitz district in Abaltzisketa is the natural gateway to the Aralar Nature Park.

Sastarrain Valley

The Valley of Sastarrain runs peacefully from the spa town of Zestoa to the base of the impressive massif of Mount Izarraitz.

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