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Hiking Tour In The Unesco’S Basque Coast Geopark In Zumaia

Walk with a small group through the most spectacular scenery of Basque Country's coast. This tour starts either from San Sebastian or Zumaia to then head to the World Basque Coast UNESCO's Geopark. Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
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Learn about the beautiful nature and geological heritage of this territory along this 3.5 – 4 hrs walk covering more than 15 millions years of geological history.

Discover the incredible and unique Flysch rock formations of the UNESCO’s World Basque Coast Geopark by walking the iconic little village of Zumaia and its surrounding cliffs.

Built an awareness of the Basque natural heritage in this walking tour without leaving aside the local traditions and history.

Choose the Morning departure from San Sebastian (09:30 AM) or the Afternoon departure from Zumaia (16:00 PM) and finish this experience at a local tabern with a traditional drink and pintxo or the unique zumaian octopus soup, a truly unique dish.

- What Will You Do

1. Plaza Easo*
We'll meet in this square in front front of the Euskotren Amara train station to then head to Zumaia *

* Morning departure

2. Ruta Del Flysch
We'll cover the beginning of this route by the coast in the village of Zumaia

3. Casa olazabal
We will learn about the history of this palace and rocks that were used to built this palace and other along the Basque coast.

4. San Juan Iturria
We will talk about some aspects of the modern life of the people of the Basque coast and how the cinema and TV have put this village and the Basque country on the map.

5. Izurun Beach
Walk through this beautiful beach and learn the amazing geology shown in its cliffs

6. St. Peter the Apostole Parish Church
We will see it from outside and learn about the history of the village and the rocks that were used for building it

7. Ermita de San Telmo
We will learn about the history of this place, discover hidden fossils and admire the sea views from the chapel.

We'll then descent to Algorri rocky cove where secrets of the past will be unmasked and you'll learn about the mass extinction of the dinosaurs, along with enjoying more astonishing views.

8. Zumaia
We'll finish this tour in Zumaia, from where you'll be able to go back to your accommodation by plenty of public transport options.

- What Is Included

- One way train ticket to Zumaia for the morning tour
- One drink and pintxo at the end of the tour
- Use of Makila traditional walking stick, umbrella and poncho in case of rain.

- What Is Not Included

- Gratuities
- Transportation is not included during the afternoon tour.
- Transportation back to San Sebastián is not included during the morning tour.

- Know Before You Go

- Please note that this tour will finish in Zumaia, from where you have plenty of public transport options to go back to your accommodation
- Bring a raincoat or jacket in case of rain and wear suitable foot wear

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- Duration: 4 hours
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