Zarautz

On the coast of Gipuzkoa, is Zarautz. Its beach, worthy of the best summer postcards for its great extension and the sculptures that shine outdoors on its promenade, attracts thousands of surfers from all over the world.

The largest biotope of dunes on the coast of Gipuzkoa can be traversed in Zarautz on an accessible wooden walkway of almost one kilometer.

In the Old Part there is the Santa María La Real Monumental Archaeological Complex: Museum of Art and History of Zarautz and Parish of Santa María La Real and archaeological site; The Basque Museum of Photography and the Cine Photomuseum, one of the best in Europe; And Torre Luzea.

Already on the beach, the Palace of Narros, symbol of the belle époque that Zarautz experienced. Take the opportunity to visit the market of Zarautz, true showcase of quality raw materials and local worship.

Following the coast of Zarautz, is a must visit to the Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum, which houses the works of the considered fashion architect. In addition, to the name of Zarautz are associated very popular characters such as chef Karlos Arguiñano or surfer Aritz Aranburu, who became in 2007 the first surfer in Spain and the fifth European to access the WCT (ASP World Championship Tour).

Mari in search of the galtzagorris …
The galtxagorris, small red-magical creatures with strength and extraordinary powers, are wandering loose in Zarautz. The merry witch Mari was transporting them from Baiona to try to get rid of the evil eye cast of her envious cousin, andmid-flight, reaching the top of Sorginmuño in Zarautz, they began to wander and due to the strong evil eye cast they fell down in Zarautz. Where are they…

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