The river Baztan changes its hydronym in Bidasoa in the Valley of Bertiz where it is the Natural Park of the Estate of Bértiz with its beech and firs. It also has a botanic garden of 160 species next to the Interpretation Centre of the Nature of the cottage of Tenientetxea. In Doneztebe/Santesteban begins the Green Way of Bidasoa in the restore track of the railway of the Train of Bidaoa or Txikito and it finishes in Enderlatsa (27,5 km), it lets small walks along the villages and visiting the dams of the Bidasoa with the curious scales for the salmons. On the other hand it is also worth to highlight the itinerary of San Juan Xar as local path of trekking that it begins in Bera/Vera de Bidasoa and it passes by Lesaka, Igantzi and Arantza to finish in the Natural Reservoir that takes in the only natural forest of carpes of the peninsula and that it is has a rancher on the cave of the saint that it is said that he has curative powers. Likewise, owing to the proximity of the French coastal villages of Hendaya and Saint Jean de Luz with its beaches and cliffs, the traveller can also go to those municipalities. The region of Bidasoa surprises us with its gastronomy: the wood pigeon and other game dishes that stand out in the varied gastronomy which includes the prized salmon of Bidasoa, duck derivatives, the “piperropiles” or pepper cakes. There are also various public rituals of great ethnological interest.
Border village with a nice and quiet environment, next to the Tximista river. National price of tourism for embellishment and improvement of the villages. It is located 70 km from Pamplona, 40 km from San Sebastián and its beaches.
* Marked routes to the columbariums.
* Infernuko errota
* Azkua Mount.
* Aizkolegi Palace.
* Caves of Zugarramurdi.
* Lordship of Bertiz.
* Mill of Zubieta.
* Basque-French territory
Hiking, Cycling. Guided visits to columbariums
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