The Basque maritime past

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  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 6 hr

Whaling, Basque maritime past Fontarrabie fishing village, fortified and singular with a past full of eddies! Walking tour of the old medieval town, its preserved architecture, its ramparts and its 16th century castle built by Charles Quint. Unobstructed view of the mouth of the Bidassoa, natural border between France and Spain. We will make you go through our small roads climbing the Jaizkibel the landscape will not fail to take your breath away. Direction Pasaia, a small fishing port wedged between sea and mountains, village of the poet Victor Hugo, it is a haunting place that will not fail to seduce you. Crossing the mouth with the maritime shuttle.  Visit the famous shipyard Albaola rebuilding the San Juan: 16th century whaler found in the Canadian seabed. Why were our sailors going to Newfoundland? Life aboard, whaling, the construction of the boat will have no secrets for you!

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Historic Center of Hondarribia

Guided tour of the old city

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Jaizkibel

Discovery of the panorama and explanation on the history, the geology, the surrounding nature

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Albaola, The Sea Factory of the Basques

Guided tour of the museum

Duration: 2 hour
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