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San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

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Address: Bakio, Bermeo, Spain
Phone Number: 30-12376
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One of the best places I have ever seen! Very beautiful! You should wear good shoes. It´s a bit far from the parking so prepare yourself.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

One of the best places I have ever seen! Very beautiful! You should wear good shoes. It´s a bit far from the parking so prepare yourself.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was an amazing hike - you only need 2 hours to enjoy it - maybe a bit more with young children. Its very steep down the valley and then lots of steps up but its worth it and has a real sense of achievement. Its not easy and best done early morning or late evening when its a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This was a fantastic surprise, a nice little hike before you reach the steps but amazing scenery! A must do when in northern Spain!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Fascinating view before you are ready to claim 241 steps to the top of the Church at the top of the rock, once you get there, first catch your breath, and then you will enjoy the 360 degree view of the mar cantabrico....and start enjoying one of the nicest spots in Basque country, you won't be disapointedx make sure you... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We did trekking from bermeo to S. Juan, and the views were amazing. Once we got there it was even more impressive than thought. This is definately a must visit in the whole basque country. The views are spectacular!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We were looking for an activity to break up our trip back from San Sebastian to Bilbao. It took about 1.5 hrs to drive there, well signed if you have some basic directions. There is a well signed parking lot which leads to a path to the island, but a smaller parking lot further on which leads to a pedestrian... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I have copied my wording from a forum post on our experience to San Juan de Gaztelugtxe hoping it may be helpful for others considering using public transport from Bilbao and hiking from Bakio to San Juan de Gaztelugtxe. "Last year I posted on TA asking for assistance on how best to reach San Juan de Gaztelugatxe from Bilbao by... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We took "the bus" from downtown Bermeo to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe one afternoon. The bus only comes once every 2 hours, it's a mini bus that holds 6, and said "taxi" on it. The ride is about 10 minutes and goes really fast. We were taking our time hiking down to the beginning of the stairs but when we... More 

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huntsville, al
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

About a 45 minute drive from Bilbao and definitely worth it! A gorgeous view point and hike. No pictures do it justice. You have to park at the top of the mountain and climb all the way down and then start the hike to the view point. In total I walked about 4,000 steps which isn't much at all. Even... More 

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Granada, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Driving between San Sebastian and Bilbao we stopped at both Guernica and this amazing place. Ever since planning our year away in Spain, even when we were back in Oz the images of this place fascinated me. And today I saw it! And the weather was perfect! Now I don't know about how other people have driven down there because... More 

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Additional Information about San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

Address: Bakio, Bermeo, Spain
Phone Number: 30-12376
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bermeo

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