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Half-Day Way of St. James Hiking Tour from San Sebastián

  • Gain insight into the history of Mount Ulia from your local guide
  • Sample a complimentary glass of txakoli as you relax on a terrace mid-hike
  • Enjoy an active sightseeing experience
Half-Day Way of St. James Hiking Tour from San Sebastián
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Half-Day Way of St. James Hiking Tour from San Sebastián
From $72.02
Spend a half-day away from the crowds of San Sebastián and immerse yourself in nature on a hiking tour of Mount Ulia. Follow the “Camino de Santiago” and learn more about the ridge’s history from your local guide. Admire the striking Basque landscape, visit local villages, and gain insight into local life, with a sightseeing boat tour across Pasaia San Pedro’s bay. A complimentary glass of txakoli (sparkling white wine) is included.
What to Expect
Begin your tour at a central location in San Sebastián, where you'll meet your guide and group. Then, begin your journey to Mount Ulia. As you hike the former pilgrimage route, listen to your guide share insights into the path’s age-old legacy and admire striking views along the coastal trail.
Pause in Pasaia San Pedro and discover more about village life and culture. Hear about the town’s traditional rowing competitions and games of “pelota” and then enjoy an illuminating cruise of the bay toward Santiago Square. Here, alight and visit a nearby terrace bar and relax with a refreshing glass of txakoli (sparkling white wine).
When replenished, continue by foot to Pasaia. Explore the village’s charming streets and then catch a public bus back to San Sebastián. Enjoy the ride back to the city, before the tour concludes back at the original point of departure.
Reviews (123)
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Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

Hi we had a great hike yesterday with angel, not to challenging and the views were awesome. Finished off nicely visiting the two fishing / rowing towns and gaining insight about the pilgrimage and way of life. Well recommend this hike as s must do...More

Thank andr0ullan
Reviewed March 4, 2019
Great Hike with Angel (Tour Guide)! Beautiful views

Brilliant day, weather was beautiful. Lovely views. Angel our tour guide provided so much information along the way - great history lesson! We booked this trip with Fer in the office who was also very helpful and friendly! Thanks for a great day!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sinead C
Reviewed March 3, 2019
Excellent Hike with Angel!

We met Angel in Gros at 8.30am for our half day hike. Approx 8 km and 3 hrs. You need to be at least averagely fit as the first 15 mins is quite hard, all uphill and quite steep! We're in our 60's but no...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank llamacalmer
Reviewed January 7, 2019
Panoramic Views and Great Guide

Angel is the perfect guide for this scenic hike. His stories about the relevance of Basque contributions and culture, the history of the area, the terrain and the local specialties are very informative and engaging. When Angel found out I am from Canada, he included...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Irene N
Reviewed October 24, 2018
Angel is a very knowledgeable and personable guide.

We took this tour in July 2018. Our tour guide was Angel. Without doubt this was one of the best small group walks we have ever been on. Angel is a very knowledgeable and personable guide. I don't want to give away too much of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Grazier8
Tomasz K, Director de Relaciones Públicas at San Sebastian Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Dear Graham, We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed the tour and the company of Angel. It also makes us very happy to know that we are part of your memories :) Thanks for your review. Greetings from our city! Urban Adventure San...More

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September 18, 2018|
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Response from NatalieC3308 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would agree with Meg. Maybe just let your guide know about the cliff edges, but I felt very safe.
May 23, 2018|
Response from Jan09 | Reviewed this property |
It’s in the Gros area, in front of Mariaren Bihotza Church