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Santuario de Loyola

Azpeitia, Spain
+34 943 02 50 00
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The Sanctuary of Loyola, Getaria, Zarauz and San Sebastian
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Azpeitia, Spain
+34 943 02 50 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The dimension of this beautiful church is testimony of the power attained by the Jesuits within the Catholic Church. Don't miss the interior of the church profusely decorated with coloured marbles and the gilded dome. Simply spectacular! A very interesting fact is that the medieval...More

Thank jaime g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very industrial area. Lot of factories.The towns you drive through do not offer a lot. No cosy town centers. Fun really starts when you enter the national parcs. We can imagine that this site is a gem when you are a religious...More

Thank Captain_Cee
Reviewed June 10, 2017

MACS Adventure stated they had 53 people working for their company when I was searching for a company that helps pilgrims plan to walk the full Camino route from Le Puy en Velay to Saint Jean Pied de Port May 1 to June 10, 2017...More

Thank M S
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

It's the birthplace of St. Ignatius of Loyola, one of the most significant figures of Western Civilization. Definitely worth a visit for people who believe and hope to believe. #popefrancissj

Thank TomLDelaware
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

I'm a devout Catholic-Christian, so of course I love this place of St. Ignatius' birth. If you are not a believer, I hope you will come and appreciate the beauty, history and sacredness of this place.

Thank Chris R
Reviewed November 27, 2016

The Sanctuary of Loyola is a must see. Located at the birth place of Saint Ignacio de Loyola. Take the self guided tour and spend time in the church. The dome and main altarpiece are beautiful. Time very well spent.

Thank Paul A
Reviewed October 18, 2016

The basilica is located right in front of the old Loyola's family house, where St. Ignatius of Loyola has born. Don't forget to pay a visit to the "conversion chapel" (capilla de la conversión), where Ignatius had a God experience and decided to follow Jesus,...More

Thank Couplecamp
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Basilica of st Ignacio, and st Ignacio house / museum is a stop in Basque Country you will not forget. The house itself is a birthplace of Saint Ignacio- the founder of Jesuit society. And was built circa 14th century. The adjacent basilica was built...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2016

The church was closed but the lovely garden with lots of flowers is impressive. Also the architechture and the entrance is great.

Thank JohnFromNorway
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Santuario de Loyola is a religious temple located near the town called Azpeitia in the Basque Country. This temple is very big and majestic and it is dedicated to San Ignacio de Loyola, a religious man, who founded the Company of Jesus and travel around...More

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June 2, 2017|
Response from Chris R | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there are. The bus tours I saw at the sanctuary were groups that seemed to have been together for an extensive trip through Spain.