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“san juan” (25 reviews)
“ring the bell” (20 reviews)
“basque country” (19 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Bermeo, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Set at the Bay of Biscay, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe juts out of the sea, majestic and imposing, and exudes a sense of the divine. It is simply awe-inspiring as it is a testament to humanity's commitment to something greater than themselves. Gaining global fame...More

Thank Geronio U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were able to walk to the former monastery on day with good weather and not too many people. It's an easy walk however there are several steps involved was you leave the parking lot. It is absolutely worth seeing. It was featured in the...More

Thank sam101645
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here as my best friend and boyfriend are OBSESSED with Game of Thrones and even though we strolled down there like a bunch of lairy tourists with our music blaring I am glad we did - wow the place is absolutely BREATHTAKING! I...More

1  Thank Holly C
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is a fascinating bit of the Basque coastline with the surfer bays, rugged islands, and outstanding scenery. There is some lay-by parking available to look down on the area from above for those for whom the walled walks and rugged paths are beyond their...More

Thank padreray
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Our hotel in Gernika suggested we visit this sight. What a wonderful suggestion! The scenery along the drive was absolutely gorgeous. My husband & I were advised to carry water and wear good walking shoes for the hike to the church. We got an early...More

Thank Sherry P
Reviewed 25 October 2017

As this place is not so touristic yet so almost routes to it and not so direct from Bilbao dispite being just 30 minutes away from Bilbao city ! so i done my research about how to reach it and the only useful information i...More

1  Thank Sherif S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We rented a car on a Sunday from San Sebastian and drove the 1 hr 45 min to get here. We arrived at around 9:45 am and there was still plenty of parking next to the restaurant (Eneperi) and very little people. I'm not sure...More

Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful place in the vizcaya coast , near to Bilbao, in a litle town calls Bermeo, I really recomend this place because it’s amazing , has a lot good vibes , beautiful views, and it’s not dificult to acces. you need good...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

We went on a Saturday morning (probably not the best time but we didn't have another option). We parked the car and thought that it didn't look too bad. Little did we realise, that it was the smallest car park and the furthest away. As...More

Thank Nana225
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This was one of my favourite spots of our whole trip through Spain and Portugal. So beautiful it must be seen in person to be truly appreciated. We came here because I am a big Game of Thrones fan, I really believed that it was...More

Thank Leanne L
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5 December 2017|
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Response from Bruce M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I visited in late August after which I understand it was going to only be open one day a week for the winter. I would suggest getting in contact with the Tourismo Office in Bermeo or Gernika.
5 December 2017|
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Response from Koukat | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I just googled it and found a few articles (in spanish only). It seems that access is not possible for a month (from 20th Nov 2017) whilst essential work on the path is carried out. If you google: "San Juan de... More
Tomoko H
31 August 2017|
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Response from Mariettata | Reviewed this property |
Hola, The best way to go from Bilbao will be by car. I am not sure if you can go by bus. Maybe they do excursions from Bilbao. There is two ways to go to the church. There is a little path to go down the mountain which is... More