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“san juan”(28 reviews)
“basque country”(25 reviews)
“ring the bell”(27 reviews)
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All reviews san juan basque country ring the bell game of thrones car park the bus amazing place parking lot three times amazing views sea level the cliff stone bridge plaza moyua sunny day great walk well worth the effort
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic walk with amazing views. The beers and tapas at the restaurant when you return were also wonderful.

1  Thank Tanya_P_12255106
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going downstairs we could see everyone in their way back sweating and having a hard time. Meanwhile, we had an easy way down. The stairs were pretty easy. At the top, we found stunning views, it was truly amazing. However, in our way back to...More

Thank Gemma F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We picked a very busy day, a bank holiday with a paella festival on, great atmosphere at the base. Two of us went to the top, and rang the bell 3 times (to make a wish), well worth the hike. The views are fab!

Thank doloresryan61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a really breathtaking walk and very enjoyable view. the short (and steep) path is open again, leads down in front of the restaurant on the left hand side. take the parking lot left of the restaurant, less crowded

Thank MeinMuc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Treacle’s his beauty with my partner, was a total of 5 miles from where we left the car. Was beautiful just a shame about all the other people flocking there. Parking is annoying the furthest away the better. Get tickets online before you go, they...More

Thank Sophie J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is like a 3 mile walk, down a steep hill, up 241 stairs, to a beautiful church. They say if you ring the bell three times you can make a wish. It took us about 2 hours round trip, stopping and taking in the...More

Thank Aletha D
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We had a rental car from Bilbao and decided to visit this islet on the Coast of Biscay, near Bermeo in the Basque Country of Spain. It was a Sunday and the walkways and steps were crowded but it was well with the walk. There’s...More

Thank Sally A
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The steep path mentioned in previous reviews has been renovated and covered in stone, so it shouldn't be a muddy mess anymore!

1  Thank Robert T
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Spectacular views, but don't go in high heals! Take note that the parking is at the top of the cliff and it's a long climb down then back up again the otherside before turning around and doing the same on the way back

Thank Mark R
Reviewed August 23, 2018

From our base in Durango, we continued our Basque Country Adventures to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. When we arrived to parking lot on top of the hill near the restaurant, we were told that the trail down was close for repairs. We had to hike...More

1  Thank DrLepervanche
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October 8, 2018|
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Response from AronSumi | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry but I have no idea. I guess if the weather allows it, yes but due to it's nature, during bad weather conditions it is either closed or can be visited only at own risk. There must be some info on the web just search... More
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August 17, 2018|
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Response from travelovemn | Reviewed this property |
No tickets needed. Open 7 days a week.
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August 17, 2018|
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Response from Andrea T | Reviewed this property |
No. It’s a walk you don’t need to pay anything