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THE BASQUE COUNTRY

C U LT U R E

ARANTZAZU SANCTUARY

Following the paths that lead you into the interior of Gipuzkoa you will arrive at Zumarraga, where the La Antigua Sanctuary will be your second stop. And finally, entering the AizkorriAratz nature reserve, don't miss the opportunity to take in OĂąati and the Arrikrutz caves.

Arantzazu is also known as the birthplace of "Euskera" (the Basque language), a unique setting in which the dissemination and teaching of the Basque language will enable you to discover more about the culture of the country.

The Arantzazu Sanctuary, Basque art with capital letters The Arantzazu Sanctuary, Refurbished in the fifties of last century (after suffering three fires), holds some of the best work of our most celebrated artists. The façade by Oteiza, Chillida's doors and Basterretxea's paintings represent the most sincere homage of the people of Gipuzkoa to their patron saint.

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Basque Country Tourist Brochure  

In the Basque Country, despite its small size, a huge variety of surprises await you. You can find out more about them in this brochure In a...

Basque Country Tourist Brochure  

In the Basque Country, despite its small size, a huge variety of surprises await you. You can find out more about them in this brochure In a...