Along the way, you will find places that will bring you closer to their people and their way of life. A worthwhile experience.

- Urkiola Natural Park

The Urkiola Natural Park is one of the natural treasures of the Basque Country. The contrast between the birch forests and the limestone peaks creates a stunning landscape of great geographical interest. In the exceptional Aramotz mountain range, Anboto, the highest peak at 1,330 m, presides over the area.

In its caves, legends have become myths, especially Mari, queen of all genies, said to reside within the sheer rock walls. At Toki Alai, the Interpretation Centre of the park, you can find out about the many options for enjoying nature.

The park is a succession of rocky heights, valleys and ravines, very popular with mountaineering, hiking and climbing enthusiasts, to whom we recommend the steep walls of Astxiki and Untzillatx.

To end the visit, at the top of the hill you will find the Urkiola Sanctuary, erected in honour of Anthony the Great, patron saint of animals, and Anthony of Padua. It is an unfinished work in the neo-romantic style of the late 19th century. Next to it, the tower of 1870 of the previous church is still preserved.

- Armañón Natural Park

At 854 m, this mountain massif is one of the natural jewels of Enkarterri and marks the border with Cantabria, located between the towns of Karrantza and Turtzioz. It stands out for its karst landscapes, stone massifs, covered with oak and beech trees.

The area is criss-crossed by more than 200 caves and chasms, including the Pozalagua Cave (voted "Best Place in Spain 2013" by the Repsol Guide), which contains the largest number of eccentric stalactites in the world.

- Gorbeia Natural Park

Located between the provinces of Bizkaia and Alava, around the Gorbeia mountain at an altitude of 1,482m. The park is home to many beech, oak and pine forests, with steep rocks and a number of caves.

Reflecting the pastoral tradition of the area, you'll encounter structures like ironworks and farmhouses showcasing typical rural architecture. The Mairulegorreta Cave, which is over 12 km long, stands out, together with the Itzina karst, part of the Itzina Protected Biotope.

At the summit of Mount Gorbeia you will find its famous cross, which was built to mark the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century.