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Santuario de Aranzazu

Barrio de Arantzazu, 8, 20569 Onati, Spain
+34 943 71 65 75
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Elorrio, Oinati and Arantzazu
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Barrio de Arantzazu, 8, 20569 Onati, Spain
+34 943 71 65 75
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The sanctuary was built on the green mountains. Very interesting the modern options of the artists who work on it; probably the most impressive and less usual to be seen in a church is the main altar carved on rock. If you like to walk...More

Thank Vitor A
Reviewed 5 August 2016

On a rainy monday in July, nobody was here. You have to visit it (also the crypt). When the weather is better you can do fine walks here.

Thank GeDa_12
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I want to alter my blog of 2012 because the train no longer runs to Otsuarte. A good way to walk to Arantzazu -uphill through the woods - is to follow the camino de Santiago (yellow arrow) trail from Zegama. You can get to Zegama...More

Thank marionvalder
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Santuario de Aranzazu is a very modern religious temple built in the middle of 20th century and located in a hill of the center of Basque Country, near the beautiful historical town of Oñati, in the Basque Country. Arantzazu means “abundance of thorns” in Basque...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Simple one of the most awesome - in the truest sense of the word - churches I've ever been in. Breathtaking location with incredible views but simply phenomenal work of art.

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 1 November 2015

The sanctuary is a beautiful enclave in the Basque region. The nature surrounding the buildings is breathtaking and if you can visit during the festivities you will be embrace in a cultural and spiritual unforgettable experience. It is not easy to find it and when...More

1  Thank Mikel P
Reviewed 29 September 2015

When Franco visited this Arantzazu church was in shock and tried to tear down completely; argumenting that was a sacrilege. Fortunately, locals were against this decision and keep the church safe. It's amazing to be inside. Don't forget to visit the basement chapel and take...More

1  Thank Mopar0429
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This is so difficult to access to this Basilic because to much people, but if you can walking you can parking one kilometer from there

2  Thank Edouard_WB
Reviewed 17 March 2015

See the full account just submitted in a review of Onati and its University. The mountain views plus the interior of this church are a Michelin two star attraction at least.

Thank plsathome
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Really interresting building with plenty of history. Must see views on the surroundings! Definitely worth seeing.

1  Thank Kristyrichtr
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7 September 2015|
Response from Edouard_WB | Reviewed this property |
You can go with bus from San Sabastian to be Onati, and after you check there I hink have one bus for go up, bt carefull Sunday it's full