FREE TOUR HONDARRIBIA
The best option to discover the city in an economical way.
What does the Hondarribia Free Tour consist of?
Possibly your best option to get to know Hondarribia in a fun and authentic way.
A moment of culture and fun for everyone.
Enjoy your free tour in Hondarribia as a couple, with friends or in a group!
Free tours of Hondarribia are the perfect excuse to take the time to learn more about Spain’s cultural heritage.
Hondarribia free tours are free tours organized by guides that show the most emblematic tourist sites of a town or city. These tours are usually done on foot.
While there are several options and types of free tours in Spain, most are usually tours that include approximately 10 to 12 people. and last between 1 and 3 hours depending on the planned itinerary.
In any case, always check the detailed information we provide to know all the details of your free tour: schedules, cancellation policy, meeting point and all the information you need to make the most of your experience without having to worry about anything.
What to see and do in Hondarribia?
Hondarribia is a city located in the province of Guipuzcoa, in the Basque Country. Known for being one of the most beautiful villages in the country, it is located at the mouth of the Bidasoa River and borders France to the north. Its historic center has cobblestone streets and Basque-French style buildings that give it a special charm.
Hondarribia Castle is an impressive fortress located in the coastal town of Hondarribia, in the Basque Country. Built in the 10th century by the Navarrese Kings to protect their borders, it has witnessed numerous historical events over time. Its impeccable structure and deep moat are just a few examples that make this castle stand out among other tourist sites.
Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and of the Apple Tree
The Church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción y del Manzano, located in the heart of Hondarribia, is an impressive example of Basque architectural heritage. This church was originally built in the 15th century and underwent several renovations over the years. Its main facade has a gothic façade flanked by two baroque towers that give it a great majesty.
Nagusia Kalea, located in the heart of the historic center of Hondarribia, is a cobblestone street that takes you back to medieval times. It is known for its traditional houses with colorful facades and wooden balconies adorned with flowers. Along the street you will find local stores selling artisan products and typical Basque restaurants where you can enjoy pintxos and Basque cider.
At the indicated time, we will meet at the Plaza de Armas to start this
free tour of Hondarribia
. Are you ready to know the history of this village?
Battles, romances, fishermen and anecdotes will be present during this
will be present during this route.
From the square we will admire the
castle of Hondarribia
a military construction of sober character built in the 13th century. 13th century and enlarged in the time of Charles V. This building has been declared
of Cultural Interest
currently functions as a
We will approach the
church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción y del Manzano, one of the most important
one of the most
most important temples of the Basque Country.
. Built on the medieval
medieval walls of Hondarribia, has much to tell of the town’s
has much to tell of the city’s warlike past. We will unveil all the details, remembering the times of the Reconquest of the Kingdom of Navarra.
We will then stroll along Nagusia Kaleathe main artery of the medieval town. Here we will see palaces belonging to the most
most important families in the history of Hondarribia.
The tour will also take us to admire points of interest such as the Santa María Gate, the south wall, the Guipúzcoa Guipúzcoa Square or the bastion of the queen. This last point is fundamental to understanding the famous
siege of 1638
. You will never stop learning new things!
In addition, we will see the façade of the
House of Juana la Loca
where the monarch stayed with Philip the Handsome back in 1502, and we will be immersed in the charm of the Marina district.
After a two-hour tour, we will end our free tour of Hondarribia at the port of Zarra. port of Zarra.
Meeting Point and Duration
The meeting point for the Hondarribia Free Tour is at the Plaza de Armas. It has an estimated duration of two hours.