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Goierri is all about competition and challenge. You will get to see locations that are the real settings of some of the most popular mountain races in the world.
The paradise of many mountaineers has an iconic ambassador: Edurne Pasaban. What’s behind Euskadi’s Highlands? Get to know every part of the region and its mountains, including the highest peak in the Basque Country. These mountains bring some of the most outstanding trail athletes to Goierri. Do you know Kilian Jornet? He never misses our race!
In Goierri there’s a natural mix between sports and nature. The region is known internationally for its competitions. The Zegama-Aizkorri marathon, qualifying for the World Cup -more than 10,000 registrations for the 225 bibs raffled-, the Ehunmillak Ultra-trail -a 167 km two-days race that brings 500 national and international racers-; the Goierriko bi Haundiak -88 km, one day and 500 participants- and the mountain race Marimurumendi Maratoia, enclosed in the weekend of the two trail races.
A trail station is a place with approved circuits to train along mountain tracks and pathways, with facilities and special signposting. Euskal Herria trail station is open for either those who start in the discipline and those who already have the skills but want to keep training and getting better as well as organising training sessions. So just imagine: here you have everything you need to just focus on running!
If you are a bike lover, Goierri has many routes for you. Take your mountain bike and explore the natural parks of Aizkorri-Aratz and Aralar, through the next selection of suggested routes. Choose your preferred length and level of difficulty, and pay attention to the maps. Now you’re all set to get to know the rural side of Euskadi in a entirely different way!
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Get to know Euskadi’s highlands
Our region is very suitable for organising fun and educational activities for kids. The natural parks of Aizkorri-Aratz and Aralar make Goierri the best known in rural tourism and nature …
The hike takes place between the villages of Olaberria and Idiazabal, and their caseríos. Olaberria, known as Goierri’s Balcony, is a small village in the hillocks.
Explore one of our passions: the mountain. In Goierri we celebrate 2 trail races known around the world: Zegama-Aizkorri marathon and Ehunmillak ultra-trail (held together with G2H and Marimurumendi marathon …
Practice sport climbing in Ataun! Come see our walls, there are 250 lines open, several levels of difficulty, and our group of instructors eager to meet you.
Meet the most popular peak in the Basque Country: the Aizkorri. To get to the summit, we recommend leaving your car in the parking area located under San Adrián’s tunnel. …
Bowling is a long practiced game in Goierri, where you will find out their tradition and how fun it can be.
True horse lover? IBUR Caserío IBUR is a horse-riding club with professional instructors offering a wide range of activities for adults and kids!
There is a bike lane -bidegorri- connecting the towns in the valley. You can also reach the ones inside the mountains. It is incredible how people love cycling here! Some …
This is a circular route where you can enjoy two of the biggest pleasures in Goierri: Idiazabal cheese and the mountains! It is an initiative promoted by the Department of …
In Goierri there’s a natural mix between sports and nature. The region is known internationally for its competitions. Know more about it!
Get to know the village of Gaintza with this suggested route. Get a magnificent view of Txindoki and see the caseríos around!
Passionate about mountain bike? Get to know the rural side of Euskadi in a whole different way!
The North route to Santiago de Compostela and San Adrián’s tunnel have both been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. What’s the story of this tunnel that makes it such …