Camino del Norte: Stage 2
San Sebastián – Zarautz (22,2 km – 13,8 miles)
Today you will keep walking up to the Monte Igueldo mount, you will border its mountain slope, and once you get to the top you will enjoy the wonderful views of the bay. You will have to keep walking up to get to Munioetazar and then you will get to Orio and Zarautz our today’s destination.
Today you will leave San Sebastián going through the Monte Igueldo, to get here you just have to go through the Avenida Zumalacarregui avenue and then through the Calle Pamplona street. Once you get to Igualedo’s seafront you will have to walk through it until getting to a turn away that is the entrance to a parking, here you will have to go through a street called Amezti. Then you should continue through Camino de Marabieta. Once you get to a restaurant called Asador Nikolas you will have to turn left through a street called Buztintxurri. After walking through a path you will get walk through an asphalted road until getting to a farmhouse.
Here you will have to return to the path and get to a fountain, then you will cross a tunnel under the dual carriageway. Once you get out you will have to go to the left to get to the Ermita de San Martín de Tours hermitage, and then you will cross one of the most famous hostels in the Northern Way. Then you will have to cross the Calle Mayor de Osorio Street to get to a church devoted to San Nicolás de Bari. This church is located in the city center so you will find all the needed services. El templo en honor a San Nicolás se construyó sobre una iglesia más antigua en el siglo XVII, cuyos restos aún pueden apreciarse en el interior de la misma. Inside the church are many different sculptures.
After this stop you will walk towards the estuary; you will cross it through a bridge called Zarautz. Now you will walk parallel to the estuary and then you will see the industrial area, where you have to go through a path under the dual carriage A-8. Then you should get to Talaimendi. If you are doing the way in summer stay the night in Zarautz camping is a great idea, from here you will enjoy the wonderful views of the city. Then you will get to the San Pelayo river, you will need to cross it to get to the city center. Zarautz was founded in the 13 century by Ferdinand III of Castile.
What to see
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What to eat
- Merluza a la koxkera
- Chipirones en su tinta o a lo Pelayo
- Cordero Lechal
Bear in mind
There are lots of ups and downs. This stage could be a little bit difficult for people with reduced mobility and cyclists, especially in winter.What to see
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