Elorrio, Loyola and Arantzazu

A visit to the medieval town of Elorrio, on the way to the amazing Sanctuary of Arantzazu, located on top of the beautiful mountains of Aitzgorri. Oñati and its 16th century university. From there, we´ll visit the magnificent Basilica of Loyola and the impressive fortress castle where St Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuit order) was born.

Highlights (but not only)

  • A visit to the basilica of Loyola and the fortress tower where St Ignatius, founder of the Jesuit Order, was born.
  • A visit to the amazing Sanctuary of Arantzazu in Oñati, perched on the beautiful peaks of Aitzgorri
  • Elorrio, an off-the-beaten-path medieval city, full of beautiful palaces and an impressive church fortress.
  • Beautiful scenery all along the tour, through the deep inland valleys.

What’s included

  • Pick up a at your hotel* or alternative meeting point
  • Guided 8 hour tour in English.
  • Premium vehicle for 4 passengers + guide, or an appropriate vehicle for larger groups.

Not included

  • Entrance fees, food or drinks not specified above.

Difficulty level

  • Easy.



Una visita a la basílica de Loyola y la torre de la fortaleza donde nació San Ignacio, fundador de la Orden de los Jesuitas. Una visita al increíble Santuario de Arantzazu en Oñati, encaramado en los hermosos picos de Aitzgorri. Elorrio, ciudad medieval intacta, llena de palacios y escudos de armas en sus edificios. - Oñati