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Village of Uitzi

Privileged place

Orixenea, the House of Colonies of Uitzi is located in the village of Uitzi, municipality of Larraun, privileged place where lie the mountains of Aralar (declared a place of Community Interest). Larraun is located in the historic and geographic heart of Basque Country, whose rich landscape attracts thousands of visitors a year, in a magical natural setting, forming a mosaic of rural, karstic landscapes and high mountains.

Valley of Larraun

Among its many attractions stands out the natural area of the source of the River Ertzilla (in the municipality of Iribas), which offers enormous didactic and recreative possibilities. Aralar is by definition a karst landscape in which the abysses and caves abound.

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Visit to the Sanctuary of San Miguel in Excelsis, pre-Romanesque sanctuary with more than a thousand years of history, raised along with the peak of Mount Artxueta. The altarpiece in its interior is considered a work summit of the European enamel.

Peru-Harri

Visit to Peru-Harri, space dedicated to the stone by the harrijasotzaile (that means in basque language the one who lifts stones) Iñaki Perurena. He guides us through this space which combines the origins of the Basque rural sports, the traditional way of life of the farm and the history of the Basque language. You can get from Orixenea to Peru-Harri crossing a beautiful beech forest in just an hour and a half of very nice walk.Visit to Peru-Harri, space dedicated to the stone by the harrijasotzaile (that means in basque language the one who lifts stones) Iñaki Perurena. He guides us through this space which combines the origins of the Basque rural sports, the traditional way of life of the farm and the history of the Basque language. You can get from Orixenea to Peru-Harri crossing a beautiful beech forest in just an hour and a half of very nice walk.

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The Green Way of Plazaola

The Green Way of Plazaola, ancient way of the mining railway, now recovered for tourist pleasure (walking or biking) and linking the towns of Lekunberri (Navarra) and Andoain (Gipuzkoa).

For further information: viaverdeplazaola.org

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Adventure

Beigorri Park Adventure, located in the municipality of Lekunberri, it allows visitors to test their skill to complete the journey from tree to tree, walking along the branches.

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