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Entertainment is guaranteed from dawn to dusk. Gorliz is an unbeatable place to spend summer with the family.

Splash!!!  Enjoy one of the safest and most incredible beaches on the Basque coast, go for a bike ride and cook up a delicious barbecue in the pinewoods.

Relaaaax. After a day full of action, there’s nothing like enjoying a snack or a good meal at one of the town’s bars or restaurants.

Gorliz gets the most hours of sunlight in Bizkaia. Spin out your summer to come and enjoy aquatic activities like coasteering, big sup, canoe or simply go on a hiking route in any season of the year.

Beach

AN INCREDIBLE BAY

The beach is protected by the bay in the shape of a sea shell, and is one of the safest and most spectacular on the Basque coastline.

A place to relax and practise all kinds of water sports, not to mention there’s a pinewoods surrounding it, making it ideal for a lovely barbecue or relaxing in the shade.

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CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUNDS

Near the beach you’ll find the Cantabrian Pinewoods where you can spend a pleasant day using its amenities and barbecue sites.

At the entrance to this place of relaxation there is a recreation area with swings for the little ones to have fun while their parents enjoy the sea breeze.

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WATER PARK

Besides, in the summer season a water park is installed in Astondo. This inflatable playground that floats in the water will make summer days even more fun. It is suitable for adults and children.

Come and splash!

New Diversion Park

routes

NORDIC WALKING

Walk with a gentle effective gait using two special sticks and enjoy a pleasant exercise.

Nordic Walking involves moving your legs and upper body in a gentle movement to improve muscle strength, cardiovascular system, co-ordination and mobility.

Pick up your free sticks at the Gorliz Tourist Office and enjoy 5 routes in the area.

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COASTEERING

Access magical places below the cliffs next to the beach.

With the guidance the instructions of our expert guides, you will go all along the spectacular coastline while you play with the waves, jump into the water, swim, snorkel and climb over the rocks. An activity for all levels and conditions,that will give you the chance to discover the magnitude of our cliffs from a superb point of view.

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Taupada Abentura

festivities

FESTIVITIES

The entire town, summer dwellers and visitors dive head first into the celebrations which include: gastronomic competitions, traditional dances, and concerts to live the festivities 24 hours a day.

The festivities are an excellent opportunity to learn about Basque culture and traditions. No doubt you will find out what a ‘Gau Pasa’ is. And then, why not learn to dance a Jota?

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heritage

LIGHTHOUSE

Gorliz’s lighthouse is the town’s flagship. It was built on the cliffs, at 165 metres above sea level, in 1990. This 21 metre tower finished with a glass lantern is the tallest lighthouse in the Cantabrian region.

A path leads you to the lighthouse from where you can enjoy magnificent views of the sea.

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BUNKERS

Going down by the path next to the lighthouse you will notice the entire slope is perforated by 3 old coastal bunkers connected to each other and installed during the 1940s, but which were never used.

From the last platform you can see the remains of a heavy cannon. It’s worth having a wander round and taking some photos.

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