Arantzazu Araia

18 Kms

He who is zealous soars with wondrous speed in a few moments to a degree of virtue that the slothful cannot reach after many years

Cyclists will find it difficult:

they must dismount on the ascents. It is not clear if cyclists are permitted to go through the Natural Park, where motor vehicles are not allowed.
For pilgrims on foot, in winter, precautions are strongly advised and this route is not recommended at all during snow (December – March) or fog.

Today there are two options as indicated in the description:

Arantzazu: Km 0.
Refugio de Urbia: Km 5.
Araia: Km 17. (walking on the forest path)

Arantzazu: Km 0.
Refugio de Urbia: Km 5.
Llano de Zumarraundi: Km 12.
Araia: Km 18. (if you follow the wide dirt road)


Step's sketch


The weather in Araia