Enjoy the Basque Country’s landscapes from the balcony of Gipuzkoa

The Hernio highland is one of the most legendary and iconic places in Gipuzkoa, and it is known as the “balcony of Gipuzkoa”. It is a Special Conservation Zone and it is included in the Natura 2000 network.

Ascent from the trench

This mountain hike is 3.4 km long. The starting point is in Trintxera Park.

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance: 3.4 km
  • Elevation change: 310 m

Zelatun – Hernio ascent

This mountain hike is 1.2 km long. The starting point is at the Zelatun mountain refuges.

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 1.2 km
  • Elevation change: 223 m

Hernio-Zelatun: Where Basque traditions meet.

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