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Half-Day Way of St. James Hiking Tour from San Sebastián

  • Gain insight into the history of Mount Ulia from your local guide
  • Sample a complimentary glass of txakoli as you relax on a terrace mid-hike
  • Enjoy an active sightseeing experience
Half-Day Way of St. James Hiking Tour from San Sebastián
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Half-Day Way of St. James Hiking Tour from San Sebastián
Spend a half-day away from the crowds of San Sebastián and immerse yourself in nature on a hiking tour of Mount Ulia. Follow the “Camino de Santiago” and learn more about the ridge’s history from your local guide. Admire the striking Basque landscape, visit local villages, and gain insight into local life, with a sightseeing boat tour across Pasaia San Pedro’s bay. A complimentary glass of txakoli (sparkling white wine) is included.
What to Expect

Begin your tour at a central location in San Sebastián, where you'll meet your guide and group. Then, begin your journey to Mount Ulia. As you hike the former pilgrimage route, listen to your guide share insights into the path’s age-old legacy and admire striking views along the coastal trail.

Pause in Pasaia San Pedro and discover more about village life and culture. Hear about the town’s traditional rowing competitions and games of “pelota” and then enjoy an illuminating cruise of the bay toward Santiago Square. Here, alight and visit a nearby terrace bar and relax with a refreshing glass of txakoli (sparkling white wine).

When replenished, continue by foot to Pasaia. Explore the village’s charming streets and then catch a public bus back to San Sebastián. Enjoy the ride back to the city, before the tour concludes back at the original point of departure.

Reviews (117)
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Diversity and memorability for a beautiful vacation experience!

We loved this tour for a number of reasons. The first is, that the Camino is a famous walk and we were only in town for a week, so it was incredible to participate on a portion of the Camino. The second is, the landscape...More

1  Thank Fearless397517
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
What an experience!

We joined our guide Angel bright and early for a day of hiking, education and sampling the local culture. We couldn't have been more pleased with this Angel and the overall experience. While others were still sleeping in the beautiful town of San Sebastian, we...More

2  Thank Don S
Tomasz K, Osane UA Guide at San Sebastian Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Don! How wonderful it is to see you are as excited as we are about waking up early and seizing the day! Rain or Shine ;) Angel loves getting the group to have a great day hiking, and making sure everybody is having fun...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great day, enthusiastic and knowleadgable guide

Really enjoyed the short Camino experience with Urban Adventures. Angel our guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic the whole way through. We were taken on a more scenic route than the Camino trail itself but this seems to be a common approach with the tours...More

1  Thank Broderl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic piece of Camina de Compostela walk.

After a steep walk we came to a fantastic spot with an beautiful view of San Sebastian. Angel told us the marks for the pelgrims walk, known as the Camino de Compostela and also the marks used by the locals as well as the europe...More

1  Thank FamilyHHH
Tomasz K, Osane UA Guide at San Sebastian Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The walk is steep at first but isn't it worth it?! Angel is an expert guide and he loves this hike so much. Can you blame him? the views are jaw dropping! We are so happy to ready that you discovered so many new things...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great Day!

We thoroughly enjoyed our hike! Our guide Angel was both personable and knowledgeable. He also recommended a wonderful vegan restaurant in San Sebastian where we had lunch after our hike. We would definitely book a tour through them again in the future!More

1  Thank Curious725038
Tomasz K, Osane UA Guide at San Sebastian Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for this review! It's great to see that everybody loves Angel during this hike so much! He definetely has many recommendations, besides the tour your doing with him, so ask away, you will not regret it :) hopefully we will see...More

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19 September 2018|
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Response from NatalieC3308 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would agree with Meg. Maybe just let your guide know about the cliff edges, but I felt very safe.
24 May 2018|
Response from Jan09 | Reviewed this property |
It’s in the Gros area, in front of Mariaren Bihotza Church