Photos of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Spain

San Juan de GaztelugatxeGaztelugatxe is an islet on the coast of Biscay belonging to the municipality of Bermeo, Basque Country (Spain). It is connected to the mainland by a man-made bridge. On top of the island stands a hermitage (named Gaztelugatxeko Doniene in Basque; San Juan de Gaztelugatxe in Spanish), dedicated to John the Baptist, that dates from the 10th century, although discoveries indicate that the date might be the 9th century. With another small neighboring island, Aketze, they form a protected biotope that extends from the town of Bakio until Cape Matxitxako, on the Bay of Biscay.

All pictures on this page was created in June 2016.

One thought on “Photos of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Spain”

  1. Thank you for posting the pictures. We are going to be in San Sabastian for several days and are thinking about a day trip here. You provided some good scenes and information to help us make a more informed decision.

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