A visit to the coastal town of Zarautz in northern Spain gives you the opportunity to enjoy the excellent beach as well as the interesting history of the Basque Country. Zarautz first gained popularity as a preferred tourist destination in the 20th century. Today the population of this popular tourist destination swells during summer when tourists flock to enjoy the beach, surfing, and various water sports. The town also has many churches, two significant museums and a number of picture galleries. Take any of the guided tours to visit the significant monuments of the town or the Txakoli wine cellars. Visit Venere.com and make use of our expert services in travel accommodation. Discover the best holiday destinations and find an ideal place to stay by browsing our range of Zarautz hotels.
What's Zarautz Like?
While exploring the city center you can visit the Gothic tower of Luzea and the Palace of Narros. The Art and History Museum of Zarautz and the Basque Museum of Photography are interesting cultural assets located within the city. Visit the main churches of Santa Maria la Real, built in the Romanesque style, and the baroque Santa Clara church. The Franciscanos church, on the other hand, features an interesting library. The 1.5-mile-long beach in Zarautz is considered to be the longest beach in the Basque Country. Enjoy the peace of the promenade with numerous promising sculptures or experience the thrill of surfing in the waves. This renowned surfing destination may be popular with surfers, but learners have the opportunity to enroll in any of the surfing schools established in the town. Experience the diversity of Zarautz by booking a comfortable hotel among the listed Zarautz hotels at Venere.
Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Zarautz
Zarautz is well-connected with its two railway stations and the well-developed A8 motorway. However, it is easy to move around on foot or a bike while in the town itself. Zarautz is a gourmet lover's paradise with a number of restaurants offering local and modern cuisine. Some of the gastronomic delights include fresh fish casseroles and canapés ("pintxos"). Do remember to visit the well-known restaurant owned by Spain's famous cook Karlos Arguiñano, located across the beach. Whether you want to surf, golf, or simply enjoy a relaxing walk into the hillsides and mountains dotted with farmhouses, fields, and forests, Zarautz has it all. And it's easy to find the perfect place to stay with Venere. By logging on to Venere.com, you can use the feature of the interactive map and find the location of Zarautz hotels and other tourist attractions in and around Zarautz.