The Flysch Route of the Basque Coast Geopark
Guided boat trip from Zumaia along the coast; see the spectacular flysch cliffs and stop in the seaside town of Mutriku.
Our experience takes place in the Geopark located in the Basque Coast, from the sea the impressive Flysch cliffs can be observed and allow us to be witness of more than 60 million years of geological history.
Experience a peaceful sailing journey along the coastline from Zumaia to Mutriku passing by Deba. We will unveil the secrets of one of the most singular geological formation in the world; moreover, greatest events as the dinosaur extinction could be recognised in the grooves of the rock.
A professional assistant will explain the highlights about traditions and lifestyle of this coastal area which are indeed strongly linked to the sea. This singular culture encloses customs as shipbuilding in Zumaia, commerce in Deba and the ancient whales hunting in Mutriku.
We will also get off in Mutriku, a village with a noticeable marine character where we will take a break of 45 minutes and have the opportunity to visit the port as well as the old town which has been declared as a monumental set.
- Includes: Trip in a boat from Zumaia to Mutriku with a professional assistant.
Explanations about geology, culture and local traditions.
1 hour break
Return to Zumaia included
- Do not includes: It does not include a guided visit to the old town of Mutriku but maps and brochures will be provided
- Minimum & Maximum of participants: No minimum required
Maximum 40 people
- Duration: 3 hrs and 15 min
- When to go: From April to November
- Hour & Meeting Point: Quay Txomin Aguirre, Zumaia
- Languages: Spanish, except the following exits that are entirely in Euskera
- Important Notes: Introduction: 10 minutes before departure
Required equipment: accurate clothes and footwear
Visits could be cancelled because of bad sea weather or other reasons. This is why, leaving a telephone number is required in order to make the reservation.
Visits that have been booked by less than 6 people could be cancelled.
CANCELLATIONS: If the activity is cancelled by the organisationn no extra expenditures will be generated. The whole purchase price will be given back to customers. Other type of cancellations are not considered