THE TOUR: Choose your favourite visiting option or combine them both!

1. EKAIN ABENTURA: experimental archaeology workshops

Awaken your senses with our experimental archaeology workshops! Learn the surviving techniques in Prehistory. Make fire, hunt and paint like in Prehistory! Only offered in Basque and Spanish.

DURATION: 40 minutes
SET PRICE: 4,00 €. Children up to 6 years and ICOM members, free.

Warning for when booking your tickets: in case you wish to combine Ekain Abentura with Ekain Fast, please make sure you take into consideration the duration of each option in order to pick compatible timetables and to not to overlap.

2. EKAIN FAST: visit to the replica

Visit the Basque coast’s most spectacular cave paintings at Ekainberri, feeling what the people who inhabited this place 14,000 years ago must have felt in the cave. Only offered in Basque and Spanish. Audio-guides available.

DURATION: 30 minutes
PRICE: 6,00 €. Concessions €5.00 (students, teachers, pensioners and retirees). Children up to 6 years, Basque Country Autonomous Region’s public school teachers and ICOM members, free.

Warning for when booking your tickets: in case you wish to combine Ekain Abentura with Ekain Fast, please make sure you take into consideration the duration of each option in order to pick compatible timetables and to not to overlap.

GROUP VISITS

If you want to make a group visit contact us.

Tel. +34 943 86 88 11

info@ekainberri.com

OPENING HOURS

You can visit Ekainberri all year round and it is the perfect weekend plan for couples, families and groups! All visits to Ekainberri are guided tours, so we recommend you make a prior reservation.

FROM TUESDAY TO FRIDAY: 10:00-18:00
WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS: 10:00-19:00
JUNE, JULY, AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER: from Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-19:00 (closed on Mondays).

Tel. +34 943 86 88 11

info@ekainberri.com

THE TOUR, STEP-BY-STEP

Ekain is located in the Sastarrain valley, 4 kilometres from exit 48 of the AP-8 highway, just half an hour from San Sebastián and very close to the other main cities of the Basque region.

The walk from the car park to Ekainberri takes 25 minutes on foot, but the time limit for collecting your entrance tickets from the Information Office in Zestoa is half an hour before the start of the tour. In case of making the purchase online, you can head directly to Ekainberri without having to get your tickets at the Information Office in Zestoa. The tickets must be validated 5 minutes before the visit at the entrance to the museum. Remember that you cannot get to Ekainberri by car.

  • Step 1: Leave your car in the car park and go to the Ekainberri Information Office to collect your entrance tickets. It is important to get there at least 30 minutes before your tour begins. It takes 5 minutes on foot.

  • Step 2: Collect your tickets and follow the path to the entrance to the replica of the Ekain cave, Ekainberri (20 minutes).

  • Step 3: You can now enter Ekainberri.

  • Please remember: In case of making the purchase online, you can head directly to Ekainberri without having to get your tickets at the Information Office in Zestoa.

  • Warning for when booking your tickets: in case you wish to combine Ekain Abentura with Ekain Fast, please make sure you take into consideration the duration of each option in order to pick compatible timetables and to not to overlap.

Important notes: Please read these instructions:

Vehicles may not enter Ekainberri. Entry is on foot only. Comfortable shoes are recommended for the walk.

Visitors should collect their tickets 30 minutes before the tour starts, otherwise the tickets will not be valid. Please be on time.

The temperature inside the replica is about 18° C and humidity is 60%.

HOW TO FIND US

Address: Portale kalea 1

20740 Zestoa (Gipuzkoa)

Telephone: 943 86 88 11

E-mail: info@ekainberri.com

TOURISM IN ZESTOA AND THE BASQUE COAST

Zestoa es un pueblo lleno de tesoros, situado en el valle del río Urola y a 10 minutos de la costa vasca. Además de Ekain, podrás conocer otros lugares de interés como el Palacio  Lilí, y el centro de interpretación del Flysch de Zumaia ALGORRI… 

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