The March of the Witches - Herri Alde Guided Tour in Sare

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Location : In the countryside

Province : Labourd

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    • The Witches' March (from the beginning of March to the end of October):

      • Guided Walk between Sare & Zugarramurdi
      • Departure from the Caves of Sare


      Follow your guide and turn the pages of the History of the Basque Country. Learn more about the Witch hunts of Labourd and Navarre between 1609 & 1610. On the forest trail and up to the Zugarramurdi caves, discover Basque culture, its myths, legends and superstitions.

      Information:

      • Hike of approximately 3h30
      • 8KM (205 M elevation gain)
      • Medium Level (according to official walking manuals)
      • Includes a guide-storyteller throughout the Walk, a visit to the Zugarramurdi caves and the village, a game for children and a small souvenir.
      • The Walk is not recommended for children under 7 years old and people with reduced mobility.


      Languages offered:

      Visit in French only

      (visit available in English on request)

      Prices :

      • Adult: 18 euros
      • Child: 14 euros


      Basajaun Night (summer only):

      • Night Walk - Guided between Sare & Zugarramurdi
      • Departure from the Caves of Sare


      Basajaun, the lord of the Basque forests welcomes us to his Kingdom for a night walk full of surprises. With your guide, bring the most famous characters of Basque mythology to life by candlelight.

      • Night hike of approximately 2h30
      • Around 4km (average level)
      • Includes a guide-storyteller throughout the walk, an introduction to the Basque language and the mythology of the Basque Country, several tales told by candlelight.
      • A little gourmet and unusual tasting in the middle of the night.
      • Walking is not recommended for children under 7 years old and people with reduced mobility.


      Languages offered:

      Visit in French only


      Prices :

      • Adult: 20€
      • Child: €16
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Traveller Reviews The March of the Witches - Herri Alde

4.9 sur 5 64 reviews

  • Elo

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Elo on 07/01/2024

    Julien is a fantastic guide... Don't hesitate if you are passing through the region. Personally, I came from the Loire on purpose to discover this walk and... What joy... I can't wait to do it again!

  • Laurent LSMT

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Laurent LSMT on 23/07/2023

    Julien is a passionate and fascinating guide! He knew how to pace the 9km ride and thus captivate young and old alike. His stories, historical, fantastic or enigmatic, transport us to a time when many things happened but without taboo, allowing each of us to identify in our quest for answers. The chosen illustrations, the stopping places, the attachment of this guide to its history and that of its Basque country won us over. The cave at the end is sublime. We had a great time! Children too, keeping their heads full of memories and a pretty pendant in memory of this witches' walk! THANK YOU Julien

  • Carine L

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Carine L on 24/09/2023

    Thank you Julien for this interlude in another era and filled with myths and legends! We can't see how much time has passed because your stories are so fascinating and the landscape is magnificent! In addition, Julien is a bright person who puts young and old alike at ease. Looking forward to coming back for the vigil! Milesker!

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The March of the Witches - Herri Alde

Address

7C9J+M2
64310 Sare

GPS coordinates

43° 16'9.12"N, 1° 34'11.7"W

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