A place full of originality and charm that encourages visitors to stroll through the alleyways and cross the stone bridges connecting both sides of the ria. Natural trails, cliffs and picture postcard landscapes make up Ea, a town with Basque roots and an ideal destination for both families and groups of friends.




  • To Bilbao 31 miles
  • To Lekeitio 6.8 miles
  • To Gernika 9.3 miles
  • To the airport 29.8 miles
  • To Donostia 48.5 miles
  • To Vitoria-Gasteiz 60.3 miles
We advise you to wear comfortable shoes so you can enjoy the trails
There is free parking area in the city of Ea.


Urtubiaga Mill and Foundry
The Urtubiaga Mill and Foundry of Ea are monuments of cultural interest, a jewel of the town’s historical and industrial heritage. To get to know the mill and foundry, you have a pretty trail that leaves the city of Ea. A tour on foot, totally accessible, of great natural and cultural value that follows the steps of the traditional old path and the actual water channel of the old foundry. .Read more

ferreria de Urtubiaga

Intertidal Zone

The enclave of Ogella is a stone cove of great ecological interest due to its intertidal zone. Discover it at low tide, when extensive rocky zones and puddles of different depths are just waiting to be found and where you will find an amazing wealth of marine fauna and flora species. Among other valuable species is the native algae Fucus chalonii.

rasa intermareal de Ea


In Ea you can enjoy different and diverse beaches. From a small and cosy sandy area accessible from the city, next to the port, that has several walking areas, as well as bars and restaurants in the vicinity. To rocky, wild beaches like Lapatza, in Ea, where you can enjoy nature in its pure state, and Lapatza de Natxitua, an attractive rocky virgin beach surrounded by mountains covered in vegetation and woods. An excellent place for lovers of quiet places and for those who scuba dive.



They are the hallmark of the town. Four bridges over a ria that has marked the evolution of the municipality. From the quay, along both banks, on both sides, the little houses and bridges imprint their character onto the city. A landscape presided over by the old stone bridge and worth discovering.r.


Atalaya Hermitage

Isolated on a natural coastal lookout, legend has it that some fishermen found an image of the Immaculate Virgin in the sea and, as a result, the hermitage was built opposite the point where it was found. A path from the city (that you cannot miss), ancient way of the cross, takes you to the hermitage. It is barely 2,297 feet, but with a slope of 492 ft.

ermita atalaya