Located at the Errekalde Palace, in an English-style garden Major science and biology exhibitions Declared a Historical Site of international importance for the separation of tungsten and the advancement of scientific knowledge.

A cultural venue housed in a historical 18th century building, furnished with a 21st century infrastructure, situated on the square Plaza San Martín Agirre. Extensive cultural programme.

 

Bergara has a historic town centre full of impressive buildings and delightful parks and gardens. What’s more, the town is surrounded by countryside and woodlands that make it an ideal location for trekking and other sports.

 

34 listed monuments. Buildings in different styles: the late Basque Gothic, Italian and Central European Renaissance, Baroque..16th–18th European art in full view.

Main attractions

The Tourist Office organises guided tours: “Monuments of Bergara”, “Laboratorium Museum", "Monuments of Bergara + Laboratorium Museum" and "Choose your day to visit ".

They are held within the town’s old quarter, at Easter, from June to September, and at holiday weekends. You are advised to pre-book your tour to ensure there is a guide available. Otherwise, the office will provide you with a map for a self-guided tour, proposing several routes. During the low season and when the office is closed, bookings are to be made directly at the town hall.

Bookings: turismoa@bergara.eus (0034) 943 769 003

This is without doubt one of the world’s finest Baroque sculptures.

The statue is the work of the master Juan de Mesa, who was born in Cordoba but later settled in Seville. It was commissioned by the Señor Juan de Irazabal.

It portrays a larger-than-life Jesus dying on the cross, with the drama of the moment being reflected in the tension on the body. This is a stunning wooden figure presented as a free-standing statue, of extraordinary beauty, which provides a detailed study of the human anatomy and takes realism to its utmost expression.

 

Basque Country

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