Guided tour of the Iron Mountains

Join us on a guided tour through the mining heart of the Basque Country! We'll venture into the Iron Mountains to explore the landscapes and remnants left by the mining of iron deposits. Step into a mine with carbide lamps, uncover the world of minerals and their journey to the coastal loaders, immerse yourself in the daily life of the mining towns, and discover countless historical traces.


Guided tour of the Iron Mountains



Carretera forestal La Arboleda, Muskiz km 1,6
48530 ORTUELLA (Bizkaia)


Phone: (+34) 946 802 976

Schedule / Notes


Meeting point: ekoetxea Meatzaldea Peñas Negras [find it on Google Maps]

❱ Time: 9:30 am

❱ Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes


* Important note: To fully enjoy the tour, be sure to bring a backpack with water and enough space for the helmet and flashlight provided at the beginning of the tour. Wear comfortable, waterproof clothing and shoes, and if you don't have them, bring extra socks.