and the surrounding area
Difficult mountain biking route in the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve
Bizkargi and the surrounding area
A circular mountain bike route that will take you to conquer one of the most popular peaks in the region of Busturialdea: Mount Bizkargi, with sweeping views of the Txorierri and Ibaizabal valleys.
Leaving Gernika, head towards Muxika along Bilikario (Way of St. James), to continue along the tracks to the peak of Mount Bizkargi.
After that, it goes down to Gorozika to follow the track that links this centre with Suerte Once again on the Way of St. James, you’ll pass through Gerekiz and Errigoiti.
We’re not finished yet. Through the hamlet of Magdalen, you’ll ascend to Maiaga. Now all that’s left is to go down to Gernika by taking the path along the edge of Mount Kosnoaga from Bastegieta.
What to see on the route?
The summit of Mount Bizkargi (555 m), which is presided over by the Santikurutze hermitage, offers a fantastic panoramic view that’s not to be missed.
At the summit of the modest Maiaga (403 m), you’ll find the Baskonia buzón (a metal dish resembling a compass showing distances to certain locations) and a geodesic vertex.