Santurtzi Basque Country Spain

Santurtzi  is a port town in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, Spain. It is located in the Bilbao Abra bay,near the mouth of the Nervión river, on its left bank, 14km downriver from Bilbao and forms part of the Greater Bilbao agglomeration.

The beauty of the landscape and the quality of the gastronomy along with the hospitality of the Santurtziarrak are some of the attractions which the visitor can enjoy. Santurtzi is a marine town that has succeeded in conserving many of its traditions, in spite of its great growth. The life in this area is focused on the sea, which inspires its work and its leisure. Fishing boat and rowing boat races, and the celebrations of the Virgin of the Carmen keep their traditions alive. Gastronomy is based on fish, especially sardines.


  • San Jorge church (1725, the tower in 1844)
  • House Toasts (1890)
  • Town Hall (1905)
  • Monument to Cristóbal Murrieta (1923)
  • Patronato Santa Eulalia (1914)
  • Home and clinical San Juan de Dios (1925)
  • Oriol Palace (1913)
  • Science of navigation school (1860) and Hijas de la Cruz college (1863)
  • Virgen del Mar church (1901)
  • Fishermen Confraternity (1916)
  • Town Park (1918) and Central Kiosk (1917)
  • Mamariga fountain (1882)
  • Monument to the Sardinera (1964)
  • Fishing Port (1916) and Virgin of Carmen (1950)
  • Museum of Sculptures
  • Monument to Miguel de Unamuno
  • Señorío de Vizcaya Square (redesign 2007)

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