Castillo del Inglés (Oiartzun )

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Oiartzun 497m 481m 12.0 km 4.1% 290 ***






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Climb Description

Castillo del Inglés is a pleasant climb into the Aiako-Harria Natural Park - situated on the border between the regions of Guipuzkoa and Navarra. This ascent from Oiartzun is the more scenic of the two sides, with some fine views as you climb out of the forest.

Despite the name - The English Castle - (also known as Ingelesaren Gaztelua in Basque), there is no monument at the top of the climb. The name derives from a British industrialist who exploited the mines in the area. The ruins of his residence can be visited with a short hike from the road, but there isn't much to see, and it's not really worth the effort in cycling shoes!

Castillo del Inglés is open throughout the year.




Roads & Traffic

The road is in good condition throughout and there is little traffic on the climb.




Alternative Routes

Castillo del Inglés can also be climbed from Irún.





Nearby Climbs


Aritxulegi

Jaizkibel

Artesiaga

Lizarrieta

Agiña

Uitzi

La Piedad






Cycling Holidays

We don't currently run any tours that include the climb to Castillo del Inglés. If you would be interested in customizing an itinerary to this region, please contact us and we would be happy to discuss the options.

You may also be interested in the links below to some of the holidays that we run nearby.




Monte Igeldo - San Sebastian
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Easy to Medium
Price: from €1,290 EUR
*Bike Hire Included

Basque Coast Beach
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Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Easy to Medium
Price: €1,540 EUR
*Bike Hire Included

Rioja Vineyards
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Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Easy to Medium
Price: €1,390 EUR
*Bike Hire Included