Azpeitia (meaning 'down the rock' in Basque) is a town and municipality within the province of Gipuzkoa, in the Basque Country of Spain, located on the Urola river a few kilometres east of Azkoitia. Its population is 13,708 (2001 estimate). It is located 16 miles southwest of Donostia/San Sebastián. Azpeitia is the birthplace of Ignatius of Loyola. His birth home is now preserved as a part of large Jesuit compound, the Sanctuary of Loyola, a major attraction of tourist and pilgrims alike. It is also the birthplace of Renaissance composer Juan de Anchieta. Azpeitia lies at the foot of the massive Izarraitz towering over the town and much visited by town-dwellers. Azpeitia Railway Museum is located in the town.Wikipedia
Take a short trip from Azpeitia and set some time aside to explore the San Sebastian. Dotted with places like La Concha Beach, Parte Vieja, Mount Igueldo , The Funicular And The Amusement Park; it will definitely be a good idea. Tour packages of Azpeitia are of 1 to 2 days duration. This warm abode of Azpeitia is a delightful place to visit in Spain. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city San Sebastian, Spain.
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