Castro Urdiales is a municipality of northern Spain, a seaport situated on the bay of Biscay.Castro Urdiales is a modern town, although its castle and the Gothic-style parish church of Santa María de la Asunción, date from the Middle Ages. Its chief industries are tourism, fishing, and the preservation of fish, especially sardines and anchovies, in oil. The "Lolin" and "La Castreña" anchovy canning factories serve as a reminder of the town's closeness to this industry and its proximity to the sea. Tourism has greatly increased in Castro Urdiales in the last thirty years; many people from Bilbao and other parts of the Basque Country and Cantabria as well as Northern Spain in general keep summer homes in the town. Although the number of people registered in the town is around 32,000, the summer population can double or even triple this figure.The town is popular because of its beaches and scenic harbor. Wikipedia
This is a comprehensive travel guide for Castro Urdiales in Spain. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Castro Urdiales like a local. The nearest major city to Castro Urdiales is San Sebastian. Attractions in San Sebastian include La Concha Beach, Parte Vieja, Mount Igueldo , The Funicular And The Amusement Park. Also, to reach Castro Urdiales, you'll have to take a flight to San Sebastian; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.
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