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Mundaka

4.5
Lookouts · Piers & Boardwalks · Churches
Mundaka is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain. On the coast, Mundaka is internationally renowned for its surfing scene.Mundaka is accessible from Bilbao by EuskoTren on the Bermeo line.HistoryMundaka is known as one of the most important places of the Lordship of Biscay, it was the birthplace of Jaun Zuria, the first Lord of Biscay, son of the Scottish princess who arrived in Mundaka escaping from an English King. The name of the town has Danish origin, it has been proven that the Vikings arrived there 900 years ago. According to the history of the Lordship, Mundaka has the oldest temple of Biscay, as a result, it has the first seat of the General Parliament.The port is in the center point of the town, from there the old part of the town grew. All the houses are medieval, fishermen's houses, always looking to the sea.The anteiglesia of Mundaka was already mentioned in the year 1051 in the donation of the Dominion of Biscay to the Monastery of San Millán de la Cogolla and in 1070 in the donation of the aforementioned church to the Monastery of San Juan de la Peña.Heraldry Shield:The coat of arms of Mundaka is formed by an oak in a gold farm with a wolf, surrounded by a chess game. Flag:red silk with gold thread embroidery.
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Popular things to do in Mundaka

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Pier / Boardwalk
Puerto de Mundaka
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Lookout
Ermita de Santa Catalina
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Lookout
Mirador de Portuondo
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Lookout
El Mirador de la Atalaya
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Mundaka

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Geologic Formation
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe Bermeo
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
Government Building
Casa de Juntas Gernika-Lumo
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Museo de la Paz de Guernica Gernika-Lumo
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Forest
Bosque de Oma Kortezubi
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min

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