What to do: culture, sports and leisure in Biscay.

Discover all the experiences you can enjoy in the surroundings of our houses. Your starting point for culture, sports and leisure throughout Bizkaia.

The Ea Astei Rural Houses are an excellent starting point from which to carry out a multitude of activities, visits and experiences. From our houses you have, just a stone’s throw away, magnificent temples of culture and sport.

You won’t get bored during your vacation: that’s guaranteed.


Gernika Peace Museum - The rural houses of Ea Astei, Urdaibai natural park, Basque Country

Gernika Peace Museum

The Museum is based on the updated concept of a peace museum. A thematic museum that disseminates the “culture of peace” based on its own experience, the bombing of Gernika, to propose, compare and present universal aspects. Closed: Sunday afternoons. Open: Monday to Saturday: 10:00-14:00 / 16:00-19:00 Sunday: 10:00-14:00 Summer: 10:00-19:00 Guided tours by appointment Tel: 946 27 02 13

Read more: www.museodelapaz.org

Euskal Herria Museoa - The rural houses of Ea Astei, Urdaibai natural park, Basque Country

Euskal Herria Museoa

Museum dedicated to the history, culture and laws of the Basque people. Closed: Sundays and Mondays all day. Open: Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00-14:00 / 16:00-19:00.  Sundays: 10:00/ 13:45. Allende Salazar, 7 Gernika – Tfno.: 946 25 54 51

Read more: Museo de Euskalherria

Torre Madariaga - The rural houses of Ea Astei, Urdaibai natural park, Basque Country

Torre Madariaga

The center, located in the Madariaga Tower in Busturia (Bizkaia), is a reference center for the dissemination and awareness of biodiversity in the Basque Country. Its work revolves around a double vocation: to show the variety, functions and richness of our environmental capital and, at the same time, to promote the extension of knowledge and the valorization of Biodiversity in the Basque Country. www.torremadariaga.org Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

Urdaibai Bird Center 

Urdaibai Bird Centre is a project of high natural and environmental interest that allows to study and expose the migratory phenomenon of birds in a privileged area such as Urdaibai. It is an applied research center where visitors can observe birds and participate in research projects on them. Urdaibai Bird Centre combines different uses: research, tourism, training and environmental education, all with the support of new technologies and with the aim of developing innovative projects. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

More information about Torre Madariaga and Urdaibai Bird Center: www.urdaibai.org

Museums in Bilbao 

Guggenheim - The rural houses of Ea Astei, Urdaibai natural park, Basque Country

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

One of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation’s museums of contemporary art, designed by Canadian architect Frank O. Gehry, Address: C/ Abandoibarra, 2, 48001, Bilbao, Biscay Telephone: 944 35 90 00 Opening hours : Mon Closed Tue-Sun 10-20 www.guggenheim-bilbao.es/  

Bilbao Arts Museum - Ea Astei rural houses, Urdaibai natural park, Basque Country

Bilbao Arts Museum

The collection of the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum brings together more than seven thousand pieces, including paintings, sculptures, works on paper and applied arts, in an outstanding patrimonial ensemble that spans a chronology from the 12th century to the present day. 

Address: Museo Plaza, 2, 48009 Bilbao, Vizcaya Telephone: 944 39 60 60 www.museobilbao.com/

Euskal Museoa Bilbao

Museo Vasco- Euskal Museoa

Plaza de Miguel de Unamuno, 4, 48006 Bilbao, Vizcaya
Teléfono: 944 15 54 23 

Itsas Museum BIlbao

Museo marítimo – Itsas Museum

Muelle Ramón de la Sota,, 1, 48011 Bilbao Telephone: 902 13 10 00 www.itsasmuseum.eus

Sports and leisure

Hegaluze (Bermeo)

Sailing school

T.: 689656875

Boat Trips

T.: 677256092

Read more: http://www.hegaluze.com

Urdaibai on

Personalized boat trips with the writer Edorta Gimenez as a guide.

T: 626 859 477

Read more: www.urdaibaion.com

Txof (Bermeo)

Diving courses and dives

T.: 94 427 77 59

Read more: buceobilbao@euskalnet.net

Laida Kanoak (Ibarrangelua)

T.: 94 627 65 15

UR 2000 Kanoak (Ibarrangelua)

T.: 94 627 66 61

Read more: http://www.laidakanoak.com/

Horseback riding (Elantxobe)


T: 639 425 283

Contact us

The Rural Houses of Ea Astei

Barrio Olagorta, 6, 48287 · Ea, Bizkaia (SPAIN)

T.(+34) 946 276 511 · M. (+34) 619 560 123

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