Cueva San Elias


Useful Information

Location: Near Oñati, Aránzazu valley. From Motorway A-8, exit Maltzaga, follow Motorway AP-1 to Mondragón, then GI-627 to San Prudencio and GI-2630 to Oñati. Follow KI-3592 through Uribarri towards Araotz. Short footwalk from the dam uphill.
Open: No restrictions.
Fee: free.
Classification: SubterraneaCave Church, SpeleologyKarst cave.
Light: bring torch
Guided tours:
Address: Oficina de Turismo de Oñati, Plaz de los Fueros, 20560 Oñati, Tel: +34-943-783453, Fax: +34-943-783069. E-mail: contact
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This huge cave portal contains a medieval building, the Ermita de Sandaili, the cave is also known under the name Sandaili. Sandaili is the Basque version of the Catalan San Elias.