Arbelaiz Palace

Arbelaiz Palace

Art & Culture

Cultural Heritage

One of the most representative houses in Irun is the Arbelaiz Palace. Built in 17th century, a fire in 1936 that destroyed part of the old town also affected the building, but it was later rebuilt. Located near San Juan square, this nice building has a rectangular plan built in masonry and a hipped-roof. It consists of three floors and its main façade is made of ashlar masonry with two separate sections. On its sides two square towers soar and the building also has a Baroque door with two Dorian columns. What is more, the building has great historical relevance for it lodged important people ¿ Henry III of France, Catherine de' Medici, Charles IV, Catherine of Braganza, Philip V, Charles X of France, and so on. It was declared Historic Monument in 1964.

Information of interest

Type of resources
Interesting buildings and structures
Monument type


Calle de la iglesia, 8 - 20302 Irun
Artistic style
17th century