The fort of Guadalupe

The fort of Guadalupe

Art & Culture

Cultural Heritage

The fort of Guadalupe is one of the most beautiful in Hondarribia. Its strategic location required a strong fortification for the village, and not only in the old part because the wall extends, in the form of multiple forts, to the whole village. The fortýs construction began in 1890 and opened 10 years later. It was used as a prison during the Civil War and as a military barracks till the end of the eighties. Nowadays, guided visits are organized at the weeekends in summer time. Type: Fortress. Style: Militar building. Period: 20th century. Contact person: Gregorio Berrotarán. Main festivals: On September 8, near the fort and within the festival consecrated to the Virgen de Guadalupe, takes place the vow to the virgin and the traditional Alarde, commemorative parade of the siege and victory in 1638, goes up to Guadalupe. Religious celebration on May 15, San Isidro. Festival of Easter Monday. Distance to town centre: 4 km.

Information of interest

Type of resources
Castles, towerhouses and palaces
Carretera Jaizkibel GI-3440, barrio Gornutz Montaña - 20280 Hondarribia


  • Recreational area
  • Park
  • Guided visit