Zumaia (Basque, Spanish Zumaya ) is a city in the province of Gipuzkoa (Spanish Guipúzcoa) in the Spanish Autonomous Community of the Basque Country. It is located about 25 km west of the city of San Sebastian.


Zumaia located in the north of the Iberian Peninsula. In it, the Urola River in the Bay of Biscay flows.

The climate is maritime temperate with summers and mild winters.


Geologically interesting Zumaia is mainly because of the highly visible on the coast Flysch.


The first documentary mention of the place comes from the year 1292nd


Among the attractions of the city, the museum Museo Ignacio Zuloaga is one in which, among other things, the works of El Greco and Francisco de Goya will be issued. It is located in the house where the painter Ignacio Zuloaga (1870-1945) lived.

The San Pedro church was built in the Gothic style. It lies on the Camino del Norte, the Way which runs along the northern coast of Spain.

Chapel of San Telmo, Zumaia

Lighthouse, Zumaia


The town lies on the railway line between San Sebastian - Bilbao.