Araitz is located some 200 miles (322 kilometers) from Madrid, the national capital, and about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Bilbao.
Araitz isn't the only place in Navarra worth experiencing; visitors with plenty of time can also take a day trip or two to experience the magic of the surrounding scenery, communities and cultural attractions. Asparrena, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, while Lantz can be found 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the west.
While you are on vacation in Araitz, don't forget to make a day trip to San Sebastian. Approximately 19 miles (31 kilometers) away, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you'll find San Sebastian Technology Park, Good Shepherd Cathedral of San Sebastian and Monte Urgull. San Sebastian has a lot to offer travelers willing to spend a little time here. San Sebastian City Hall, El Peine de los Vientos and Donostia-San Sebastian Aquarium are just a couple of the other points of interest sure to delight.
The best places for tourists to visit when they discover a new destination are the ones that provide a picture of the local culture. Head to Navarra's history museums. Navarra is a great vacation choice for those with a passion for open-air exhibits.
Make sure you throw in hiking shoes and spend a few hours with an expert local guide on one of the fascinating guided nature walks, cycling tours and winery tours. If you want something a little different from sightseeing, why not indulge in the local watersports? Canoeing and sailing are both available within the region.
You'll be reluctant to say "Adiós" (farewell) to this memorable spot.