Pasaia (Basque Country)

Masts from Irati

Historical context

In the forest of Irati trees were cut, some of them as long as 30 meters, for shipbuilding. These gigantic trees were transported by rivers, railways, and hanging by cables to the coast.

Heritage valorization

In the touristic itinerary of Errekaidorra you will learn about the native fauna,  flora, and the way of the people interacted with them by knowing the history and the forestry management.  

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San Juan Network

Thanks to the Authorities of Salazar valley, Albaola got a beech to make the keel and the firs to make the masts and topsails.