"We could describe the location of this town as appalling, as it has no land in which to expand nor horizon so that one can gaze into the distance, squeezed as it is by the neighbouring mountains. Notwithstanding, it offers a picturesque view from the road along which we arrived."

Juan MAÑÉ y FLAQUER. El Oasis. Viaje al país de los Fueros. (1877)

2013 Department of Culture, Youth and Sport - Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa