The Hermitage of Kolitza


This Romanesque jewel is located at the top of mount Kolitza and dates back to the 12th century.

Dedicated to the patronage of San Roque, San Sebastián and San Fabián, this chapel was, for centuries, a refuge from calamities.

It was almost destroyed in July 1937 at the %22Battle of Kolitza%22 during the Civil War. Its reconstruction was directed by the great architect Manuel Mª Smith from Bilbao.


Cima del monte Kolitza