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Manuel Plácido de Berriozabalbeitia

The creator of the Well-Spring of Love and Elorrio’s biggest patron. Manuel Plácido de Berriozabalbeitia (Elorrio 1775 - Madrid 1850) was born on the...

Manuel Plácido de Berriozabalbeitia

The creator of the Well-Spring of Love and Elorrio’s biggest patron. Manuel Plácido de Berriozabalbeitia (Elorrio 1775 - Madrid 1850) was born on the...


Manuel Plácido de Berriozabalbeitia

The creator of the Well-Spring of Love and Elorrio’s biggest patron. Manuel Plácido de Berriozabalbeitia (Elorrio 1775 - Madrid 1850) was born on the Berriozabalbeitia farmstead in the hamlet of Berriozabaleta. On completing his schooling he obtained a place in the...

Traditional trade

When he granted Elorrio its town charter in 1356 Don Tello, Lord of Bizkaia, had two purposes in mind: to provide a defensive bastion and to strengthen trade.  In the newly founded town agriculture was important but it was not the main way of making a living:...

March 31st

The Aviazione Legendaria Italiana planes that left Soria on 31st March 1937 and entered Duranguesado bombed Elorrio and Durango at around 8:30 a.m., destroying both towns. The aim of the bombing was to destroy the main roads leading to Arrasate and Elgeta....
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Manuel Plácido de Berriozabalbeitia

Manuel Plácido de Berriozabalbeitia

The creator of the Well-Spring of Love and Elorrio’s biggest patron. Manuel Plácido de Berriozabalbeitia (Elorrio 1775 - Madrid 1850) was born on the Berriozabalbeitia farmstead in the hamlet of Berriozabaleta. On completing his schooling he obtained a place in the...

Traditional trade

Traditional trade

When he granted Elorrio its town charter in 1356 Don Tello, Lord of Bizkaia, had two purposes in mind: to provide a defensive bastion and to strengthen trade.  In the newly founded town agriculture was important but it was not the main way of making a living:...

March 31st

March 31st

The Aviazione Legendaria Italiana planes that left Soria on 31st March 1937 and entered Duranguesado bombed Elorrio and Durango at around 8:30 a.m., destroying both towns. The aim of the bombing was to destroy the main roads leading to Arrasate and Elgeta....

Carnival

Carnival

Carnivals are festivals celebrated all over the world towards the end of winter. It has been believed that in the Basque Country there was a call to awaken the earth with noise.Carnival has to do, as already mentioned, with the celebrations of the spring equinox...

Buzkantz jaia

Buzkantz jaia

Buzkantza is a pudding of vegetables, and it was once said to be made to be brought as a gift to houses and farms, and there is also a proverb about it.“Elorrioko buzkantza, zazpi libra eta bost ontza” "Elorrio buzkantza, seven pounds and five ounces"With the aim of...

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