The people of Izki

The mountains of Alava have a great variety of villages of remarkable significance and uniqueness which have maintained their old and traditional flavour. Its inhabitants, traditionally dedicated to ranching, have maintained an environment of great ecological wealth, open to all.

The production of honey, hunting, handcrafts, the sustainable exploitation of lumber or the collection of fruits and wild mushrooms are activities inherent of Izki and the mountains of Alava. Its peoples have known how to promote the cultural identity of their region and unite their social fabric. Each of Izki’s inhabitants feel linked to the mountains, its nature and traditions, being true champions and defenders of a lifestyle and a natural heritage and unique culture.