Portu Errota is located in the estuary of Gernika, Urdaibai (Reserve of the Biosphere), in the province of Bizkaia, Basque Country.
The tidemill Portu Errota is located in the center of an
authentic natural paradise, the estuary of Gernika.
This city council dominates the right margin of the estuary of
Gernika, being located to 5 km of the Villa Foral (Gernika) and
approximately to 40 km of Bilbao.
The mill Portu Errota, formerly also denominated with the name of Ozollo Errota, is located in Ozollo. This it is a precious and very old district made up of two traditional "caseríos" and two houses, one of them constructed on the old hermitage of San Roque. The "caserío" of Ozollo, constructed in 1694, is a magnificent monument of the Basque architecture of the time. At the moment it belongs to the Uriarte family.
The district of Isla Bekoa limits with the mill. In this area is located the hermita of San Lorenzo, and the"caserios" of Galarza and Argatzburu (to see photo taken from the mill). " To lose " by the fields and footpaths of this district it simultaneously produces a superb sensation of tranquillity of being able to admire from his higher points the beauty of the countryside and the meanders of the estuary.