"Guggenheim Museum and much more..." Top 5 Page for this destination Bilbao by SirRichard
Bilbao Travel Guide: 850 reviews and 2,215 photos
Bilbao was till the 90s a grey big industrial town, economical heart of the Basque Country, in north Spain.
But since the opening of a new Guggenheim Museum by the river, the city has reborn from its ashes, has brightened up and now is a major touristic destination... they call it "Guggy Effect"!!
Besides the city center there are lots of little villages around Bilbao, with marvellous green landscapes and fabulous gastronomy, like Bermeo, Bakio, Gernika, Lekeitio...
Take the road from Getxo (at the end of the river) to Lekeitio, and dont fotget the "Urdaibai" natural reserve.
Last time I was in Bilbao (summer 2004) I could see these artistic doves painted in various styles and colors in some... more travel advice
Traineras are these long boats that compete mostly in local festivities. There are teams of rowers and they organize... more travel advice
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