The river Nervion and the Guggenheim Museum in the Gran Bilbao region
Location: The Gran Bilbao region is located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque country. The Nervión River is which brand throughout the area since around the course grew many of the towns that are scattered throughout the region.
Municipalities: 26 municipalities are who make up the region of Gran Bilbao, among which the most important are Bilbao, capital of the autonomous community and Baracaldo which develops part of the economic activity that exist in the region.
What to see? In Bilbao, you can enjoy a good agenda for all kinds of events. One of the most visited sites is the Guggenheim Museum, which receives millions of visitors throughout the year and which brings together many artists from all over the world. You can also enjoy many cultural activities.
What to eat? Tapas is the main dish that can be found in the region of Gran Bilbao supplementing with other recipes such as the marmitaxo or the cod from Bilbao a rich recipe book.
Where to stay? Bilbao has many hotels and hostels to suit any budgets you may have. It also has many possibilities to rent during the holiday season.
How to get? Bilbao airport has many flights throughout the year. The roads coming to the region are different from different parts of the province.
The Vizcaya Province Center of the region
Situation: The province of Vizcaya is one of the three provinces that make up the autonomous community of the Basque country. It borders with the autonomous community of Cantabria and Castilla y León. On the coast is the Gulf of Biscay and has numerous mountains in your environment.
Municipalities: Formed by 112 municipalities. Bilbao is the nerve centre of the region and has other peoples as Barakaldo, Getxo and Portugalete. Economic activity that has the province is mainly industrial, although in recent years it has been developing more service sector.
What to see? You have many options to spend their holidays in the province of Vizcaya. Recognized is the area for the Guggenheim Museum or the estuary that flows through Bilbao. The list of other monuments of interest is quite wide as the tree of Gernika / the Vizcaya bridge.
What to eat? The cuisine of the province of Vizcaya is known worldwide and has very typical dishes. Many of the restaurants that work in some of its municipalities are very visited by the variety and great recipes that Cook.
Where to stay? You have access to many hotels and hostels that suit the budgets that visitors have.
How to get? You can do so by plane through Bilbao airport having connections to different parts of the Iberian peninsula and elsewhere in Europe. They have good roads and a continuous service every day.
Basque country, land of good food, beaches and rural tourism
Situation: The autonomous community of the Basque country is located at the northern end of the Iberian peninsula, it borders other regions such as Cantabria, Castilla y León, Navarre and La Rioja, as well as part of the French Pyrenees. It has many mountains and a coastline with many beaches.
Municipalities: 252 municipalities make up the autonomous community which highlights the three capitals of the provinces that are Bilbao, San Sebastian and Vitoria. The climate that the autonomous community has is cold in winter and mild in summer. It has numerous precipitations.
What to see? In the Basque country it has numerous options to spend your summer or winter holidays. For example you can enjoy great beaches during the summer with a few very pleasant temperatures or go pintxos in any of the bars that offer this dish.
What to eat? Basque cuisine is considered to be the best that there is in Spain for the large number of recipes and products that have high quality.
Where to stay? In municipalities with many inhabitants you won't have any problem to find a place to spend the holidays. If you wish you have the possibility of renting an apartment on the beach or in the mountains.
How to get? Provincial capitals have very active airports throughout the year. It has a good bus service and road in very good condition to move through the region.