Bilbao and the Basque Country Travel Guide

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Plan Your Bilbao and the Basque Country Vacation

Northern Spain is a misty land of green hills, low russet rooflines, and colorful fishing villages; it's also home to the formerly industrial city of Bilbao, reborn as a center of art and architecture. The semiautonomous Basque Country—with its steady drizzle (onomatopoetically called the siri-miri), verdant landscape, and rugged coastline—is a distinct national and cultural entity.

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Bilbao and the Basque Country Restaurants

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