Bilbao and the Basque Country Features

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Bilbao and the Basque Country Features

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Explore the Basque coast: From colorful fishing villages to tawny beaches, the Basque Coast always delights the eye.... Read more

  • Eat, Drink, and Hike Off the Calories

    The concentration of celebrated chefs around San Sebastián is so dazzling that food is a natural rallying point here. There are famous names... Read more

  • Abandoibarra: Bilbao's New Heart

    The Abandoibarra project covers nearly a full square mile along the Nervión estuary. Formerly occupied by docks, warehouses, and shipyards, two-thirds... Read more

  • Running with the Bulls

    In The Sun Also Rises, Hemingway describes the Pamplona encierro (bull running) in anything but romantic terms. Jake Barnes hears the rocket... Read more

  • Spain's Wine Country

    The Ebro River basin has been an ideal climate for grapevines since pre-Roman times. Rioja wines were first recognized in official documents... Read more

  • Embattled Gernika

    On Monday, April 26, 1937—market day—the town of Gernika, 33 km (20 miles) east of Bilbao, suffered history's second terror bombing against a... Read more

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