Famous for its daring Guggenheim museum and the successful renovation of several popular neighborhoods, Bilbao is the main city in the autonomous community of the Basque Country. Between modernity and tradition, this Spanish city seduces for the architecture of its buildings, for its dynamism and for its gastronomy.
Although the famous contemporary glass and titanium silhouette of the Guggenheim museum is a must, several monuments in the city centre are also remarkable. Among them, do not miss the cathedral Santiago, Gothic style and Gothic style mingled. The Palais de la Diputación, inaugurated in 1900, surprises with its eclectic façade.
Its lounges are rich in beautiful interior design and an important collection of works of art. A visit to the city of Bilbao will also allow you to admire the architectures of the Arriaga Museum, the Saint Vincent Martyr Church, the Concorde station and the numerous bridges of different eras that span the Nervión River.
Europe’s largest covered market with 10 000 m2 of surface, the Ribera market also deserves a visit: Located on the shores of the Ria in the heart of the old town, these halls are always the best place to make local product purchases going Employees and in particular fish and seafood. Bilbao is indeed considered the capital of cod! The alleys of the old centre are full of establishments where to taste this emblematic local met.
On the animations side, do not miss the Aste Nagusia, the “Great Week of Bilbao”. Organized during the third week of August, this annual festival is punctuated by concerts, fireworks and many young audiences.
Campsite Berrua, 140 km from Bilbao
The city centre of the great Spanish metropolis of Bilbao is accessible by 1h40 by motorway from the campsite Berrua in Bidart. This itinerary will take you along the coast via San Sebastian, then turn south to Delba.
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