Images of the Basque Country in Spain


Bilbao Spain

The largest city in the Basque Country, Bilbao was at one time the wealthiest city in Spain. It’s wealth at the beginning of the 20th century due to mining, steel and shipbuilding. Later the city began to move away from industry and towards tourism and underwent a major urban renewal.

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Jeff Koons Floral Puppy The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao designed by Frank Gehry opened in 1997 and built of titanium, glass and limestone became an important tourist attraction.

https://www.guggenheim.org/about-us

Promenade The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Bistro The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Bistro The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Bilbao Old Town

Bilbao Old Town

Bilbao Old Town

Bilbao Old Town

Bilbao

Bilbao Old Town

Bilbao

Bilbao Old Town

Pintxos Bilbao Old Town

Bilbao

La Barraca Restaurant Bilbao

La Barraca Restaurant Bilbao

Laguardia

Laguardia

Laguardia vineyards

Laguardia Old Town

Bodega El Fabulista Laguardia

Bodega El Fabulista Laguardia

Laguardia Spain

This medieval 10th century walled town is surrounded with vineyards. You can visit some of the wine cellars located under the town. Once used as a military fort Laguardia built a network of tunnels underground to protect its citizens. The tunnels later became the perfect place to store wine.

The Hendaye-Hondarribia Ferry 10 min crossing across the Bidasoa estuary. An easy ride from Hondarribia Spain to Hendaye France.

Hendaye France

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