Travel Blogs from Bilbao
... facing the morning sun, was something special. The landscape changed after that to the mountains and gorges of Castilla y Leon and then the vineyards of La Rioja. We will save the vineyards for another trip.....
Our final Spanish destination was the Hotel Igeretxe in Getxo, supposedly a suburb of Bilbao . It's actually a pretty seaside town just across the bay from the ferry ...
... but Castilian. He outlawed a lot of stuff as he was a dictator. Anyway, he outlawed these other languages. But in Basque Country if you were caught speaking Basque on the street, you would be shot. It is unfortunate that older people in this area tend not to be able to speak their regional language, which, I was told, is the oldest living language in Europe. It is being taught in schools now, so the younger generations speak it. But I digress, back to Franco. It seemed ...
Robin and Katie. It only took a few hours to get there by road. Biarritz became
a popular holiday destination when Napoleon III built a seaside palace for his
wife, Empress Eugenie. It is now the Hôtel du Palais. We walked along the beach
and the promenade. There were beautiful rocky formations out in the water. I
had a delicious Nutella crepe at the lighthouse, where there was a sundial.
I've never seen one like it before. It was a circle ...
... 330 m. By mid afternoon the sun came out and the temperature rose to 16 degrees C. After lunch we began a 130 m descent and a200 m ascent to The mountain village Gorostolamendi. We plateaued at 425 m prior to our descent at Sakoneta where I accelerated my hike on Dennis an Pat. The last 2 km was downhill on a roughened concrete path to Markina at 100m. It was very steep and a difficult decline. I trekked ahead of Pat and Dennis to check out bus service to Bilbao. At ...
... website watching videos about him. We all knew it was coming but I'm still really sad he's gone. He was so lovely and huggable, like a third grandad for everyone. But at 95 and after the life he's had he needs a rest. After all, Mandela didn't just transform a country, which is a big feat in itself: he transformed the world. He was a symbol of hope, forgiveness, sacrifice, compassion, love - all characteristics of another extremely important ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Estadio Bilbao
Other places to stay in Bilbao
Uribarri, Bilbao | 3 star hotelfrom $104
- A mixed review
- Nice stay at the Nervion
- Great location
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $90
Begoña, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Abando, Bilbao | 5 star hotelfrom $109
- Excellent hotel at a great price
- Excellent Hotel
- Stylish Hotel
Abando, Bilbao | 3 star hotelfrom $72
Abando, Bilbao | 5 star hotelfrom $119
- It's Really Very Good!
- Is this the best hotel in the world?
- Excellent location
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $84
Abando, Bilbao | 5 star hotelfrom $147
San Vincente 6, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- Wonderful Bilbao
- Pleased with our choice
- Good location
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Tolles Hotel
- Can't go wrong with the Hesperia Bilbao
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $95
Basurto-Zorrotza, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Abando, Bilbao | 1 star hotelfrom $60
Ibaiondo, Bilbao | 3 star hotelfrom $88
- Good in parts
- High tech - Good value - Well placed
- Good place to stay
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Castaños, Bilbao | 3 star hotelfrom $92
Deusto, Bilbao | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Abando, Bilbao | 5 star hotelfrom $100
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- Overall value for money.
- Wonderful hotel - one of the best
- We love the Miro, Wonderful, Fantastic, the Best!!!
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $91
Gasteiz Bidea 2, Bilbao | Hotelfrom $116
Ibaiondo, Bilbao | 3 star hotelfrom $95
San Juan 12, Villa de Cestona , Bilbao | Hotelfrom $79
Rekalde, Bilbao | 2 star hotelfrom $65
Abando, Bilbao | Hotelfrom $64