Jofra

Address: Elcano, 34, Bilbao, Basque, 48008, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located in the Abando area of Bilbao, is near Plaza Circular, Calzadas de Mallona, Centro Municipal Bilborock-La Merced, and Iglesia de la Merced.
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Travel Blogs from Bilbao

Bilbao

A travel blog entry by tomodea on Oct 24, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... which we wandered through and around, down many of the lanes and narrow streets all lined with shops. Most were still operating though some shops were for rent or sale. We found the market at Ribera. This is a fresh food market, especially with lots of fish. The building has a wonderful glass ceiling and stained glass feature walls.

Tom enjoyed his first ice cream in the plaza outside the Santiago ...

Bilbao and Guggenheim Museum

A travel blog entry by lindell on Aug 21, 2014

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Bus from Burgos to Bilbao an industrial port on the north coast about two hours away.

Have come here to see the Guggenheim Museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Frank Gehry, a Canadian. We left our bags at the hotel and made our way to the Museum. The outside of it is quite outstanding - it's situated next to a river and the exterior is constructed out of Tiitanium and wood and angular and circular shapes. It has a ...

Day 24 - Bilbao

A travel blog entry by warwicksoption on Aug 10, 2014

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... called “ETA”. No - Not the Potato Chip and Peanut Butter people.

The changes to the landscape occurred about 40 Kms from Bilbao and it suddenly became heavily forested and very hilly, if not mountainous depending on ones definition. Basque is the oldest surviving language and the area is strictly Catholic. It is believed there are about 3 million Basque persons living with about .5 of a million in France and the rest in Spain.

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Borgas and Bilbao

A travel blog entry by chezann on Jul 13, 2014

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... of the painter, Georges Braque, renowned as one of the fathers of cubism and collage. The exhibition features work from every period of his artistic career, and took up the whole of the 2nd floor. There was also a large exhibition of Yoko Ono's works, organised on the occasion of her 80 th birthday and including significant works spanning her entire career. We could have stayed there for a whole day! A wonderful building ...

Art and non-art, tapas and pintxos

A travel blog entry by travelswithelsa on Jun 20, 2014

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... till they embraced in artistic delight. Mama Mia!



Maryln and I had some pintxos for lunch while Herb and Judy reported to have had the most delicious crepes at a small restaurant across the road! The coastal Basque area has its own folklore, txikiteo (social time with friends) txakoli (Basque wine) and national sport, Pelota. San Sebastian has their own take on tapas, small plates of food called pintxos (Basque tapas). A tapa is an individual ...