On weekends and summer weekdays, Bilbao's tourism office offers two separate 90-minute walking tours of the city. One covers the Casco Viejo area, including the...more
Like the city it calls home, the Arriaga theater has gone through its own dramas and difficulties—from a devastating fire in 1914 to floods in the...more
Facing the Cantabrian Sea, the Basque coastline—a 150-mile stretch from Muskiz on the western edge of Vizcaya to the border of France—is a surfer's...more
The Basque Country's oldest museum has just added a brand-new modernist concrete wing to the 16th-century Dominican convent that houses its collection. The...more
During the second half of every September, San Sebastián is overrun by actors, directors, and cineastes from all over the world as it hosts its annual film...more
A must-go destination for oenophiles, the Rioja region was turning out serious vintages even back in the 1970s and '80s, when the rest of the country was still...more
For centuries, religious pilgrims have walked from various points across the country to reach this city, in Spain's northwestern region of Galicia. It's said...more
Sports fans looking to witness something unique to this region should check out a pelota match. Pelota is a traditional Basque handball that comes in three...more
Sharing a city with the Guggenheim means Bilbao's fine-arts museum doesn't always get the recognition it deserves. But its impressive collection—which...more
The unmistakable translucent cubes of the Kursaal buildings, designed by Spanish architect Rafael Moneo, loom over Zurriola beach in the San Sebastián...more
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