The Bizkaia Bridge was built in 1893 by a pupil of Eiffel and it is UNESCO World Heritage Site from 2006. It is the oldest functioning transporter bridge in the world. There are upper walkways that allow you enjoy interesting panoramic views.
Also worth a visit the Aixerrota Windmill an old windmill from the 17th century, currently houses a restaurant, and the Old Port with its steep streets and white fishermen's houses. In the Neguri district where we can highlight its beautiful palaces and mansions that follow one another along a boulevard by the sea. Finally, the Marina that has nautical sports facilities and a leisure complex with restaurants, pubs, cinemas, terraces.
The village was founded in 1236 and preserves part of its picturesque medieval old town. It is located about 30 km from Bilbao and its pleasant beach and bay that it shares with Gorliz, are the most important tourist attractions of the fishing village.
Not far from Plentzia in the town of Gatika is the Butrón Castle. It was built in the late 19th century on an old tower house and one of whose old towers is still preserved. It is located in the middle of a beautiful grove and has a restaurant that offers medieval dinners.
In Bermeo, the fishing village par excellence is interesting to take a walk around the port and attend the arrival of the boats loaded with fish and the auctions that are held at 7 or 8 in the morning and at 6 in the afternoon. Apart from this, we recommend visiting its Old Town where we find the Fishermen Museum and the Santa Eufemia Chuch from the 13th century. This church is one of the important ones because it is where the Kings of Castile came to vows the rights of Bizkaia.
Also the famous Ermita de San Juan de Gaztelugatxe nestled in a rock and with breath-taking views. The summit is reached after climbing more than 200 steps carved into the rock.
It is a beautiful fishing village located between mountains. In the old town stands out the Santa María de la Asunción Church from the 15th century, late Gothic style, with some beautiful Gothic-Flemish altarpieces inside. In addition, the village has a wide representation of architectural buildings among which the palaces of Uriarte, Oxangoiti, Uribarri and Abaroa stand out, among others.
Located at the mouth of the Bidasoa River, we highlight the Old Town with its typical balconies and wooden beams painted in green, red or blue, and the City Walls from the 16th century. Inside the city walls there is theCarlos V Castlenow turn into an interesting Parador de Turismo.OnMount Jaizkibel you can walk until the Guadalupe Sanctuary and also you can walk around the fishing quartier called the Marina .
Orio is a common holiday destination due to its popular beach, and also has the largest camping site in Gipuzkoa. Remember visit the Old Town whose houses are pressed against each other to build an authentic wall. This village is one of the best to taste a good See bream.
Zarauth has the longest beach in Gipuzkoa and is a paradise for surf lovers. The village is rich in buildings of great architectural interest such as the Torre Luzea from the 15th century, the Narros Palace and the Santa María la Real Church that stands out for the altarpiece of its Plateresque style apse in its lower part and Renaissance style in the upper part.
Important figures like the fashion designer Cristóbal Balenciaga and the navigator Juan Sebastián Elcano were born here. Also, the village is the best place to taste the txakoli (Basque white wine) ) because they are producers. Totally recommendable visit the San Salvador Church from the 15th century, one of the best examples of Gothic architecture in the Basque Country.