The province of Biscay in the Basque Country offers a recognized culinary reputation, but also contains some of the most difficult natural landscapes to forget. The road network easily communicates all these enclaves - Villages of Busturialdea-Urdaibai (Bermeo, Ea, Elantxobe, Mundaka), Castro Urdiales, Getxo, Astondo Bay, Orduña, Guernica, etc -, so that the car rental to the Arrival at the airport is a good option to move throughout the region.
Below we offer you a list of the main cultural and tourist points of this interesting area with an unbeatable hotel offer, being able to choose from all of them the one that suits you according to your needs (downtown hotel, quiet hotel, hotel on the beach, etc).
You can also check here hotel offers in the city of Bilbao or near the airport.
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Hotels in the province of Biscay (Vizcaya / Bizkaia)
A real fishing village.
Castro Urdiales is a fishing village located on the coast of Cantbria, with an interesting medieval old town that achieved recognition in 1978 as a Historic Site. It has the famous beaches of Ostende and Brazomar, and the whole complex is surrounded by splendid natural beauty.
The good life next to the estuary.
Very close to Bilbao, Getxo is made up of Algorta, Neguri, Las Arenas, Romo and Santa Maria, and thanks to its attractions such as the Bizkaia suspension bridge, its hamlets and mansions, the Old Port, the beaches of Barinatxe and Arrigunaga, the surfing, or the cliffs of Galea, Getxo is emerging as a fabulous place where you can also enjoy gastronomy and the source of the estuary of Bilbao.
Villages of Busturialdea-Urdaibai
The region of Busturialdea-Urdaibai has been declared a reserve of the Urdaibai Biosphere because of its natural environment. It is a region that contains authentic basque villages full of tradition and gastronomy. They include Mundaka, Ea, Bermeo or Elantxobe. And don't forget the obligatory visit to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe.
Plentzia Bay (Bahía de Plentzia)
"La Concha" of Bizkaia.
Plentzia Bay (or Astondo Bay) is made up of the municipalities of Barrika, Gorliz and Plentzia. This beautiful bay, also known as "La Concha Vizcaína", remains almost intact, to enjoy the spectacular sunsets from its beaches of Plentzia, Gorliz and Astondo. The walk along the cliffs of the lighthouse of Cabo Villano, on the coast of death, is a must walk.
Charming inland villages.
In the heart of the province of Biscay, Orduña is located at the gate of Mount Gorbea, in the Gorbeia Natural Park, one of the most emblematic places in Bizkaia, and surrounded by an incredible natural environment. Areatza and Barazar are also another beautiful villages, which, together with the visit of the Nervión-Ria river basin in Bilbao, make this place so special.
History and culture.
Guernica (Gernika) is undoubtedly a historic town and the quintessential symbol of Bizkaia. The Gernika tree, the Casa de Juntas or the Museum of Peace are some of the examples of its great historical and cultural heritage. On the other hand, its natural environment (the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve) and its famous cuisine will surprise you continuously and pleasantly.
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Car rental offers
Car rental companies SIXT, HERTZ, AVIS, Enterprise and Europcar often launch several days or weekends to visit Bilbao and enjoy your stay.