Bilbao is the largest city in the Basque Country and the capital of the province of Biscay (Spanish: Vizcaya ), Spain. As well as the famous Guggenheim Museum, the city acts as home for the Museo de Bellas Artes (Fine Arts Museum) recognised as one of Spain’s finest art museums which has been recently refurbished. The Maritime Museum on the Nervión’s banks, which hosted the RMS Titanic exhibition, which has recently been touring Europe.
Semana Grande (Spanish for Big Week) is Bilbao's main festival attracting over 100,000 people and takes place each year, lasting 9 days. It has been celebrated since 1978 and begins on the Saturday of the 3rd week of August each year. People from around Spain, and increasingly from abroad attend the celebrations.The celebrations include the strongman games, free music performances, street entertainment, bullfighting and nightly firework displays. The best views of the display are from the city's bridges.
Bilbao Airport code: BIO
City of Bilbao, Spain official website: www.bilbao.net
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