Basque Country: Bilbao and the Guggenheim Museum

published 10 years ago by Rick Steves

Bilbao has recently been transformed from a gritty steel town to a happening cultural center like no other Spanish city. A modern light rail line conveniently laces the old town with points along the river and to the sight which spearheaded Bilbao's urban renaissance: the Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit

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