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Travel/Tourism news & information for Vizcaya

Hotel bosses slam shops for bank-holiday closures: “Tourists won't return if towns are shut for four days at Easter”
Travel/Tourism Fri, Aug 19, 2016

Hotel bosses slam shops for bank-holiday closures:...

HOTELIERS in the Basque city of Bilbao have heavily criticised shopkeepers for refusing to open on bank holidays or, in some cases, even the days in between, saying tourists find their destination 'deserted' and...

Spooked horse injures dozens at Three Kings parade
Travel/Tourism Tue, Jan 6, 2009

Spooked horse injures dozens at Three Kings parade

At least thirty people were injured at a Three Kings parade in Sestao (Vizcaya) last night when a spectator threw a firecracker at one of the horses taking part, causing it to bolt. Nineteen were taken to San Eloy...

Travel/Tourism Mon, Sep 18, 2006

Tricycle taxi service for Bilbao tourists

From today, visitors to Bilbao can see the city from a different perspective after the launch of a pedal powered taxi service. Coinciding with the start of European Sustainable Movement Week, local firm Txirrintxi has...

New Portsmouth ferry leaves Bilbao after inspection
Travel/Tourism Tue, May 23, 2006

New Portsmouth ferry leaves Bilbao after inspection

Following an exhaustive inspection yesterday by Bilbao port officials and British inspectors, the 'Fortuny Sorolla' was given permission to undertake its maiden voyage from Bilbao to Portsmouth today. The new...

Titanic the exhibition
Travel/Tourism Wed, Jun 2, 2004

Titanic the exhibition

Bilbao Maritime Museum will host a new exhibition on the Titanic from March to June 2005. The exhibition, entitled ‘Titanic the exhibition’ (in English), includes original objects and documents from the infamous...

13 countries take part in international tourism fair
Travel/Tourism Thu, May 6, 2004

13 countries take part in international tourism fair

The regional councillor for Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Ana Aguirre, inaugurated the Expovacaciones and Expoconsumo competitions in the Bilbao Exhibition Centre in Barakaldo (Vizcaya) today. This competition brings...

A day on the beach in February?
Travel/Tourism Wed, Feb 4, 2004

A day on the beach in February?

Almost surreal temperatures for this time of year are creating scenes such as this one, from Getxo beach (Vizcaya). Temperatures reaching 25º C are extremely unusual at the beginning of February anywhere in Spain, let...

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