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Bilbao has some very interesting '''museums''', like the famous [http://www.guggenheim.org/bilbao Guggenheim Museum] or the [http://www.museobilbao.com/in/ Museo de Bellas Artes].
 
Bilbao has some very interesting '''museums''', like the famous [http://www.guggenheim.org/bilbao Guggenheim Museum] or the [http://www.museobilbao.com/in/ Museo de Bellas Artes].
  
If you would rather hang out by the sea, there are a few '''beaches''' close by which can easily be reached by bus or the Metro as near as 30 minutes + 15 min walking.
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If you want to hang out by the sea, there are a few '''beaches''' nearby. They can be reached easily with a 30 minute ride on a bus or the Metro and a 15 minute walk.
  
Do not forget to check the [http://community.kde.org/Akademy/2013/Amazing-plans-for-july-near-Bilbao amazing plans for July near Bilbao]. Some of them are in Bilbao or just half an hour by metro.
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Do not forget to check [http://community.kde.org/Akademy/2013/Amazing-plans-for-july-near-Bilbao Amazing events for July near Bilbao]. Some of them are in Bilbao or just a short ride away by Metro.  
  
 
Additionally, here's a selection of other '''nearby towns and villages''':
 
Additionally, here's a selection of other '''nearby towns and villages''':
* Portugalete-Getxo: In these two towns you can visit the famous [http://www.puente-colgante.com/index.php/en/ Hanging Bridge], a Unesco World Heritage site. You can reach them by taking the Metro.
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* Portugalete-Getxo: In these two towns, you can visit the famous [http://www.puente-colgante.com/index.php/en/ Hanging Bridge], a Unesco World Heritage site. You can reach them by taking the Metro.
* Gernika: Beautiful village at the coast that was bombed in the civil war and where the medieval parliament of Biscay was located. You can go there with Euskotren from Atxuri (see [http://www.euskotren.es/es/horarios timetable]). Nearby, there are wonderful beaches, and the remarkable painted forest of Oma. This all in the Biosphere Reserve of Urdaibai.
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* Gernika: Beautiful village at the coast that was bombed in the civil war and where the medieval parliament of Biscay was located. You can get there with Euskotren from Atxuri (see [http://www.euskotren.es/es/horarios timetable]). Nearby, there are wonderful beaches, and the remarkable painted forest of Oma. This is all in the Biosphere Reserve of Urdaibai.
  
And in case you have a free day you should consider visiting one of the other '''three capital cities''' of the Basque Country: Donostia-San Sebastian (99 Km), Vitoria-Gasteiz (66 Km) or Pamplona-Iruña (157 Km). There are buses to each of them from Termibus  (see [http://www.alsa.es/rutas/bilbao-san-sebastian-donostia.htm routes ] and [http://www.autobuseslaunion.com/es/consulta-horarios.asp timetables]).
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If you have a free day you should consider visiting one of the other '''three capital cities''' of the Basque Country: Donostia-San Sebastian (99 Km), Vitoria-Gasteiz (66 Km) or Pamplona-Iruña (157 Km). There are buses to each of them from Termibus  (see [http://www.alsa.es/rutas/bilbao-san-sebastian-donostia.htm routes ] and [http://www.autobuseslaunion.com/es/consulta-horarios.asp timetables]).

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Recommendations

Bilbao has some very interesting museums, like the famous Guggenheim Museum or the Museo de Bellas Artes.

If you want to hang out by the sea, there are a few beaches nearby. They can be reached easily with a 30 minute ride on a bus or the Metro and a 15 minute walk.

Do not forget to check Amazing events for July near Bilbao. Some of them are in Bilbao or just a short ride away by Metro.

Additionally, here's a selection of other nearby towns and villages:

  • Portugalete-Getxo: In these two towns, you can visit the famous Hanging Bridge, a Unesco World Heritage site. You can reach them by taking the Metro.
  • Gernika: Beautiful village at the coast that was bombed in the civil war and where the medieval parliament of Biscay was located. You can get there with Euskotren from Atxuri (see timetable). Nearby, there are wonderful beaches, and the remarkable painted forest of Oma. This is all in the Biosphere Reserve of Urdaibai.

If you have a free day you should consider visiting one of the other three capital cities of the Basque Country: Donostia-San Sebastian (99 Km), Vitoria-Gasteiz (66 Km) or Pamplona-Iruña (157 Km). There are buses to each of them from Termibus (see routes and timetables).


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