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Museum of Fine Arts of Bilbao Full review
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Creative curation of some exquisite art collection: We were told that this is the second largest and most visited museum in the Basque Country. The art of display here has a variety of paintings but from very few artists. They were all well displayed and well presented, some of them were still undergoing restoration process when we visited.
The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is an art museum located in the city of Bilbao, Spain. The building ... [..]

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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Full review
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A Museum designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry: its building looks traditional Bilbao is a wonderful Museum rich in culture art and culinary delights .We were here for a short time for the Rugby weekend.Iker’s tour was essential in getting the most out of a relatively short trip . We can never forget this tour. We’d recommend it highly
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Canadian-Amer... [..]

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Monastery of Fitero Full review
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Brilliant Views: Monastic set of large size where part of the old rooms are occupied by modern municipal facilities. To emphasize the magnificent chapter house and the apse and the apsidioles of the church. Recently restored, there are very interesting guided tours and you can see the church, the cloister and other dependencies.
The Monastery of Fitero is a Cistercian monastery located at Fitero, Navarre, Spain, on the bank... [..]

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Caves of Sare Full review
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a strange cave : A strange but fantastic tour. very informed guide and interesting tour in the large caves but unfortunately you cannot click the pictures in the cave because its not allowed but you can captured all the cave beauty in your mind and heart. this tour was one of my amazing tours

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Alaiza Full review
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A Must See : A fantastic church with a strange and curious picture above the altar! La Iglesia de Alaitza is a church located in the little town of Alaitza, in which only live hundreds of people and it is only possible to see with a guided tour. Even so, it is a fantastic visit in the zone!
Alaiza is a village in Álava, Basque Country, Spain. [..]

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Casa Natal San Ignacio de loyola Full review

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Old Town of Donostia (San Sebastian) Full review
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Delicious Tapas and Full of tourists: Exciting place to stroll in the narrow streets full of visitors and adorned with beautiful buildings and churches. Plenty of places to eat delicious tapas. Make sure you try the mouth-watering beef cheeks at the tapas bars. The should be a must-visit in the travel plans.

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Salinas de Añana Full review
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An essential visit: We did the guided tour in the Salinas de Añana. It lasts about an hour and our guide, Javi, did it superbly. He explained very well from when and how they collected the salt in this place and how they recovered it some years ago.
Añana is both a valley and municipality located in the province of Álava, in the Basque Country, ... [..]

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La forge Full review
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Enjoyed A Lot : This place was recommended to us and I’m very happy to pass it on,we had the steak,fish,and lamb all cooked to perfection.The staff were most welcoming the decor of the place is stunning it’s an altogether great experience,if l could give it six stars l would ,but don’t call without booking.

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Gazeo Full review
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Relaxing Place : Spent a terrific afternoon with friends, and absolutely great food at El Gazebo. Wonderful service and impeccable and delicious presentation of our meal. Thanks David for sharing this experience with us. We will, without question, be back!! Great place indeed.

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Islote y Ermita de San Juan de Gaztelugatxe Full review
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Truly Amazing : Amazing. Forget game of thrones, the history here is immense and the way this was built is astonishing. 100 percent worth a visit. It's free to enter but depending on people you might have to queue. We went early in the morning so were ok, but when we left there was a huge queue. Also a bit of walking is involved. Definately a must see!
Gaztelugatxe is an islet on the coast of Biscay belonging to the municipality of Bermeo, Basque C... [..]

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Iglesia del Crucifijo Full review
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Great Place : Excellent monument of medieval Navarese culture and architecture of XII century. Entrance is free but any donation is welcomed and highly appreciated. Visitors are allowed to take non commercial photo without flash light. Stunning historical church in a very historical town.

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Museo Chillida-Leku Full review
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Great Place : The sculptures and other art are set in glorious natural surroundings and inside a carefully-restored and prepared building. This is a great place to visit--if you can. I visited as part of an organized group--I am not sure it is open to the general public.

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Azpeitia Railway Museum Full review
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The Azpeitia Railway Museum in Azpeitia, Basque Country, Spain, has a collection of steam locomo... [..]

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Arantzazuko Santutegia Full review
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Breathtaking views and gorgeous architecture: Built in the green mountains, this monastery is probably an epitome of artistic architecture from the prehistoric era. If you are in Spain, ensure you visit the cathedral and the elegant cave. This breathtaking location was one of the must-sees in our travel itinerary and we are glad we made it and enjoyed the incredible views.
The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Arantzazu [aˈɾants̻as̻u] is a Franciscan sanctuary located in Oñati,... [..]

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Basílica Asunción de Nuestra Señora Full review
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An architectural landmark : A beautiful colonial cathedral in the heart of the town that is well maintained. We enjoyed a pleasant walk around the premises. The interiors of this cathedral were beautifully ornated with gold trimming and wooden work all around. A visit to this amazing church is highly recommended.

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Euskal Museoa Bilbao Museo Vasco Full review
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Informative museum Of Basque Culture & Bilbao: This museum has some interesting display of historical artefacts. They have several sections like fishing, whaling, ironwork to name a few. We loved our visit to the museum and gives a great insight into the Basque history as well as their culture. If you are in the old town, I would highly recommend a museum tour.

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Museo de Bellas Artes de Álava Full review
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Celebrity spotting..: Mallorca , lbzia, and Marbella are known worldwide for attracting the trendiest hollywood stars to their gorgeous beaches and upscale clubes..oooh the stunning desert of spain what a scene that was ..this was such a historical site of outstanding beauty in northenwestern Spain just loved u..
The Museum of Fine Arts of Álava is located in Vitoria-Gasteiz, the capital of the Basque Country... [..]

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Karta museoa Full review
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A unique museum of playing cards: This little playing card museum has an interesting collection of cartoons. Their collection is quite unique and is worth a visit. The great architecture inside and out with interesting information. There are many decks of different countries, cultures and eras. Great visit if you are in town, quite unique too.
The Museum of Fournier de Naipes is a playing card museum located in Vitoria, Spain. It originat... [..]

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Iglesia de Santa María de Los Reyes Full review
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The Church of Santa María de los Reyes is a church located in Laguardia, Spain. It was declared ... [..]

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Santuario "Nuestra Señora de Estíbaliz" Full review
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Nice Place : Romanesque sanctuary manicured and maintained with Annex Monastery. Located on a slight hill near Vitoria-Gasteiz. Ideal for unhurried visit. The Romanesque church is open from 8 am to 8 pm, is that the recommendations of Pope Francisco are taking effect.
The Sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de Estíbaliz is a sanctuary located in Argandoña,from the town h... [..]

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Museo Diocesano de "Arte Sacro" Full review
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Viva Spain..: the trip to Spain was totally amazing...the cities visited and activities planned were very intrstingg... the local guide were so informative and easy to work with .the hotels we stayed at were all first class. ttour was so exciting...we all enjoyed very muchh ..

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Tudela Cathedral Full review
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Historic Treasure: The church is steeped in history with its architecture and art an emblem of the historical magnificence. Visit to feel the peaceful vibe of this astounding place. You don't need to be religious to appreciate the brilliance of its architecture and historic artefacts.
The Cathedral of Saint Mary of Tudela is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Plaza Vieja in th... [..]

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Monasterio de Leyre Full review
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A historical monastery at a great location : It wasn't worth the detour we took, but if you are in town exploring the sites near, this monastery is a great place to stop by. The monastery has so much history to it and the architecture is really beautiful as well as maintained pretty well. It is also quite scenic if you choose to take a stroll around the premises.
The Monastery of San Salvador of Leyre is a religious complex to the south of the Sierra of Leyre... [..]

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Catedral de Santa María Full review
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Attractive Place : While I was hoping to catch an evening mass, I instead got a nice evening Rosary procession around the Cathedral. It is a stunning church and the faithful here are very devout. I am so glad I stopped in. Recommended.
The Pamplona Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in the archdiocese of Pamplona, Spain. The cur... [..]

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Royal Palace of Olite Full review
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The Palace of the Kings of Navarre of Olite or Royal Palace of Olite is a castle-palace in the to... [..]

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