Situated in the autonomous community of the Basque Country, in the northern part of the country Spain, is the Province of Vizcaya (better known to most as Biscay), of which the capital city is Bilbao. A Vizcaya/Bilbao holiday not only provides the opportunity to enjoy various physical activities, it gives visitors the opportunity to learn more about the traditions, culture and history of this proud part of the country. A Vizcaya/Bilbao holiday rental villa is guaranteed to have all of the amenities and facilities needed to ensure that your trip runs as smoothly and as wonderfully as possible.
If you decide that you don’t want to sit and bask in the glorious sunshine on a Vizcaya/Bilbao holiday then there are plenty of activities to wear you out. This includes the likes of deep-sea fishing, snorkelling, surfing, diving, mountain biking, whale watching, small game hunting and tennis.
If you want to take a break from your Vizcaya/Bilbao holiday rental villa and see some more sights, then it is worth heading to the heart of the largest city in the province, Bilbao. Amongst the attractions to be found in Bilbao is the world renowned Guggenheim Museum, which exhibits many great artworks by both home-grown and international artists. Continuing the art theme, Bilbao also has the Fine Arts Museum which includes wonderful sculptures as well as paintings. For visitors who wish to delve deep into the history and culture of the Basque people, a visit to The Basque Museum, housed in a beautiful 17th century building, is an absolute must.
If the weather plays a huge part in deciding whether to book a fantastic Vizcaya/Bilbao holiday rental villa or not, then you must know that you can expect to enjoy a typical Oceanic climate. Most people choose to enjoy a Vizcaya/Bilbao holiday between the months of July and August when the temperature during the day can be as much as 26°C. The winter months of December and January offer up cooler daytime temperatures of between 9° and 14°C. The annual rainfall amount for the area is 27 inches.
Travellers on a Vizcaya/Bilbao holiday are likely to start their trip by arriving at Bilbao Airport (BIO) which is situated in the heart of the Vizcaya Province. Air operators that have regular, cheap flights to the area include Iberia Airlines, British Airways, Flybe, Spanair and Lufthansa. Passengers can leave the UK from several major airports including Heathrow (LHR), Aberdeen (ABZ), Newcastle(NCL), Southampton(SOU) and Manchester (MAN).