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If you have kids, you know that these little balls of energy need time to run around and to play. An outing to a great playground is part of the fun of being a child. However, not all playgrounds are created equal. With that in mind, here is our current list for the best playgrounds in Bilbao.

If you think that calling 911 is universal, then you'd be wrong. It's nearly July and tourist season is ramping up. If you've never been to Basque Country or you are a little fuzzy on how to call the police or an ambulance this article is for you. 911 may be the one stop that hits all emergency services numbers in North America but in Europe, ...

Mungia is a great place to check out. This quiet and pleasant part of Biscay is the perfect place to come to let life slow down for a while. The city center has enough to keep you entertained without leaving you feeling like you need to hustle to get around to everything. Less than a half hour drive from Bilbao,...

The incredible transformation of Bilbao from an industrial force to an arts and cultural hub is exemplified in the Guggenheim. This museum is the crown jewel of the revitalization of Bilbao. When visiting a new city there often places that are mentioned as "must see." In the case of the Guggenheim, calling it a must see is an understatement.

Bilbao is beautiful and there are so many great places to take photos. So what are the best places to show your clout on social media? You could spend a lifetime in Bilbao with a camera in your hand and never capture all there is to see. Here are our Top 5 locations to capture for your Instagram, Tik Tok, or Facebook; okay boomer....

Enjoy a nice hike up to the tallest lighthouse in Basque Country. This semi-gradual hike can be done in about an hour and a half. It starts at the Bay of Plentzia, in Gorliz and rises above the Bizkaia bluffs to the lighthouse. If that wasn't enough reason for taking this hike, there is a labyrinth of tunnels, wildlife,...

Basauri Station is the last station on line two of Metro Bilbao's subway network. It provides great access to this hillside neighbourhood. Basauri has a great community feel, lots of children's playgrounds and plenty of green space. At the end of the tracks there's lots to find.

Dona Casilda Park is the main park of Bilbao. Located between the Guggenheim Museum and San Mames, this central park features a pond, a meandering river, many fountains, trees and places to picnic. Known to locals as El Parque de los Patos, it is the largest urban park in Bilbao and where relaxation comes naturally.

Durango is a in the south east part of the province of Biscay. This city sits in a narrow valley formed by the Ibaizabal river. The mountains on the west side of the valley tower over Durango and are impressive. Durango's history goes back to around the 13th century. It has an Old Town (Casco Viejo) that is wonderful to explore and spend some time....

Being in a different country, you'll come across surprises in the way things are done. Sometimes the changes are dramatic, like driving on the other side of the road, and sometimes they are small, like the colour of the street signs. Basque Country has a culture that is steeped in history and customs. It is one of the reasons why...

The river walk from the Guggenheim to Casco Viejo is a right of passage. This mile long walk will let you see some of the best sights in the city as well as experience the growth and advancement of the city. The quest from La Campa de los Ingleses to the Areatza Park is a relaxing stroll that allows you to digest the city, one step at a time....

Some cities have a city centre that is a must see. New York has Times Square, London has Trafalgar Square and Bilbao has Moyua. The main area of commerce is around it and some of the best shopping the city has to offer is near it. Moyua is the heart of Bilbao.

Florida Parkea is a 200 year old site of relaxation and beauty. It possesses beautiful French botanical gardens, whimsical pathways and art pieces. This park is a welcome oasis from the summer's sun and has nearly 200 different species of plants and trees. It's where the birds come to join in choir and where you can go to recharge and find escape....