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Travel Tour: 5 Top Places To Visit In Bilbao, Spain

Who knows a city best? The locals. We picked up some tips for a visit to Bilbao from its residents. The Guggenheim Museum, Mount Artxanda and pintxos, the Basque answer to tapas, are high on the list.

Bilbao, an industrial port city in northern Spain, is surrounded by green mountains. It’s the de facto capital of Basque Country, with a skyscraper-filled downtown. It’s famed for the Frank Gehry–designed Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, which sparked revitalization when it opened in 1997. The museum houses prominent modern and contemporary works, but it’s the curvy, titanium-clad building that receives the most attention.

Village Tours: Puentedey In Northern Spain (DW)

Puentedey in northern Spain was named the most beautiful village in Spain in 2022. One reason is its 15-meter-high natural stone arch, carved by the Nela River and nicknamed God’s Bridge.

Puentedey stands out, a place in Burgos that, as its name indicates, is defined by a structure that was considered divine for a long time. It is a rock arch that the river Nela has been carving for millions of years on which a town has been built.

City Walking Tour: Bilbao In Northern Spain (4K)

Bilbao, an industrial port city in northern Spain, is surrounded by green mountains. It’s the de facto capital of Basque Country, with a skyscraper-filled downtown. It’s famed for the Frank Gehry–designed Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, which sparked revitalization when it opened in 1997. The museum houses prominent modern and contemporary works, but it’s the curvy, titanium-clad building that receives the most attention. 

Walking Tour: Bilbao In Northern Spain (4K)

Bilbao, an industrial port city in northern Spain, is surrounded by green mountains. It’s the de facto capital of Basque Country, with a skyscraper-filled downtown. It’s famed for the Frank Gehry–designed Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, which sparked revitalization when it opened in 1997. The museum houses prominent modern and contemporary works, but it’s the curvy, titanium-clad building that receives the most attention. 

Beach City Walk: Estepona In Andalusia, Spain (4K)

Estepona is a municipality of the province of Malaga , in the independent community of Andalusia , Spain . It is located on the Costa del Sol and is a popular tourist destination, especially during the summer for its Mediterranean climate and its 21 km of beaches.

Estepona’s old town is one of the few remaining old towns along with Marbella and Malaga. Estepona is enchanted with the old streets and the houses with matching flower pots. It is packed full of hidden squares, fountains and lovely shops. A wonderful maze of Cobbled streets full of shops, cafes and restaurants.

Aerial Views: Village Of Coculina, Burgos, Spain

Burgos, a provincial capital in Spain’s autonomous community of Castile and León, is marked by its intact medieval architecture. Its most recognizable landmark is the French Gothic Cathedral of St. Mary, whose 3 main doorways are flanked by ornamented bell towers. Inside is the Chapel of Condestable, decorated with figures of saints, and the tomb of El Cid (Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar), the 11th-century military commander.

Views: San Sebastián – Northern Spain (4K)

San Sebastián is a resort town on the Bay of Biscay in Spain’s mountainous Basque Country. It’s known for Playa de la Concha and Playa de Ondarreta, beaches framed by a picturesque bayfront promenade, and world-renowned restaurants helmed by innovative chefs. In its cobblestoned old town (Parte Vieja), upscale shops neighbor vibrant pintxo bars pairing local wines with bite-size regional specialties.

Nature: Local Woods In ‘Navarra – Spain’ Using Infrared Timelapse (Video)

Filmed and Edited by: Txema Ortiz

An audiovisual poem, a fantastic story towards a dream place. We try to create an Atmosphere of Orange-Red-Yellow tones, thus giving a different image and turning the places into magic. Nature is shown in another way, one more reason to be conserved and pampered, since it is inhabited by a multitude of species, including “the slug”,

Navarra (Navarre) is a geographically diverse region in northern Spain. A medieval Basque kingdom, it was annexed by Castile in the 16th century. Dotted with remote villages, its capital and largest city is Pamplona, famous for its annual running of the bulls. Pamplona has 16th-century fortifications, the Gothic Santa María la Real Cathedral and the Museo de Navarra, with archaeological and art collections.

Timelapse Travel: ‘Asturias’ In Northwest Spain (2020)

Filmed and Edited by: Juan Carlos Cortina

This cover image from the Asturian viewpoint of Angrilu is the mark of a trip that includes three years of photographs in Asturias in collaboration with the Oviedo photographer David Álvarez Velicia. Touring the coasts of Ribadesella, Llanes, Luarca, the Picos de Europa and the national parks, the most hidden viewpoints, the strangest rock formations of the Cantabrian coast, a work has been born that shows the beauty of the landscapes of Asturias. The timelapse scenes show an augmented reality with which the passing of time is perceived in a few seconds and Asturias is a unique place to perform this technique.

The Principality of Asturias, a region of northwest Spain, is known for its rugged coast, mountains, religious sites and medieval architecture. Regional capital Oviedo’s San Salvador Cathedral houses religious relic the Shroud of Oviedo. Nearby on Mt. Naranco stands the 9th-century churches of San Miguel de Lillo and Santa María del Naranco, the latter originally built as a palace for King Ramiro I of Asturias. 

You can see more timelapses on my channel and my photographic work on my website jccortina.com

Top New Travel Videos: “The Beauty Of Galicia” In Northern Spain (2020)

Filmed and Edited by: Dennis Schmelz

Galicia, an autonomous community in Spain’s northwest, is a verdant region with an Atlantic coastline. The cathedral of regional capital Santiago de Compostela is the reputed burial place of the biblical apostle Saint James the Great, and the destination for those following the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route. The western cliffs of Cape Finisterre were considered by the Romans to be the end of the known world.

Another stunnig place in this video is the beautiful Praia Mar de Fóra beach, the Cascada del Ezaro waterfall or the Beach of Cathedrals – a spectacular example of the raw power of nature! Natural arches, some as high as 30 metres and cave systems have all been formed by the Cantabrian Sea.

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