We went specifically to visit the bridge after a night in Bilbao before moving on, and really glad we did. Fantastic views, kids loved being up on top and then coming back on foot, and to top it all the Sat Nav then took us...More
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Visited this UNESCO site on my way through Bilbao. Had a rental car and took it over on the moving platform, then parked and read what I could about it. Interesting design and history.
My friends and I visited Bilbao on May 27-30 2015. One of the things that we made was to take the Metro at Bilbao Abando station / Portugalete. It is easy to go. The Vizcaya Bridge straddles the mouth of the Ibaizabal estuary, west of...More
Beautiful bridge, never seen one like it. A lovely way to cross the river. If you're walking the Northern Camino, don't miss it.
Our daughter lives in nearby Algorta, we walked along the seafront to the bridge. I took the lift up to the gantry and walked across taking in the magnificent views looking up and down the river Nervión and across the district of Las Arenas. My...More
I've now been on this one and the one in Newport Wales and there appears to be a few others around the world, including, Warrington and Middlesbrough, no the lads from Auf Wiedersehen did not buy the latter and sell to the American Native Indians....More
Engineers may love this bridge, and its design is certainly unique, with a gondola that tracks back and forth across the river to transport people and vehicles; it's just probably all that interesting to the majority of tourists.
This "hanging" bridge is the main reason most people visit Getxo, and you can see why. It really is a most impressive structure and is an important part of the local history. However, it is not just decorative, as it is a well-used mode of...More
Vizcaya Bridge is an incredible sight to see, such a unique design. The bridge was built in the late 19th century to connect two towns on the opposite sides of the River Nervion, it was built to transport both people and cargo and to also...More