Biscay refers to a northern province in Spain, which is located in the Basque Country. The capitol of the province is Bilbao. Industry has played a major role in the development of this area throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.
The climate of the Biscay province is oceanic. The temperatures in the area remain fairly moderate all year long and there is a high amount of precipitation year round. The rain allows for the growth of the lush vegetation in the area. The higher lands of the province have more extreme temperatures, and snow is more likely to occur in these areas.
The Bilbao airport serves Biscay and is located in the Loiu and Sondika municipalities. The area is an important part of Northern Spain, and the number of flights and passengers into the area is increasing. When visiting the area, you are likely to need a car because there are so many places you can explore. You can find car hire in Bilbao airport to help you get to all the wonderful attractions in the area.
One of the most famous places in the area is the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao which houses both contemporary and modern art. There are both visiting exhibits and permanent exhibits in the museum that are inspired by both international and Spanish artists.
Another place of interest to visit while in the area is the Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall. The hall is located near the Guggenheim Museum and offers concerts throughout the year. The auditorium has 2164 seats and one of the largest stages in Europe. There are a variety of other spaces provided by the centre as well.
Other places of general interest located in Biscay include Casa de Juntas, the Tree of Gernika, the Caves of Pozalagua, the Vizcaya Bridge, Santimamine, the Forest of Oma, Gaztelugatxe and the biosphere reserve Urdaibai.