Today, we will travel to Getxo, to begin our tour at the historic Bizkaia Bridge, popularly known as a “hanging bridge”, and that they say it keeps very similar to the Eiffel Tower.
It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in July 2006. It is an iron structure that connects the Municipality of Getxo with Portugalete, saving the River Nervion. It was built by Albert Palace, was completed in July 1893, it is more than a century old. It operates 24 hours carrying passengers and vehicles in its gondola. From the pedestrian bridge, 50 meters high, we can enjoy a splendid view of the bay.
We continue our tour of Walk around Dock of Las Arenas, to contemplate buildings of great beauty, some of them in ashlars and some influenced by English architecture.
We cross the modern leisure harbour, full with restaurants, cafes, bars, cinemas and shops, to arrive from the walkway of the Ereaga Beach, to the picturesque Old Port of Algorta, with its old structure of narrow streets.