Bilbao Greeters Annual Meeting 2016

On December 14, we celebrated the V annual meeting in Bilbao, where as every year, we had the opportunity to share experiences, welcome new greeters and taste some pintxos (tapas) prepared by the Gure Ametza Restaurant.

It was nice to see more than 35 Greeters sharing great insights and experiences on how visitors have impacted their lives and viewing memorable pictures from this year’s visits.

After the formal part of the meeting, we stayed and spent the rest of the evening enjoying snacks, drinks and lively conversation.

For those not able to attend, you don’t need to miss out on all the fun! Here are some pictures of our get together.

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“Fiestas” in the Basque Country

Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain, Plaza ...

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If you like “Fiestas”, August is indeed the best month to visit the three Basque capitals: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Donostia-San Sebastian and Bilbao. Why? Because for three weeks, local festivities are celebrated, one after another, in the three cities: the fiesta of the “Virgen Blanca” of Gasteiz-Vitoria, the “Aste Nagusia” in Donostia-San Sebastian and in Bilbao. During that period of time, all three have a lot of activities and lots of fun in the streets for people of all ages.

After all year preparing for this, we are ready for 3 weeks’ celebrations. Come and join us! You will not regret it!

The 2011 fiesta programmes:

Today, August 4th, “La Blanca” in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Next week, August 13th, “Aste Nagusia”, the Great Week of Donostia-San Sebastian

The following week, August 20th, “Aste Nagusia”, the Great Week of Bilbao

for more info on the programmes,I leave here some links:

Vitoria-Gasteiz http://especiales.elcorreo.com/la-blanca/programa/programa.html

Donostia-San Sebastian http://www.semanagrande.com/

Bilbao http://www.astenagusia.com/programa/

We look forward to seeing each and everyone one of you at the Basque Country’s fiestas

and hope you enjoy as much as we do.

See you soon in the Basque Country, Spain!

First entry

KAIXO friends!

Kaixo is hello in Basque language.

We want to welcome you all “e-turists” and we hope that our experiences and comments are useful for you to get to know us a little better.

In this blog post, we will be talking about those things that we want to share with you, “things that are happening  in Bilbao

Marta, will be the blogger in Spanish and Mariví will be ta

ke care of the entries in English.

We hope you enjoy it!.

Laster ikusi

See you soon!.