Far less touristy than the more oft-visited San Sebastián, Bilbao offers fine art, exquisite cuisine and a gracious pace.
From ambitious retrospectives and creative curation, to high-tech immersive art, these special exhibits give art buffs a reason to brave the cold.
As travelers imported botanical specimens from distant lands during the late 19th century, a horticultural craze took root in France. Impressionist artists, many of them avid gardeners, took their easels outside and captured this page of history.
From the rubble of Alsace, survivors gathered the remains of World War II. Now objects donated by their descendants have been turned into a striking museum.