Bilbao is the tenth biggest city in the country of Spain and is the capital of the autonomous Basque region. It offers a successful mix of the traditional Basque culture and the more modern elements and is a must see place for any design enthusiast. The city's port makes it an important trade area for shipping as well as tourism and it is home to some impressive museums including the Museo de Bellas Artes and the Guggenheim. Car hire in Bilbao not only allows you to easily access the city's various districts but also allows for further exploration of the wider Basque region and the Bay of Biscay.