We continue our Amazing Bridge series in Spain. Vizcaya Bridge is the name of the bridge which is made out of steel, but have wires that moves a platform from a side to the other side for cars and pedestrians. The Vizcaya Bridge, is a transporter bridge that links the towns of Portugalete and Las Arenas (part of Getxo) in the Biscay province of Spain, crossing the mouth of the Ibaizabal River. Also, if you want to see the view. At each end, there is lifts so you can be taken up and walk over the bridge.
This bridge is on UNESCO list, because its so unique. On July 13, 2006, the Vizcaya Bridge was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is the only Basque monument on the list.
So, if you are visiting northern Spain and have time to visit Portugalete and Las Arenas towns, be sure to have a look at this UNESCO bridge.
Public transport to and from the area is provided by Metro Bilbao, with Areeta (Las Arenas) station. So, its easy to get there from Bilbao, which is a larger city in the northern part of Spain.