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Excursion 12: Gorliz Lighthouse Hike & Great Biscay Transporter Bridge
Tour Code: BIO-010
Tour Length: Half-Day (Approximately 4 hours)

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Travel approximately 30 minutes from the pier to a protected natural park, where your hike begins. Your three-mile trek takes you over paved and natural pathways to the Gorliz lighthouse. Built in 1990, the lighthouse is unique, as it isn't fashioned after traditional lighthouses, but instead is a slender, white column resembling a silo.

After taking a moment for photographs, rejoin your motor coach and return to the pier, making a stop at the Great Biscay Transporter Bridge en route. This suspension bridge, which was built in 1893 to connect Portugalete and Las Arenas is located on opposite sides of the Nervion River. The design features metal latticework reminiscent of the Eiffel Tower and tall piers with a suspended gondola running in between, shuttling travelers back and forth across the river.

Arriving at the iconic bridge, you will have the choice of crossing it either via a pedestrian walkway or aboard the suspended gondola. You may even do both, crossing one way in one direction, and the other way on your return.

Once you have had the chance to experience the Transporter Bridge, enjoy the short motor coach transfer to your ship.

Please note: As this excursion involves hiking approximately three miles over sometimes steep terrain, it is recommended only for guests who are physically fit. It is recommended that guests wear flat, comfortable hiking shoes or boots. There may be a short wait for the pedestrian walkway and the gondola crossing. The duration of the gondola crossing is two to three minutes. The operation of this excursion is dependent on prevailing weather conditions. The order of sights visited may vary.

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