Madrid, Spain's capital, is 200 miles (322 kilometers) to the south of Ermua, while Bilbao is 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west.
Don't limit yourself to Ermua; Vizcaya contains a wealth of scenic and cultural attractions which await the savvy traveler. Rent a vehicle and drop in on Onati, which is 12 miles (19 kilometers) from Ermua. In Onati, you can visit the University of Sancti Spiritus and Santuario de Arantzazu. For even more variety, visit the Itzurun Beach and Zuloaga Museum can all be found in and around Zumaia, approximately 14 miles (23 kilometers) away from Ermua.
Bilbao, is another good spot to visit. It is 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Ermua and offers a diverse range of things to see and do, including Basque Museum, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum and Plaza Nueva. Arriaga Theater, The Oak of Guernica and Chavarri Palace are just a handful of the many other interesting attractions in Bilbao.
Every place you visit has its special history and Vizcaya is no exception. The old towns in these parts provide great insights into the past. Expand your mind at Vizcaya 's excellent art galleries, theaters and art museums.
Finding one of the city walking tours, winery tours and cycling tours is an interesting way to learn about Vizcaya. Are you looking for a a high-altitude adventure during your stay here. Try hot air ballooning; it's an experience you will never forget.
When it is time to leave Ermua, no doubt you'll bid this region a teary "Adiós" Rest assured, however, you'll be leaving with wonderful memories that you'll be able to enjoy for years to come.