Story and Photo by Melisa Demaestri
Customers browse a wide selection of meats, sausages, and cheeses at a butcher shop and deli in Bilbao. The city is part of the Basque Country of northern Spain and southwestern France, which is the native home of the Basque people, or Euskaldunak. The Spanish regions were granted some autonomy in the late 1970s.
This story appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of Baedeker.