Things to do in Bilbao
Although it looks as if it were taken straight from the pages of an adventure storybook, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe is in fact in Spain. While there is little doubt that the Basque Country boasts countless idyllic destinations, many will agree that none are quite like this.
The town that survived the cruel aerial bombing of 1937 has long been a centre of historical importance and political autonomy for the Basque people and is today a symbol of peace.
The Guggenheim Museum, a fundamental part of the process of urban transformation that the capital of Biscay underwent at the end of the last century, promotes contemporary art without forgetting Bilbao’s industrial past.
Bilbao is without a doubt a must-visit city if not only for its food, as Basque cuisine is one of the most delicious and most distinct in Spain.
The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is a must-visit for art lovers. The space offers a comprehensive selection of ancient, modern and contemporary art.
The first thing you need to know is that whatever time of year you travel to Bilbao, there will always be some celebration that you can take part in and enjoy. While it is true that there are certain special dates in the year, Bilbao is a city that always knows how to have a good time.
Set to the rhythm of the Bilbainadas, the Casco Viejo quarter reveals the origins of the city that emerged 700 years ago on the right bank of the Nervión-Ibaizabal estuary.
Plaza Nueva, situated in the ancient Casco Viejo quarter, is an extraordinary place that gives a glimpse into Bilbao’s remarkable history
One thing is for sure, every visit to Bilbao should include a day put aside especially for a pintxo route through the city. This style of eating or dining is an experience that is unique to the Basque Country and, without a doubt, it is one of the most authentic ways to really get to know its spirit.