Things to see in Bilbao
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.
The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is a must-visit for art lovers. The space offers a comprehensive selection of ancient, modern and contemporary art.
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
Beyond its aesthetic value, the Zubizuri Bridge has been the source of much talk due to conflicts between the developer, the City Council and the architect, Santiago Calatrava.
The museum, situated on the site of the old docks of the Euskalduna shipyard, preserves several vintage boats and the mythical Carola Crane.
Going up Mount Artxanda is a great way to see Bilbao from a different perspective and, often, observing places from the highest point helps us to take it all in that little bit better.
The La Ribera Market, situated on the banks of the Nervión river, blends traditional food stands with an innovative food court filled with the sounds of jazz.