Hiking routes in Bilbao and natural tourist attractions
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 cave, accidentally discovered by a group of children in 1916, contains the largest example of rock paintings in the province of Biscay.
The train that goes up to Mount Artxanda, opened in 1915, is a quintessential part of the city that hides an intriguing yet eventful past.
There are plenty of things for kids to do on a family trip to Bilbao: going up Mount Artxanda on the funicular, sailing along the Nervión river, riding bicycles and visiting the Maritime and Guggenheim museums are just a few of them.
The area surrounding the estuary of the Oka river is a marshland paradise filled with migratory birds, “enchanted” forests, wild beaches, sheer cliffs and fishing villages.
The north of Spain has long been known as having some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. Its rocky coasts, its green landscapes and its fishing villages give it a special charm that cannot be found anywhere else.
The Forest de Oma is a place full of magic and beauty. Make sure you don’t miss the remarkable work of the Basque artist Agustín Ibarrola.
Going out for pintxopote in the Casco Viejo, viewing the city from Mount Artxanda and escaping to Plentzia beach are just some of the many ways for experience-loving couples to enjoy Bilbao.