Things to do in Bilbao
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.
The cave, accidentally discovered by a group of children in 1916, contains the largest example of rock paintings in the province of Biscay.
Plaza de Moyúa, with its monumental fountain and colourful flower beds, is Bilbao’s main hub and one of the most popular meeting points for local people.
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.
The place of worship, built between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, has housed the Diocese of Bilbao since 1949 in a building replete with chapels and tombs belonging to ancient noble families.
The Basque capital’s emblematic Gothic church has borne witness to the history of Bilbao thanks to its central location on the Banks of the Nervión river.
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 Archaeological Museum of Bilbao offers a comprehensive overview of Basque prehistory and has a wreck from medieval times on display.