Things to do in Bilbao
Situated in the heart of the Basque city, Azkuna Zentroa is a leading multipurpose cultural space for the people of Bilbao. The building—a former grain warehouse—underwent an incredible transformation and is an example of how to find a new outlet for magnificent buildings that no longer fulfil the function for which they were designed.
The bridge, built in 1972, owes its name to an intriguing seafaring legend and has been integrated into the museum designed by Frank Gehry.
Basque pelota, stone lifting, regattas and aizkolaritza. Discover the best of Basque sports.
Traditionally, historically, and by the popular assent of the people of Bilbao, Doña Casilda Park is the Biscay capital’s green space par excellence.
Basque cuisine is one of the most famous in the world and many of the finest chefs come from the region. The food of Bilbao in particular has a lot of personality and local produce of a high quality.
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 city centre, the Ensanche area and the large shopping centres are full of the best stores, both national and international, so you can give free rein to your shopping urges.
Located in the heart of this Basque city, the church of San Nicolás de Bilbao is remarkable for its historical importance and for its original floor plan.
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 church of the patron saint of Biscay, the subject of legends, miracles and military sieges, has overlooked the city of Bilbao and the Nervión river for centuries.