Best Things To Do in Bilbao, Spain

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Bilbao

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  1. #1 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    - Used in 1131 itineraries
    Guggenheim Museum

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Observatory, Educational Site

    Address: Avenida Abandoibarra, 2, 48009 Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Modern art isn’t easily understood by everyone. It’s all about experimenting with the abstract and philosophies of the post-modern world. If you’re up for a colorful visual spectacle...Read more

  2. #2 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    - Used in 981 itineraries
    Bilbao Fine Arts Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Educational Site

    Address: Museo Plaza, 2, 48009 Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Inaugurated back in 1914, the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is the second most visited museum in the city after the Guggenheim museum. The neo-classical style building is home to an array of artwork from th...Read more

  3. #3 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    - Used in 1095 itineraries
    Plaza Nueva

    Tags: Plaza, Square, Architecture

    Address: Plaza Nueva, 9 Bilbao, 48005, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Built in 1821, the Plaza Nueva is a monumental square, an architectural feature which is a part of many Spanish towns. It’s design is neoclassical and it used to be an official building of the B...Read more

  4. #4 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    - Used in 566 itineraries
    Cathedral Of St. James

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Plaza de Santiago, 1, 48005 Bilbao, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    The Cathedral of St. James, also known as the Santiago Cathedral, is an old and charming cathedral in the city of Bilbao. It is one of the oldest cathedrals in Spain, with its origins probably dating ...Read more

  5. #5 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    - Used in 1008 itineraries
    Basilica Of Begona

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: C \ Virgin of Begona, 38, 48006 Bilbao, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Basilica of Begona is a famous basilica in the Spanish city of Bilbao. Dedicated to the patron saint of Biscay, the Basilica of Begona is a magnificent remnant of 16th century Gothic styled archit...Read more

  6. #6 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    - Used in 752 itineraries
    Ria De Bilbao Maritime Museum

    Tags: Educational Site, Specialty Museum

    Address: Muelle Ramon de la Sota n0 1, 48013 Bilbao, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A life in the sea is one full of adventure and mystery, any salty old sea dog would agree. With ports acting as trading grounds as well as monuments of history, it’s only natural that there are ...Read more

  7. #7 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    Palacio De Congresos Y De La Musica Euskalduna

    Tags: Entertainment, Performance, Concert

    Address: Abandoibarra, 4, 48011 Bilbao, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Do you revel in the angelic sounds of the opera? Perhaps you enjoy evenings spent cross legged, watching riotous comedies? Are you trying to plan an important business meeting in Spain, and you feel t...Read more

  8. #8 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    - Used in 925 itineraries
    Mount Artxanda Furnicular Bilbao

    Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, Nature, Rides

    Address: Huertas de la Villa Kalea, 16, 48007 Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain

    Timings: 07:15 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Watch the spectacular soaring beauty, with the clouds circling the mountains, umbrella like ferns opening to the sky, meandering river with its sinuous curves, winding its silvery way. Watch the dense...Read more

  9. #9 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    - Used in 686 itineraries
    Church Of San Anton

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Ribera, 24 48005 Bilbao, Vizcaya - Bizkaia (Basque Country)

    Timings: 06:30 am - 08:30 pm Details

    Like a stone structure out of a gothic dream, the Church of San Anton evokes a feel of dark austerity accompanied by serene beauty.  Dedicated to Anthony the Great, this beautiful church is an im...Read more

  10. #10 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    Boa Vida Guesthouse

    Address: 94 Klerck Ave Brandwag, Bloemfontein South Africa

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This stylish guest house is located in the suburb of Brandwag and oozes elegance and style. The guest house is well run and there is a gorgeous garden and pool and Jacuzzi to relax in after a long day...Read more

  11. #11 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    Dersley Manor

    Address: Dersley Street 10, Bayswater, Bloemfontein South Africa

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This luxurious hotel focuses on chic and contemporary style with a movie theme and the rooms are spacious and well equipped. The owners are friendly and will go out of their way to make your stay in B...Read more

  12. #12 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
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    Tags: Park

    Address: Euskadi Plaza, 10, 48009 Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain

    Republica De Abando Park is an ideal place to relax after exploring the museum and appreciating the buildings nearby. The green spaces in the park are spread at a large area and invites people to spen...Read more

  13. #13 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    - Used in 74 itineraries
    Fingerprint Sculpture Image
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    Tags: Arts And Crafts, Sculpture

    Address: 48015 Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

    Overview of Fingerprint Sculpture Located in Artxanda, the Fingerprint Sculpture is an interesting piece of art. With Bilbao under your feet, you will hardly be able to look away from the stunning vie...Read more

  14. #14 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    The Biblioteca Municipal De Bidebarrieta

    Address: calle Bidebarrieta, Bilbao 48005

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Bilbao’s Municipal Library is a historical building with a book collection, exhibitions and Internet access.

  15. #15 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    Bella Casa Trattoria

    Address: 31 President Steyn Avenue Bloemfontein South Africa

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Bella Casa’s is a popular Italian spot which serves a wide variety of pastas, pizzas and salads at fantastic prices. The restaurant is cheerful and ideal for families – there is a courtyard ...Read more

Activities And Tours

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  • Save 7% Food & Wine Tour of Bilbao!
    Food & Wine Tour of Bilbao!New on TripHobo

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Come discover abeautiful city and the amazingBasque cuisine on our 3-hour pintxos (Basque tapas) tour of Bilbao. Experienceth...

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  • Save 7% Bilbao Private Walking Tour
    Bilbao Private Walking TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Enjoy this completely personalized private tour of Bilbao and enjoy their most important monuments and sights. Take this oppo...

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  • Save 4% Vitoria and the Rioja Wine Region
    Vitoria and the Rioja Wine Region25 Reviews

    Duration: 9 Hrs

    The famous Rioja Wine region is a must for wine lovers visiting Spain. Located in the south of the Basque country, you will v...

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  • Save 4% Biarritz, Saint Jean de Luz, Hondarribia and San Sebastian full day tour
    Biarritz, Saint Jean de Luz, Hondarribia and San Sebastian full day tour58 Reviews

    Duration: 10 Hrs

    Delight yourself with Biarritz, The Beach of Kings, a place chosen to spend their summer vacations by European royalty and fa...

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