Best Things To Do in Bilbao, Spain

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Top Bilbao Activities And Tours

Explore the best things to do in Bilbao. These are the most preferred tourist activities.

  • 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% San Sebastian and Biarritz
    San Sebastian and Biarritz58 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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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Bilbao, Spain

Must see places in Bilbao ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Bilbao and point of interests to visit.

  1. Guggenheim Museum

    # 1 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao | Added 1130 times in trip plans
    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. Bilbao Fine Arts Museum

    # 2 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao | Added 980 times in trip plans
    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. Plaza Nueva

    # 3 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao | Added 1095 times in trip plans
    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. Cathedral Of St. James

    # 4 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao | Added 566 times in trip plans
    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. Basilica Of Begona

    # 5 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao | Added 1008 times in trip plans
    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. Ria De Bilbao Maritime Museum

    # 6 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao | Added 751 times in trip plans
    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. Palacio De Congresos Y De La Musica Euskalduna

    # 7 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao | Added 1007 times in trip plans
    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. Mount Artxanda Furnicular Bilbao

    # 8 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao | Added 924 times in trip plans
    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. Church Of San Anton

    # 9 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao | Added 686 times in trip plans
    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. Bella Casa Trattoria

    # 10 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

  11. Republica De Abando Park

    # 11 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao
    Republica De Abando Park Image

    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

  12. Fingerprint Sculpture

    # 12 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao | Added 74 times in trip plans
    Fingerprint Sculpture Image

    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

  13. Boa Vida Guesthouse

    # 13 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

  14. Playa De La Arena

    # 14 of 752 Things To Do in Bilbao | Added 155 times in trip plans
    Playa De La Arena

    Tags: Beach

    Address: Playa de la Arena, Biscay, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located between the Muskiz and Zierbena, Playa De La Arena is a kilometres long beach that is considered to be one of the most extensive arsenals of the coast of Biscay. Here the beach and the mountai...Read more

  15. Dersley Manor

    # 15 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

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  • Azkuna Zentroa

    Plaza Arriquibar, 4

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Calzadas de Mallona

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Grúa Karola

    Muelle Martín de la Sota, 1

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Paseo Maritimo

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Iglesia de Santa María

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Uriarte Bilbao f

    San Juan, 1

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Bizkaiko Basalan Akziozko Baltzua Ab

    Avenida Madariaga, 1

  • Union de Selvicultores del Sur de Europa

    Avenida Madariaga, 1

  • Actividades Medioambientales

    Calle Auntzetxeta, 1

  • Asociacion Mesa Intersectorial de la Madera de Euskadi

    Larrauri Kalea, 1B

  • Basondo

    Barrio Basondo

  • Ajnani

    Calle Francisco Muñoz, 1

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  • Museo Guggenheim Bilbao

    Avenida Abandoibarra, 2

  • Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao

    Plaza del Museo, 2

  • Museo Diocesano de Arte Sacro

    Plaza Encarnación 9B

    Museums Landmarks
  • Fundacion del Museo Guggenheim Bilbao

    Avenida Abandoibarra, 2

  • Museo Marítimo Ría de Bilbao

    Muelle Ramón de la Sota, 1

  • Guggenheim

    Abandoibarra Etorbidea, 2

    Museums Landmarks
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  • Juegos Phana

    Calle Islas Canarias, 2

    Amusement Parks
  • Tximipark

    Calle Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo, 25

    Amusement Parks
  • Sherwood Park

    José María Escuza, 4 Bajo

    Amusement Parks
  • Gaztedi Dantzari Taldea

    Calle Santuchu, 74

    Amusement Parks
  • Aisa Montesinos Jose Maria

    Calle Blas de Otero, 4

    Amusement Parks
  • Kap Producciones

    Hurtado de Amezaga, 27

    Amusement Parks
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  • Gure Toki

    Plaza Nueva, 12

    Restaurants Bars
  • Plaza Nueva

    Barria Enparantza, 9

    Restaurants Bars
  • Residence

    Barraincua Kalea, 1

    Bars Restaurants Entertainment
  • Kafe Antzokia

    San Vicente, 2

    Restaurants Music and Show Venues Bars
  • Crazy Horse

    Avenida Universidades, 5

    Burgers Bars Entertainment
  • Public Lounge

    Henao, 54

    Restaurants Bars
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  • Gran Casino Bilbao

    Alameda Urquijo, 13

    Casinos and Gaming Bars
  • Gran Casino Bilbao

    Urkixo Zumarkalea, 13

    Casinos and Gaming Landmarks
  • Euskal Kirol Apostuak

    Calle Somera, 45

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Uhagon 10

    Calle Alcalde Felipe Uhagon, 10

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Gran Casino Nervion

    Hurtado de Amezaga, 20

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Euskal Kirol Apostuak

    Hurtado de Amezaga, 13

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Conservas Cusumano

    Polígono Industrial Lamiaran Aranburu, Parcela 1-b

    Natural Parks
  • Hijos de Jose Serrats

    Industrial Landabaso, 3

    Natural Parks
  • Oscar Somme y Asociados

    Ugaldeguren I Poligonoa, S/N

    Natural Parks
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  • Parque de Sarriko

    Dog Parks
  • Parque Ellakuria

    Avenida Abaro, 34

    Dog Parks
  • Centro Canino Cuatro Patas

    Zalbides Auzoa, 24 Bajo

    Dog Parks
  • Parque Lehendakari Aguirre

    Dog Parks
  • Parque Mendibile

    Dog Parks
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  • Playa de la Arena (Vizcaya)

  • Playa de Ereaga

  • Ereaga Beach

  • Playa de Ostende (Castro Urdiales)

  • Playa de Plencia

  • Playa Laida

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  • Hulu Ocio Aventura y Naturaleza

    Calle de Canarias Islas, 69

  • Comercial Aranzelai

    Calle Urreta, 1

  • Cruz del Gorbea

    Hiking Landmarks
  • Alen

  • Humedal de Saldropo

    Hiking Landmarks
  • Santa Luzia Ermita

    Hiking Landmarks
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