Now that you know some recommended hotels in Bilbao, let’s give you some tips to make the most of your getaway.
During your trip to Bilbao you will have the opportunity to soak up the cultural, architectural and gastronomic life of one of the most interesting capitals of the Basque Country. We know you will not be short of ideas, but we are going to show you some of the essential visits to make your stay as complete as possible.
The Guggenheim Museum
It needs no introduction. The Guggenheim Museum is one of the most symbolic buildings in the city and contains interesting works of modern art for all lovers of cultural visits. It stands next to the estuary creating an impressive landscape that invites to be admired both inside and out.
This is the ideal square for those who want to experience the atmosphere of Bilbao in person and mingle with the social life of the city. It is easily recognized because it is presided over by the bust of the writer Unamuno and because you will never find it deserted.
The Arriaga Theater
The Arriaga Theater is a mysterious building steeped in legend and the most interesting location for those who wish to attend a play in the city. It was the victim of one of the most important floods in the city and is steeped in history.
The 7 streets of the old town
In the center of Bilbao you will have an interesting route to do and this passes through its famous 7 streets: Somera, Artecalle, Tendería, Belosticalle, Carnicería, Barrencalle and Barrencalle Barrena. This is the most historic part, with places to get lost, stroll, stop to eat and even visit the house where the writer Unamuno was born.
La Ribera market
The culinary delights are one of the attractions of this city. To get to know this part of Bilbao firsthand, there is no more appropriate visit than a visit to the Ribera market where you can buy fresh produce, but also taste the pintxos and pair them with a txacolí.