Bilbao: Old Town Walking Tour and Cable Car Ride
- Duration: 2 hours
per group up to 1
Discover the best of Bilbao on this small-group walking tour. Meet your guide in Plaza del Funicular, where you will board this famous means of transport to reach the Mount Artxanda viewpoint. From here, admire panoramic views of the city, overlooking the estuary, the Guggenheim Museum, the New San Mamés Stadium, the Iberdrola Tower and other iconic sights. After learning some more curiosities and historical data about the buildings and monuments that you will observe from the viewpoint, take the funicular back to the city and start a tour of one of the banks of the estuary to the Town Hall, where you will enter the Old Town. Enjoy a stroll through the oldest area of the city to reach Plaza Nueva, where you can admire emblematic churches and discover the famous 7 streets. Finish at the renowned Mercado de la Ribera and sample some traditional Basque delicacies.
Meet your local guide near the cable car to the Artxanda Lookout. Ride the cable car to a fantastic vantage point from where you can admire the city of Bilbao illuminated at nighttime. After enjoying the panoramic views, discover Abandoibarra, the modernist area of the city. Admire the famous exterior design of the imposing Guggenheim Museum, surrounded by such famous sculptures as the Puppy and Mamam. Then, take the tram to the Old Town district of Bilbao, known for its “7 streets.” Stroll through these charming streets with your guide and learn more about the most historic area of the city.
Explore the city of Bilbao in a fun and different way on a 2-hour tour in a classic Volkswagen Beetle. Benefit from the insider knowledge of your local guide, and enjoy included pintxos (Basque tapas), wine tasting, and convenient hotel pickup and drop-off. Begin your tour with pickup at your hotel in Bilbao. Then, drive first to the iconic Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts. Appreciate the range of architecture showcasing both old and modern buildings, such as the Iberdrola Tower, the symbol of modernity in the new Bilbao. A few minutes later, stop to take some photos of the San Mamés Stadium, known as “La Catedral” by fans of the local Athletic Bilbao football team. Continue through the beautiful Azkuna Zentro building, an old wine warehouse that has been converted into a cultural center. Next, cross through the city center to reach the Old Town. Enjoy a 30-minute stop to...
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very good city tour. The guide knows all the ins and outs of the city. the cable line ride is a nice addition to the tour. I highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to enjoy the city!