Ayala is within easy reach of many of Alava’s well-known sights. Ribera Market and Santiago Cathedral are amongst the popular destinations in the area. Also, well worth the effort are Maritime Museum and the Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall.
Holiday makers in Ayala, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, will appreciate the cultural attractions nearby. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Bilbao, Basque Museum and the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. See the region’s best and brightest live on stage at Teatro Barakaldo in Barakaldo and Arriaga Theater in Bilbao.
If you are looking for great family fun, head to the various child-friendly attractions. Treat your whole family to a trip to Getxo Aquarium in Getxo, and get a glimpse of some interesting creatures.
When it’s time escape the city, plan a trip to the nearby green spaces. If you’d like to spend some time in a green oasis visit the Dona Casilda Iturrizar Park in Bilbao.
Be sure to take the time to view the more famous attractions in the area. Alava features some fascinating relics from yesteryear; start your historic tour at Vizcaya Bridge in Getxo and Chavarri Palace in Bilbao. Whatever your faith, you'll appreciate the peaceful atmosphere at Ayala’s holy places like the Iglesia de Begona in Bilbao.
See popular sporting heroes, the Athletic Bilbau, do battle in the nearby San Mames Stadium, Bilbao. On game days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of red, black and white, as crowds flock together to get behind their beloved team.
Finding somewhere comfortable to rest your head around the Ayala area is a breeze. Take your pick from the Melia Bilbao, the Sercotel Coliseo, Bilbao, or the Silken Gran Hotel Domine, Bilbao.