To get a sense of what makes Bilbao tick, spread your wings and discover nearby areas such as Bilbao, Sondika, and Loiu.
Derio offers some interesting museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that make great places to visit. In particular, you should make sure you check out Maritime Museum, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Basque Museum. Book tickets for one or two of the thrilling theater, dance and music performances at Arriaga Theater.
There are a number of picturesque outdoor attractions here as well so don’t miss the chance to get outdoors. Keen gardeners will enjoy a visit to the Dona Casilda Iturrizar Park. There is a relaxed atmosphere here and pretty botanical displays.
Those with some time to spare in the Derio area should go and see Santiago Cathedral, Plaza Nueva and the Plaza Miguel de Unamuno. Learn more about the events of the past by seeing some historic sites, such as Chavarri Palace. For a relaxing change of pace, pay a visit to the area’s holy places, such as the Iglesia de Begona.
Enjoy window shopping and treat yourself to a new outfit in a few of the nearby shopping hotspots such as Ribera Market.
Sports fanatics visiting Derio should get tickets for San Mames Stadium to see the Athletic Bilbau in action. On weekends the stadium is filled with red, black and white, as soccer fans join together to get behind their beloved team.
When you’re ready to rest your weary head after enjoying the charms of Derio, check in to one of the area’s numerous bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Melia Bilbao, the Sercotel Coliseo, and the popular Silken Gran Hotel Domine.