To get a sense of what makes Bilbao tick, spread your wings and discover surrounding areas like Bilbao, Derio, and Sondika.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find plenty of unique cultural highlights in and around Etxebarri. In particular, you should make sure you check out Maritime Museum, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Basque Museum. Enjoy seeing the region’s best and brightest performing live at Arriaga Theater.
Get active in the great outdoors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. On a sunny day, visit the Dona Casilda Iturrizar Park, a place where families can breathe in the fresh air.
Allow plenty of time to enjoy the main attractions in Bilbao. Those with a passion for history will enjoy Chavarri Palace. The Iglesia de Begona offer those visiting the opportunity to better understand the religious history of the area.
Spend a few hours at Ribera Market for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.
Come see local favorites, the Athletic Bilbau, take on their rivals at the iconic San Mames Stadium. Make sure to wear red, black and white, the colors of the Athletic Bilbau.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking your accommodation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the Melia Bilbao, the Sercotel Coliseo, and the popular Silken Gran Hotel Domine.