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Free Tour Antique Bilbao

Your guru: Feel Bilbao
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  • Bilbao
  • Available in: Spanish, English, French

About the guru Feel Bilbao

Feel Bilbao offers different free walking tours in Bilbao and day trips to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe and other touristic sites. Join our free tours and discover Bilbao with us!

Feel Bilbao offers different free walking tours in Bilbao and day trips to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe and other touristic sites. Join our free tours and discover Bilbao with us!

About the tour

During more than seven centuries of history, Bilbao has been expanding to be ultimately named the Best European City in 2018. Do you know what makes it so special?

Nowadays, Bilbao is worldwide known for the evolution of its architecture since the opening of the Guggenheim Museum in 1997. But imagine, Bilbao has not always looked so avant-garde. During our Antique Bilbao Free Tour, you will discover how the city has built up from the foundation.

So let’s take a closer look.

Casco Viejo (Old Town), also known as Las Siete Calles ("The Seven Streets") for understandable reasons, is the origin of the city. Our tour along the Antique Bilbao, will reveal to you the origin of these narrow streets and the most popular spots near them: La Plaza Nueva, El Mercado de la Ribera, La Catedral de Santiago and la Plaza Unamuno.

Do you want to know more about its diversity?

It is precisely Miguel de Unamuno, one of the greatest personalities originating in Bilbao, that has left his imprint strongly engraved in our city. But he is not the only remarkable one. Explore how other personalities that gave a name to the streets and squares of Bilbao have been essential for the history and development of our beloved city.

Let me tell you, there’s a reason why our tour starts on Plaza Circular de Bilbao, in front of the Don Diego Lopez de Haro statue. This illustrious Lord of Biscay founded the Villa of Bilbao in 1300, which became the city of Bilbao as we know it today.

Now, it’s your turn. Get to know what are pintxos, why we say apa to greet or why Carolina is the most popular pastry from Bilbao. Sign up for the Free Tour and discover the Antique Bilbao with our Local Guides! If you would like to see more of modern Bilbao take a look at our Free Tour Cosmopolitan Bilbao!

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How to find me: Near the Tourism Office, find the White Umbrella
Tour duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give 5, some people give 50, you choose the price.

Reservations in advance are mandatory because if the 'guru' doesn't see any bookings one day, she will not show up at the meeting point. Or if she has too many 'walkers' that day, won't allow you to join without the reservation. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings (12)

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Teresa morales

1 month ago

Conocer la parte vieja de Bilbao de la mano de Tomas, de Feel Bilbao ha sido una experiencia fantastica. Amena, interesante y muy enriquecedora. Una opción muy recomendable para conocer mejor esta preciosa ciudad, sus gentes, historia y tradiciones. Totalmente recomendable.

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Valerie

2 months ago

Interesting tour - I'd been in Bilbao for a few days so it was good to find out about places I'd walked past and not really paid attention to

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Belen

2 months ago

El chico nunca fue al lugar de encuentro .

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Response from Feel Bilbao:

Buenas Tardes Belén, Lamentamos profundamente el error cometido por nuestra parte al no enviar a ningún guía al punto de encuentro el lugar y fecha seleccionados por haber confundido la reserva de fecha. Esperamos aceptes nuestras disculpas. Recibe un Cordial Saludo Equipo Feel Bilbao
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Dimitrios

3 months ago

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Emma

3 months ago

Thanks Telis for an awesome tour! It was very informative and entertaining.

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Cecililia Gonzalez

4 months ago

Excellent tour with an excellent guide. Thoroughly recommended it

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