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Bilbao Essential Free Tour - WITH RADIO GUIDE INCLUDED!

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on February 02, 2020

SPAIN FREE TOURS ® is a young, dynamic and expanding company. We are a team of tourism professionals and guides with extensive background in culture, history and art. We work every day from our headquarters in Valencia to become a reference in tour guides services in Spain.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

In 2018 Bilbao was declared “Best European City”. Do you want to know why?


A tour designed for you to discover and enjoy the ESSENTIALS that make Bilbao such a special city and deserving of this mention.

ESSENTIAL is… jumping over the estuary, leaving the Town Center behind and following the steps that Bilbao took towards a spectacular transformation that has not stopped to this day. We will understand how its industrial past, linked to iron, emerged into a unique model of an avant-garde city, without losing sight of the Basque charisma. Don Diego López de Haro, founder of the town, is waiting for us to show us the way. Will you accompany us?

ESSENTIAL is… to enter the commercial and financial center of the city, El Ensanche, also known as the “Golden Mile” because that is where the most exclusive stores, luxury homes, financial headquarters and business offices are located. We will discover buildings such as the Alhóndiga (Centro Azkuna), the epicenter of the cultural life of Bilbao residents, Plaza Moyúa, the heart of Gran Vía, or the Provincial Council, Campos Elíseos Theatre, etc.

ESSENTIAL is… to follow the art path that traces its itinerary through the Museum of Fine Arts and takes us to the Guggenheim. From there we will enjoy a fascinating panoramic view of the contemporary city with examples such as: the Salve Bridge, the Zubi-Zuri bridge or the Iberdrola Tower.

We will end the experience by looking back into the estuary over which we jumped at the beginning, now captivated by the essence of the “Bilbao effect”.

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  • Meeting point:
    Bailen 1 (2404), 48003 Bilbao, Vizcay...
    Bailen 1 (2404), 48003 Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain
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    Concordia Station (esplanade in front of the main façade) Look for the ORANGE umbrella 🧡!

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

406 ratings
4.7
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Professionalism
4.75
Fun
4.57
Expression
4.62
Quality
4.66
Route
4.62
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luis 21 Apr 2024
Palencia

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Bien. Conforme a lo esperado. Nerea, la guía muy bien.
Julia 06 Apr 2024
Barcelona

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Gracias a Diego por la tarde de ayer. Mucha energía en sus comentarios y nos transmitió su amor por la ciudad. Nos encantó el recorrido
Nikaulis 29 Mar 2024
Mahón

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Deben hacer este tour acabando de llegar a Bilbao ya que se llevarán mucha información que les ayudarán en el resto de tu estadía.
Yolanda 28 Mar 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
Bilbao esencial con Gorka fabuloso. Entretenido y original
Toñy 18 Mar 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Muy bien documentada y muy amena
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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