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Free Tour of Historic Bilbao - 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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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • 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

“Ongi etorri!” means Welcome! Join our free tour and immerse yourself with us in the culture and traditions of the city, visiting the most iconic monuments of the old town of BILBAO, because here we are villains!


We will begin the free tour of Bilbao in front of one of the most notable buildings in the town: the Arriaga Theater , did you know that it is dedicated to said Bilbao composer, called the 'Spanish Mozart'?

We will walk through the Arenal Gardens , the gateway to the Old Town of Bilbao, a lively urban park full of surprises such as the Music Kiosk , a meeting place for Bilbao residents. From this point, we will look out over the Nervión estuary, the backbone of the city.

Shall we continue? The church of San Nicolás, the Yohn Palace and the Plaza Nueva await us, a famous location for its pintxos bars. The history is important but even more so are the anecdotes and curiosities that gave life to its streets and countrymen, some as illustrious as Miguel de Unamuno or Amadeo de Saboya. Do you know that he starred in one of the most unforgettable “bilbainadas”?

We know that gastronomy interests you, that's why we have prepared something for you and during your visit we will recommend traditional and modern places where you can have the best pintxos and other typical dishes.

We will walk through Bilbao of the “ seven streets ” that houses centuries-old businesses, vestiges of the port's past, fragments of the old wall and emblems such as the Cathedral of Santiago , an obligatory stop on the northern route of the Camino. Although in Bilbao we have two cathedrals... Do you know which one is the other?

An obligatory stop on our tourist tour is the Ribera Market , a fantastic space where you can continue discovering Bilbao's gastronomy.

We will let ourselves be carried away by the channel of the estuary, so linked to the history of the town and which will give us the opportunity to end the visit talking about curiosities and many recommendations to continue enjoying the essentials of Bilbao.

Come discover this and much more.

We will wait for you!

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  • Meeting point:
    Arriaga Plaza, 1, 48005 Bilbo, Bizkai...
    Arriaga Plaza, 1, 48005 Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain
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    Meeting point - Plaza Arriaga (in front of the Theater with the same name). Look for the guide with an ORANGE vest and umbrella🧡 as soon as you arrive at the square you will see us right away!

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

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Bernadette 23 Jun 2024
Dublin

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Our guide was excellent Would recommend this walk as she was knowledgeable and made the walk interesting with funny stories Just the right length and radios worked well Thank you Andrea
Juan 22 Jun 2024
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Travelled in family - Jun 2024
Mikel tuvo una destacada labor, con muchísima información mezclada con buenas pizcas de humor, lo que hicieron que las 2 horas y media hayan sido muy llevaderas y entretenidas
Mar 22 Jun 2024
Lleida

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Muchas gracias a Mikel
Constanza 22 Jun 2024
Calafell

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Andrea R. es muy divertida y se hace muy agradable y ameno el tour.
Karen 19 Jun 2024
Cardiff

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Great tour. I learnt a lot and really enjoyed it
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people 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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