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What to do and see in Bilbao

Visit to Bilbao Guggenheim Museum (2-3 hours):

Visita al Museo Guggenheim Bilbao

Brief description: Guggenheim is a museum of contemporary art designed by the Canadian architect Frank O. Gehry. Since its inauguration in 1997, the museum has received more than a million visitors per year and has had an extraordinary impact on the Basque economy and society, boosting tourism in the region and promoting the renovation of numerous public and private ...

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Tram ride from the bus station to the Guggenheim Museum (10 min):

Paseo en tranvía hasta el Museo Guggenheim

Exit the bus station following the Euskotran signs. The tram station is at the surface, down a set of stairs next to the entrance to the metro. Take the tram that goes to the right, towards Atxuri. In other words, the one on the platform from which you arrived (don't the cross the tram tracks). Take the opportunity to buy a Barik card from the ticket machine. It's a ...

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Stroll along the Gran Vía of Bilbao (1 hour) :


Cross the bridge and keep walking until you reach the circular square. There you'll find Café La Granja, a cosy and emblematic art nouveau café with free WiFi where you can rest over a coffee or soft drink. From Monday to Saturday, starting at 19:00, they begin serving the legendary "talos": a corn tortilla filled with chorizo, loin, bacon, spicy sausage, belly pork, ...

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The Alhóndiga Building:

La Alhóndiga, Bilbao, España

Just past the Carlton Hotel, turn left at Alameda Recalde. At the intersection with Licenciado Pozas, you'll see, on the left, the impressive Ledo Building, the headquarters of Basque health care system, by the Catalan architect Juan Coll-Barreu. Keep going until Plaza Arriquibar, which leads to the entrance to the spectacular Alhóndiga Building. This former wine ...

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