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Get acquainted with Bilbao old and new in one trip with this small-group walking tour, ideal for first-time visitors. Stroll around the landmarks of the cobbled Old Town (Casco Viejo) and cross the River Nervion to view the turn-of-the-century buildings and avenues of the New Town, learning how it developed during the 1800s. On route, enjoy a ‘txikiteo’ or ‘poteo’ bar crawl, tasting 'pintxos' (skewered tapas) at various drinking spots.
The only Food and photography expert-led PINTXO TOUR inBilbao. Join me for a walking, photographing, eating & drinking experience you'll never forget! We'll visit 5 different bars for a glass & a pintxo (sophisticated Basque tapa) at each one. It's a full meal & exactly what the locals like to do. You'll BE A LOCAL with me! Along the route, I'll show you the sites & tell you about the history & culture of the Basque Country, we will visit the RIBERA MARKET but my focus is definitely on FOOD & DRINK. My route & the menu changes daily, but we'll do a mix from the traditional to the modern. Expect to eat anchovies, octopus, bacalao in pil-pil sauce, squid, foie gras, local cheese... and ending of course, with a traditional dessert. Thirsty? I'm great at pairing the perfect pour with the perfect plate, from local ciders to white wine (txakoli), young & aged Tempranillo from La Rioja, beer & beyond maybe we'll dip into some vermouth too? Or want to try our local drink Kalimotxo?
Foodies will want to join this guided walking tour of Bilbao to learn about the gastronomy of Northern Spain. Indulge in Basque tapas, pintxos, and miniature cuisine, as well as wine pairings, Basque craft beers, and other traditional local drinks. Discover the roots of each dish and drink, its ingredients, and how you can recreate it at home. Experience Bilbao like the Basque people.
Discover the history of Bilbao on this guided walking tour. Learn about the city’s gastronomy, culture, architecture, and traditions while you explore the streets and feel like a local. Tour highlights include the Plaza Nueva in Casco Viejo, La Ribera market, Catedral de Santiago, Bidebarrieta (the central library), and more.
All of our guides fell in love with this city many years ago and want to show you why. They will take you around the city from bar to bar discovering the local food, pintxos, and some local drinks as well. You will get to know the history of Basque language and the Basque people, differences between Spain and Basque country and the past and present of Bilbao. We will adapt the route depending on whether you are more eager to walk and see places or if want to try more local foods. You will visit bars and restaurants off the beaten track, avoiding the tourists and experiencing the city like a true local.All allergies and dietary restrictions included, we will personalise the tour for your needs.
Learn all about traditional pintxos (the Basque version of Spanish tapas) on a guided walking tour of Bilbao's bars. At each stop, sample one or two of these delightful little bar snacks accompanied with a glass of wine, beer, or hard cider. Get an insider's perspective of the ancient part of the city that dates back to 1300. Consider booking this tour at the beginning of your Bilbao vacation so you can return to your favorite hotspots for more pintxo sampling.
The Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum features on most Bilbao sightseeing itineraries, but often only gets an exterior look. This tour lets you give this world-famous building and its contents the attention they deserve, with a guided exterior and interior tour. Admire the curved-steel facade, tour the outdoor artworks and interior art highlights, and take advantage of the included day-long admission to explore the permanent and rotating exhibitions independently.
Experience Bilbao like a local with a private guide and a walking tour tailor-made for you. Explore Bilbao’s atmospheric Old Town and Ensanche neighborhood, browse the stalls at the La Ribera market, and marvel at architectural wonders such as the Guggenheim Museum, San Mames Stadium, and Bilbao Cathedral.
Discover the charm of Bilbao’s Old Quarter on an enriching morning or afternoon walking-tour of the city’s medieval enclave. With an expert guide, travel back in time to the 6th century and visit ancient landmarks like the Cathedral of Santiago and Plaza Nueva. Admire the sacred beauty of the Church of St Anton; wander the site of the Mercado de la Ribera; and enjoy picturesque views of the port, the origin of the industrial Spanish city. Gain valuable insight into the rich history of the city and see cultural traditions first hand as you explore.
Discovering Bilbao’s old quarter, known as the Casco Viejo, without a guide could give you only a fragmented picture of its sights and history. This walking tour ensures you cover the must-sees without getting lost, and provides a guide to share their stories—insight you may miss if by yourself. Plus, the tour finishes with a river estuary boat trip, letting you view more of the city from the water.
The Guggenheim Museum is one of Spain’s largest art museums and visiting with a private guide ensures you make the most of your visit. Marvel at the museum’s futuristic architecture, then head inside to admire contemporary and avant-garde masterpieces by artists such as Richard Serra, Jeff Koons, and Francesco Clemente.
Learn about the history of Bilbao and taste traditional pintxos (snacks) during this small-group walking tour. A local guide shares stories about the great palaces of the Gran Via and the development of Bilbao as you stroll through local streets. Visit traditional bars for a dose of culture.
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see. With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
Trying new foods is a huge part of visiting new places, but it is always difficult to find the best places to try authentic dishes. You could wander around randomly choosing places to eat, you could spend hours reading reviews online, or you could just join us for our food tour.If you choose the latter option, I will take you to some of our favorite places and will guide you as you try a variety of tasty and authentic Basque Food.As we make our way through the bustling streets of the Downtown and the Old Town, we will stop to sample a variety of Bilbao’s favorite foods, its specialties, and more. You’ll have a chance to sample 14-15 different food and drinks, ending with a delectable dessert. This is definitely not a tour to start on a full stomach! It can easily substitute for a meal.I look forward to meeting you and introducing you to our favorite Basque dishes!
Bilbao is a very beautiful city with nice urban architecture that knows very well how to mix between the old and new style which create a unique contrast, for that reason a night tour is the best choose to meet most of the locals and discover how they live.Because we have a friendly way to show you around, join us for a maximum fun, knowledge and adventure to feel like a local after your tour.
Get an insider's perspective on the culinary scene in Bilbao with a meal at a txoko, a gastronomical club, where members come together to share recipes, talk about food, and eat. Enjoy some Basque specialties in a relaxed and festive atmosphere in the Old Quarter of Bilbao. You set the time for this experience to best suit your vacation schedule.
Enjoy Bilbao's seaside landscapes, history & local culture with us while cycling with good people! We love it! You will love it too! Pleasant ride along the coastline. UNESCO sites, Moving sceneries, chance for great Photos, Pintxos & Drinks. After the tour enjoy the rest of your day with total freedom to roam around this magnificent area. Vizcaya Bridge, Portugalete & Santurzi neighbourhoods just around the corner or bring your book and enjoy the day at the Beach!Feel Free!
See Bilbao in a different way as you relax on a boat, and take in the sites. Choose from a ride in the sea, or river, and cruise past landmarks like the Guggenheim Museum, University of Deusto, palaces, and more. Listen to live onboard narration from a guide, and learn about the history of the city as you sail around it.
Because every trip is an adventure our tour is private and done in friendly way by our Locals if you want to discover all the secrets of Bilbao like the history ,culture and gastronomy.As soon as you book, our guide will contact you directly via message or phone so you can choose your stating time and the meeting point that suit you, while you can benefit also from a free Hotel pickup for your comfort.Tickets are free for infant and child under 14.
Bilbao is a city in the midst of hills so you will have the possibility to enjoy it from different high point, like Begoña and Artxanda where you can have a full panoramic view of 360º of all Bilbao city.Because we have a friendly way to show you around, join us for a maximum fun, knowledge and adventure to feel like a local after your tour.
Learn the secrets of Basque cooking in this interactive class. Work alongside a master chef at one of Bilbao’s most exemplary restaurants. During this intensive cooking class, you’ll get a lesson on the history and philosophy of Basque food culture as you prepare pintxos and enjoy a traditional regional beverage like Txakoli or Crianza. Lunch or dinner is included in this enriching and delicious experience.
With this experience you will be able to know first-hand the Basque gastronomy knowing our style and the fresh products in the Mercado de la Ribera and the gastronomic options that can be found in our city from Michelin star restaurants, author, international, gastronomic workshops and the best known pintxos routes. The duration is two hours and includes a snack of 2 pintxos (Basque tapas) and 1 pot (drink). This experience will help you choose gastronomic options in BILBAO: menus, gastronomic workshops or pintxos routes (Basque tapas).