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.
See many of the most charming areas of the Basque Coast with this day tour. You’ll start with chic Biarritz, once a summer getaway for European royals, followed by a stop at Saint Jean de Luz, where you can try out local treats. Then it’s on to the fishing area of Hondarribia, where you’ll have free time to explore or grab lunch, before embarking on a walking tour of San Sebastian followed by a visit to Mount Igueldo.
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.
Discover San Sebastian, one of the most charming cities of Europe, famous also for it's high quality food and of course, 'pintxos'! Conveniently about an hour away from Bilbao, you will visit Donostia along with some small fishing villages on the coast, to make for the perfect day trip during your stay in the basque country. Truly one not to be missed.
You will love the fishermen culture in coastal villages like Getaria and Orio.
Enjoy a unique day along the Basque coastline in a small group tour guided by a local guide. All included.
Immerse yourself in the artistic wonder of Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum with a private guide on this cultural tour. Accompanied by your accomplished guide, explore the enthralling exhibitions of the museum in order to discover contemporary and modern art masterpieces; see timeless masterworks like Joseph Beuy’s ‘Lightning with Stag in its Glare’ and gaze at Jeff Koons’ colossal sculpture ‘Puppy’. Gain fascinating insight into different art movements and hear tales of the intriguing lives of some of the artists during this culturally enriching exploration.
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.
Cruise the curvaceous coastline of Bilbao in a luxurious minivan on a guided tour of the city and its sights. See the intriguing industrial areas that propelled Bilbao into prosperity and visit significant landmarks like the Transporter Bridge of Bizkaia and the San Juan de Gaztelugatxe hermitage. Visit the quaint coastal villages that pepper the Basque Coast and absorb the tranquil ambiance of picturesque marinas on this enriching excursion.
Discover the secluded secrets of the Basque Country on an explorative excursion from Bilbao. Uncover rural villages, picturesque palaces and historical monument with an accomplished guide, visiting significant landmarks like the Sanctuary of Arantazazu and the Basque Country’s oldest university. Admire luscious landscapes and enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from your hotel on this enriching adventure.
Marvel at the scenic splendor of San Sebastian on a delightful day-trip from Bilbao. Wander the winding streets of the city’s Old Quarter to see antique architecture; pleasure your palate with Spanish specialties in the small fishing village of Hondarribia; and sink your toes into the silken sands of Biarritz, a sandy stretch declared the ‘Beach of Kings’ due to regular visits by European royalty. Convenient round-trip transportation from your hotel is included in this tour.
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.
Explore the spectacular and sacred sites of the Basque country on an enriching full-day excursion from Bilbao. Visit grand ecclesiastical structures like the Sanctuary of Loyola to attend an enlightening prayer ceremony; discover the quaint fishing villages that pepper the coastline to see why Bilbao residents favor them for their summer sojourns; and tour the stunning sights of the city of San Sebastian with an accomplished guide. Convenient round-trip transportation from your Bilbao hotel is included in this tour.
The best way to explore Getxo! Do your own way & cycle off the beaten path.
Drink, Taste, and enjoy the amazing landscape while discovering this gem only 20 minutes away from Bilbao centre.
-& Your own discoveries!
Get to know Bilbao through its local food and drinks on a tour that highlights the city’s best pintxos (tasty local tapas). Join an expert local guide and learn all about poteo, a local word meaning hopping from bar to bar drinking wine and eating pintxos – something that is a way of life in Bilbao and what you’ll get to do on this fun, food-focused tour.
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.
Our driver guide will pick you up with a Mercedes at your hotel, or at Bilbao airport, to go through La Gran Vía of our founder Don Diego López de Haro, in June 1300.
We will see the outside of the Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Gehry and inaugurated in October 1997
We will across the Ría of Bilbao and see the town hall, the University of Deusto, the Marina of Getxo and the Puente Colgante of Vizcaya, cultural interest side and heritage of Humanity, that begun its construction in 1887 and was inaugurated in July 1893.
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.
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.
Maximize your time in Bilbao with a private guide and a sightseeing 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. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
The only Food and photography expert-led PINTXO TOUR in Bilbao. 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?
Take advantage of a transfer day during your stay in the Basque Country to get to know the entire Basque Coast by the hand of a local on this door-to-door private transfer tour from Bilbao to San Sebastian.
Join us on this Game of Thrones tour and enjoy the most spectacular filming locations from season seven. Visit the places that gave life to Dragonstone and King’s Landing and know everything about them and about the filming process.
We’ll walk on Dragonstone’s sand and walk up the stairs to reach the castle. We’ll see castles and amazing landscapes while we learn about Basque culture and gastronomy.
If you’re visiting Bilbao there is no excuse. You have to join Dragonstone Tours and visit Westeros!
Your driver and your private official tour guide, will pick you up in your private vehicle from your hotel or place of choice in San Sebastian or Bilbao. We will help you organize your completely personalized "Game of Thrones" unique experience in the Basque Coast
This is the tour starting from San Sebastian (starting from Bilbao would be the same itinerary, but the other way round):
Your first stop will be Getaria, a very attractive medieval fishing settlement located only 30 minutes away from San Sebastian.
You will then continue to Zumaia, the entrance to Dragonstone Castle, where John Snow first meets The Mother of Dragons.
Next stop will be San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. There is a chapel dedicated to St John baptist which is located in the high part of the rock, there is a manmade stair that lets you walk there. This is the place where Daenerys returns to dragonstone.
The last 3 places you will visit will be the nature reserve of Urdaibai, Mundaka and Bermeo.
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.
The Basque country is one of Spain’s most popular vacation destinations, but with limited time to explore, it can be a challenge to cram in all the highlights. This full-day tour from Bilbao offers a jam-packed itinerary, visiting the towns of Vitoria, Orduña, Santurtzi, and Portugalete; the Salinas de Añana salt valley and the Vizcaya Bridge.