Where to stay in Bilbao
Museums, theaters, and historic sites highlight some notable features of Casco Viejo. Make a stop by Plaza Nueva or Arriaga Theater while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Casco Viejo Station or Arriga Tram Stop to get around town.
Bilbao City Centre
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and San Mames Stadium are top sights in Bilbao City Centre, and you should be sure to explore the fascinating museums. Hop aboard the metro at Moyua Station or Indautxu Station to see more sights in the area.
Bilbao Old Town
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Discover characterful bars, historic architecture, colorful independent stores and much more amid the largely pedestrianized streets of Bilbao’s atmospheric heart.
If you're spending some time in Castaños, Bilbao City Hall and Funicular de Artxanda are top sights worth seeing.
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Abundant dining options, interesting museums and stunning river views are just a few top things to explore in Abando. A visit to Guggenheim Museum Bilbao or Plaza Moyua might round out your trip, and you can jump aboard the metro at Moyua Station or Indautxu Station to get around town.
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Top things to do in Bilbao
Bilbao Beach Vacation
There's nothing like a Bilbao vacation to give yourself a little boost. The sound of rolling surf and the smell of salty air will help refresh your mind and body. To be near the city center on your trip to Bilbao, find a hotel around Sopelana Beach (just 9 miles (15 km) away). If the plan is to stay for a while, check out our Bilbao packages. Not only will you save some money, you'll also have other stunning beaches around you to explore, like Arrigunaga Beach and Playa del Lastrón. Now that's a win-win!
Things You Should Know About Bilbao
- Nothing says vacation like staying near the water. If you happen to agree, check out what's available among our Bilbao beach hotels.
- Apartments, such as Casa Txema and Apartamento en Mikel Zarate, are also popular types of properties here. Compare amenities and prices and take your pick!
- Alternatively, let one of our All-Inclusive hotels in Bilbao deal with all the finer details. That means more time for you to devote yourself to the pressing task of unwinding and relaxing.
- Want to know what Bilbao has to offer? It's hard to go past local knowledge. As soon as you arrive, strike up a conversation with a few of the 354,900 people who live here. Check out our useful Bilbao things to do page, too.
- Save big on experiences with our Bilbao vacation deals. With major attractions like Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to discover, this popular destination will keep you on the go.