Visits

Visits

Places you should not miss

 

01.

PORTUGALETE

Walkway of Bizkaia Bridge

The Bizkaia Bridge is one of the most outstanding constructions from the European Industrial Revolution and of iron architecture. Declared a Unesco World Heritage Site.

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02.

PORTUGALETE

Old Town of Portugalete

The steep Old Town on Portugalete is, together with the Bizkaia Bridge, one of the most interesting places in the city.

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03.

PORTUGALETE

Rialia. Industry Museum

RIALIA Industry Museum is a historic-artistic centre which seeks to recover and disseminate the remains of our industrial past.

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04.

SANTURTZI

Palacio Casa Torre (history interpretation centre)

An austere baroque palace built in 1760, with a beautiful coat-of-arms. Completely restored in 2011, it now houses an Exhibition Room and a History Interpretation Centre.
Opening hours: Monday-Friday: 18:15 – 21:30. Saturdays: 9:00 – 14:00 / 18:15 – 21:30. Sundays, bank holidays and in August: Monday-Saturday: 9:00-14:00.
Admission: free (€)

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05.

SANTURTZI

Mount Serantes

Spectacular view of the bay, the coast and Greater Bilbao. A strategic vantage point overlooking the whole coast. Its fortifications, built up over the centuries, can now be explored thanks to 38 km of signposted pathways. (Santurtzi Nordic Walking Centre)
Admission: free (€).Pole hire: 1 €, at Santurtzi Tourism Office.

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06.

SANTURTZI

Palacio de Oriol

This Victorian-style palace built in 1902 tells the story of Biscay’s Golden Age, when upper class tourists used to visit the town to “take the waters of the Cantabrian Sea”, as prescribed by their private doctors. From its observation balcony there are magnificent views of the whole of El Abra.

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07.

SANTURTZI

Santurtzi Sea Museum

Submerge yourself in Santurtzi’s seafaring past. Lemanes (coast pilots), corsairs, sardineras (women sardine sellers) and the people from the sea will accompany our visit.

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08.

SANTURTZI

Agurtza Fishing Centre

Discover the traditional Agurtza tuna fishing boat, one of the last traditional wooden fishing boats which remains on our coast, which was built in Lekeitio in 1968 and converted into a Fishing Interpretation Centre.

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09.

GETXO

Punta Begoña Galleries

Don’t miss the opportunity to go inside and find out about the improvement plan which is being carried out in this famous and emblematic place in Getxo, a symbol of the period of economic transformation at the beginning of the last century.
Book your guided tour here
(https://eudala.getxo.eus/ReservaVisitasPB/ReservaVisitasPB.aspx)
Click here to play A WALK THROUGH THE GREAT VILLAS, an audio-guided tour with interpretative panels that will help you learn more about Getxo’s most emblematic buildings.

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10.

GETXO

Getxo Aquarium

Come to discover over 27 living samples from nature, exhibited in 27 different aquariums, to the delight of your senses…

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11.

GETXO

Old Port of Algorta

Algorta’s Old Port has survived the passing of time keeping all of its charm. This neighbourhood, with its brightly coloured houses and narrow streets, is one of the favourite places to come on the weekend due to the large number of people from Getxo and visitors who come together for a drink, eat pintxos (bar snacks) or to simply stroll and enjoy the great visits of the Abra.

Don’t miss the dramatised tours of the old harbour, every Sunday from 3 June to 14 September, http://www.getxo.eus/es/turismo/que-hacer/visita-teatralizada-puerto

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12.

GETXO

Ereaga Beach

Relax on Ereaga Beach in Getxo, between the old Algorta harbour and the Arriluce breakwater: a place surrounded by palaces and mansions, with Mount Serantes and Portugalete as a backdrop.

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13.

BILBAO

Ría de Bilbao Maritime Museum

Visit the Ría de Bilbao Maritime Museum, a unique look into all the excitement of the sea as seen through Bilbao’s tidal river and port.

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14.

BILBAO

Bilbao Cathedral

Explore Bilbao Cathedral with cutting edge audioguides in 6 languages.

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