No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hostel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal Begona Bilbao
Travel Blogs from Bilbao
NOW I read that it always rains all the time in north Spain. Should have read the literature before I guess. Ferry from Porthmouth to Bilbao was much cleaner and smarter than I expected. Now in Bilbao in a camping site that is actually closed except for the restaurant which is rather good. Not sure why they let us book? We are the only ones here and parked in the restaurant carpark. Which makes it handy for visiting. Been sitting here since 5 o'clock ...
Caught the bus into the city. Very quiet as it was Sunday. Went first to the Fine Arts Museum,(Belle Artes) and really enjoyed a slow walk through, appreciating the fantastic collection of Old Masters, Basque art and sculpture, and the modern stuff we skimmed through very quickly. Then took a walk in search of lunch and found a cafe opposite the Guggenheim. The ...
... a chicken salad with celery, pickles, and onions.
After lunch, we spent the rest of the afternoon at the Guggenheim museum, designed by
Frank Gehry. It is a pretty interesting looking building. Everyone here
worships it and calls it the most beautiful building in the world but I think
it looks rather strange. Then again, I'm not really a fan of modern
architecture...or modern art for that matter. The whole museum was filled with
modern art, ...
... is probably an acquired taste. Anyway, what was most compelling about the Yoko Ono floor was that it covered almost her entire career, from the early 1960s to the present.
Unfortunately, the museum had closed an entire floor for exhibition installation, so we didn't get to see as much as we would have liked (and Yoko Ono comprised a regrettably high proportion of what we did see), but at least our ticket prices were almost half off as a result. After ...
... It was right in the old center and walking distance to everything. Once we got there and dropped everything off, we went to the old town to eat lunch. Then we went walking along the canal to the Guggenheim museum. From the outside it looks like gold scales of a fish. It is a huge building. It even has the same spider structure at the Ottawa art museum. It was very funny seeing something so familiar in a completely different surrounding. In the front of the museum is a ...