Plaza San Pedro
Travel Blogs from Bilbao
... and a chocolate and apple crepe for 6 euros. We then went to the Guggenheim Museum which is supposedly a famous museum? I don't know but it was very neat. My favorite exhibit I managed to get a picture of because you weren't allowed to take photos. It was these column of words going up and down and overlapping with a blue light blinking behind it that was supposed to represent a mind and thoughts. The phrases were things like "my mother knows" and "I can smell you on me" and "I ...
... around the town. It was a really family friendly atmosphere, and while street drinking was permitted, there wasn't really many doing it, and there didn't seem to be any really drunk people around.
We arrived in Bilbao by train, and after a short rest, we met our city greeter. A free tour guide, actually free... volunteer. She was pretty fun. We learnt a bit about Bilbao, but not as much as a proper tour, more like if ...
... unexpectedly the view was pretty good from there too ! We had just over 24 hours to explore Bilbao. It has lots of impressive architecture both old and new . The Basque Museum was worth a visit too. It was a great city for a stopover on our way back home .
After two nights there it was time to hop on the ferry back to Blighty. It was fortunately another smooth crossing ...
Robin and Katie. It only took a few hours to get there by road. Biarritz became
a popular holiday destination when Napoleon III built a seaside palace for his
wife, Empress Eugenie. It is now the Hôtel du Palais. We walked along the beach
and the promenade. There were beautiful rocky formations out in the water. I
had a delicious Nutella crepe at the lighthouse, where there was a sundial.
I've never seen one like it before. It was a circle ...
... perfect way to eat, in my opinion, and we loved it.
The next morning, May 20 (Day 146), we walked along the river to the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, one of the most-lauded architectural masterpieces of the 20th century, a melange of titanium, glass and limestone woven together to mesmerizing effect. The museum really is breathtaking from the outside, and the light-filled atrium inside continues the spectacular experience. The modern and contemporary art ...
Other places to stay in Bilbao
Uribarri, Bilbao | 3 star hotelfrom $104
- A mixed review
- Nice stay at the Nervion
- Great location
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $90
Begoña, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Abando, Bilbao | 5 star hotelfrom $109
- Excellent hotel at a great price
- Excellent Hotel
- Stylish Hotel
Abando, Bilbao | 3 star hotelfrom $72
Abando, Bilbao | 5 star hotelfrom $119
- It's Really Very Good!
- Is this the best hotel in the world?
- Excellent location
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $84
Abando, Bilbao | 5 star hotelfrom $147
San Vicente 6, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- Wonderful Bilbao
- Pleased with our choice
- Good location
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Tolles Hotel
- Can't go wrong with the Hesperia Bilbao
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $95
Basurto-Zorrotza, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Abando, Bilbao | 1 star hotelfrom $60
Ibaiondo, Bilbao | 3 star hotelfrom $88
- Good in parts
- High tech - Good value - Well placed
- Good place to stay
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Castaños, Bilbao | 3 star hotelfrom $92
Deusto, Bilbao | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Abando, Bilbao | 5 star hotelfrom $100
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- Overall value for money.
- Wonderful hotel - one of the best
- We love the Miro, Wonderful, Fantastic, the Best!!!
Abando, Bilbao | 4 star hotelfrom $91
Gasteiz Bidea 2, Bilbao | Hotelfrom $116
Ibaiondo, Bilbao | 3 star hotelfrom $95
San Juan 12, Villa de Cestona , Bilbao | Hotelfrom $79
Rekalde, Bilbao | 2 star hotelfrom $65
Abando, Bilbao | Hotelfrom $64