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The authentic Bilbao food tour

The authentic Bilbao food tour

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26
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$91.76
From
$91.76
Enjoy a dinner to remember—and discover the highlights of Bilbao’s vibrant food scene—during this small-group food tour. Meet your guide in central Bilbao, and be sure to come hungry: you’ll taste the best of the city’s many pintxos (tapas) bars. Try a number of local bites, learn all about what sets the Basque Country’s culinary offerings apart, enjoy drinks with your nibbles, and follow your guide to locals-frequented favorites.
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* A traveler said: "Fabulous fun and delicious - Adria created a memorable evening introducing me to bilbao's Pinxto scene. I discovered small neighbourhood places filled with unique pinxto and mingled with local people while hearing about some of the history of the city. Highly recommend Adria's tour!"


Casco Viejo or 7 streets

Casco Viejo or 7 streets

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4
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$71.57
Price varies by group size
From
$71.57
Price varies by group size
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.
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* A traveler said: "Laris did a great job of making history come alive in this historic section of town. His enthusiasm was catching and he was well prepared to do the tour in English or Spanish as he knows four languages! You could see his heart for history and culture."


La Rioja and Vitoria Wine Tour with Winery Visit
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La Rioja and Vitoria Wine Tour with Winery Visit

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3
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.50
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$83.50
Visitors to Basque Country can easily miss the charming capital city of Vitoria, opting to tour the smaller villages and wine regions. On this full-day tour across Basque Country, travelers don't need to choose—you'll visit both the city and countryside. Start your day walking through Vitoria's historic quarter, and then head to La Rioja for an afternoon in the vineyards and villages. Wrap up your day at a traditional winery for a wine tasting, included at no extra charge.
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* A traveler said: "We had a very good time on the tour. There were only four of us so the guide was able to give personal time to all. The town of Laguarida was wonderful to explore."


The Premier Bilbao Food & Wine Walking Tour

The Premier Bilbao Food & Wine Walking Tour

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129
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.28
From
$119.28
Learn all about traditional pintxos (the Basque version of Spanish tapas) on a guided walking tour of Bilbao's bars. At each stop, sample one or two of these delightful little bar snacks accompanied with a glass of wine, beer, or hard cider. Get an insider's perspective of the ancient part of the city that dates back to 1300. Consider booking this tour at the beginning of your Bilbao vacation so you can return to your favorite hotspots for more pintxo sampling.
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* A traveler said: "Irene was a wonderful and very knowledgeable host. We had a great evening in the streets of Old Bilbao."


Biarritz, Saint Jean De Luz & San Sebastian

Biarritz, Saint Jean De Luz & San Sebastian

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12
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.50
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$83.50
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 San Sebastian, where you’ll have free time to explore or grab lunch into the famous old town, before embarking on a walking tour followed by a visit to Mount Igueldo.
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* A traveler said: "The guide was Jose and he really was good. The van was tight for 7 people for such a long tour. Locations were great."


La Rioja Wine Tour with Two Winery Visits with Wine Tasting from Bilbao
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La Rioja Wine Tour with Two Winery Visits with Wine Tasting from Bilbao

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18
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$232.60
Price varies by group size
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$232.60
Price varies by group size
Spain is widely famous for its wines' high quality, and the cradle of these wines, the land that provides its name to the apellation of La Rioja, is not far from Bilbao. Enjoy visiting two wineries, have a relaxing walk through the vineyards, learn the wine-making process from the grape harvest to the aging and finish the experience with a wine tasting in each winery to taste some of the best Rioja wines. Two different wineries will be visited in order to learn the difference from one winery to the other. Along the day we will also visit the charming medieval village of Laguardia were two pintxos and wines will be tasted to have a complete gastronomical day.
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* A traveler said: "On time pick-up. Private tour with only our party. Competent and friendly tour guide. Interesting and informative tours at the wineries by their personnel. Tasting of top shelf wines. Ample time without being rushed through. No sales pitch. definitively worth the money."


Basque Coast Tour: Vizcaya Bridge, Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo and Gernika

Basque Coast Tour: Vizcaya Bridge, Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo and Gernika

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46
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$71.57
From
$71.57
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.
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* A traveler said: "Our tour guide is very professional and it’s nice to pick us up from hotel. Overall spent 5 hrs to see those amazing scenery around Bilbao is great!"


Bilbao Historical Tour

Bilbao Historical Tour

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32
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.60
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$30.60
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.
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* A traveler said: "Sam had fabulous English and was very knowledgeable about Bilbao and Basque history. We were very lucky as tourism had not yet picked up so we had Sam all to ourselves for the tour. He was very easy to talk to and he brought the City to life for us. Very interesting 3 hours with him."


The Sanctuary of Loyola, Getaria, Zarauz and San Sebastian

The Sanctuary of Loyola, Getaria, Zarauz and San Sebastian

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30
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$91.76
From
$91.76
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.       
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* A traveler said: "Learning the history and being able to ask questions. The enthusiasm of the guide. Everything is timed very well."


Cooking Class in Bilbao with Local Charming Village Visit

Cooking Class in Bilbao with Local Charming Village Visit

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23
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$259.97
From
$259.97
Learn how to make Basque tapas with the benefit of personalized attention during this half-day private cooking class. Enjoy being in a private villa in the mountains with a chef guide, who will teach you how to cook with seasonal produce grown on site. Sip a glass of wine and taste local cheese and olive oil while you learn, then sit down to eat your masterpieces. Private round-trip transportation included, as well as a visit to the fishing village of Castro Urdiales.
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* A traveler said: "Irene, the cooking instructor is a gem! She grew up in Bilbao, gave us a short tour then went to her villa for the hands on cooking class. She paired each pintxos with wine. Irene makes you feel like family. Wonderful way to spend the afternoon! Highly recommend this class."


Biarritz, Saint Jean de Luz, Hondarribia and San Sebastian Full Day Tour

Biarritz, Saint Jean de Luz, Hondarribia and San Sebastian Full Day Tour

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77
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.50
From
$83.50
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.   
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* A traveler said: "We had a great day with our tour guide Stephan and our driver Florin. We saw many beautiful places in 1 day. Stephan explained a lot about the basque culture. I can recommed him and the driver. Thank you!"


Vizcaya Bridge, Urdaibai, San Juan De Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo And Gernika
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$71.57
Discover the history of Bilbao on this half-day guided tour. Travel along the coast stopping at the Vizcaya Bridge before reaching the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve. Following that, head to the charming fishing village of Berme then visit Gernika to see the Assembly House and the Tree of Gernika, a symbol of the Basque people.
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* A traveler said: "We had a fun and wonderful time with our guide José. He made the tour more interesting for our small group tour."


Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo and Gernika Guided Tour with Hotel Pickup

Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo and Gernika Guided Tour with Hotel Pickup

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16
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.53
From
$77.53
Visit iconic San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, aka the castle rock, during this full-day tour that includes stops in Bermeo and Gernika. Climb the narrow, winding steps connecting this castle built high on a rocky island to the mainland and overlook the sea and stunning landscape. Featured on the HBO show “Game of Thrones”, this tour lets you visit “Dragonstone” in real life.
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* A traveler said: "Stephan was fantastic. Wonderful day- everything as promised. Highly recommend. Would even do again."


Half-Day Bicycle Tour of Bilbao

Half-Day Bicycle Tour of Bilbao

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18
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.17
From
$38.17
Take a bike route with us and enjoy all the attractions that both tourist Bilbao and more alternative and unknown Bilbao offer you. Mix with the city and its inhabitants and get to know all our customs and traditions thanks to our team of professional guides who are perfectly knowledgeable about the city.
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Pintxo and Tapas tour with local Food Expert

Pintxo and Tapas tour with local Food Expert

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12
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$149.10
From
$149.10
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?
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* A traveler said: "A very good guid who gave us a nice tour in Bilbao. Very good in the information of the culinaire tour and the history of the city. A loveble person. Best day in bilbao"


Magic at the Guggenheim Museum (inside and outside -3 h)

Magic at the Guggenheim Museum (inside and outside -3 h)

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11
  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$113.32
Price varies by group size
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$113.32
Price varies by group size
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.
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* A traveler said: "Javier was excellent. Passionate, informative and gave us a generous amount of time to ask questions and look and the art. Top notch...thanks for making our trip to Bilbao memorable"


Half Day Game of Thrones Tour from Bilbao
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Half Day Game of Thrones Tour from Bilbao

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9
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$71.57
From
$71.57
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!
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* A traveler said: "If you are a GOT fan this tour is for you. We had an amazing guide and driver who had great stories and personal ones at that about the show and the locations we visited. We also got treated to a medieval castle, not related to GOT but still a sight to see when you previously believed there were no castles in the Basque country. San Juan was epic and breathtaking. We had lovely weather and with the virus they have taken great measures for your safety. It wasn't too crowded, due to a minimum of 46 people going in at specific reservation times. So every picture doesn't have to be filled with strangers. Highly recommend this tour. It is a hike and being out of shape myself I was dog tired at the end. But don't fret you have 2 hours to explore. We got back in time for a rest, bathroom break, and snacks at the cafe at the beginning of the trail to San Juan!"


Bilbao Classic & Modern

Bilbao Classic & Modern

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7
  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$99.10
Price varies by group size
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$99.10
Price varies by group size
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.
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* A traveler said: "Tour was terrific Our guide was helpful in every way. She was punctual, knowledgeable, personable, and offered many insights into the town. It was a perfect tour for a one day stop in Bilbao."


Getxo, city of contrasts

Getxo, city of contrasts

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7
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.42
Price varies by group size
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$95.42
Price varies by group size
Explore one of Gexto’s industrial masterpieces—the UNESCO-listed Vizcaya Bridge. Enjoy the ultimate hassle-free day with a hotel pickup and drop-off. Entrance fees are included, so you won’t have to wait in line, and you’ll have a guide to provide historical insights, and give local recommendations. You can customize your trip, depending on your needs, such as choosing to travel in a private vehicle, rather than public transport.
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Elorrio, Oñati and Arantzazu

Elorrio, Oñati and Arantzazu

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5
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.57
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$71.57
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. 
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* A traveler said: "This trip was fabulous. My guide made a real effort to give lots of information and was happy to answer any questions. As we were a small group of three, the guide included an additional stop. The small towns of Elorrio and Oinati were beautiful. But the monastery and mountain surrounds of Arantazu were breathtakingly beautiful. A great day."


CERTAL SETS TOURS: Bilbao EXPERIENCES (6 hours)

CERTAL SETS TOURS: Bilbao EXPERIENCES (6 hours)

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3
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.05
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$159.05
Guided Tour: 2 hours + Walk or Gastronomic Workshop 2 hours and we make a difference with a 2-hour SHOPPING ROUTE also leaving BILBAO rendered at your feet never better. Includes a pintxo-pot appetizer (1 Basque cap + 1 drink)
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Bilbao: Guided Pintxos Tour

Bilbao: Guided Pintxos Tour

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3
  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.77
Price varies by group size
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$103.77
Price varies by group size
Discover the streets and cuisine of Bilbao Old Town (Casco Viejo) in one experience on this private walking tour. Explore the cobbled lanes, and stop to visit medieval churches and landmarks that illustrate Bilbao’s history and 14th-century roots. Along the way, pause to sample ‘pintxos’ (bite-sized appetizers), at four eateries: savoring the skewered eats with drinks as your guide describes their place in Bilbao’s food and culture. Flexible itinerary, entrance fees, tastings, and drinks included.
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* A traveler said: "Begonia was a wonderful tour guide. Very informative. Full of information. Food and drinks were delicious and representative of the area"


Private 4-hour Walking Tour of Bilbao with Local Guide

Private 4-hour Walking Tour of Bilbao with Local Guide

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2
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$214.70
Price varies by group size
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$214.70
Price varies by group size
Experience Bilbao like a local with a private guide and a walking 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.
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Private 4-hour City Tour of Bilbao with Hotel or Cruise Port pick-up

Private 4-hour City Tour of Bilbao with Hotel or Cruise Port pick-up

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1
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$453.26
Price varies by group size
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$453.26
Price varies by group size
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.
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* A traveler said: "We were a group of three and as our mother walks slowly, we opted for a private tour. The lady guide was professional and knowledgeable as the places we visited were very interesting. She was also considerate as she did not rush through the sights. It was a memorable tour for us and we enjoyed it."


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