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Highlights of Bilbao
Bilbao Shore Trip - Highlights of Bilbao


 



This 4 Hour Private Shore Excursion Includes:
  • Pick up from Port or Hotel in Bilbao
  • Private English Speaking Licensed Guide
  • Round Trip Transportation in Private Vehicle
  • Included Entrance Fees:Guggenheim Museum
Please Note: This Bilbao tour is not available on Mondays when the museum is closed. Exception - the museum is open daily in July and August.

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Tour Number:
SBILB-01

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2 People - $330 Per Person (Private Tour)
3 People - $266 Per Person (Private Tour)
4 People - $206 Per Person (Private Tour)
5 People - $168 Per Person (Private Tour)
6 People - $144 Per Person (Private Tour)
7 People - $140 Per Person (Private Tour)
8 People - $140 Per Person (Private Tour)
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TOUR DESCRIPTION
 
Type: Architecture, Art, History, Panoramic Drive
Length: 4 Hours
Walking: Medium a lot of walking)
Mobility: Folding wheelchair OK (advance notice required)
Guide: Licensed Guide
Language: English

Bilbao Shore Excursion - This half day tour allows you to visit the Guggenheim Museum which is Bilbao's most popular attraction. After your museum visit you have a driving tour of the modern city and if time is available you can walk through the old town.

Bilbao is the capital of Vizcaya, one of the three Spanish Basque provinces. The origin of the city is said to be the historical port, which was located in what today is an area called the Arenal, a few steps from the Casco Viejo (the Old Town).

Bilbao first became a tourist destination when the railway between Bilbao and the coastal neighborhood of Getxo opened in 1872. But the real burst of tourism began with the opening of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in 1997. Now about 650,000 visitors go to the museum each year. Your tour starts at the museum and the amount of time spent at the museum will depend upon your interests. An express visits lasts about 1 hour but most people end up spending about 2 hours.

After visiting the Guggenheim the balance of the tour will be based on the amount of time spent in the museum. Thanks to its history and location, Bilbao is a magnificent mixture of architecture, tradition, sea and mountain, character and history. Possibly you'd enjoy a driving tour to see some of the architecture or maybe you would prefer to stroll the old town.

At the end of the tour, your guide will take you back to the pier.

Please Note: This Bilbao tour is not available on Mondays (except in July and August) when the museum is closed.


If you cannot find what you are looking for, our Bilbao tours and Bilbao Shore Excursions can also be customized to fit your needs. If you have a larger group, we can offer you a private Bilbao tour using a mid-size bus or full size coach. Please contact us with any questions or to receive a customized quote.