Cool things to do in Bilbao near the Guggenheim Museum

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Cool things to do in Bilbao near the Guggenheim Museum

Plan your vacation in Bilbao. Here you will find our top things to do near the Guggenheim Museum. 

The Guggenheim is one of the top modern art museums in the world and one of Bilbao’s main attractions. 

Map with things to do near the Guggenheim Museum

Our top picks for things to do near the Guggenheim Museum

bilbao fine arts museum

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum: Bilbao’s other amazing Museum

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum – Review  The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum (in Basque, Bilboko Arte Ederren Museoa) is located in the city of Bilbao in northern Spain. It is currently one of the main museums in the country, characterized by its chronological breadth, spanning from the thirteenth century to the present day, and for the great diversity of artistic styles it contains. During the last 100 years, a collaboration between

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Cabarceno park

Cabarceno park in Cantabria: gorgeous open enclosure zoo in Nothern Spain

Cabarceno park in Cantabria – Review  The Cabárceno Nature Park is not a conventional zoo or a nature park, located in Cantabria in Northern Spain. It is a natural space molded by the hand of man, that still retains the primitive beauty of its karst landscape, on the 750 ha of an old open-pit mining operation. In the Cabárceno Nature Park, is home to over 120 species and life develops

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Bridge of Vizcaya

Bridge of Vizcaya (Portugalete)

Bridge of Vizcaya The Bridge of Vizcaya also known as Portugalete Bridge is the amazing feat of engineering that spans the width of the Ibaizabal estuary, just west of Bilbao. Designed by the Basque architect Alberto de Palacio and completed in 1893, stands 45-m-high and 160m wide. It features a mix of 19th-century iron working traditions with the then-new lightweight techniques of twisted steel ropes. It was the first such

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Pathway to san juan de gaztelugatxe or dragonstone from game of thrones

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe: Dragonstone of Game of thrones

Table of Contents What is San Juan de Gaztelugatxe? San Juan de Gaztelugatxe is a tiny island off the northern coast of Spain, in the Basque Country. The island is connected to the mainland by a thin, winding, manmade pathway. The chapel at the top of the small island has been a place for pilgrims for a long time.  San Juan de Gaztelugatxe has traditionally also been a very easy

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san mames stadium

San Mamés stadium

San Mames – Athletic Bilbao stadium   San Mamés stadium is located in Bilbao, the capital city of the Basque Country. The stadium opened its doors to the public on September 16, 2013. The stadium serves primarily as Athletic Club de Bilbao soccer team’s home pitch but is also home to the Bilbao center for sports innovation and a sports medicine center, an underground running track, and a municipal sports

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Guggenheim musem

Guggenheim musem- Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao  The Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao is the city’s most emblematic monument. A visit to Bilbao wouldn’t be complete without at least strolling by and admiring it from the outside. This spectacular shimmering building on the bank of the Nervión river is itself a piece of art. Designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, the museum is considered one of the premier examples of contemporary architecture, and has been

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Plaza de Santiago

Plaza de Santiago- Bilbao

Plaza de Santiago in Bilbao Gothic cathedral, built around 1379 and substantially restored after a fire in 1571. The church has a nave and two aisles, a projecting Renaissance door, a columned hall from the same period and a Gothic cloister with vaulting. The most impressive item in the church treasury is the custodia, a processional monstrance. Average customer review Score for Plaza de Santiago 8.8 More interesting things about

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Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari

Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari- Bilbao

Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari The church of San Nicolás is part of the landscape of the area of El Arenal in the city of Bilbao. An octagonal 14C building, it was completely renovated in the 18C in baroque style; the old pillars from the shrine served as the foundations. Inside there is a fine wooden altar and sculptures by Juan de Mena. The church of San Nicolas de

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Parque de Doña Casilda de

Parque de Doña Casilda de Iturriza in Bilbao

Parque de Doña Casilda de Iturriza Parque de Doña Casilda is Bilbao´s largest park, it has been enlarged with the transformation of Bilbao around the Guggenheim museum. Its extension of close to 10 acres is home to up to 1,500 of different botanical species. Basketball courts, children’s playground areas, and a pond make of the Doña Casilda park one of Bilbao´s favorite places to enjoy with children. It was designed

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Restaurants to enjoy in Bilbao

NEBAK Jatetxea

NEBAK Jatetxea- Bilbao

Why we recommend hotel NEBAK Jatetxea? NEBAK Jatetxea is a small, traditinal basque restaurant that offers slightly modernized and delicious versions of all the classics.

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