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81% Avg. city rating Rated by 409 customers

Activities / excursions 80%

Restaurants / eating out 84%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 79%

Getting around / public transport 88%

Sightseeing 84%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 75%

Value for money 79%

Customer Travel Tips for Bilbao

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96% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


15 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the Guggenheim and go to the funicular for a fantastic view of the city!

Liked: I loved the Guggenheim museum. That alone is worth the trip. But I enjoyed walking around the city – very lovely mix of old and new buildings.

Disliked: I wish there were more restaurants! I've never had such a hard time finding a place to eat as in Bilbao.

100% Avg. rating
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  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


10 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Customer Travel Tip: Worth spending a few days in

Liked: Excellent transport. Very clean

Disliked: No

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


09 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Pintxos!

Liked: Very pretty, easy to get around, lots to see, great food and wine!

Disliked: No

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
64% Avg. rating


11 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Don't stay longer than a day, there are better places to go around here.

Liked: The guggenheim was a cool museum, the old town was interesting.

Disliked: It's just not really much of anything. Just meh.

96% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


09 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy the pintxos!

Liked: The organisation of the basketball!

Disliked: Nothing comes to mind.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
80% Avg. rating


27 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in the old town! make sure you do research before going to see what is on/when things are open/closed

Liked: The museums (Guggenheim)

Disliked: i stayed in a weird area the first night and felt a bit unsafe although i think it was very safe, that firs tnight gave me a bad impression as the people were not friendly where i was and there was a festival on (which as great!!) but due to that, everything EVERYTHING was closed....which made it really hard!

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


19 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Take a walk at the riverfront, visit the Guggenheim Museum an try some pixtos!

Liked: The City is clearly arranged. The People are helpful. It´s a Relaxing City where you can visit a handful interesting cultural and architectural sights without having stress. The public transport is well organised.

Disliked: I didn´t really disliked something.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


09 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Join a walking or cycling tour of Bilbao. Book your Guggenheim tickets online and skip the queue

Liked: Architecture walking tour, Guggenheim, metro was convenient fast & affordable

Disliked: no

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


17 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: A taxi will be cheaper than you expect , especially if 2-4 people. Visit the Guggenheim and walk along the river. Try pintxos and drink at lunch like the locals do. Relax!

Liked: Arts and culture, laid back atmos. BBK Fest

Disliked: The buses a little confusing, but cheap.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


15 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Customer Travel Tip: Find a good map and walk everywhere, you will see so much more that way!

Liked: Different quarters had different vibes, easy to navigate, friendly and safe atmosphere.

Disliked: Could be more WiFi and shops (but not a massive negative!)

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
69% Avg. rating


11 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: combine with pamplona and san sebastian

Liked: here for the festival

Disliked: no

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


28 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the Guggenheim and explore Basque culture.

Liked: Bilbao is a fairly small city but has a lot to offer.

Disliked: No.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


18 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: guggenheim is great

Liked: Guggenheim

Disliked: weather

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


18 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: eat pintxos

Liked: food...amazing

Disliked: weather

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
73% Avg. rating


16 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Spending two days is more than enough

Liked: Gugguenheim Museum

Disliked: Weather was nor the best.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


25 May 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Must try the pinxto-vino combination at the cheaper bars in the old city near San Sebastian church. It's great value for money. If you're traveling alone, there's nothing better than sitting out on the street and sipping your vinos and people watching. Who knows? You'll get tips on what to eat and where to go. I'm a vegetarian and one Bilbao resident told me i should try the tsampi(mushroom) pinxto. It was indeed the best local veg food i've had in Bilbao.

Liked: I liked that the whole city could be covered on foot. People are really helpful. A couple stopped by to help me even though i hadnt asked. They knew I was lost.

Disliked: I wish the locals wouldn't litter the roads and bars so much. The garbage cleaners hose down the roads every morning using many litres of precious water to clean the city. Also, make your bartender and restauranteur's lives easy - they work very, very hard

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


18 May 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: not more then 1 day.

Liked: the Goggenheim museum and walking along the river

Disliked: not much to do except the Goggenheim

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
91% Avg. rating


29 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: guggenheim museum

Liked: It is a beautiful, clean city. And basque people are super nice.

Disliked: no

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


28 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Romantic getaway Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the sea

Liked: The museum, the teleferico, the atmosphere of the city. The pintxos! The see shore.

Disliked: Metro A bit expensive. Rainy.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


14 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: embrace the all day steady drinking culture and learn a couple of basque words

Liked: lots going on, lots to see and ska-p were playing!

Disliked: the food looked great but we struggled as vegetarians after the third tortilla. Not necessarily bilbao's fault.

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81% Avg. city rating Rated by 409 customers

Activities / excursions 80%

Restaurants / eating out 84%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 79%

Getting around / public transport 88%

Sightseeing 84%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 75%

Value for money 79%

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