Free Tour

Free Tour

HISTORIC BILBAO

 

In our tour “HISTORIC BILBAO“, you will get to know the essential and most important historical monuments of the old city of Bilbao, as well as the most interesting elements of culture and curiosities.

Arriaga Theater, Plaza Nueva (New Square), Unamuno Square, Church (and bridge) of Saint Anthony the Great (‘San Antón’), Ribera Market and much more!

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HISTORIC BILBAO

what we see

We visit different places...

Free Tour Bilbao's Umbrella

How to find us

Remember to look for the red umbrella when you arrive to the meeting point, "Plaza Arriaga"

Teatro Arriaga

Arriaga Theater

Did you know that the Arriaga Theater gets its name from the famous composer with the same name, nicknamed "the Spanish Mozart"?

Paseo del Arenal

Arenal Promenade

Former boat dock, now it's one of the liveliest places of the city

San Nicolas

Church of Saint Nicholas

This church witnessed tragic events like the flood of 1983, that to this day, we can still see its mark

Placa Riada

History

Learn about the most transcendental events that have marked the evolution of the city of Bilbao

Plaza nueva

New Square (Plaza Nueva)

Famous for its 'pintxos' bars, in this square took place one of the most famous "bilbainada" (local curiosity) of recent history

Escaleras

Mallona Stairs

Don't worry, we won't walk up this stairs!, but we will explain where do they go and why they are important

Unamuno

Miguel de Unamuno

He's maybe one of the most influent people of Bilbao; a man of letters, philosopher, politician... a controversial person

Puente

Saint Anthony the Great

Core of Bilbao's old town and place where the first port of the city was located, these two elements (church and bridge) are so important that we can find them in the coat of arms of Bilbao

Mercado de la ribera

Ribera Market

The biggest indoor market of Europe, by the riverside of the Nervion river, it's a must see stop

Catedral de Santiago

Santiago's Cathedral

Dedicated to the Apostle Santiago, patron saint of the city, since Bilbao is part of the north 'Camino de Santiago' (Way of Saint James)

Fuente del perro

Details

The dog's fountain. Or are not they dogs...? Come and discover it!