Bilbao Travel Guide
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Bilbao Travel Guide
Where is Bilbao?
You know you want to vacation there and what you want to see, but do you know just where Bilbao is? Read on to find out.
It's located 200 miles north of the national capital, Madrid, and 7 miles northeast of Guenes.
There are approximately 350,000 locals that reside in this corner of Basque Country.
Places to Visit in Bilbao
If you're trying to figure out what should be at the top of your itinerary, you can't go past the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. It's such a landmark that you'd be crazy to leave Bilbao without swinging by!Here you'll come across a range of popular tourist sights, such as Santiago Cathedral and the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. Try to get to all of them!Experience a bit of history and meander through Plaza Moyua, a nice spot to sit back and watch the world go by. Need some more options? No matter if you're a devout landlubber or a sailor who's conquered the seven seas, a journey to Maritime Museum promises to be an educational and fun day out. But there's more! If you need a place to unwind, walk down to Plaza Nueva, find a bench and watch all the action at this popular meeting place.
Car Rentals in Bilbao
Take your travel lust to new heights by checking out car rentals in Bilbao. No matter where you plan to go or what you want to do, Orbitz will help you find a ride that suits your adventurous spirit.
As soon as you've hit the runway at Bilbao Airport, you'll be able to pick up a car right outside the terminal. Why not let the friendly staff at Alamo Rent A Car and Sixt help you out? If you love to shop around, you could also consider Budget and Europcar.
Renting a ride from the city center is a convenient option if you're staying nearby. Take a look at Enterprise, located at Plaza Circular, 2 Estaci?n De Tren Bilbao Abando. Another popular choice is Alamo Rent A Car at Plaza Circular, 2 Estaci?n De Tren Bilbao Abando.
Where to stay in Bilbao – Hotel Accommodation
Reserve your hotel in Bilbao
with Orbitz now! There are at least 60 options in this awesome destination, so locking in a nice room will be a piece of cake.The Hotel Embarcadero
is one of our favorite high-end hotels. If that's not quite to your taste, check out the Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao
, another terrific choice. On the other hand, try the Apartamentos Turisticos Atxuri
or the Basque Boutique
if you're traveling on a tighter budget.If you and your pals are planning to visit the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, why not surprise them by booking close-by accommodation at the Hotel Miro
? It's just 0.1 miles away. If you'd like more options, snag yourself a room at the Hotel Carlton
, 0.4 miles away.
Nearest Airports to Bilbao
If you're organizing a vacation to Bilbao, there's a good chance your trip will begin at Bilbao Airport (BIO), which lies 3 miles north of the downtown area. Once you've landed, grab your bags and embark on your next incredible adventure!
Popular Places to Visit Near Bilbao
Once you've spent some time doing all there is to do in Bilbao, famed attractions are waiting close at hand! 60 miles away is Hendaye
. Many travelers use this locality as a base to experience the world-famous attraction, Hendaye Beach.
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