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Tours from Bilbao

Our aim is to make your our from Bilbao tourism experience unforgettable. With our comprehensive Bilbao travel guide, you'll have the opportunity to dive into the city's rich culture and history. Come enjoy a personalized Bilbao city, food and wine tour with The Best of Basque and experience the exquisite gastronomic scene that Bilbao offers! We are ranked as the absolute BEST FOOD TOUR IN BILBAO BY TRIPADVISOR

From 275€

Bilbao Tour for Cruise Ship Guests

Duration: 6h

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Basque Cooking Class in Bilbao

Duration: 3h

La Rioja for the Connoisseur: Explore the finest wineries and taste exquisite wines in La Rioja, a paradise for wine lovers seeking premium vintages and refined flavors.
From 695€

Rioja Wine tours from Bilbao

Duration: 8-9h

Embark on a food tour of Bilbao, sampling a variety of local delicacies, traditional dishes, and gourmet treats while exploring the city's culinary scene.
From 95€

Bilbao Food Tour

Duration: 3h

From 275€

Bilbao Architecture Tour

Duration: 3.5h


Why Choose Pro Tour Bilbao?

Our Bilbao tours provide an immersive journey into the heart of the Basque Country. With us, you're not just observing, you're experiencing. We take you beyond the usual tourist routes, unveiling the true essence of Bilbao.

Where is bilbao in spain?

Bilbao is located in northern Spain and serves as the capital of the province of Biscay in the autonomous community of the Basque Country. It is situated on the northern edge of the Iberian Peninsula,The city lies along the Nervión River, which flows into the Cantabrian Sea.

Weather in Bilbao

Bilbao does not typically see extreme temperatures. Summers are warm with average highs around 25°C (77°F), making it pleasant for sightseeing and outdoor activities. Winters are mild, with temperatures rarely dropping below 5°C (41°F), although it can feel chillier due to humidity.

What is Bilbao famous for?

From the spellbinding Guggenheim Museum to the charming Old Town, our tours in Bilbao take you through the city's architectural marvels. You'll be captivated by Bilbao's eclectic mix of traditional Basque and modern architecture.

Discover San Sebastian and Getxo on Our Bilbao Tours

Extend your Bilbao vacations with day trips to the nearby gems of San Sebastian and Getxo. Marvel at the historic Bizkaia Bridge and soak up the charm of the Bilbao Cruise.

Iconic Bilbao

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao | Museum of Fine Arts of Bilbao | Erriberako merkatua | Vizcaya Bridge | Plaza Nueva | Azkuna Zentroa (Alhóndiga Bilbao) | Zubizuri …

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What you need to know about visiting Bilbao

Absolutely! Bilbao is an excellent destination for tourists, whether you’re traveling as a couple, with friends, or with family. Couples will appreciate the city’s romantic architecture and serene riverside walks. For those visiting with friends, Bilbao offers a vibrant nightlife scene and a plethora of bars where you can experience the local Basque culture. Families will find Bilbao welcoming as well, with numerous kid-friendly attractions such as interactive museums and beautiful parks. The city’s diverse offerings ensure there is something for every type of traveler to enjoy.


U.S. citizens do not need a visa for short stays (under 90 days) in Spain, which is part of the Schengen Area. You just need a passport valid for at least three months beyond your planned departure date from the Schengen Area.

The euro (€) is used in Bilbao, as in the rest of Spain. You’ll find ATMs throughout the city, and most establishments accept credit cards.

Yes, it is perfectly acceptable to speak Spanish in Bilbao. While Basque (Euskera) is also widely spoken and culturally significant in the region, Spanish is spoken by nearly the entire population. You’ll find that most locals are bilingual, comfortably switching between Spanish and Basque. Spanish is a phonetic language, meaning it is generally pronounced as it is written, which might make it easier for Spanish learners to speak and understand. Whether you’re interacting in shops, restaurants, or tourist attractions, Spanish will serve you well throughout your visit to Bilbao.

Your U.S. mobile phone should work in Spain, but it’s best to check with your provider about roaming charges. Alternatively, purchasing a local SIM card is another option for better data and calling rates.

It is advisable to wear comfortable clothing and shoes, especially if the tour includes a lot of walking or if it is outdoors. Also, don’t forget your camera to capture the beautiful sites and moments of the trip. Depending on the weather, it might be helpful to bring an umbrella or a waterproof jacket.

Bilbao can be visited at any time of the year, but spring and autumn are especially pleasant due to the moderate climate. In addition, these periods offer the advantage of avoiding the crowds of the most touristy months such as July and August.

Yes, especially during peak season, it is advisable to book tours in advance to secure your spot, as some popular tours like Bilbao wine torus or food tours can fill up quickly.