Hear Bilbao’s past and imagine its future with a local guide that will tell you all about the history and the fascinating identity of El Botxo as you walk past the famous Plaza Nueva, the Begoña stairs, and the historical Seven Streets.
See key landmarks such as the Plaza de Miguel de Unamuno and Santiago Cathedral, and also learn about the best places to get some tasty local food.
Enjoy a fun and insightful free city tour from a unique perspective. Your expert guide will keep you well informed about the various places, events, and customs while in town!
Discover Bilbao on a Free City Tour!
Discover the Best Free Things to Do in Bilbao with World Free Tours! 🤩 Experience the allure of this modern Basque city on our exceptional Free Walking Tours tailored for travelers like you. Not only are these tours informative and engaging, but they’re also easy on the wallet.
Embark on a captivating journey through Bilbao’s rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning architecture. 🏢 Our passionate, local guides share enthralling stories and hidden gems, making your experience truly unforgettable.
Booking is a breeze – reserve your spot online and pay nothing upfront. You decide the value of the tour by tipping the guide at the end based on your satisfaction. 💸
Explore Bilbao’s intriguing corners on a Free Walking Tour and create priceless memories while setting your own price!
Ready to Get the Most Out of Bilbao?
Explore the city of Bilbao on foot with a local tour guide.
You’ll get to see all the best spots, from the Begoña stairs to the Plaza de Miguel de Unamuno, then walk past the magnificent Plaza Nueva, and even visit the famous Mercado de la Ribera.
Experience Bilbao your way and book the Free Walking Tour of Bilbao!
Duration: 2 hours
Meeting Point: See Map
Covid-19 measures: Our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations.
Do I need to print my reservation?
No. There is no need to print it, you just need to show your online booking confirmation.
How much should I tip?
If you enjoyed the experience, at the end of the tour you may tip your guide according to your budget and level of satisfaction.
How do I find the guide?
The guide will be waiting for you at the meeting point. Try to arrive 5-10 minutes before the starting time as it may not be possible to meet the guide after the tour has already started.
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What will I see during the Free Tour of Bilbao?
The Free Tour of Bilbao offers a captivating exploration of the city’s rich history, diverse architecture, and vibrant culture. Key highlights of the tour include the exterior of the iconic Guggenheim Museum, known for its modern art collection and innovative design, the bustling La Ribera Market, and the historic Old Town, or Casco Viejo, featuring charming narrow streets and picturesque squares. You’ll also have the opportunity to admire the stunning Santiago Cathedral, the bustling Plaza Nueva, and the impressive City Hall. As you wander through the dynamic streets of Bilbao, you’ll be immersed in the city’s unique blend of old and new, as well as its fascinating Basque heritage.
How much should I tip my guide?
For free tours the general principle of tipping is based on your satisfaction with the tour and your budget. A common practice could be in the range of €5 to €15 per person, depending on the quality of the tour, the guide’s performance, and your budget. Of course, if you feel that the guide went above and beyond, you could tip more as a token of appreciation.
Keep in mind that these amounts are just suggestions, and you should adjust your tip according to your level of satisfaction with the tour. It’s always a good idea to carry some small bills to make tipping easier.
How do I find the guide?
Head to Plaza del Arriaga and arrive a few minutes before the scheduled start time. Keep an eye out for a group gathering, as there could be fellow tour participants. By arriving early and being attentive to signs and group dynamics, you’ll easily find your guide and be ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through Bilbao.
What is the meeting point of the Free Tour of Bilbao?
The meeting point is by Plaza de Arriaga.
How long does the Free Tour of Bilbao last?
The Free Tour of Bilbao lasts around 2 and a half hours.
Where does the tour end?
The Free Tour of Bilbao finishes by Estación de la Concordia.