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Sail Date: June 2019
interesting city. See the Guggenheim, walk long the river. We took a walking tour of the old town which was excellent
interesting city. See the Guggenheim, walk long the river. We took a walking tour of the old town which was excellent Read Less
3 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: June 2019
A wonderful city with the magnificent Guggenheim museum in a fabulous building
A wonderful city with the magnificent Guggenheim museum in a fabulous building Read Less
10 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2019
Complimentary bus service was adequate and took us to the town centre. The place was Ok, but other than seeing the Museum there was nothing else noteworthy about the place
Complimentary bus service was adequate and took us to the town centre. The place was Ok, but other than seeing the Museum there was nothing else noteworthy about the place Read Less
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2019
did our own. Trail was easy city had so much to see and do will go back. Great place.
did our own. Trail was easy city had so much to see and do will go back. Great place. Read Less
5 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: April 2019
Really worth going into the City. We took the 10 euro(return) City shuttle bus from the Port which is about 30 mins from the city. Recommend the Guggenheim Museum then a walk along the riverbank to old town;[ narrow pretty streets] then ... Read More
Really worth going into the City. We took the 10 euro(return) City shuttle bus from the Port which is about 30 mins from the city. Recommend the Guggenheim Museum then a walk along the riverbank to old town;[ narrow pretty streets] then catch the cheap electric tram back from the Old town tram stop(Ribberia) near the Market.[ Old Town] back to the Guggenheim and it was a short walk to the shuttle bus to the ship. Read Less
Sail Date: April 2019
Loved the city. We booked Guggenheim tickets well in advance, so took the cruise shuttle bus into the city and easily did the museum in 2 hours right at 10 when it opened. We then took the funicular up the hill to a great overlook, then ... Read More
Loved the city. We booked Guggenheim tickets well in advance, so took the cruise shuttle bus into the city and easily did the museum in 2 hours right at 10 when it opened. We then took the funicular up the hill to a great overlook, then came back down and walked along the river to old town for tapas and vino. We want to come back and spend at least 3 or 4 days in the future to explore more. Read Less
7 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: September 2018
Guggenheim Museum is a mush see for art and architecture lovers. The trams easy to use, is worth getting the tram into the old part of town. There is a great food market there that also has tapas and wine bars. The food was fantastic, was ... Read More
Guggenheim Museum is a mush see for art and architecture lovers. The trams easy to use, is worth getting the tram into the old part of town. There is a great food market there that also has tapas and wine bars. The food was fantastic, was great to share Saturday Market day with the locals. Read Less
7 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: September 2018
Loved Bilbao, no need for an excursion, the shuttle takes you into town and theres so much to do Dont miss the Guggenheim or Old Town...Get the pixtos and drink away while you eat for free!!!
Loved Bilbao, no need for an excursion, the shuttle takes you into town and theres so much to do Dont miss the Guggenheim or Old Town...Get the pixtos and drink away while you eat for free!!! Read Less
5 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: July 2018
Skipped the 15.60euro shuttle and got the local Metro into town (20 mins walk from ship) for just 1.70 euros, then bought a 10euro Bizcaia ticket for 24 hours unlimited travel on buses, trams, Metro, suburban trains, and funicular railway. ... Read More
Skipped the 15.60euro shuttle and got the local Metro into town (20 mins walk from ship) for just 1.70 euros, then bought a 10euro Bizcaia ticket for 24 hours unlimited travel on buses, trams, Metro, suburban trains, and funicular railway. Nice parks in the centre apart from the river and Guggenheim museum, and superb views from the top of the funicular, and from the riverside art of the tram route. Read Less
4 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2018
Where the money is. Great city, great food, great shopping. The old city is also a good visit. We enjoyed it very much.
Where the money is. Great city, great food, great shopping. The old city is also a good visit. We enjoyed it very much. Read Less
3 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2018
Great city amazing architecture. So many shops. Guggenheim is a great experience. Get there early and see the mist around the lake surrounding the museum a very sci-vi effect. Recommend the tour of the football ground history museum ... Read More
Great city amazing architecture. So many shops. Guggenheim is a great experience. Get there early and see the mist around the lake surrounding the museum a very sci-vi effect. Recommend the tour of the football ground history museum not only about the football but the people. Had a tasty tapas in an old bar near the stadium very cheap . Read Less
7 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2018
The ship's shuttle took us into central Bilbao about 500 yards from the Guggenheim. What a fantastic piece of architecture, inside and out. A must to visit. Busy city with an old town to explore.
The ship's shuttle took us into central Bilbao about 500 yards from the Guggenheim. What a fantastic piece of architecture, inside and out. A must to visit. Busy city with an old town to explore. Read Less
5 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: April 2018
Again we took a private tour, which also included a tapas tour of Bilbao tapas bars. All very nice. In the morning we drove out to Gernika, which was very informative and interesting to see.
Again we took a private tour, which also included a tapas tour of Bilbao tapas bars. All very nice. In the morning we drove out to Gernika, which was very informative and interesting to see. Read Less
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: April 2018
Loved the Guggenheim museum and the pintxos (tatas) and other foods ashore. Wish we had 2 or 3 days there to explore. Too much to see and do for only a few hours.
Loved the Guggenheim museum and the pintxos (tatas) and other foods ashore. Wish we had 2 or 3 days there to explore. Too much to see and do for only a few hours. Read Less
3 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: March 2018
Great city. Shuttle dropped us off at the centre. Visited the Guggenheim and took the tram to the old main square and had really good paella.
Great city. Shuttle dropped us off at the centre. Visited the Guggenheim and took the tram to the old main square and had really good paella. Read Less
1 Helpful Vote
Sail Date: October 2017
Travelled into Bilbao on our own steam, which was lovely. Saw plenty of Getxo (the actual port) which was beautiful, with a stunning, quiet, empty beach, then took the train to Bilbao. A beautiful city- nice riverside, and a lovely old ... Read More
Travelled into Bilbao on our own steam, which was lovely. Saw plenty of Getxo (the actual port) which was beautiful, with a stunning, quiet, empty beach, then took the train to Bilbao. A beautiful city- nice riverside, and a lovely old town. Well worth a visit, and lovely to do without the official excursions if you don't mind some walking. Read Less
7 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: October 2017
Guggenheim Museum more impressive on the outside than the inside. Lovely riverside walk. Old city a bit oppressive with some unsavoury types but we didn’t experience any problems. Easy to get lost in the narrow streets of the old city - ... Read More
Guggenheim Museum more impressive on the outside than the inside. Lovely riverside walk. Old city a bit oppressive with some unsavoury types but we didn’t experience any problems. Easy to get lost in the narrow streets of the old city - had to get a cab back to the shuttle bus stop. Read Less

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