Bilbao, Spain

Rail Guide to Bilbao

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Local languageSpanish
Country Spain


Bilbao, a vibrant city in northern Spain, offers a delightful experience for railway travelers. As you disembark the train, you'll find yourself in a city known for its modern architecture, rich Basque culture, and culinary delights.

Make your way to the iconic Guggenheim Museum, a masterpiece of contemporary design that houses an impressive collection of modern art. Explore the lively streets of the Casco Viejo (Old Town), where you can discover charming shops, bustling markets, and traditional pintxos bars.

Take a stroll along the scenic riverside promenade, lined with architectural marvels and picturesque bridges. Visit the Mercado de la Ribera, one of Europe's largest covered markets, to sample local produce and delicacies.

Bilbao is also a haven for food enthusiasts, offering a vibrant culinary scene. Indulge in Basque gastronomy, with pintxos being a must-try experience. The city's vibrant nightlife is another highlight, with numerous bars and clubs to enjoy.

Don't miss the opportunity to explore Bilbao's surrounding natural beauty, such as the nearby coastal towns and the lush landscapes of the Basque Country.

With its unique blend of modernity, tradition, and gastronomy, Bilbao promises a memorable and enriching experience for any railway traveller.