Travel to Bilbao
ALSA recommends you to enjoy a pleasant stay in this great city. In a well-communicated and easy journey, ALSA provides you with the best way to travel without any worries or unnecessary waiting times.
Bilbao possesses important, worldwide renowned infrastructures and a major industrial movement. A really interesting cultural selection awaits you on Bilbao streets. An extraordinary natural space sorrounds the city, such as Mount Artxanda, offering spectacular panoramic views of the city from the top.
Bilbao's hub spots include Plaza del Arenal, and Arenal park, a meeting and celebration place. From here you can walk or ride a bike on the 30 km (18 mi) long bycicle lane all along the city.
Bilbao's historical center was declared as World Heritage of Historical and Artistical interest. The Abando area and the Ensanche are the commercial and financial centers, featuring the city's flagship buildings.
When visiting the historical center, you cannot miss going to the Ribera market, the San Nicolás church, the Museum of Archeology, the Cathedral, the Stock Exchange building and the City Hall. The most important and varied shops are located in the surroundings of streets of Somera, Belosti, Plaza Nueva and Plaza Arenal.
At the Ensanche and Abando you will find the Palacio de la Diputación, Bilbao's Convention Center, San Mamés football stadium, the Museum of Fine Arts and Doña Casilda Iturrizar park, of English influence.
One of the world's most popular and unique designs is that of Guggenheim Museum designed by the award-winner architect Frank Gehry, which has become one of the most visited museums in the world, housing artworks from well-known artists of international level. Other places of interest are the Sala Rekalde or the Museum of Archaeology, Ethnology and History of the Basque Country.
An assortment of restaurants with the best gastronomical offer, both traditional and avant-garde cuisine, awaits on Bilbao's streets, with ALSA's best service at your disposal. Do not leave the city without having a taste on the typical Basque bitesized food known as pintxos, made with the best ingredients.