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Tour of Getxo & Bizkaia Bridge From Bilbao

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Admire the view from the Bizkaia Bridge, and explore the towns of Portugalete and Getxo on a small-group tour including hassle-free hotel transfers.

Highlights

  • Depart from Bilbao in an AC vehicle to learn about the 19th-century bridge that formed a link between 2 social classes.

  • Revel in a birds-eye view from the Bizkaia bridge and learn about its role in the industrial era with an audio guide.

  • Visit the medieval village of Portugalete on the left bank of the Nervión river and the town of Getxo on the other bank.

  • Tailor the experience to your preference by choosing to take the tour in either English or Spanish.

  • Fun Fact: Since 1893, the number of trips completed by the bridge’s gondola amounts to around 31 trips around the Earth!

Inclusions

  • Small group tour (8 people max)

  • Hotel transfers from Bilbao

  • Transportation in a private vehicle with AC

  • Access to the Bizkaia bridge with an audioguide (round way)

  • Visit to Portugalete (left bank)

  • Visit to Getxo (right bank)

Exclusions

  • Rain clothes/umbrellas

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Admire Breathtaking Views from the Bizkaia Bridge

Take in the panoramic views from the 19th-century Bizkaia or “Hanging" Bridge. With an audio guide, learn about its creative design by Alberto de Palacio and how it is a representation of the iron industry in the area. See the distinct contrast between Portugalete and Getxo towns that were formed on either side of the river.

Wander Through Portugalete And Getxo

Journey through the steep and narrow streets of Portugalete and note the stark variation in social development from Getxo. Pass through the medieval village and the Camino de Santiago routes. Next, move onto Getxo on the right side of the bank. Tour the majestic Las Arenas, the palaces of Neguri, and the houses of Old Port in Algorta that date back centuries. Arrive at the Punta Galea cliffs at for some awesome views. After a day packed with history and views, return to the hotel in Bilbao. Feliz Viaje!

Itinerary

9:30am Pick-up and departure from Bilbao - 10am at Bizkaia Bridge and left bank: Portugalete - 11:30am at Right bank: Getxo (Las Arenas and Algorta's Old Town) - 12:30pm at Punta Galea viewpoint - 1:30pm Drop off in Bilbao

Important Information

Facilities: Pram/Stroller Accessibility

Timings

Daily: 9:30am onwards.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID during the pick-up.

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pick-ups and drop-offs.

  • While booking, please provide the name of your hotel.

  • If your hotel is not in the pick-up zone, you will be provided with the nearest pick-up location.

  • On the day of your tour, please arrive at your hotel lobby 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled pick-up time.

  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of your hotel.

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