Bilbao: Art and Gastronomy Private Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 5 hours
Discover the most important museums in Bilbao and taste the Basque country cuisine on this private half-day tour with a local guide. Begin your tour at the Fine Arts Museum and marvel at its collection of ancient, modern, and contemporary art. Continue on to the nearby and impressive Guggemheim Museum and admire contemporary Basque and Spanish art represented through a selection of works. After these museum visits, hop on the tram and enjoy a sightseeing tour around the city's modern area before arriving in the Old Town of Bilbao. Enjoy the Estuary of Bilbao, City Hall, the city center, commercial area and the Arriaga Theatre. While strolling, sample the typical pintxos at a few, carefully selected local bars.
Explore the history of Spain and its traditions from a different perspective with a 2-hour private tour of the Museum of Fine Arts in Bilbao. Discover exceptional works of art with an expert guide as you take a journey through the history of Spanish art. Enter the museum with your guide without having to wait in line at the box office. Then, marvel at the works of painters of various artistic periods, and admire multiple pictorial styles and historical events seen from the perspective of some of the best artists in the world. Be amazed by the anatomical prints of Ribera and the disturbing themes in the "Black Paintings" by Francisco de Goya. Finally, visit a hidden area of the museum to take a look at 19th century avant-garde alternative genre paintings from the Basque Country. Tours are available in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.
Explore the city of Bilbao in a fun and different way on a 2-hour tour in a classic Volkswagen Beetle. Benefit from the insider knowledge of your local guide, and enjoy included pintxos (Basque tapas), wine tasting, and convenient hotel pickup and drop-off. Begin your tour with pickup at your hotel in Bilbao. Then, drive first to the iconic Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts. Appreciate the range of architecture showcasing both old and modern buildings, such as the Iberdrola Tower, the symbol of modernity in the new Bilbao. A few minutes later, stop to take some photos of the San Mamés Stadium, known as “La Catedral” by fans of the local Athletic Bilbao football team. Continue through the beautiful Azkuna Zentro building, an old wine warehouse that has been converted into a cultural center. Next, cross through the city center to reach the Old Town. Enjoy a 30-minute stop to...
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