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Bilbao Destination Guide

Explore Bilbao in Spain.

Bilbao in the region of Basque Country with it's 354,860 inhabitants is a town in Spain - some 201 mi (or 323 km) North of Madrid, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Bilbao

Current time in Bilbao is now 10:33 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Madrid" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Nantes, Bordeaux, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Barakaldo, Santander or Santutxu. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

13°C / 56 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 55%
Air Pressure 1006.1 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 82% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 26th of April 2019
Light rain, strong breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 13°C (56 °F)
Night: 13°C (55 °F)
Saturday, 27th of April 2019
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 14°C (56 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Sunday, 28th of April 2019
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 13°C (55 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)


Bilbao BBK Live 2012 :: Snow Patrol - Ta...

04:45 min ( July 13, 2012 by LastTourTV)
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Guggenheim Bilbao

01:17 min ( September 19, 2009 by eurodestination)
Views: 7,842 - Rating: 4.66667/5

I arrived at the Guggenheim Bilbao Art Museum with only a few hours to check the whole city out, so it was a fleeting visit to the Guggenheim sadly. Anyway a rainstorm had just passed giving the titan...

Real Madrid 3 Athletic de bilbao 0 higua...

02:20 min ( May 02, 2012 by PRESSIMAGEBANK)
Views: 26,796 - Rating: 4.55556/5

Real Madrid 3 Athletic de bilbao 0 higuain Ozil Ronaldo Liga BBVA 02 05 2012 Real Madrid Campeon 2012 Clasico [2012] copa del rey 25. PROMO HDignore the tags: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Ronaldin...

FC Barcelona 3 vs Athletic Bilbao 0 Mess...

01:48 min ( May 12, 2012 by PRESSIMAGEBANK)
Views: 2,847 - Rating: 3.66667/5

FC Barcelona 3 vs Athletic Bilbao 0 25. Copa Del Rey Final 25 05 2012 press conf falcao diego Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Ronaldinho, Adebayor, Fabregas, Henry, Nani, Ricardo Quaresma, roullete, ...

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Bilbao during the next days.


Talleres Fusión Bilbao Autonomía: Aprovecha Todo El Potencial Que Movistar Pone A Tu Disposición

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Beginning: 09:30 pm (21:30).
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Rukula – Madeleine

Beginning: 09:30 pm (21:30).
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Stereorocks – Random Apocalypse & Distopia Club: Kwartz – Josechu Souldier

Beginning: 01:00 am (01:00).
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Los Auténticos Decadentes

Beginning: 10:00 pm (22:00).
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Café Quijano

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Beginning: 10:00 pm (22:00).
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Athletic Bilbao Vs. Alaves

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Saint Vitus – Dopelord

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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“Euskaltzaletasuna Eta Feminismoa” Ikastaroa (AGORTUTA)

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Interesting facts about this location


The Zubizuri (Basque for "white bridge"), also called the Campo Volantin Bridge or Puente del Campo Volantin, is a tied arch footbridge across the Nervion River in Bilbao, Spain. Designed by architect Santiago Calatrava, the bridge links the Campo Volantin right bank and Uribitarte left bank of the river.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 43.26, -2.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Bridges completed in 1997, Bridges in Biscay, Buildings and structures in Bilbao, Pedestrian bridges in Spain, Santiago Calatrava structures, Visitor attractions in Bilbao

Teatro Arriaga

The Teatro Arriaga is an opera house in Bilbao, Spain. It was built in Neo-baroque style by architect Joaquín Rucoba in 1890, the same architect that built the city hall. It is named after Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga, known in his time as the "Spanish Mozart". The theater was rebuilt in 1985 after severe flooding destroyed it in August 1983.

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Located at 43.26, -2.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Bilbao, Music venues completed in 1890, Opera houses in Spain, Visitor attractions in Bilbao

Mount Artxanda

Mount Artxanda is one of the two small mountain ranges that delimit the Spanish municipality of Bilbao, the other one being Pagasarri. Of the two it is the lower one (at no more than 300 m. ), the closer one to the center of the city and the one that has suffered from more intense urbanization. The pass of Santo Domingo separates the main part of Artxanda from Monte Avril, 400m high.

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Located at 43.26, -2.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Basque mountains, Geography of Bilbao, Visitor attractions in Bilbao


Begoña or more puristically but also more rarely spelled Begoina, meaning "the lower foot", is a historical municipality of Biscay that was incorporated to Bilbao in 1925. Originally it included all the uplands south and east of the medieval walled town, that now form the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and parts of 5th urban districts of Bilbao.

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Located at 43.26, -2.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Bilbao

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art, designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, built by Ferrovial, and located in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. It is built alongside the Nervion River, which runs through the city of Bilbao to the Atlantic Coast. The Guggenheim is one of several museums belonging to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. The museum features permanent and visiting exhibits of works by Spanish and international artists.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 43.26, -2.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1997 establishments in Spain, Art museums and galleries in Spain, Art museums established in 1997, Buildings and structures completed in 1997, Expressionist architecture, Frank Gehry buildings, Guggenheim Museum, Museums in Bilbao, The World Is Not Enough, Visitor attractions in Bilbao

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