Located in the northern mountain range lies Bilbao, one of the most cosmopolitan and key places of the Basque Country.

What is a Free Tour?

It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.


If you are visiting the Basque Country and you fancy wandering through its streets, we welcome you to join us on our Free Tour Bilbao Imprescindible. A unique chance to explore the city as a local! You can also enjoy an express route. If you have little time in the city and prefer to lighten your visit a bit, choose the quick option. With this election we will visit the essential places of the city in less time so that you can enjoy more free time in the city.

Our historic tour through the city starts at one of Bilbao´s most emblematic buildings. Standing at the entrance of Plaza Arriaga you will contemplate the Arraiga Theatre, with a bourgeois feel about it and modelled on the Paris Opera House. Our next stop is Plaza Nueva, a unique town square and a site worth viewing for its beauty evoking old Europe and featuring a neoclassical design. 

The heart of Bilbao which resurfaced after the catastrophic floodings has been restored making it nowadays a renowned shopping area. Its vibrant streets are lined with places to enjoy a rest like the square Plaza Unamuno which commemorates the life of the philosopher and writer. A great way to learn about the many stories surrounding the city´s old historic quarter. 

The best way to get to know Bilbao´s daily way of life is by paying a visit to the heart of its shopping district. The market place, Mercado de la Ribera is a major attraction for visitors because of its incredible building and lively atmosphere.  

Our Spanish speaking guide will take you to some of the most interesting places in Bilbao and reveal the history behind this fascinating city as well as its most well known characters, traditions and much more. 

  • Bilbao Express route

Choose the quickest option to get to know the city and the most impressive monuments of Bilbao. If you prefer to enjoy more free time in the city, without missing our essential route, without a doubt the best option is the Bilbao Express route, where we will do the same route but in a faster way so you can fully exploit your time in the capital

Enjoy a stroll through the stunning city of Bilbao on our Free Tour Bilbao Imprescindible.

Featured places

  • Plaza Arriaga
  • Plaza Nueva 
  • Plaza Unamuno
  • La Ribera Market
  • Cathedral of Saint James
  • San Antón Church and Bridge
  • And much more!



2 hours


English speaking guide


Free tour

Starting time

11:00 AM and 12:00 PM

Express Route: 10:00 AM 



Outside guided visit

We will visit from outside all monuments and places of our tour description


The best English Speaking guides of Bilbao


Transportation (walking tour)
Food and drinks

Meeting point

Plaza del Arriaga, in front of the Theater.


How to book?

Limited tickets. Do not miss it! Choose the date on the calendar and fill in with your details to complete the booking. Immediate confirmation.

Planning an activity for more than 8 adults?
You may also consider booking a private tour to get your own private guide. For further information here.
Do the tours run despite bad weather conditions and public holidays?
Affirmative! Otherwise we will contact you in advance to inform you about it.
Can I modify or cancel my booking?
Are you unable to attend our tour? Let us know to reschedule your booking.

Our promises

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Quick and easy reservation
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