Once an industrial capital, Bilbao is in the heart of the Basque country and is a hub for outstanding art, urban architecture and gastronomy. With beautiful plazas, restaurants and bars, rolling green hills, and a lively old town that dates back to the 14th century, Bilbao is one of Europe's most loved cruise destinations. Visit the iconic La Ribera food market where you'll discover Bilbao's famous food scene or take a trip up to Artxanda Funicular Viewpoint to take in some incredible panoramic views of the coastline and city. From charming boutiques, bakeries and cafes to mountain views and winding alleys, Bilbao is where old meets new and is a cruise destination worth visiting.
Things to do in Bilbao
The Guggenheim Museum
Designed by architect Frank Gehry, the Guggenheim Museum showcases a collection of art from the second half of the 20th century up to the present day.
Bilbao Old Town
With over 700 years of history, wander the famous Seven Streets and discover the cultural and historical sights of Bilbao.
La Ribera Food Market
Originally built in 1929, the cities famous La Ribera Food Market is a great place to get familiarised with Bilbao's brilliant food scene.
Artxanda Funicular Viewpoint
Escape the cities streets and take a ride up to the top of Mount Artxanda for some spectacular panoramic views of Bilbao.
Popular cruise lines for Bilbao cruises
Norwegian Cruise Line
With spectacular dining and award-winning entertainment, you'll have an exceptional cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line.
With world-class entertainment and incredible facilities, you'll have a spectacular time on a cruise with MSC Cruises.
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