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Mountain Climbing in Bilbao

Bilbao is the cultural and spiritual home of the Basque Region, with its gorgeous cityscape surrounded by majestic and beautiful mountains. Mountain climbing in Bilbao is as fun as it gets.

Bilbao is a cultural and natural delight, with its myriad of splendid buildings, such as the Guggenheim Museum, standing on the banks of the Estuary of Bilbao, all framed by the surrounding green mountains, making for a postcard-pretty sight. The mountain climbing in the area is fun, enjoyable and accessible to all, with the gentle nature of the climbs proving immensely popular to everyone who visits the city. Choose from our selection of mountain climbing trips in Bilbao, and prepare to be wowed!

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Bilbao

Bilbao truly is one of the cultural capitals of Europe, with its myriad of museums, art galleries and monuments to Basque culture littering the city. The focal point of the city is the splendid Guggenheim Museum, whose opening kick-started the cities revival in the 90's. Along with the amazing local food and drink, the city will always be associated with its proud Basque identity, culture and heritage.


Good to know:

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Spanish, Basque

Best time to visit

March-November, to avoid the coldest part of the year

How to get there

Fly to Bilbao Aiport from the rest of Spain and other major European cities. Bus, train or car from all main Spanish cities


Mild for most of the year, May-October averaging 20-26 degrees celsius and November-April averaging 13-20 degrees celsius. Frequent rain from November-March

More info about Mountain Climbing in Bilbao:

Bilbao often serves as a gateway to the rest of the Basque region, with other popular cities such as Pamplona and San Sebastian easily within reach. The local people are fiercely proud of their Basque culture, heritage, customs and traditions, so try and learn more about it before you arrive. Bilbao receives an above-average amount of rain compared to the rest of Spain, so please pack and wear appropriate clothing to prepare for this

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