Bilbao, Spain

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Overview

Cruise the Ría de Bilbao (or Bilbao Estuary) and gain a unique perspective on the city’s urban rejuvenation on this 2-hour sailboat tour. Set off from the Maritime Museum and head north toward the Bay of Biscay. Pass by the UNESCO-listed Vizcaya Bridge and learn about its innovative structure and construction from the guide. You'll also catch sight of former industrial settlements, including Zorrozaurre, whose streets are now lined with impressive modern developments. Your cruise is limited to just five passengers, ensuring a small-group experience, and includes a glass of Rioja wine.
  • 2-hour sailboat tour of Bilbao Estuary, or Ría de Bilbao, in Basque country
  • Marvel at the unique construction of Vizcaya Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • See old shipyards and learn about their history from a knowledgeable skipper and guide
  • Pass by affluent neighborhoods in the Getxo district near Vizcaya Bridge
  • Enjoy a glass of Rioja wine while on board
  • Small-group tour limited to 5 passengers ensures personalized attention and a memorable experience

At River Maritime Museum (Museum Maritimo Rio), you’ll greet your skipper and board a sailboat limited to five passengers. As your boat begins its relaxed journey, you’ll listen to history-rich commentary and admire the stunning scenery surrounding the Bilbao Estuary, or Ría de Bilbao.

Like a metropolitan phoenix, Bilbao has recently undergone a radical transformation from struggling industrial city to thriving artistic hub. Marvel at the evidence of urban rejuvenation as you cruise and notice landmarks such as the iconic Guggenheim Museum.

Gaze at formerly decaying factories now converted into affluent accommodation, and see the Zorrozaurre, an artificial peninsula. Capture photographs of the UNESCO-listed Vizcaya Bridge before cruising through bourgeoisie neighborhoods such as Getxo, Neguri and Las Arenas.

Commence your return journey to dry land as you sip on a fruity glass of Rioja wine and admire the city sights from the water.

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