Getxo is one of the most attractive and striking spaces in Greater Bilbao, a town in motion that faces the sea. 14 kilometers from the urban center of Bilbao, in the historic territory of Bizkaia, Getxo is one of those municipalities that offers us everything we need to know the history and culture of Euskal Herria, the essence of the Basque people.
It is guarded by the majestic Abra Bay, it offers us experiences of all kinds: fishing, sea crossings, gastronomic routes, paragliding … all kinds of sensations at our fingertips.
The tour begins at the Bizkaia Bridge, affectionately Hanging Bridge. A colossus, which in addition to being one of the most emblematic buildings in Euskal Herria, represents the most comfortable and practical way to cross the estuary to reach the neighboring towns of Santurtzi or Portugalete. Declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco similar to the Eiffel Tower and which continues to function as such since 1890.
Very close is the beach and all the palaces of the first century mixing with the sea, the mountains and the locals who started in the area and who still live there today. Municipality turned into one of the luxury spaces most demanded by the upper social classes to spend the summer holidays of the first century.
At the end, the Old Port, the old fishing village. A very picturesque place, where Bizkaians gather to enjoy friends and gastronomy in summer. Having a drink on the stairs of the Old Port is a thing that must be done at least once in your life.
The visit ends in the most Bilbao style, we are going for pintxos !! (pintxo-pot included in the tour). The pintxo is the 5th essence, a bite-sized aperitif.