Things to do in Bakio

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From Bilbao: Basque Country Tour

1. From Bilbao: Basque Country Tour

Follow the river road of Bilbao towards the coast and admire the old industrial areas that once powered Bilbao. You will visit the Transporter Bridge of Bizkaia, the oldest bridge of this type in the world, still active and considered a beloved icon by locals. Afterward, you will see the neighborhood of Neguri and its old mansions owned by rich industrial managers before you head towards the interior of the province. Admire the traditional local houses and farmhouse structures, and discover the imposing old Castle of Butron. Arrive at the coastal village of Bakio, a popular summer holiday destination among Basque natives, before you follow the beautiful and wild coastal road, eventually arriving at your second stop, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe.  This place is said to be one of the most beautiful locations along the Basque coastline. It is a huge rock on the top of the old hermitage of San Juan, and it is connected to the mainland by means of a long stone stairway. Next, you will continue to the fishing town of Bermeo. Here, you will stop to visit the narrow streets, the Juradera Church, the Ercilla Tower, the old port, and the Town Hall, among other sites. Enjoy free time for lunch, and your guide will recommend a selection of local restaurants. Later, you will stop at Mundaka, a beautiful site with magnificent views of the Urdaibai Biosphere, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Afterward, you will arrive at the village of Gernika to visit the Basque Sacred Tree and Casa de Juntas, or old Law House. Finally, you will return to Bilbao around 2:00 PM.

Txakoli: Small-Group Winery Tour with Tastings

2. Txakoli: Small-Group Winery Tour with Tastings

Txakoli is a white wine made from local green grapes that has been produced in the Basque Country long before the 16th century. The land surrounding Bilbao and the coastal areas nearby provides its name to the Denomination of Origin “Txakoli from Bizkaia”. Visit the Txakoli Museum in Bakio to learn about the history and tradition of the unique ""Hondarrabi Zuri"" grapes and more. Following that, discover every secret of this characteristic wine in a txakolindegi (txakoli house, in Basque language) from head to tail. You'll learn about the wine process beginning from harvesting, before following through with production and more. Finally, enjoy a variety of Txakoli tastings along with local food that comprises typical products from the Cantabric Sea.

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What people are saying about Bakio

Really nice! Normally I organize everything by myself and I don't use pre-made packages, but this time not having a car was the only way to visit these places. So I was a bit skeptical, but the tour was really a surprise! Stephan our guide was very knowledgeable and kind. He spoke in both Spanish and English giving us time for everything. We were picked up a stone's throw from the hotel and then brought back to the center. The places visited are wonderful and unmissable. Personally I think it would only be more interesting to reduce the visit to Birmeo by giving more space to Guernica. Super recommended experience! Appropriate price

Great tour with lots of interesting and amusing information from Stefan the guide. May have been better to collect everyone from single central location at start of day rather than a tour of lots of hotels but I don’t knof if feasible with parking restrictions. We were nearly 40 people. But made friends on way so very enjoyable.

The tour was very cool. Unfortunately, we didn't have long to visit each town, but it left a good impression and makes you want more. Our guide gave us a lot of knowledge and made the tour exciting.

Very informative and lots of sites fitted in in the few hours that you had to enjoy. Guide really great and spoke English which was a bonus. Overall definitely recommend

Great experience with Estefan guide, really interesting tours and places with nice and professional explanations