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Casco Viejo

Plaza Nueva, 10. 2 Izda., 48005 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 15 16 33
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An old, pleasant neighborhood best known for its open-air food markets, where shoppers can buy some of the freshest and best-tasting fruit and vegetables in Europe.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“narrow streets” (75 reviews)
“old town” (209 reviews)
“plaza nueva” (60 reviews)
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Plaza Nueva, 10. 2 Izda., 48005 Bilbao, Spain
Bilbo Zaharra
+34 944 15 16 33
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Reviewed 6 days ago

As many old city areas - a lot of nice bars & pintxo restaurants. Nice plaza neuva and many little shops.

Thank rita01403
Reviewed 1 week ago

I urge all tourists to visit the Old Town of Bilbao. The structures, the market, and so much more are simply amazing. We came from Begonia and had to go down 300 (according to one local we encountered), but it was worth going down to...More

1  Thank Ruby B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bilbao’s old town is full of classical Basque character. It has a very distinct feel compared to the rest of other Spanish old towns, almost like a loosely-guarded secret that’s always been there.

Thank Carlos V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to visit and experienced how they used to lived in that part off the city. There are plenty of thing to see about the architecture of the region as well plenty of shops

Thank AdriCampbell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolute must when you go to Bilbao. Spend few hours by the river and in the old town which has small walking promenades, small cafes and restaurants and of course so may bars to enjoy some pintos and a glass of wine. The place is...More

Thank Sakari M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The casco viejo is a must in this lovely city of the Basque country so easy to walk around and great architecture and also the water front around it , is great to spend a good wander around.

Thank fabio_bar1980
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pintchos as it best. Great variety, huge width and amazing quality. To this include a great atmosphere in the old city of Bilbao. Simply, don't miss this whenever you are in Bilbao.

1  Thank Håkan O
Reviewed 8 November 2017

when visiting Basque Country, Bilbao is one of the cities to visit, and inside it never miss a visit to Casco Viejo, called Siete Calles, or Old Town. It is a mix of 7 pedestrian streets, full of markets, shops, bars, restaurants...where you can shop,...More

Thank 149lorenal
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

A charming old town. With all the old towns throughout Europe, this isn't going to be among the best, but it is a nice place, and the old houses are very charming, a must visit in Bilbao, but an average old town compared to others...More

Thank Kristoffer M
Reviewed 1 November 2017

As old towns go this was only average. Went once and was glad that we stayed where we did and not in the old town. It was OK but we didn't rush back

Thank lentheman
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Mari Loli G
26 October 2017|
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Response from Nikki D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I cannot be of any help. I was looking at the sights and enjoying the food, so didn't notice any hair salons of which I am sure there are many. Good luck.
Ashley G
18 November 2016|
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Response from yorkiejohn1 | Reviewed this property |
Likely to be cold and wet. Low around 6-8 deg C but that's warmer than UK.
Gwyneth T
3 November 2016|
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Response from Walter F | Reviewed this property |
Most probably rainy, cool weather but not freezing. Could be foggy as well.