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Highlights Bilbao

  • Ideal for culture lovers
  • Excellent kitchen
  • Worth a trip all year round
  • Turbulent nightlife

Best Vacation Rentals in Bilbao

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Bilbao, Bizkaia
Vacation Rental • 710 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(52 reviews)
Estupendo apartamento situado a pocos minutos del casco antiguo y del centro de la ciudad. Disfrutarás de una ubicación perfecta para visitar la ciudad.El apartamento consta de dos habitaciones, una con cama de matrimonio y la otra con dos camas individuales. También cuenta con un amplio salón ideal para descansar después de un largo día visitando Bilbao. La cocina está totalmente equipada y lista para una estancia más que placentera. Tiene un baño completo con ducha y un pequeño aseo. Este apartamento incluye una plaza de aparcamiento en el mismo edificio.
from $124 / night
Bilbao, Bizkaia
Vacation Rental • 969 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(21 reviews)
Wspaniałe mieszkanie z dwiema sypialniami w sercu Bilbao. Z bezkonkurencyjną lokalizacją w Plaza Nueva na Starym Mieście miasta.Mieszkanie posiada dwie duże sypialnie z podwójnymi łóżkami, pełną łazienkę z prysznicem, kuchnię z jadalnią i duży salon, w którym można się zrelaksować po długim dniu cieszenia się miastem i jego okolicą.Wykwintny wystrój i doskonała funkcjonalność tego mieszkania sprawią, że Twoje wakacje będą wspaniałym doświadczeniem.
from $141 / night
Bilbao, Bizkaia
Vacation Rental • 753 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(32 reviews)
Bonito y acogedor apartamento ubicado en el barrio de Santutxu, a dos minutos del metro y a 15 minutos a pie del Casco Viejo de la ciudad. Es perfecto para disfrutar de las vacaciones con su familia o grupo de amigos en una zona tranquila con todo tipo de tiendas y servicios.El apartamento tiene una acogedora sala de estar, perfecta para relajarse después de un día de caminata. Hay tres dormitorios, todos con cama de matrimonio. Cuenta con un baño completo con ducha y todo lo necesario. La cocina está totalmente equipada y lista para su uso.
from $129 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Bilbao

$232for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$233 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Bilbao

9%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
54% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Bilbao

An apartment in Bilbao

The Basque metropolis of Bilbao offers a wide range of holiday accommodation in all price ranges, from cosy apartments in the narrow streets of the historic centre to quiet vacation rentals in the hills above the city. A holiday apartment in the lively centre is not only attractive because of its short distances to the sights, but also because of its proximity to the extremely hospitable locals.

A vacation rental on the outskirts of town

If you like it a bit quieter, a vacation rental in the spacious hills in the south is an ideal holiday accommodation. The modernly equipped vacation rentals in Bilbao blend seamlessly into the picturesque landscape thanks to their traditional architecture and offer ample space for families and larger groups.

Holiday in Bilbao

Travelers and Activities

Bilbao for cultural tourists

Culture lovers will feel at home in Bilbao, where there are numerous architectural attractions such as the Gothic church of Iglesia San Anton, the Cathedral of Santiago and the futuristic Guggenheim Museum. Football fans can also enjoy a visit to the Estadio San Mamés, home of the Athletic Club Bilbao. The programme is rounded off by a number of museums, including the Museo Maritimo Ria de Bilbao, the Museum of Basque History (Museo Vasco) and the Museum of Fine Arts (Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao).

Nightlife in Bilbao

Bilbao is a paradise for night owls from all over the world. Typically, the night in Bilbao begins with the traditional pintxos, small dishes that are usually more elaborately prepared than traditional tapas. Strengthened you go to the bar zones in Casco Viejo, Bilbi, Santutxu, Deusto or Abando, where you can find the right bar for every musical taste. If you want to swing your dancing leg, alternatively make the Bullit Groove Club, the Conjunto Vacio or the Abadia Club unsafe before you return to your vacation rental in Bilbao.

Fountain in Dona Casilda Park in Bilbao
Fountain in Dona Casilda Park in Bilbao

Things to know

Best travel time

The mild maritime climate of the Atlantic Ocean ensures that temperatures in Bilbao are between 5 and 13 degrees even in the coldest month of January. This makes Bilbao worth a trip all year round, especially for cultural tourists. Beach vacationers book their vacation home in Bilbao however best for the months July, August and September, if more frequently the 25-Grad-Marke is cracked and the Atlantic heats up on up to 22 degrees Celsius.

Special features in Bilbao

Bilbao is the largest city in the Basque Country, a region that has always been politically distinct from the rest of Spain. People in the region are very proud of the Basque culture, which is also reflected in the fact that Basque is the official language alongside Spanish. Accordingly, all street signs in Bilbao are bilingual, which initially makes orientation a little more demanding.

The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao
The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao
Since the inhabitants of Bilbao drank a lot of sparkling wine in the early 20th century, it is still often called "Bilbao Water" in Spain today.

Top travel tips

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Built in 1997, the Guggenheim Museum is one of Bilbao's landmarks. On an exhibition area of 11,000 square metres you can admire numerous contemporary works of art from the 20th century and gain an insight into the early works of many well-known artists.

High up with the funicular railway

A trip with the rack railway, which takes you on a 770 meter long route within three minutes to the local mountain of Bilbao, the Artxanda, is a must for tourists. At the top you will be rewarded by a magnificent panorama that reaches as far as the Atlantic Ocean.

Basque cuisine

On the spot you should definitely plunge into the adventure of "Basque cuisine", which offers everything from fish to meat that the surroundings have to offer. Specialities include cod with chorizo pepper sauce (Bacalao a la Vizcaina), squid cooked in their own ink (Txipirones en su Tinta) and the tuna potato casserole (Marmitako).

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Bilbao

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Bilbao?

Last year, rentals in Bilbao had an annual average price of around $243 per night.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Bilbao?

If you would like to save as much as possible during your visit to Bilbao, go there in February ($174 per night on average), March ($183), or April ($192), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Bilbao?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Bilbao, the months when it is most expensive are, in order of highest to lowest, June, July and August, with average prices per night of $537, $305, and $265, respectively.

Do I need to plan a trip to Bilbao well in advance?

If you decide to put Bilbao on your bucket list, we recommend planning your visit well in advance because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 66% of rentals booked the previous year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

May, April and October are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that have the largest number of properties available, with an average availability of 46%, 44%, and 41%. However, even during these periods of time, when rental availability is the highest, the average is just 44%. So it is still important you always book your vacation early Bilbao.

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Bilbao?

The accommodations in Bilbao reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 21%. The second most requested month is February, with 22%, and the third is March with 28%.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Bilbao?

In Bilbao we work with 8 different providers to give you a choice of 580 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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