City tour historical views of Bilbao

City tour historical views of Bilbao
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Andrea‘s Mädelstour
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We were extremely satisfied with the lead.

Ulrike u Ulrich Gehrigk u 4 Freunde
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Very competent guide, friendly, in the days before booking restaurants, interesting information, what you should definitely see in Bilbao.

Dieter Bauer
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Andrea Heuschmid did very well.

Lothar Klötzing
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The guided tour with our guide Klaus was first class!!

Martin Vitz
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We were very satisfied with Andrea Heuschmid, a sympathetic person, very competent and pleasant.

Marion Wilfer
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Good historical city tour in German language with background knowledge on modern history

Janet
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Very informative tour, lots of interesting information about the recent history of Bilbao and the Basque Country, recommendable introduction to get to know Bilbao and then explore it further yourself.

Johanna
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Arthur Scheucher
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very competent.

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Tour of Bilbao's historic old town, the importance of ore mining and the port, labour movement, Spanish War 1936, Franco dictatorship, Basque language

  • Customer review "great" (4.9)
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Tour of Bilbao's historic old town, the importance of ore mining and the port, labour movement, Spanish War 1936, Franco dictatorship, Basque language

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  • Language: English, German, Spanish
  • Participants: 2 - 6
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Instant confirmation
  • private (no other participants)
  • mobile voucher is accepted
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Reviews for this offer

great

Thank you very much for arranging this completely different tour. You can recommend this guided tour in German to anyone,

Andrea‘s Mädelstour
great

We were extremely satisfied with the lead. Mrs. Heuschmid is a very likeable woman, who with her extensive knowledge has given us a lot of background information about Bilbao, the Basques and the Basque Country. The guided tour through the old town was very beautiful and impressive despite the rain. We would like to thank Mrs. Heuschmid and can only recommend a guided tour with her!

Ulrike u Ulrich Gehrigk u 4 Freunde
great

Very competent guide, friendly, in the days before booking restaurants, interesting information, what you should definitely see in Bilbao. All around very recommendable.

Dieter Bauer
great

Andrea Heuschmid did very well. She has given us a vivid account of the changes that have taken place in Bilbao over the last 30 years, without forgetting the current problems.

Lothar Klötzing
great

The guided tour with our guide Klaus was first class!!! THANKS KLAUS Greetings from Austria

Martin Vitz
great

We were very satisfied with Andrea Heuschmid, a sympathetic person, very competent and pleasant.

Marion Wilfer
good

Good historical city tour in German language with background knowledge on modern history

great

Very informative tour, lots of interesting information about the recent history of Bilbao and the Basque Country, recommendable introduction to get to know Bilbao and then explore it further yourself.

great

Mrs. Heuschmid has given us interesting insights and background information about the city and the history of the Basque Country. The time was very well used. She responded very well to our needs and her tips were very helpful.

Arthur Scheucher
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very competent.

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Description

The former industrial metropolis of Bilbao has entered the new millennium virtually rebuilt. With the Guggenheim Museum, the capital of Bizkaia has become the focus of world attention over the past 15 years. The deindustrialisation of Bilbao in the 1980s initiated a restructuring process that led to the expansion of services and a tourism boom that swept over the city like a wave.

The tour through the historic old town and the San Francisco district focuses on the war of 1936 and the effects of the 40-year Franco dictatorship. We give impressions of the social history of the city, the living conditions of the miners, the new social movements. We talk about the current situation of the Basque language and lose critical remarks about the consequences of mass tourism

Our way leads through the historic streets of the old town with its distinct pub and business life to the market hall on the river. This is where medieval Bilbao was the fulcrum of social life

We cross the city's only bridge for centuries, San Antón, to get to the other side of the river, to the marginalised districts of Bilbao La Vieja and San Francisco. Here, only a few remnants bear witness to the iron ore mining that characterised these two districts until the 1970s. The majority of migrants today live in these barrios.

On the way there is time for questions and comments.

Please note

Meeting point

Metro exit Casco Viejo/Altstadt, Plaza Unamuno, Unamuno Monument.

Cancellation Conditions

This deal can be cancelled for free up to 2 days before the date of the activity.

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55 customer reviews 4.9 out of 5 stars - great
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Thank you very much for arranging this completely different tour. You can recommend this guided tour in German to anyone,

Reply of the supplier on 17. November 2019

War mir ein Vergnügen, diesmal in reiner Frauengruppe. Vielen Dank für die Empfehlung und für die Sterne!!!!

Rating by for

We were extremely satisfied with the lead. Mrs. Heuschmid is a very likeable woman, who with her extensive knowledge has given us a lot of background information about Bilbao, the Basques and the Basque Country. The guided tour through the old town was very beautiful and impressive despite the rain. We would like to thank Mrs. Heuschmid and can only recommend a guided tour with her!

Reply of the supplier on 02. November 2019

Gut, dass der teilweise heftige Regen Ihren positiven Eindruck nicht schmälern konnte. Immerhin konnten wir uns ein paar Mal Unterschlupf suchen, was den Gesprächen allerdings keinen Abbruch tat. Haben Sie vielen Dank!

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Very competent guide, friendly, in the days before booking restaurants, interesting information, what you should definitely see in Bilbao. All around very recommendable.

Reply of the supplier on 25. October 2019

Besten Dank für die positive Rückmeldung und natürlich auch für die Weiterempfehlung. Wenn unsere Gäste zufrieden sind sind wir es auch!

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