Business, tourism and leisure – Bilbao is a destination that’s got it all!

Unique, different, welcoming, attractive, traditional and at the same time innovative and avant-garde… Bilbao is a city in vogue, city with character, home of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and cultural, technology and university centre.

The city of Bilbao is the capital of the Basque Autonomous Community, the most industrialized region in Spain with a population of 2,166,184.

Impressive Guggenheim Museum and Euskalduna Palace are just part of the various historic and cultural offer of Bilbao, a city that has taken second place in the selection for the best European tourist destination 2018 (The European Best Destination).


How to arrive and moving around

Coming to Bilbao by air, by train, or by car? The city is easily reachable.Located just 12km from the city centre, Bilbao International Airport provides direct connections to the main Spanish cities and EU capitals. The city is directly connected with: Belgium (Brussels), Czech Republic (Prague), France (Paris), Germany (Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, and Stuttgart), Ireland (Dublin), Italy (Milan, Rome and Venice), Netherlands (Amsterdam), Portugal (Lisbon), Switzerland (Geneva, Zurich), Turkey (Istanbul), United Kingdom (Bristol, Edinburgh, and Manchester London) etc.The airport has connection buses to and from the centre of Bilbao every 20 minutes (around 25 minutes journey, 1.45€ per ticket). Taxi prices are around 25€.

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Bilbao can offer more than 4,000 rooms in modern three, four and five-star hotels, many of them located within walking distance of the Euskalduna Conference Centre.

The IoT Week 2018 participants will benefit from special discount rates. More details on Bilbao Hotel offers.


Meet the city and its surroundings

Discover Bilbao and Basque country while at the IoT Week 2018.

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