Thursday, 5 June 2014

Trip in the afternoon of 14th of June: Bilbao-Portugalete-Getxo-Bilbao

Social Activity. Trip: Bilbao (Abando Railway Station) -Portugalete-Getxo-Bilbao (Abando Railway Station). Saturday 14th, 16:30-20:30

Guided walk through Portugalete and Getxo with an explanation of  some curiosities from the two towns and the Estuary of Bilbao. (It is advisable to wear comfortable shoes). 
Charges: Train ticket (less than 2€), Bridge ticket (0,35€), Metro Ticket (less than 2€).

You can also use the panoramic walkway of the "Bizkaia Bridge", 160 metre long crossbeam located 45 metres above the high tide level. We need to know how many of you are interested in using this walkway for booking.

The price of the climb to the panoramic walkway is 5,60 € / person, the tour is not guided but you have audio guides in English, French and Spanish (2 € / person). The visit consists on climbing one of the panoramic elevators, then walking the runway walk, descending on the elevator on the other side and getting back in the car to the bank where the check was initiated.

"Puente Bizkaia" (better known as "Pendant Bridge") was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. More information via wikipedia and it´s official website.

What are we going to see?

Basílica of St. Mary (Portugalete)

Puente Bizkaia (Portugalete and Getxo)

Las Arenas beach (Getxo)

Royal Maritime Club El Abra (Getxo)

Some mansions, Lezama-Leguizamon Palace (Getxo)

Leisure harbor of Getxo and Ereaga Beach (Getxo)

Old Port of Algorta (Getxo)

Associated to this trip ;)

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