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Casco Viejo, Bilbao

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Casco Viejo was once a walled city. Its colorful storefronts and lively nightlife make it a hotspot for locals and visitors alike. One local tradition you may see is a pub crawl in which Spaniards drink small glasses of wine called chiquitos and sing choral songs up and down the narrow streets. Three public elevators transport you to the top of the neighborhood, avoiding a challenging hike. To reach the area, take the Bilbao metro and exit the train at Casco Viejo station. Don’t neglect the tiny cantons, or alleys, that connect the streets, as they offer shortcuts and charm.  Put Casco Viejo and other Bilbao attractions into our Bilbao itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • When you visit Bilbao, is stop compulsory the helmet old. Especially to first thing in the morning, how the town is awakening shops, bars and cafés are beginning to raise their blinds and those who live in the go to shopping and the dealers are stores and shops of genre. Then duranrte the day is mandatory ride and taste some good pitxos with its corresponding wines,
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  • You can comfortably stroll and we find the Cathedral of Santiago and the worthy Santosjuanes visit also the very interesting historical Museum and the library of the very nice Bidebarrieta Street shops and good taskas includes the Plaza Nueva
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