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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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  • Clean and lively old town entertains just walking but that Yes, the height of happiness is to have money to spend on restaurants and shops to everyone more attractive
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  • A place where you can find a lot of food options and local products. Is not very big and I don't suggest to invest a lot of time there but you must visit it.  more »
  • Casco viejo is our favorite in Bilbao. Get lost in its streets, feast of pintxos offered by bars, listen to musicians on the places... Awesome!
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