Discovering Bilbao´s Guggenheim Museum Artistic Tour

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Half Day (Duration: 1h30 approx.)


On Request Best Rate

Experience the famous Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao like never before! Prepare to immerse yourself in a world of artistic wonder and discovery. Enjoy a visit to one of the world´s most celebrated cultural landmarks, where art comes to life in the heart of Bilbao!
  • English-speaking official local guide
  • Explore the modern and contemporary Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
  • Admire the architectural landmark of innovative design
  • Located next to the River Nervion



General Overview

Country: Spain
Region: Basque Country
City: Bilbao
Duration: Half Day (Duration: 1h30 approx.)
Type: Private Half Day Tours
Theme: City & Village Walks
Group Size: 1 - 12 People
Price from: On Request Best Rate€


Guggenheim Foundation Legacy of Art and Innovation Worldwide

The Guggenheim Museums are a group of museums in different parts of the world established (or proposed to be established) by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. For decades, the Guggenheim Foundation has stood as a beacon of creativity, innovation, and artistic exploration on a global scale. Its enduring legacy has left a permanent mark on the world of art, inspiring generations to push the boundaries of creative expression. From its iconic museums in New York (Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum), Bilbao (Guggenheim Museum Bilbao), Venice (Peggy Guggenheim Collection), and Abu Dhabi (Guggenheim Abu Dhabi - currently in development), the Guggenheim Foundation has played an important role in shaping the contemporary art landscape.

With a rich history dating back to its founding by Solomon R. Guggenheim in 1939, the foundation has consistently promoted modern and contemporary art and provided a platform for artists to challenge conventional norms. Its world-class museums, characterized by visionary architecture and unparalleled collections, continue to draw millions of visitors from all corners of the globe.

Beyond the walls of its museums, the Guggenheim Foundation´s dedication to education and outreach has triggered a passion for art appreciation worldwide. Through exhibitions, education programs, research initiatives, and publications, it has opened doors for art enthusiasts of all backgrounds to engage with the power of creativity.

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao A Modern Art Masterpiece

Located in the lively city of Bilbao, Spain, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art designed by the Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry. This iconic museum is a remarkable fusion of art, innovation, and audacious design.

At first glance, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a true marvel of the 20th century. With 24.000 m2, the Museum represents an architectural landmark of innovative design, providing a seductive backdrop for the art exhibited in it. The museum´s distinctive and daring structure is a work of art in itself. Gehry´s design transcends the realm of conventional buildings to create a sculpture-like masterpiece. The fluid lines and reflective surfaces of the structure draw inspiration from the industrial heritage of the city, reflecting its transformation into a modern cultural hub.

What sets the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao apart is its ability to seamlessly blend into the urban scenery of Bilbao. Its location along the River Nervion adds to its charm, creating a harmonious connection between the building and its surroundings.

One of the most admired works of contemporary architecture, the building has been hailed as a "signal moment in the architectural culture", because it represents "one of those rare moments when critics, academics, and the general public were all completely united about something." The museum was the building most frequently named as one of the most important works completed since 1980 in the 2010 World Architecture Survey among architecture experts.

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is more than just a building,  it's an artistic experience that transcends the boundaries of time and tradition. It's the power of architecture that inspires and captivates, and it continues visitors from around the world to admire its design and the masterpieces it houses within.

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:

  • Meet your Private English-Speaking Specialist Art Guide by the front door of the Museum.
  • Half-day guided visit of the Guggenheim Museum, the world´s largest and most impressive private collection of modern and contemporary art
  • We have reserved a table for your lunch either before or after the tour at a recommended restaurant. 



Prices and Dates

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  • English Speaking Official Guide for Bilbao tour
  • Entrance fees included when with guide
  •  (LR) *Lunch Table Reservation in a recommended restaurant with fine cuisine (*Meal not included must order directly at the restaurant)
  •  Local Taxes



  • Meals not specified in itinerary
  • Beverages not specified in selected meals
  • Personal & Travel Insurance
  • Transportation
  • Tip and Gratuities to Local guide

Cancellation policy

  • Up to 48 hrs before: Fully Refundable
  • Under 48 hrs : 100% Non-Refundable




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