11 days in Bilbao & Lisbon Itinerary

11 days in Bilbao & Lisbon Itinerary

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Bilbao, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Bilbao, Spain

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Bilbao Fine Arts Museum and San Telmo Museoa. Explore hidden gems such as Casco Viejo and Monte Urgull. Change things up with these side-trips from Bilbao: Playa de Zarautz (in Zarautz), Vitoria-Gasteiz (Anillo Verde & Catedral de Santa Maria) and Urdaibai Bird Center (in Gautegiz Arteaga). There's still lots to do: take a stroll around Azkuna Zentroa.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bilbao online trip planner.

New York City, USA to Bilbao is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Bilbao can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Casco Viejo ©
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Casco Viejo
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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palácio Nacional da Ajuda and Igreja da Sao Vicente de Fora. Santo Antonio de Lisboa and Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museu da Marioneta, admire the landmark architecture of Museu do Dinheiro, admire the local landmark of Largo do Carmo, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Bilbao to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bilbao to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

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