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Bilbao Greeters Private Day Tours

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Description: Come and join us for an unforgettable visit to Bilbao!Welcome to Eusko...
Come and join us for an unforgettable visit to Bilbao!Welcome to Eusko Greeters, a non-profit organization founded in 2011 that offers visitors a new form of alternative tourism and, in particular, a new welcoming policy based on voluntary participation. The main objective of this service is the cultural exchange, for the visitors and Greeters (locals). Eusko Greeters has already launched the Bilbao Greeters Program to provide the service, free of charge, in Bilbao and the surroundings. Donostia and Gasteiz programs will follow soon. Please register, via email, at least two weeks in advance of your arrival in Bilbao.
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A Wonderful Evening

We met with our guide, Esti, outside the Arriaga Theatre and so be again our wonderful evening in Bilbao. We walked all through the Old Town with Esti pointing out all the places... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Dungarvan, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We met with our guide, Esti, outside the Arriaga Theatre and so be again our wonderful evening in Bilbao. We walked all through the Old Town with Esti pointing out all the places of interest. Knowing that it was the first evening of our trip, she provided us with lots of tips, and information, for the rest of our time.... More 

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NY NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Thanks to tripadvisor I learned about this opportunity to meet and tour with a local. My guide, Esti, arranged to meet me at the Guggenheim Puppy and after a brief discussion of my interests we walked to the new and interesting Alhóndiga Cultural Center designed by Philippe Starck, then hopped on the subway for a beach walk on the outskirts... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Our walk with Roberto was a highlight of our month long trip. He was warm, friendly, interesting & very knowledgeable. We had a great walk besides the river to the Old Town and back seeing many of the architectural features of Bilbao, the unique bridges, and so much more. We stopped for a drink and had a chance to meet... More 

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florida, usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Having been all over Spain except the Basque country, we decided to contact the Greeters, as Bilbao was a port on our cruise.It was nice to be able to walk through the city with a knowledgeable native.The Greeters provide a service which is totally free-something unexpected anywhere in today's world. Inigo was our guide. He has an excellent command of... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Being new to the Basque region and Bilbao, our guide Marivi was great. She has an extensive knowledge of her home, culture and history with a fantastic attitude. The group (6 people), 3 couples, were treated like family and given a tour of a lifetime. We learned to navigate through the city via, train, bus and most importantly our two... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This was our second time in Bilbao and since we had such a great experience last time with greeters, we jumped at the chance to book another day with them. We had 4 newbies with us who also really enjoyed it. Since we had been to Bilbao before (and everyone had the full day before to explore downtown), we decided... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

we were met in front of the Guggenheim and had a walking tour of the city. The best part was the Old City

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Our tour guide, Marivi, was a fount of historical and current information about her hometown and her Basque culture. She took us on a wide-ranging tour in the pouring rain (bless her heart) with a broken arm, no less. Our Bilbao experience was so much richer with her guidance, perspective and deep knowledge. This is a wonderful service. Thank you,... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I read about this nonprofit who gives free tours and all the great reviews. Our tour with Mariví was even better than expected and our expectations were high. She was extremely knowledgeable about Bilbao and had a wonderful command of Basque history and culture which she imparted in an interesting and cogent way. It helped us understand a lot! She... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Our guide Inigo Castillo provided us with an informative morning walking tour of the many attractions in the city of Bilbao. We felt like he was a good friend, he shared history, the culture of the area, and some of his families experiences living in this area. It was helpful to have a guide that spoke English well. He is... More 

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