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Address: C/ Barria, N 3 - Bajo 48.930 | Bilbao, 48930, Spain
Phone Number: 94 480 10 12
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We visited this transporter bridge while on a cruise. Its certainly the star attraction in Getxo and well worth a visit. The crossing cost 5 euros and you go up to the bridge... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We visited this transporter bridge while on a cruise. Its certainly the star attraction in Getxo and well worth a visit. The crossing cost 5 euros and you go up to the bridge walkway by lift. Once there you can cross the estuary and obtain unforgettable panoramic views of the area. It is 50 metres high and the walkway is160... More 

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Le Blanc, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Our daughter lives in nearby Algorta, we walked along the seafront to the bridge. I took the lift up to the gantry and walked across taking in the magnificent views looking up and down the river Nervión and across the district of Las Arenas. My trip across cost 7€, my wife and daughter took the gondola which cost 35c each.... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I've now been on this one and the one in Newport Wales and there appears to be a few others around the world, including, Warrington and Middlesbrough, no the lads from Auf Wiedersehen did not buy the latter and sell to the American Native Indians. We used the Bridge to get to Portugalete from our Hotel in Getxo, it cost... More 

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Hampshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This "hanging" bridge is the main reason most people visit Getxo, and you can see why. It really is a most impressive structure and is an important part of the local history. However, it is not just decorative, as it is a well-used mode of transport.There is a lift,and, for the brave, a walkway across the top! The walk alongside... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We visited in May. From the cruise port it is a 35 to 40 minute walk to the bridge, past the marinas and many architecturally interesting mansions. There is a Tourist Information Kiosk close to the bridge (it opened at 11 o’clock on the Wednesday that we were there). The ticket machine at the bridge has no instructions in English.... More 

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Margate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We stopped off at this port whilst on a cruise on a Sunday morning . We walked into town from the cruise terminal about 20 mins and came across this magnificent bridge .Firstly we went across on the traffic gondola to the other side and had a snack and drink and on the way back we came across the bridge... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I was not sure about the visit when the Informaction tourist officer give me this piece of advice. I thank her! This red metallic Bridge it's a masterpiece. Declared UNESCO Heritage Site.Built in 1893 by the Architect Alberto de Palacio, it is the oldest river crossing bridge. A sort of "shuttle" is hanging on transporting cars, bikes and people from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The charge for walking across the top level is a bit steep at 7 euros, but, wow, it is just incredible up there. We spent ages walking back and forth, snapping photos. Really fantastic views. And it is so cool when the car is moving, you can feel it, hear it, see it, thrilling. Do it. The cost includes a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

A pleasant surprise and a way of getting from one side of a river to the other in a way you won't have seen before. The bridge represents the areas industrial past & heritage. On the east side it is complimented by a small well presented garden area with cafe. There has been a lot of investment in this stretch... More 

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Porec, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is the first suspension bridge in the world, or pendent ferry, becouse people and vehicles entering in the cabin, which is pendent on the cables transferred to the other side of the river. It is posible to cross the bridge on the walk, using elevator, but cost 7€. Using the cabin cost only 35 cents pro person..

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Address: C/ Barria, N 3 - Bajo 48.930 | Bilbao, 48930, Spain
Phone Number: 94 480 10 12
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province

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