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Bilbao Greeters Private Day Tours

Bilbao, Spain
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An authentic experience!

Eskerrik asko Greeters Bilbao! We have found out about this only a few days before our trip so did... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
EmeraldIsle1703
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County Dublin, Ireland
A great introduction to Bilbao

This is a lovely organisation. The greeter (Santi) came to collect me from my hotel, showed me... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
MegN52
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Durham, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Eskerrik asko Greeters Bilbao! We have found out about this only a few days before our trip so did not email 15 days before as required but Begoña has found someone to meet us anyway. We had the pleasure to meet Iñigo, who showed us...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a lovely organisation. The greeter (Santi) came to collect me from my hotel, showed me round the city, pointed out some good restaurants and took me to the bus station to buy a ticket to San Sebastian. He spoke good English and knew...More

Thank MegN52
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This was a superb experience. We were interested in history and Basque culture and Marvi did a superb job of explaining both while showing the most significant places in the city. We particularly appreciated her description of how the European Union has impacted Bilbao. I...More

Thank Juliez46
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Marivi led us on a 3+ hour walk around the city and showed us how to use the metro and streetcars. She took us to two great pintxo places in Casco Viejo. She took us to the big Mercado. She explained many things to us...More

Thank SergioC108
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Our greeter spent generous 5 hours or so taking us to different spots in Bilbao. She told us great stories from her own experience covering lots of different topics related to the city. We went the funicular, promenade, Old town, Ribera Market and some other...More

Thank viczi
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Bilbao Greeters is the only way to see Bilbao properly--a city that offers so much more than just the Guggenheim. In just a few hours, while walking all over the city, our greeter, Marivi Puente, filled us in on its history, Basque culture, day-to-day doings,...More

Thank jlriback
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I read about Bilbao Greeters on Trip Adviser and decided to try them. Great decision. Marivi showed us around her city, of which she is very proud. Although the greeters are not official guides, they have a feel for their city and can show you...More

Thank AJMglobaltraveller
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I had a great afternoon with Esti, who showed me things that I would not have come across by myself. She gave me excellent background information and really made me see Bilbao from a local's perspective. I hadn't heard of the Greeters Network before, but...More

Thank izalt
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This was our first visit to Bilbao and Jose Maria was our greeter. Immediately he impressed us with his extensive knowledge of and passion for his city. Intelligent, well-educated, and with a generosity of spirit, Jose Maria gave us many fascinating insights as he led...More

Thank anonymousD5771KW
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Our afternoon spent with greeter Begona Guillen really made our trip special. She was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and very friendly. . She was generous with her time after she had worked a full day at her school! A visit to Bilbao with simply a guide book...More

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Steviebaby1953
19 August 2016|
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Response from BilbaoGreeters | Property representative |
Helloooo! Unfortunately, we don't have greeters available this week. Last-minute requests can't often be accommodated. Please have in mind you are arriving in a very special week in Bilbao. We call it "Aste Nagusia" or big... More
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BrooklynBops
15 August 2016|
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Response from Heriberto_Burgos | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge but the website informs of the possibility of making a donation to their organization, which I gladly did.
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4 June 2016|
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Sorry, but this app is giving me trouble, refusing to send because my answer supposedly contains HTML characters. We just sent an email to the address on the group's website and got a quick reply. Michael
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