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Excursion 8: Oceania Exclusive - Bilbao Tapas Tour & Old Quarter
Tour Code: BIO-007OE
Tour Length: Half-Day (Approximately 4 hours)

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Oceania Exclusive Tour

For those travelers who prefer an added measure of intimacy and flexibility, we are pleased to offer our new Oceania Exclusive tours. With a minimum of 10 guests and a maximum capacity of just 16 guests, each tour benefits from a higher level of personal attention and the added flexibility and agility that come from traveling in a small group.

Oceania Exclusive tours are available for a specially selected number of tours in almost every port we visit, in every corner of the world.

Experience the culture and traditions of Bilbao on this half-day tour that introduces you to this charming city.

Traveling from the pier, you will first drive to the famous Guggenheim Museum for an outside visit. The Museum is perhaps one of the most ambitious cultural projects of our time and the result of a unique collaboration between the Basque Administration and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Following an overview given by your guide and free time for photos, you will continue on to the Old Quarter, called El Arenal.

Upon arrival in the Old Quarter, you will leave your coach behind and take a short walk to a local venue where you will be treated to traditional tapas and wine. Afterwards, it's a guided walking tour of the Old Quarter, passing by several notable sites, including the famous Cathedral of Santiago, perhaps, the oldest building in Bilbao. At one time, the cathedral was the center of Bilbao and all the city's main streets converged here. Today, the Cathedral, which is dedicated to the city's patron saint, boasts the Vizcaya region's most beautiful Neo-Gothic tower.

Time permitting, you will have free time to do a bit of exploring on your own and perhaps purchase a souvenir before rejoining your coach for the transfer back to the pier.

Please note: This tour includes approximately 1-hour of moderate walking, some of it over uneven surfaces, plus any additional walking at the guests' discretion during free time. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests and may not be suitable for those with mobility concerns. Weather appropriate clothing; flat, comfortable walking shoes, a hat and sunglasses are recommended. The order of the sites viewed or visited may vary.

NOTICE: All Oceania Cruises shore excursion fares are listed per person, and are subject to change and availability. Some tours are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time without prior notice. Tour departure times are subject to change so please reference your actual tour ticket for the correct departure time. Minor children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a an adult parent or guardian on all shore excursions. While Oceania Cruises makes every effort to adhere to the specifics mentioned in each shore excursion description, circumstances may require otherwise. All shore excursion information contained on this website is subject to change without notice at Oceania Cruises’ discretion. Oceania Cruises is not responsible or liable for typographical error, omissions or misprints.

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