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Founded with the intention of recovering the art of eating well, this association emphasises the use of locally produced food, to guarantee maximum quality and economic sustainability of responsible production.

Learn about Slow Food Products and Producers as well as a novel initiative by this association, the so-called "Km 0 network".


Star Restaurants

Check out our list of the finest restaurants in Bilbao and Bizkaia, and learn about their philosophy and seasonal dishes.

These haute cuisine restaurants awarded with Michelin guide stars will evince quality, creativity and attention to detail in very bite of their sumptuous dishes.


Restaurants Guide

Many visitors’ best memory of Bilbao is to do with the moments of pure delight that they enjoy when they linger over a meal at one of the city’s restaurants. Not only is it the opportunity to try the famous Basque cuisine, but you can also discover the many different facets that make up the gastronomy of the Basque Country.



Since 1997, the city's best pintxo venues compete for top prize in the annual "Pintxo Bar Contest – Bilbao Bizkaia - Pintxo Txapelketa".

This section will both delight you and show you how to make any one of a wide range of Bilbao's prize-winning Pintxos, a mouthwatering bite-sized version of haute cuisine.


Our wines

Wine has always played a leading role in day to day life in Bilbao.

Thus it is no mystery that the city promotes both txakoli from Bizkaia and Rioja wine, as part of a global network of eight big cities within internationally known wine-growing regions.


February 2015

2º EDICIÓN DE “The Art of Beer” La Feria de cerveza artesana de Bilbao

On Friday 27 and Saturday 28, the second edition of the fair of craft beer made in Bilbao will be held. There all the people who come will have the opportunity to enjoy more than 15 different craft beers from 11 participating brands, as well as attending several activities such as live music, live painting and learning about the art of making beer with talks by professionals and tastings. Read more

Niki de Saint Phalle

February 27, 2015 – June 11, 2015. Guggenheim Bilbao Museum.

Niki de Saint Phalle (1930−2000) is one of the most influential artists of the second half of the 19th century. Her works include numerous public art projects, including the Tarot Garden in Tuscany, and the Stravinsky Fountain in Paris. She also made experimental films and decors and costumes for ballet productions. But what brought her the most public attention were her Nanas, giant sculptures that revolutionized the representation of women in art. Read more

PARABERE Forum reunirá a líderes líderes de opinión, activistas, científicos internacionales, agricultores y mujeres chefs y sumilleres de los 5 continentes

The Forum, which will gather some 300 participants, will focus on generating more input from women on key topics. If our societies are to evolve towards greater sustainability, more fairness, stronger growth and increased social progress, women must be able to take their rightful place.
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Equipo Crónica

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum.

Equipo Crónica was set up in 1964 by three artists from Valencia, Rafael Solbes (1940-1981), Manuel Valdés (1942) and Juan Antonio Toledo (1940-1995), although the latter left the group a few months later. The duo remained active until 1981, the year Solbes died. Until the end, Equipo Crónica was a high-profile concern in contemporary Spanish art and a respected presence in artistic circles in France, Italy and Germany. Now, fifty years after the group was founded, the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, with the generous sponsorship of BBK Fundazioa, presents the most extensive retrospective to date. Read more

The XXI edition of FANT will host the premiere of “Wayward Pines” series by director M. Nigth Shyamalan

The week of May 8-15, Bilbao will become the capital of fantastic cinema once again on the occasion of the celebration of the XXI edition of FANT. Bilbao festival will host the premiere of the series “Wayward pin” in collaboration with FOX Spain, starring Matt Dillon and written and directed by filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan, known for films like “Signs” or “Sixth Sense”.
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