Bilbao happens to be a green city with a wide collection of parks and gardens sprawling across the city offering the people of Bilbao an opportunity to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and find some peace or have recreation with a range of outdoor activities and attractions in these green spots. Some of the choicest parks and gardens of Bilbao are:
Jardines de Albia (Albia Gardens)
Iglesia de San Vincente, Bilbao, 48001, Spain
This beautiful green spot with a number of seating facilities, pathways and green scenic spots stands close to Bilbao’s Plaza Circular. Visitors can enjoy their time here with a quiet stroll around its pathways or a few hours of quiet in its benches. The gardens stand next to many famous landmarks like the extremely historic San Vicente Church (Iglesia de San Vincente). It is open daily and admission is for free.
Parque de Europa (Europe Park)
Txurdinaga, Bilbao, 48004, Spain
This huge area stands in the Txurdinaga area of Bilbao and takes pride in its vast and precious collection of sculptures. The park offers a host of recreational opportunities, sporting activities and lies next to the Txurdinaga Multisports center. The park is open daily for free.
Parque de Dona Casilda (Dona Casilda Park)
Cerca de Palacio de Congresos Euskalduna, Bilbao, Vizcaya, 48011, Spain
This is the largest park in Bilbao and is as old as about 100 years. The major attractions of the park include large ponds, fountains, pathways, mature trees, benches and summer flowers. Tourists can also visit the popular Museo de Bellas Artes nearby. The admission is open daily for free.
Paseo del Arenal
San Nicholas de Bari, Bilbao, 48005, Spain
Standing in Bilbao’s Casco Viejo area, the Paseo del Arenal lies next to the city’s beautiful estuary and features various seasonal activities and outdoor concerts in the historic bandstand. It also has a worth seeing temple building and many green spots to enjoy some peaceful hours. The park is open daily for free.