The cliffs of Bilbao Bizkaia offer majestic views, with the sea stretching as far as the eye can see.

La Galea Cliffs

Nestled in the charming town of Getxo, just a stone's throw from Bilbao, the La Galea Cliffs present the most iconic views of the Puerto del Abra. Here, nature reigns supreme, with vast open spaces and spectacular cliffs that grant you unparalleled views of the sea and coast. Be sure to explore the Aixerrota Mill and the La Galea Lighthouse, among other attractions.

Barrika Cliffs

Barrika's beach and cliffs are renowned for their unique geological formations. Here, the rocks and waves of the sea have sculpted a series of natural caves and arches that will leave you in awe.

Beyond the natural beauty, the Barrika Cliffs offer a serene atmosphere, perfect for unwinding by the beach and gazing at the sea.

Cliffs of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

If you're a fan of the popular TV series "Game of Thrones", you might recognise the San Juan de Gaztelugatxe Cliff, which served as the setting for Rocadragon in the series.

Located approximately 35 kilometres from Bilbao, this cliff is an enchanting and spiritual place. The steep 241 steps lead to a small hermitage at the top of the cliff, offering exceptional panoramic views.

Azkorri Cliffs

Near Azkorri beach in Getxo, you'll find the imposing Azkorri Cliffs. This is another gem for a scenic hike, where you can immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Basque coast. From the top of the cliffs, you'll have a clear view of Azkorri beach and the crystal-clear waters of the Bay of Biscay.

The rocks that form these cliffs of this beach date back some 50 million years and soar up from the sea from a depth of about 1,000 metres. At that time, this area of the coast was submerged in the sea, but has since then transformed due to tectonic movements, creating this remarkable sheer vertical drop.

Gorliz Cliffs

The Gorliz Cliffs in the town of Gorliz are yet another natural jewel of the coast of Bizkaia and are some of the most spectacular cliffs in Bilbao Bizkaia.

This interesting rock formation is easily accessible from the beach and attracts locals and tourists alike.

Take a leisurely stroll in the vicinity, delve into the area's history and culture, and grab this chance to do some outdoor sports. The Gorliz cliffs offer a unique experience not to be missed.

Bilbao Bizkaia boasts a diverse array of impressive cliffs that will captivate any nature and adventure enthusiast. Whether you’re enjoying the panoramic views, exploring sea caves or hiking scenic trails, these cliffs promise an unforgettable experience.

So, if you're planning a visit, be sure to include exploring these cliffs in your itinerary, and prepare to be awestruck by the grandeur of the Basque coast!