The city of Bilbao, Spain's biggest port and the 6th largest city, is situated in the heart of the Basque Country and is a good place to see the regions attractions. Visit the town of Bilbao for an extraordinary choice of cultural attractions, food, shopping and entertainment. At Bilbao there also are many lively bars and sensational restaurants. You can go to the Fine Arts Museum, the Arriaga Theatre, the Plaza Nueva and the Basque Museum. Add to these that with the 19th century serenity of the beaches of San Sebastian and the stately promenades containing its world-class haute cuisine restaurants and you have a lovely place to go.
There are many ways to get here. You can go for cheap flights Bilbao or you can take a more unique route - by Bilbao ferries. P&O Portsmouth ferries offer regular ferry crossings from Bilbao to Portsmouth and Brittany ferries connects the nearby port of Santander to Plymouth. Bilbao is certainly worth the length of the journey by Bilbao ferries. There are cheap Bilbao ferries and special offers for ferries to Bilbao, provided by all the major ferry operators.
The advantaged geographic location enables the ferry port of Bilbao to link with the main international ports, especially links with both the American continent and the north of Europe. After 700 years of acting as a port, nowadays over 200 maritime services link Bilbao with 500 ports worldwide. The Port of Bilbao meets the highest operational capacity requirements. Taking Bilbao ferries from the port of Portsmouth enables you not to have to drive the long distance travel through France.
As a major city in Northern Spain, Bilbao is a great place should you be going on an onward journey into Spain. Northern Spain features excellent road connections. Bilbao is 3 hours from Zaragoza, 4 hours from Madrid and 6 hours from Barcelona. The P&O Portsmouth port terminal in Bilbao port is accessible from both the west (Santander) and the east (Madrid and Barcelona).
P&O Ferries operates the Portsmouth to Bilbao ferry crossing with its Pride of Bilbao cruise ship that offers unrivalled onboard facilities. The crossing time on sailings to Bilbao is 35 hours with departures every Tuesday and Saturday and passengers spend two nights on board ship. The crossing takes 29 hours from Bilbao to Portsmouth with departures every Monday and Thursday. By traveling from Portsmouth to Bilboa you avoid the long drawn out drive up through France.
You can book a ferry from the port of Portsmouth to the port of Bilbao with the ferry operator Biblao online. Compare the prices of multiple Bilbao ferries in one simple inline search. You are sure to find the cheapest ferry to Bilbao. Your cheap Bilbao ferry booking will be made quickly and securely online.
One of Northern Spain's major cities Bilboa is really the ideal starting point for an onward journey into Spain. Upon arrival in Bilboa you should make time to visit the attractions and witness first hand the amazing architectural designs.
Enjoy Bilbao ferry crossing in Spain!