The waterside city of Bilbao makes a fine setting for outdoor adventures. You can go for scenic kayak paddles along the Nervión or hire bicycles for a spin along the city's waterfront bike paths. Both provide some fantastic vantage points of the city's icons. There's more great cycling further out, with beachside pedalling in Getxo.

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  • Tourné Hiring a bike and heading off on a half day's jaunt around the city.
  • River Cheer DIY adventures piloting a small craft along the estuary.
  • Bilbao Kayak Gliding slowly along the Nervión while admiring the striking landscape.