Places to see traveling from the hotel
From Holiday Inn Express Bilbao you can get shortly to a long list of places.
If you take the road to Munguia, you can be at the Basque Coast in 20 minutes and travel the road between Bermeo and Getxo. You can visit Bermeo, San Juan de Gaztelugache, Bakio, Armintza, Gorliz, Sopelana and Getxo.
You can also head to Gernika and visit the Assembly House, the Peace Museum, the Oak Tree Of Gernika, Omas Forest and the Santimamiñe Caves. All these is next to Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve and Mundaka Beach.
In the road to San Sebastian you will find Urkiola Nature Reserve.
Apart from all these, there is little more than an hour to Vitoria, Donostia or Santander.