EMBRC PP2 - Workshop “Regions´ support to blue biotechnologies value chains in Europe” June 21, 2016 – 10.00 – 17.00, Bilbao

How to reach Bilbao

The airport is in the nearby town of Loiu (although it attends to the name Bilbao airport). The airport operates daily based flights to the major cities in Europe, to many, such as London Brussels, Paris, Frankfurt or Madrid there are severely daily flights. Form the airport to Bilbao you can either take a Bus to the city center

(http://www.bizkaia.net/Home2/Archivos/DPTO6/Temas/A3247i_v1.pdf?idioma=CA) or a taxi (around 25 €).

Venue; Bizkaia Aretoa (University of the Basque Country):


This building of the University of the Basque Country is located in one of the most emblematic parts of modern Bilbao. It opens out onto the estuary and the Guggenheim Museum, right in the centre of Avenida Abandoibarra, between the Padre Arrupe footbridge and the Deusto bridge (under the IBERDROLA tower, the highest building in Bilbao). Meeting room (room OTEIZA) will be in floor 2.


There are different possibilities within a city easy to walk, just follow the banks of the estuary of Bilbao. Here are some possibilities.

1.- Meliá Bilbao hotel: Lehendakari Leizaola 29, Bilbao 48001
5 mins walk from the venue (around 100 € night with breakfast).

2.- Barceló Bilbao Nervión hotel: Paseo Campo Volantín, 11, Bilbao 48007
Next to city hall, 10 min walk along the river banks to the Guggenheim and the venue (around 85 € night with breakfast).

3.- Hotel Ercilla: Calle Ercilla, 37-39. Bilbao 48011
12 mins walk from the venue (75 to 85 € night without breakfast) 4.- Miró hotel Bilbao: Alameda Mazarredo 77, Bilbao

2 min walk to venue (123 € night with breakfast)

5.- Hotel Arenal Bilbao: C/ Los Fueros, 2, 48005 Bilbao, Tel.+34 944 15 14 07
In all city, 20 mins walk along the river banks (74 € night with breakfast)