Bilbao Biking & Running

Healthy lifestyle by HGB

We believe in the importance of playing sport so what better way to do it than while discovering Bilbao and all of its charm. We propose a series of routes with different difficulty levels for cyclists and runners that we have uploaded onto the STRAVA app. This app with maps has a series of geolocated routes which show the path to follow on your mobile device so you don’t get lost. Best of all, they require no Internet connection.

Instructions for a going on a cycling or running route with your mobile phone:

  • Download the STRAVA app for free.

  • Log in STRAVA, search for “Hotel Gran Bilbao” and in our profile you will find the “Routes” section, from where you can choose your favourite.

  • You can use the routes without Internet connection just by activating your phone’s location services.


If you like running, you have no excuse today.

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Los Caños Route

Enjoy running around Paseo de Los Caños, parallel to the river. This route without traffic is also perfect for walking.

Distance: 2.5 miles (4 km.)

Difficulty: Low

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“Running Bilbao” Route

Discover Bilbao by running past the city’s most emblematic places: the Arriaga Theatre, the Guggenheim Museum, La Ribera Market… All of it along a pleasant path alongside the river in Bilbao.

Distance: 6 miles (10 km.)

Difficulty: Medium

Cycling routes

Discover Bilbao on two wheels

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Tourist Bilbao

Discover Bilbao and its main monuments and buildings with this pleasant route alongside the river, which runs along a cycling lane. Ideal for families or to discover the city.

Distance: 6 miles (10 km.)

Difficulty: Low

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Artxanda Climb

From the Artxanda Viewpoint you can enjoy one of the most spectacular views of the whole city whilst you cycle along paths in a natural setting. Most of the route runs along a cycling lane.

Distance: 12 miles (19 km.)

Difficulty: Medium

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Pagasarri Climb

Do you love adventure and challenges? In this route in the heart of nature you will discover three different valleys while you ride along hill paths.

Distance: 20.5 miles (33 km.)

Difficulty: High

For running tours, please ask at reception.

Bicycle rental for urban routes available at Tourné Bilbao. Please ask at reception for more information.

+34 637 09 32 28

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