Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Barakaldo

Learn about the unique charm of Barakaldo with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its shopping and restaurants. Bilbao Fine Arts Museum and Plaza Moyua are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Barakaldo

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Barakaldo a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Meaztegi Golf (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Getxo Aquarium (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Club Deportivo Ganguren Golf (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Doniene Gorrondona Txakolina (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Karpinabentura (17.1 mi / 27.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Barakaldo

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Barakaldo is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dona Casilda Iturrizar Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Monte Artxanda (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Etxebarria Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Estuary of Bilbao (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Playa de Azkorri (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Sopelana Beach (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Barakaldo

Fly into Bilbao (BIO), the closest airport, located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Vitoria (VIT), which is 30 mi (48.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Barakaldo Lutxana Station or Barakaldo Station to see more of the city. It's easy to get around Barakaldo by catching a ride on the metro at Gurutzeta-Cruces Station, Ansio Station or Barakaldo Metro Station.

Where to stay around Barakaldo?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 153 holiday lettings near Barakaldo. From 30 Houses to 106 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Barakaldo for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Barakaldo?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Barakaldo:

  • Bilbao la Vieja: 49 holiday homes
  • Bilbao City Centre: 84 holiday homes
  • Castaños: 61 holiday homes
  • Iralabarri: 48 holiday homes
  • Abando: 80 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Barakaldo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Barakaldo. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hospital Universitario Cruces: 261 holiday lettings
  • Barakaldo Lutxana Station: 268 holiday lettings
  • Bilbao Exhibition Centre: 269 holiday lettings
  • Estadio Nuevo Lasesarre: 265 holiday lettings
  • Teatro Barakaldo: 269 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Barakaldo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Barakaldo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 30 Houses in Barakaldo. Our other popular types of Barakaldo holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 106 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Barakaldo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in Barakaldo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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