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  • Day8

    Bilbao to Portugalete

    September 19, 2017 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C

    A shortish walk today, so we got up a bit later than usual and had breakfast in Bilbao. We debated which route to take - the 'official' path seemed to be about 19kms, while the more industrial route on the RHS of the river is about 13kms. We decided on a 'middle' approach - the Buen Camino app showed a recently waymarked track on the LHS of the river, joining the original Camino arrows at Sestao.

    Our hotel was at the river, so we crossed the bridge and started walking, keeping the river to our right. This seemed more sensible, albeit longer, than going up and down city streets to find a theoretical starting point.

    All in all, an easy day with good weather and an interesting view of city life. 16.5kms, according to Strava.

    We're in Pension la Guia tonight. Clean and basic. €40 for 2. Cheaper if not con baño.
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