Bilbao is indisputably in fashion. There are numerous events that take place in the city, awards, concerts, innovative trends that spring up in emerging neighborhoods or great designs in the city by famous architects, among other landmarks.We said goodbye to the year with the news that Bilbao was awarded "Best European City 2018" by the jury of the international organization "The Academy of Urbanism" and that is ... the city is more fashionable than ever. The proliferation of Coworking Spaces has not been less in Bilbao, more than twenty of this business model are located in this territory. One of them is welink, with two years of life, it has become a benchmark for digital nomads visiting Vizcaya. If you are one of those who still do not know Bilbao, we leave you 8 excuses to visit it.[/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_text _builder_version = ”3.10 ″]
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Bilbao is one of the 11 cities preferred by digital nomads worldwide, give it a score of 6,9 according to a recent study of NomadList. Although Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand, Vietnam or Indonesia are the most visited by nomads, our country is not short. We have good weather, reasonable prices and that the nomads know it. Bilbao has always been characterized as an industrial area with an entrepreneurial character. At the moment according to Bilbao Valley - an organization created to promote entrepreneurship among young people in Bizkaia - they tell us that this area is currently booming in terms of the number of entrepreneurial projects ”, highlighting the innovative projects with an innovation component that are finally established as startups. The area of northern Spain, specifically Bizkaia, is very privileged "since in addition to having numerous programs to help entrepreneurs, both public and private, there are even more programs focused on innovative projects and companies", reveals the President of Bilbao Valley , Ignacio Santos.[/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_text _builder_version = ”3.9 ″]
Increase in Coworking Spaces.[/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_text _builder_version = ”3.9 ″]
The latest information on the increase in collaborative spaces estimates that it will reach a figure of more than 26.000 coworking spaces in 2020 worldwide, according to the latest study by Emergent Research. Bilbao is not far behind, it almost reaches thirty coworking places, most of them located in the city and on the coast. For those who are lovers of surfing, they have the possibility of working in welink, a bright and flexible space, located 10 minutes from Sopelana, one of the beaches with the best waves in Vizcaya.[/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_text _builder_version = ”3.9 ″]
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Bilbao's pintxos are famous all over the world. Also its restaurants, where the best in the country are concentrated in the Basque Country, so if you like to eat, this city is the best to come to work for a while. The Plaza Nueva is a landmark, neoclassical in style, porticoed and rectangular in shape, it may be the best option, if you are looking for a good night out and eat some good pintxos. Very close to Plaza Nueva, you can also enjoy its gastronomic offer at the Mercado de la Ribera - the largest covered market in Europe. There are many options you have to alternate work with leisure![/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_text _builder_version = ”3.10 ″]
Cultural offer.[/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_text _builder_version = ”3.10 ″]
If you decide to work from Bilbao, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a wide cultural offer. Every time the city is a benchmark in international events. Renowned exhibitions, concerts, plays, operas, etc ...
Museums you must visit
There are many exhibitions that each season houses the most famous museum in the world, known for its unique architecture. In these days the first anthological exhibition has been presented. You have to see it! Bilbao offers you much more cultural offer, such as the Museum of Fine Arts, the Euskalduna Palace, the Azkuna Center or the Arriaga Theater where they always offer plays, concerts, exhibitions, installations or very interesting activities for those who are lovers of the art.[/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_text _builder_version = ”3.9 ″]
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If you decide to work in Bilbao, you will be the most envied of all, because you have some of the most impressive beaches in the north very close to the center. With its transport network it gives you the possibility to enjoy just 20 minutes from the center, a walk along the seashore or ride on your surfboard the most impressive waves of the Cantabrian Sea.
Beaches connected by the Metro
If you have your own car, the possibilities are endless, but with public transport you can manage phenomenally.[/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_text _builder_version = ”3.9 ″]
Easy access to the mountain from the city center.[/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_text _builder_version = ”3.10 ″]
From the most central square and from many points of the city you can see the beautiful Mount Artxanda. It is one of the lungs of Bilbao and the entire area.[/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_image _builder_version = ”3.9 ″ src =” https://growworking.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/welink-coworking-bilbao.jpg ”/] [et_pb_text _builder_version =” 3.10 ″]
"The mountain artxanda it is one of the two mountain ranges that delimit the municipality of Bilbao, the other being the Pagasarri ”, reports Wikipedia.If you want to enjoy one of the most spectacular views and reach the top of Bilbao, you have to take the Artxanda funicular. It is located on the Paseo del Campo Volantín and it is a fun plan, in which you can combine later by going down on foot. * Price per person / journey € 0,95[/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_text _builder_version = ”3.9 ″]
The architecture.[/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_text _builder_version = ”3.9 ″]
Bilbao is more than a noble town. If you are interested in architecture, this city is the perfect one to walk through it and see authentic works designed by famous architects.[/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_image _builder_version = ”3.9 ″ src =” https://growworking.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Bilbao-arquectura.jpg ”/] [et_pb_text _builder_version =” 3.9 ″]
Frank Gehry, Norman Foster and Santiago Calatrava are some of the architects who have contributed to avant-garde Bilbao. The construction of the Guggenheim Museum opened creativity in the city and started a new trend to erect buildings with exquisite design architecture throughout the city. Bilbao can be a good city if you are a freelancer and you like architecture![/ et_pb_text] [et_pb_image _builder_version = ”3.9 ″ src =” https://growworking.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/post-welink-leioa-artaza.jpg ”/] [et_pb_text _builder_version =” 3.9 ″]
Bilbao is located in a very good part of the country for day or weekend getaways. The Basque country is very well connected between its three capitals, an hour approx. one from another, being a perfect plan to visit them after work. Not only can you visit San Sebastián and Vitoria, there are many interesting destinations very close to Bilbao that you must go ...
One of them is San Juan de Gaztelugatxe or the beautiful coastal town of Mundaka, very famous for its waves and for being in a natural area, at the mouth of the Oka River. Area classified as a Biosphere Reserve.
Bilbao has become over the years one of the best cities to visit and now, if you have the possibility of living for a while and working remotely, it can be a great personal and professional opportunity.
In addition to being a good city to live in, Bizkaia is one of the provinces with the lowest unemployment rate, being in the ranking one of the areas with the most possibilities when it comes to finding a job. All are advantages to come, we are waiting for you!
Alvaro de la Cruz
Space Manager Welink Coworking - BILBAO[/ et_pb_text] [/ et_pb_column] [/ et_pb_row] [et_pb_row] [/ et_pb_row] [/ et_pb_section]