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If your trip to Barakaldo is all sorted out but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.
Create some new memories without having to travel very far at Estadio Nuevo Lasesarre and Teatro Barakaldo. Be sure to bring your camera.
If you're chasing some interesting places close by, venture 2 miles from Barakaldo to Basurtu. Whether you visit for the day or just an afternoon, there's plenty to keep you occupied.
Fill up the tank, put on some tunes and get ready to feel the salty sea air blowing through your hair. Barakaldo is home to some glorious stretches of coastline, such as:
If you're eager to do some serious business networking in the convention centers of Barakaldo, it'd be good to get yourself a rental car. That way, you can go for a spin, take a look at some nearby attractions and be sure that you'll get to your event on time. You'll most likely be heading to one of these buildings:
Take to the wheel of an intermediate car and experience the best of Bilbao with your family. These vehicles offer ample legroom and a bigger trunk to store all your bags. They have excellent mileage, so you can easily journey the 4 miles between Barakaldo and central Bilbao (and beyond!) without burning a hole in your wallet. But if you want to treat yourself on your getaway, why not opt for a premium car? All those little extras, like heated leather seats and flashy infotainment systems, will ensure you have the ultimate driving experience.
Sometimes it's all about the journey, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you're about to head off on an epic road trip around Barakaldo, a spacious SUV could be the perfect solution. If you want a fantastic bargain and plan to stick to city driving, an economy car is a clever pick. All you need to do is choose what's going to be the best fit, throw your bags in the trunk, and clock up those miles.
Cruising around Barakaldo demands more from you than just knowing how to turn the engine over. Brush up on the traffic rules and discover this happening city safely:
In Barakaldo, motorists stick to the right-hand side. When exploring someplace new, it's wise to rent an automatic car. That way, you can concentrate on the road and not stress about gear changes.
One of the advantages of visiting a smaller city like Bilbao is less traffic — and you won't find a lot of it in the neighborhood of Barakaldo. That being said, you may still come across busier conditions as people drive to and from work.
Nabbing a parking space in Barakaldo shouldn't be too hard. Of course, it depends on where you are and when — you may find it tricky parking in the very center during peak periods.
Barakaldo is a neighborhood in the city of Bilbao, where speed limits range from 50 km/h to 120 km/h. However, these limits can differ. Residential zones are usually 50 km/h unless signed otherwise.
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen car rental company may bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the usual approach. Or it may forward your contact information to the relevant local authority so the fine is issued straight to you.
Yes. Although, there are exceptions for certain vehicles used by public transportation networks.
If you have Bluetooth or similar functions enabled, it's fine to use your cell phone while driving a car in Barakaldo. Just make sure you keep concentrating on the road.
In Barakaldo, it is a criminal offence to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.05%. If you're planning to have a few drinks with dinner, you'd be wise to leave your rental car behind.
Turning on a red light isn't permitted in Barakaldo. Always be watching for traffic signs and lights to ensure you don't break any road rules.