Updated on 2021/05/20

Tour - Getxo Marina

Description

Getxo marina and its lighthouse are at the entrance to the Port of Bilbao, next to Getxo's Ereaga beach. The marina was opened in 1997.
It now has facilities and services for recreational sailing, entertainment and hospitality establishments, and 3 cruise terminals are located there.

How to get here

By bus: 
A2151. Larrabetzu - Bizkaia Zubia/ Bizkaia Transporter Bridge;

By Metro underground:
Line 1 Etxebarri- Plentzia (Neguri stop)

Car part at the entrance to the Marina.

Route

Getxo (Biscay)

Section 1

From the parking to the lighthouse

Suitable for people with reduced mobility (PRM)

An easy route, access over an easy-to-cross ramp with handrails on either side. That is the start of  a 1-km spacious promenade with views over the sea and beach. However, the lighthouse can only be reached up a series of steps with no ramp alternative.

Description of the section and its accessibility level

Section length
1,00 km
Pavement
Cobblestones, tarmac
Obstacles
  • Stairs to climb to the area closest to the lighthouse.

Equipment for receiving the external resource on the section

Is there reception equipment on the section?
Yes
Outdoor space: Parking areas and access to equipment
Is there a parking area?
Yes
Parking. Are there any minimum dimensions for adapted vehicles?
No
Is there any adapted access?
Yes
Are there slopes at the entrances?
Yes
Are the access slopes suitable for people with reduced mobility?
Yes, with no required assistance from third parties
Are there railings and/or handrails?
Yes, with no required assistance from third parties
Is there an equipment entrance sign next to the access, and is it adapted?
No
Pavement type
Tarmac, concrete
Indoor space: General features
Are the access slopes suitable for people with reduced mobility?
Yes, with no required assistance from third parties
Personal care area
Are there personnel trained in accessibility in the facilities?
No
Rest zone
Is there a rest area at the reception?
Yes
Store
Is there one or more stores at the reception?
No
Children’s area
Is there a children’s area at the reception?
No
Exhibition room
Is there an exhibition room at the reception?
No
Exhibition Hall
Is there an exhibition hall at the reception?
No

Interpretive equipment

Are there trails on the section?
Yes
Access
Is there lighting at night?
Yes
Minimum accessible connection between parking spaces, if any, the start of the obstacle-free trail
Yes
Is there an adequate slope to allow circulation without assistance, with personal assistance or with technical assistance?
Yes, without assistance from third parties
Parking spaces reserved for vehicles used to transport disabled people according to current regulations. At least 5% of the total spaces
Yes
Parking signage, if any, with the International Accessibility Symbol on the floor and/or on walls
Yes
Informative poster at the start of the trail indicating the length, route, difficulty, duration and slopes by sections
No
Itinerary
The route is more than 150cm wide, with occasional narrowings of 90cm
Yes
Minimum clearance height of 220 cm
Yes
Rest areas
Yes
Urban furniture (fountains, dispensers...) arranged along the pedestrian route to provide sound orientation
Yes
Guiding partition and/or tactile foot signs to draw attention to an important feature
No
Islands with a minimum width of 150 cm to facilitate two wheelchairs passing each other
Yes
Is there an adequate slope to allow circulation without assistance, with personal assistance or with technical assistance?
Yes, with no assistance
Cycle touring lane
Does the section have a cycle touring lane?
No
Lookout and observatory
Is there a lookout or observatory on the section?
No

Educational Facilities

Nature classroom
Is there a nature classroom on this section?
No

Recreational facilities

Is there a recreational area on this section?
Yes
Access
Is there adequate lighting?
Yes
Accessible connection from the parking, if there is one, to the premises, adapted to current regulations. Unobstructed area with a minimum width of 90 cm, an unobstructed height of 220 cm and a compact floor which allows for wheelchair access
Yes
Parking spaces reserved for vehicles used to transport disabled people according to current regulations. At least 5% of the total spaces
Yes
Is there an adequate slope to allow circulation without assistance, with personal assistance or with technical assistance?
Yes, without assistance from third parties
Parking signage, if any, with the International Accessibility Symbol on the floor and/or on walls
Yes
Outdoor space
Are 10% of the tables and benches accessible?
Yes
At least one accessible access, if any
No

Beaches

Is there a beach on this section?
No

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