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Bilbao BBK Live


Rock your socks off at BBK Live

Fast Facts

 

Rock your socks off at BBK Live

 

Where: Bilbao, Spain, we stay at the Stoke Festival Campsite and take you into the festival daily

When: July 9-11 or stay longer and run with the bulls too! Or join us in Barca for a few days afterwards. 

How: Make your own way to the Stoke camp, or ride with us from Barcelona.

Cost: From 60€ a day.

Sleep: Camping accommodation (twin share tent, sleeping mat, and sleeping bag provided and set up for you).

Eat: Hot breakfasts everyday, early BBQ  every 2nd day.

Inclusions:  accommodation near the beach, some meals, transfers to and from the festival, massive Stoke campsite party.

Add ons:
Unlimited beer and sangria (10€ a day)
Helicopter joy rides to see the basque region any day all summer (60 euros)

Stoke Passport Holders:

(Don't know what a Stoke Passport is? Check it out! Your universe will change.)

Eligible for 3 nights all-inclusive package including unlimited beer & sangria (excluding BBK ticket).

 

The music festival of the year teamed with the street festival of the year, we’ve really outdone ourselves this time

 

 

Price Details

Ticket only:

  • 1 day: Thursday, Friday or Saturday: 65€
  • 3 day: 105€

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BBK Festival Choose your own adventure
from 60€ per day (min 2 days)

from 2015-07-07 ’till 2015-07-13

So you want to have your cake and eat it too!  No problem you could be raging at BBK one day, running from bulls the next, then surfing or chilling out at the beach the day after that.  Here’s how…

choose your own adventure-2014

  • All options include:
  • All inclusive camping accommodation (we set up your tent, mat and sleeping bag so you just drop off your stuff and start the party)
  • Daily hot breakfasts
  • Early BBQ every second day 
  • Return festival shuttles into Bilbao BBK Live everyday

** Does not include BBK ticket


For inquiries, please email us at: [email protected]

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3 day BBK & Bulls – Ride with us from Barcelona – 350€ 

from 2015-07-08 ’till 2015-07-12

Includes:

  • 4 day party (party at night sleep in the day)

  • 3 nights all-inclusive camping accommodation (tents, mats and sleeping bags set-up for your arrival).

  • Return private coach from Barcelona

  • Pamplona Street Party on the first night followed directly by the Bull run on Thursday AM (note this is an overnight party so if you’re not up for it you can choose to get an extra nights sleep at the campsite instead)

  • 3 nights BBK on Thursday to Saturday.

  • early BBQ every 2nd day

  • Daily hot breakfasts (late breakfasts to let you sleep)

  • Guides and all shuttles into the festival

  • More info: Buses leave from Plaza Catalunya Wednesday at 6pm, direct to party in Pamplona on Wednesday night and run with the bulls on Thursday Morning, arriving back at camp to sleep it off around midday. Then it’s BBK madness until Sunday. Buses leave on Sunday to return to Barcelona at 11am. 

Add ons: Surf options, closing Bull run, and unlimited drinks

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Barcelona, Bulls and BBK – 489€
8 – 14th July 

  • bus from Barcelona – Pamplona on Wed 8th July (party overnight and run with bulls in the morning or go on to campsite for a few hours of sleep)
  • 3 days at campsite with tent, mattress and sleeping bag provided – sleep in the day and BBK in the eve
  • 3 breakfasts  second day 
  • Early BBQ every
  • Bus to BBK festival
  • 3 day BBK festival pass
  • Stoke guide 
  • Bus back to Barcelona on Sunday 12th July
  • 2 nights cool backpacker central Barcelona hostel Sunday and Monday 
  • free walking tour of Barcelona with the funniest guides in town 
  • one Barcelona activity: boat cruise, Spanish cooking class or bike tour
  • “I <3 BCN wristband” which allows free nightclub entry and discounts to bars and restaurants

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What Is It?

 

What is it?

Well firstly, what the heck is a BBK?….It's a bank in the Basque region of Spain and for 3 days a year, this particular bank is everyone's BFF. This is because it sponsors the world's 'Best Medium-Sized Music Festival', which brings around 60 acts from all over the world to a little park in Bilbao for one weekend of incredible artists. 

How it works : 

Conveniently, there is also another festival happening nearby at around the same time that we're kinda fond of. You may have heard of it - it's called San Fermin, or more commonly it's called Running of the Bulls. If there's something we like here at Stoke Travel, it's massive festivals! This year we'll be giving you the chance to get creative and conjure a compound adventure from scratch. You choose what you want when you want it and how…. and then we do it. Simple. 

 So here's the deal: We've got a nice little basic package with all the basic inclusions you need. So you pick your dates, e.g.: 'I wanna stay with Stoke from 9-12th July!'. You then choose your activities. There's so much damn room for activities here! You can either: BBK it or surf for a day or run screaming from bulls. It's up to you. If you are super energetic and Stoked on life and want to do more than one option a day, you can do that too for a little surcharge.

 Finally, you choose your add-ons : do you want to drink without limit for 10€ a day? Would you like a tent all to yourself just in case you happen to find love at the music tent or in the waves or under the hoofs of a bull? 

 Et voila! You have a tailor-made adventure full of fun and just seeping with culture. 

 If you're lurking about in the Catalan capital of Barcelona, you can jump on the Ride with Us trip and get that transport included too. 

 So what ya waiting for? Let's get inventive and create a combo of cultural chaos!!

Check out this lineup: 

9TH JULY - 11TH JULY

TBA

 

 

 

 



Location

 

Euskal Herria.

Address: Gran Camping Zarauz (Barrio Talaimendi, S/N 20800 Zarautz, Guipúzcoa, Spain)

Is the name of this place in the local language. Pais Vasco, Pays Basque, the Basque Country. The elbow of the French and Spanish Atlantic coastline is an area filled with culture and natural beauty. Home to Europe's oldest language, it's most sturdy people, and some of the most incredible vistas your eyes have ever had the pleasure of taking in.

Bilbao is the capital of the Basque Country and has loads of cool, arsty, cultural places like the Gugenheim Museum. The BBK Live is held on Kobetamendi which means Mount Cobeta and is the city's largest park and yip, you guessed it, that park is on a hill.

The surf camp is located at Zarautz, 15kms along the coast from San Sebastian on the region's most famous surf beach (every year the world's best surfers do battle here in a World Series event). We put our wonderful camp on the headland at the far east of beach, the perfect vantage point to drink a few sangrias and watch the sun extinguish itself in the Atlantic, every life-lovin' evening.

Zarautz and San Sebastian are connected by local buses, which run super regularly.

How To Get Here?

 

Come fly to us...We're organising transport from the following airports:

 You want to fly to either Bilbao, or Biarritz. Check Ryanair, Easyjet and Vueling for cheap deals. There's plenty of cheap deals. We love cheap deals.

 

If you fly to Bilbao:

You can get a bus directly from the airport to Zarautz, buses leave from the front of the airport at 7am, 11:30am, 3:30pm and 8:30pm

If you land outside of these times there is an hourly bus to San Sebastian city centre. Once there the local bus to Zarautz leaves from the street outside very same bus station. And the local train that connects San Sebastian to Zarautz is right there too!

Local Bus:

From just outside the main bus station you can get the local bus to Zarautz. Fast buses run on the hour from San Sebastian, take 20 minutes and cost 2 euros. Look out for the Z3, from bus stop 26 on the Avenida. See the maps for directions. 

Local Train:

Alternatively, the Euskotren is a good way to get there. (see maps for directions). Trains run from San Sebastian (Amara) to Zarautz (San Pelaio) from the early morning until about 10pm. The trip costs 2 euros and takes 30 minutes.

 

If you fly into Biarritz:

You must first make your way to San Sebastian and then follow the "by train" details outlined below. To get to San Sebastian from Biarritz International Airport take a French SNCF train to Hendaye, change to the nearby Euskotren station (located just outside the SNCF station) and take a Euskotren to San Sebastian. Each train ride is between 30-40 minutes, with the total train trip costing less than €10. A coach service also exists between Biarritz airport and the Hendaye train station, via Saint-Jean-De-Luz (change buses there). The coach ride is less than one hour and costs about €4.
 

Local Train:

If you arrive in San Sebastian by local train via Hendaye from Biarritz, the Euskotren is the way to go (see maps for directions). Trains run from San Sebastian (Amara) to Zarautz (San Pelaio) from the early morning until about 10pm. The trip costs 2 euros and takes 30 minutes.

Local Bus:

Another option is to get the bus from the street called Avenida. Fast buses run on the hour from San Sebastian, take 20 minutes and cost 2 euros. Look out for the Z3, from bus stop 26 on the Avenida. See the maps for directions. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Come on ride the choo choo train

You can catch the Spanish national railway from most cities to San Sebastian. Check www.renfe.com for details. Once in San Sebastian, as the national (or big) train station is in the middle of town, you want to catch the local bus to Zarautz.

From just outside the main bus station, you want to get the bus from the street called Avenida. Fast buses run on the hour from San Sebastian, take 20 minutes and cost 2 euros. Look out for the Z3, from bus stop 26 on the Avenida. See the maps for directions.

If you arrive by local train via Hendaye from Biarritz, the Euskotren is the way to go (see maps for directions). Trains run from San Sebastian (Amara) to Zarautz (San Pelaio) from the early morning until about 10pm. The trip costs 2 euros and takes 30 minutes.

 

 

 

 Alternatives

Buses are for legends.

You can arrive to San Sebastian by bus from all over Europe and within Spain. Eurolines deal with international bookings (www.eurolines.com) and Vibasa within Spain (www.vibasa.es).

From just outside the main bus station you can get the local bus to Zarautz. You want to get the bus from the street called Avenida. Fast buses run on the hour from San Sebastian, take 20 minutes and cost 2 euros. Look out for the Z3, from bus stop 26 on the Avenida. See the maps for directions.

 

The campsite  address is: Gran Camping Zarautz, Calle de Aldakonea, San Sebastian, Basque Country 20012, Spain

 

 

 

 Better yet take our private shuttle with us!

Barcelona to Campsite (via Pamplona) - 40€ one way

Barcelona to Bulls camp: 6th, 9th, 11th, 12th - leaving Barcelona at 5pm (arriving around midnight)

Bulls camp to Barcelona: 7th, 10th, 12th, 13th - leaving camp at 10am and Pamplona at 11am (arriving in Barca around 5pm)

-Return buses depart camp at 10am via Pamplona at 11am. You will need to drop your luggage on the 24hour trip bus before you head into the bull run at 5am, or you can sleep in and climb on the 24hour bus at 10am.

 

 

 

FAQ

 

Music lovers, have any questions? Enter them in the comments box below and we will answer them here!

 

Is there a place to lock valuables?

Not at the festival, but at campsite we will have a container where you can store valuables.

What’s the daily line up?

http://www.bilbaobbklive.com/2014/en/lineup
Check out the lineup tab above. 

Can I just do this festival without Running of the Bulls?

Yeah you can! It’s 60€ a night for the camp with included transport into the festival. If you would like to stay 3 days and do one of BBK, one of Bulls and one of surf camp, you can. If you want to do two events on one day, you just need to pay a small surcharge of 15€. (BBK ticket is not included in the price).  

 

Where’s the camp?

 In Zarauz (Barrio Talaimendi, S/N 20800 Zarautz, Guipúzcoa, Spain) and takes about an hour to Bilbao or Pamplona and 20 mins to San Sebastian

 

Maps

 

 

 

 

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