City Wall - Tourism in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Turismo - Muralla

The archaeological excavations which were carried out underneath the Old Cathedral in 2001 discovered the remains of an ancient city wall, which dates back to the latter half of the 11th century and a section of which can still be seen, along with one of its towers.

The wall can been seen from behind the Escoriaza Esquivel Palace, which is where you can take a guided tour, and from the back of San Miguel Arcángel Church and the Villa Suso Palace.


  1. Discover the tower among the remains of the ancient wall.
  2. Climb down into the ancient cold store behind the San Miguel Arcángel Church..
  3. Contemplate the mural “The shortest night” in the City Wall Garden. in new window)

Visits and further information

Fundación Catedral Santa María(Opens in new window).


Cantón de la Carnicerías s/n y c/Fray Zacarías s/n , 01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz. View with Google Maps(Opens in new window)

360º Virtual tour

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