Vitoria-Gasteiz in 1, 2 or 3 days - Day 1: Medieval Quarter and Expansion – Tourism in Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ongi etorri! Welcome to the capital of the Basque Country, where you will be able to easily combine history, nature and wine and fine food, all at your own pace. There's only one obligation: enjoy yourself!
In the morninghttps://www.flickr.com/photos/vgturismo/albums/72157716852802466
Your first stop could be the Plaza de la Virgen Blanca. In its centre, you'll find the monument commemorating the Battle of Vitoria, the most international event in our history. You can also take a picture with the vegetal sculpture.
A few steps away, you'll find the Plaza España or Plaza Nueva, the location of the Tourist Office, in case you want to book a guided tour.
And in the Medieval Quarter you will be able to admire, among other monuments, the city wall and the Santa María Cathedral: visiting its restoration works is a unique experience. You'll also be surprised by museums such as the BIBAT Fournier Cards and Archaeology Museum.
How about a pintxos route? One option is to look up the bars and restaurants that took part in the last Álava Pintxo Celebration Week.
In the afternoon
And what better way to round off the day than by shopping in our local establishments.
For dinner, we suggest choosing one of the restaurants in the Guía Estrella (Star Guide).
Turn around, you'll never fail to be surprised in the Plaza de la Burullería: the view of Santa María, the Hurtado de Anda Tower (from the 15th century)… And the Cuesta de San Vicente will let you see a beautiful sunset, with views of the Vitoria Mountains and the New Cathedral.
And if you have more days
We encourage you to extend your stay: the city has a wide and varied range of accommodation for all tastes and budgets.
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