Summer 2020 - Tourism in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Come and discover a sustainable city full of ideas for enjoying nature, history as well as wine and fine food. Thanks to the measures adopted in order to cope with Covid-19, Vitoria-Gasteiz is ready to make your visit a safe experience, with new proposals, whatever your taste. in new window)

The actor Antonio Resines stars in a video to promote Vitoria-Gasteiz and Álava as a tourist destination featuring a spectacular journey through its main attractions, such as the Santa María Cathedral, Laguardia or the Valle Salado de Añana. The work is part of a social media campaign promoted by the Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council and the Provincial Council of Álava.

Guided tours

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Want to discover the city with the help of professional guides? We have a wide range of guided tours so that you can visit the Medieval Quarter and its most emblematic buildings, itineraries to enjoy with your family, based on literature, focussing on history or through other thematic proposals.

Enogastronomy and markets


Don't miss out on trying wine and fine food from Álava: pintxos for all tastes, traditional sweets and wines from the Rioja Alavesa and txakoli from Álava.

Cultural activities


The best theatrical proposals return to the local theatre network for a summer in which you can also enjoy open-air projections of short films. And, in September, another two long-awaited returns: the latest news from the world of television with 'FesTVal' and the performances of 'Magialdia'.

Family tourism

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Explore the city with your family and immerse yourself in its history and nature in the most fun of ways. You can take part in the activities offered by the museums or those proposed by 'Ataria', the Interpretation Centre of the Salburua Wetlands.

Nature and sport

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Named European Green Capital 2012 and Green Global City 2019, Vitoria-Gasteiz is perfect for enjoying nature and sport, be it in the urban parks or in the Green Belt.

Museums and exhibitions


Don't miss the exhibitions and activities in Artium(Opens in new window), a flagship for contemporary art. It's the first of a list of museums which are striking for both their buildings and their content: a renaissance palace with one of the best collections of playing cards in the world, a tower-house which houses the Natural Science Museum...

Museums. Summer programme PDF.

Close to Vitoria-Gasteiz


'Now that you can go out, stay' is the new campaign by Álava Tourism(Opens in new window), inviting people to discover the commercial, gastronomic and leisure offerings in Vitoria-Gasteiz and Álava. in new window)

In the Cuadrilla de Añana(Opens in new window) you'll find the Valle Salado, one of the most outstanding landscapes in the country. It also offers other options such as visiting the Valderejo Natural Park, the Tower-Palace of the Varona Family or taking part in activities such as kayaking and horse riding.


The Cuadrilla de Ayala(Opens in new window) highlights the hiking options in the valley. It is also possible to visit the following centres and museums: Ethnographic Museum of Artziniega, Santxotena Workshop-Museum, Quejana Museum of Sacred Art, Manuel Acha Liqueur Museum and the Aresketamendi renewable energy park.


The Cuadrilla de Campezo-Montaña Alavesa(Opens in new window) is home to the Izki Natural Park, surrounded by rocky mountains and with magnificent panoramic views of the surroundings.


The Cuadrilla de Gorbeialdea(Opens in new window) brings us closer to the list of 10 musts in the region, among them, the Gorbea Natural Park, the 'inland sea' of the marshes, the Sanctuary of Oro or the Gujuli waterfall.

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The Cuadrilla de Laguardia-Rioja Alavesa(Opens in new window) takes us on a journey through its landscapes and wineries, paying special attention to its gastronomy, heritage and accommodation. in new window)

In the Cuadrilla de Llanada Alavesa,(Opens in new window) one option is to follow the green route that circles the Ullíbarri-Gamboa reservoir. The region has leaflets and maps, accommodation and restaurants available to its visitors. in new window)


'Euskadi, ongi etorri' is one of the videos from the Basque Government's new tourism campaigns. It proposes 120 plans and itineraries(Opens in new window), as well as highlighting what's on offer in terms of gastronomy. in new window)

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