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Vitoria-Gasteiz 1.2 mi from city centre
This smoke-free hotel has 2 floors in 1 building and offers complimentary parking nearby. Recreational activities include...
Vitoria-Gasteiz 216 yd from city centre
This hotel is located in central Vitoria-Gasteiz, just 3 minutes’ walk from Virgen Blanca Square. It offers simple, modern...
Vitoria-Gasteiz 402 yd from city centre
This establishment is located in the heart of the city and only a few steps and you are among the best shops and restaurants....
Pension Casa 400
Vitoria-Gasteiz 501 yd from city centre
Pension Casa 400 features free Wi-Fi and is located in the commercial centre of Vitoria in Álava. It is set beside the medieval...
Abba Jazz Hotel Vitoria
Vitoria-Gasteiz 490 yd from city centre
This hotel is located near the Plaza de la Virgen Blanca and Vitoria train station is approximately 400 meters.
Vitoria-Gasteiz 1.7 mi from city centre
From Vitoria airport: to North-East onto N-624. Turn left in order to follow the N-624. Cross a roundabout. Take exit towards...
Duque De Wellington
Vitoria-Gasteiz 1.6 mi from city centre
Ubicado en una zona residencial con fácil acceso al centro. El hotel está situado cerca del hospital provenzal, del Gobierno...
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The capital of Spain’s Basque Country has a delightful selection of cultural heritage museums with a sumptuous smattering of some of Spain’s best tapas and pintxo bars. The city’s old town consists of an incredible concentration of centuries-old buildings, all rounded out by a friendly and lively population with a healthy student contingent to ensure a perfect blend of classical and modern tastes.
Vitoria-Gasteiz offers a wide variety of affordable hotel options.
Neighbourhoods of Vitoria-Gasteiz
Explore Vitoria-Gasteiz’s captivating neighbourhoods:
- Casco Viejo: The city’s old town is a beautiful centre of history and heritage. Take your pick from a wide variety of first-rate museums, before finishing your night off in a delicious and rustic tapas bar.
- Centro : Vitoria’s more modern centre is still home to some great heritage museums, particularly around La Florida park. You’ll find the train station here along with some delightful accommodation options.
- Coronación : This region to the west was developed in the 20th century and houses some fine cafes and hotels. Gorbea Street which runs through this district is noted for its bars and nightlife.
- Zaramaga : Home to Parque de Molinuevo, this northern neighbourhood offers peaceful stays just moments from the old town area. The area is primarily residential with a number of markets and plazas, including Plaza del tres de marzo and Llodio Square.
What to see and do in Vitoria-Gasteiz
Vitoria has a wealth of excellent attractions and activities. Artium is the city's premier modern art gallery, housing some very important and engrossing artworks by local and national artists. The nearby Museo de Bellas Artes contains a wealth of 18th and 19th century pieces. Museo Diocesano de Arte Sacro is another important art space containing biblical artworks spanning the centuries, including early Christian carvings. Bibat is the city's must-visit history museum, covering the region’s history from the Bronze Age. Meanwhile, Museo de Armería contains a host of military artefacts, including important items from Spanish history and world events. The city's religious buildings are also a pleasure to behold. The Catedral de Santa María, Catedral de María Inmaculada and Iglesia de San Miguel Arcángel span the 13th and 20th centuries.
What to eat in Vitoria-Gasteiz
Awarded the National Gastronomic Capital title in 2014, Vitoria is a foodie's paradise. Chief among all experiences here are the pintxo bars, where you can sample a smattering of regional tapas dishes in cosy settings. Look out for classics like gilda (anchovies with pickled peppers), pinchos de tortilla (Spanish omelette), chistorra y padron (sausage and peppers) and corquetas de papas (potato crouquettes). Angulas (eels) and pulpo pinchose (octopus) are also very popular and delicious.
Typical events and festivals in Vitoria-Gasteiz
Vitoria has a strong tradition celebrating a number of festivals and events. In August, the city celebrates its patron saint, la Virgen Blanca, with processions, concerts and fireworks over several days. Other notable events include Fiestas da San Prudencio in April and Noche de las velas, pista de hielo y Belén Monumental en Navidad (Christmas) in December. You'll also find a rich variety of cultural events, including a Jazz Festival (July), Azkena Rock Festival (June) and an International Theatre Festival (October), among other highlights.
How to move around in Vitoria-Gasteiz
Vitoria has a well-connected rail and bus network to get you throughout the area. The city centre itself is very bike-friendly. You can rent bikes via Capital Bikes or hire a car to explore the wider Basque Country.
The climate in Vitoria-Gasteiz
Vitoria has a temperate climate with notable rain throughout the year. You can expect highs of 25°C in summer and lows of 1°C in winter. Although summers are generally drier, you can still expect up to 5 rainy days in warmer months.
More interesting facts about and sights in Vitoria-Gasteiz
Vitoria has a number of fine bodegas offering up spectacular wines. If you'd like to explore one of Spain's most beloved wine countries, head to nearby Rioja Alavesa, home to spectacular and fruity Tempranillo-based wines.