You’ll notice it as soon as you arrive: Vitoria-Gasteiz is cordial and comfortable, built for living: everything is close at hand, including the city’s so-called Green Ring, a perimeter formed by six large parks that you can discover on foot or by bicycle. Salburua is one of them, and it has several lakes that are visited by a wide variety of birds due to their privileged location on a migration route. Vitoria-Gasteiz receives international certification as a sustainable tourism destination, Biosphere Responsible Tourism.
Another of Vitoria-treasures Gasteiz’s is the Mediaeval Almond, so-called because of its shape, and one of the best old quarters in the Basque Country. Do you want to learn about the history of Vitoria-Gasteiz and its significance in the present and past? This Vitoria-Gasteiz Free Original Walking Tour, from the hands and knowledge of local guides who are enthusiastic about their city, allows you to see the city’s power points and have a great cultural time!
This Vitoria-Gasteiz Free Original Walking Tour takes you through one of Spain’s most wonderful and unfamiliar cities, where you can witness the city’s neoclassical advancement and old town, as well as its heritage, lifestyles, and celebrations. We’ll see the city’s most famous streets, squares, and landmarks, including the New and Old Cathedrals, Plaza de la Virgen Blanca, Plaza del Machete, the medieval almond, and more.
All of this with a local guide who is an art historian, archivist, and passionate city expert.
✓ Local Guide
✘ Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure Point: Santa Maria Plaza, 3, 01001 Gasteiz, Araba, Spain
Return Details: Santa Maria Plaza, 3, 01001 Gasteiz, Araba, Spain
The city will be shown from its inception to the present day. Along the way, you’ll notice the changes that have occurred as a result of the remnants that are present.
We will witness the various extensions created from its underpinning to the Middle Ages (union streets, Jewish street, towers, manor houses), Renaissance structures and pavements, the twentieth century with industrial growth, and the twenty-first century with the extensive industrialization of Vitoria-Gasteiz.
In addition, the political, historical, gastronomic, and leisure environments, as well as a perspective of the physical and demographic geography surrounding the city and its province, Araba-lava, will be declared.
In summary, an enjoyable, simplified, vibrant, and pleasurable trip to comprehend the evolution and feeling of Vitoria-Gasteiz and its citizens, as well as the setting to which it belongs, Alava and Basque.
This experience requires good weather. If the tour is canceled because of poor weather, you’ll be offered or you can also choose a different date.
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If the tour is canceled because the minimum numbers of participants aren’t met, you’ll be offered or you can also choose a different date.