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Vitoria-Gasteiz Free Original Walking Tour

Santa Maria Plaza, 3, 01001 Gasteiz, Araba, Spain

Overview

Once you arrive at Vitoria-Gasteiz, you’ll notice the warm ambience and comfortable living the locals are used to. The beautiful city received an international certification as a sustainable tourist destination, Biosphere Responsible Tourism. The city’s magnificent green ring is everyones favorite spot, its a perimeter formed by six very big parks.

The green ring can be explored on bicycle or on foot and Salburua is one of it. Several lakes and rare species of birds are credited to this beautiful location due to its location on a migration route. Another perk of visiting Vitoria-Gasteiz is that you get to see the medieval almond! the medieval almond gained popularity because of its weirdly beautiful shape.

The brilliant history of this little city, its past and present significance and the picturesque sites are the things you’ll enjoy on this tour. Our enthusiastic local guides are giddy and ready to lead guide you through this experience of a life time.

  • Learn about the city’s religious and political significance (from the oldest to the most modern) as well as the people who have led it over the years.
  • Gain knowledge and interesting facts about the city, such as the Fournier deck, gastronomy, city festivals, and so many bulls, to give you a more comprehensive picture of the city (in addition to purely historical data)

Why Travellers Love This Tour

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.

What’s Included

✓ Local Guide

✘ Gratuities

✘ Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure & Return

Departure Point: Santa Maria Plaza, 3, 01001 Gasteiz, Araba, Spain

Return Details: Santa Maria Plaza, 3, 01001 Gasteiz, Araba, Spain

Tour Briefing 

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.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Cancellation Policy

This experience requires good weather. If the tour is canceled because of poor weather, you’ll have the option of choosing 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 contacted so you can choose a different date.

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