As soon as you set foot in Vitoria you will take notice of its wonderful hospitality, an intense culture, its traditional dishes, and a high ecological and landscape value. The capital of Álava is a perfect destination to enjoy unforgettable holidays and taste delicious food.
This city holds many treasures like an incredible artistic heritage, wine routes, many parks and gardens, field activities and delicious cuisine. Do not think twice and book now with Sercotel Hotels your stay at one of our hotels in Vitoria Gasteiz and get ready for a magical holiday.
This Basque city offers unforgettable walks through the enchanting corners of its historical centre, as of today it still preserves its original layout intact. Let yourself be involved in its medieval streets and old palaces that will show you the splendour that this city had in the past and still has today.
There are many places you cannot miss visiting like the Plaza de la Virgen Blanca, where the monument of the battle of Vitoria and the church of San Miguel are located. You can take a guided tour of this temple to see the main altarpiece and the patron saint of the city; the Virgen Blanca. Also, you shouldn’t miss the Cathedral of Santa María, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It’s an impressive Gothic-style church that you must visit while completing the Camino de Santiago; it served as an inspiration to Ken Follett for his famous book “Los Pilares de la Tierra”.
Near the cathedral, you will find the oldest streets of this metropolis, the Cuchillería, Herrería or Correría, among many others. In these streets you will find majestic monuments like the Palace of the Escoriaza-Esquibel (with an impressive plateresque patio), the Urbina Zarate palace, the Portalón (an old post office that is now a restaurant), the Casa del Cordón or the Palacio de Bendaña. Do not miss the opportunity to walk along the medieval wall (the streets of Fray Zacarías, Santa María and Escuelas).
As you can see, there is much to discover in this small town and there’s nothing better than resting in our comfortable hotels near Vitoria Gasteiz, Spain to wake up rested.
If you want to stay near the city’s old town, we suggest you book at ourSercotel Hotel Boulevard Vitoria-Gasteiz, located close to these outstanding places and near the business parks Gamarra and Betoño. Book with Sercotel Hotels the perfect accommodation to rest during your holidays.
If you are a wine and nature lover, we suggest you to take a tour to further discover the roots of this city and taste its delicious wines. These are two of our favourite tours:
- Rioja Alavesa: This tour is available throughout the year and it includes excursions, sports marathons, festivals and other events to enjoy a unique experience among vineyards. The purpose of these activities is to further discover these renowned wines.
- Ruta del anillo verde (green ring route): This route is an itinerary that goes around the city and connects several parks, including the Armentia, Olarizu, Salburua, Zabalgana, Zadorra, and Errekaleor. They are all linked through paths and perfectly marked roads.
During your visit you will be able to taste the most traditional cuisine of the region. Everything is cooked with high-quality raw material including fish and seafood, vegetables from the orchard and their exquisite game meat dishes.
The stews, the habitas (broad beans), the menestra, the blood sausage and the braised quail are traditional recipes that we recommend you savour during your stay as well as their exquisite pastries. We also encourage you to go for pinchos like the locals.
Vitoria is a cosy, charming and comfortable city to visit. If you are traveling by car, do not think twice and book with Sercotel Hotels at any of ourhotels in Vitoria-Gasteiz with parking. Our accommodations make it easy to discover the city centre and have everything at your fingertips.