Special Offer for Historical tour around Vitoria Gasteiz Old Medieval Quarter
Start in front of the door of your hotel or in the Virgen Blanca Square to make a tour around the hiden gem of Vitoria: his Historical Quarter.
This area has preserved the original Medieval street design from 12th Century and many examples of Gothic, Reinassance and Baroque buildings are found here. The nice restoration policy on this area has been awarded 3 times with the Europa Nostra award.
We will make a walking tour to see the main highlights in the Old Quarter: Machete Square, Montehermoso Palace, Escoriaza-Esquivel Palace, Doña Otxanda Tower and visit the Bendaña Palace, where the Archaeological and Playing Cards Museum.
During the tour we will pass through some nice places to eat and have pintxos or our traditional pastries.
Also there is the possibility to visit the Old Cathedral Restoration Works and to make a tour around the 12th Century Wall tour (Admission fee not included) Please, confirm with your booking for availability.
Virgen Blanca Square
Doña Otxanda Tower
Visit to Bendaña Palace included. Possibility to organize visit to the Old Cathedral as well (price of your entrance to Old Cathedral is not included in the price given here).
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 3 hours
Time of visit may be longer if you want to include the visit to Old Cathedral Restauration Works.
It can be also shortened depending on your time requests.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 EUR - Food and drinks are not included in the tour value.
15 EUR is calculated per person for expenses in bars and souvenirs. Just to give you an idea of the expenses you may find:
* A good pintxo can be from 2 to 4 EUR and
* A glass of good wine from 2 to 5 EUR.
* A small bottle of water from 1 to 1.50 EUR.
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We came to the Basque country and had originally planned to visit Vittoria. The day of our arrival in Bilbao we were told that San Sebastian is far more beautiful than Vittoria and we called Aitor to ask him to change our trip. He did so without any issues. Aitor knew his material, was charming and friendly. We learned a great deal from him and enjoyed the day that he spent with us. Highly recommended!