Victory. Times of power.

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish, Euskara
Guru: Lorena
Registered on July 04, 2020

¿Do you want to see, how become Vitoria-Gasteiz important along the centuries, and see the relevance in the past and now? From the hand and konwledge of a native and pasionate about her city, who shows everybody who asked (known or unkown person), see the power points of the city and have a great cultural time!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
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Tour description

Get to know the city from power... Being a city built from the 12th century, among other things because it is a crossroads, we will see the different references of power that are still preserved in the city that has evolved: from the old cathedral which is the oldest, to the Palace of Ajuria Enea, which is the most current.

You will learn about the different powerful families and their palaces, the reason for two cathedrals or why Vitoria appears in the Spanish deck... A walk through where power never sleeps...

Some of the stops included:

  • Plaza de la Virgen Blanca (Battle of Vitoria Statue. Meeting point)

Ancient Power (Old Town):

  • old cathedral
  • Escoriaza-Esquivel Palace
  • Montehermoso Palace
  • House of Cord
  • Machete Square
  • San Miguel's Church

Current power (New Zone. Ensanche):

  • City hall
  • Deputation
  • new cathedral
  • Ajuria Enea

Do not miss this opportunity, I'm waiting for you!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Virgen Blanca Plaza, 5, 01001 Gasteiz...
    Virgen Blanca Plaza, 5, 01001 Gasteiz, Araba, Spain
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    Plaza de la Virgen Blanca (statue of the battle of Vitoria). The clothing will depend on the weather.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Catedral de Santa Maria de Vitòria

    Knowledge about the foundation of the city and why Ken Follet has a sculpture outside.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea

    If it is not a close opportunity to go inside. A place is good to see the free art gallery (especially photography) and water collecter area that is on the first floor.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Casa del Cordón

    Possibility to go inside (if it is not close) to admire the magnificence of the Jewish room. Also, we know why is called 'the cord house'.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Plaza del Machete

    Know the history of the weapon and the architecture of the square (Little Arc Street). Enjoy the surround.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Diputación Foral de Alava Kalea

    Know what is the Diputation and the specific laws that drives in the Basque Country. Also enjoy the surround.

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Catedral de María Inmaculada de Vitoria

    Discover why is called as 'Unfinished Cathedral' and the see the religious museum.

  • 7
    Outside visit
    Palacio Ajuria-Enea

    Join to the museums like Weapon or Beautiful Art and also walk through the parks and green areas in the surround.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Javier 21 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Aug 2023
Nice experience, good conversations, was a nice evening
Juan 19 Sep 2023
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Muy buena la experiencia con Lorena. Muy interesante el recorrido por la ciudad.
Bart 12 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Interesting walk where we got to know more about the history of Vitoria and its important buildings. Lorena was the perfect guide.
Begoña 12 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Fue una visita muy interesante. Lorena supo transmitir todo lo que sabe sobre esta tierra tan bonita contando anécdotas y curiosidades. Las explicaciones eran relevantes y amenas, profundizando en la historia y aspectos culturales de esta ciudad.
Hannah 09 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
Lorena was a fantastic tour guide. Very knowledgeable and spent time answering our many questions.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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