Plaza de Virgen Blanca
Vitoria-Gasteiz is located in the middle of Álava province of the autonomous region. Álava is one of the three provinces of the autonomous region in the Basque Country. The nearest cities are Bilbao, San Sebastian, Pamplona, Logroño and Burgos.
Vitoria-Gasteiz has been the capital of the Basque Country since May 1980. Administrative region of the Basque Country has its own president and he is a resident is Ajuri Enea, a large mansion located in Vitoria – Gasteiz. In the Basque Government which is located in the city Lakua neighborhood, north of the city.
Vitoria-Gasteiz is a wonderful city. Sights such as the old town, medieval walls, a lot of big parks such as Florida and Salburua. Local kitchen is very good and here you can eat very well cheapest rate. Quality of life in the Basque Country and the salaries are much higher than in the southern part Spanish.
Shopping places is a plenty of center and a few big Shopping Centre such as the Boulevard Mall.
Vitoria_Gasteiz is easy to travel abroad in Bilbao International Airport (Airport Loiu) through Bilbao, Vitoria reached by bus about 6 €, or train. Can also be reached by train from Madrid and San Sebastian directions.
Very good and easy option to move around the city on a bicycle. There are a lot of well-marked bike lanes (red asphalt) also explore the surrounding countryside bike is a good option.
The city is also available as a free bike rental (Civic Centers and the Tourist Office in the center) tourism months. Bicycle users free large parking areas are located in the city center.