Cultural activities in Vitoria to enjoy your free time after your Spanish lessons
Cultural activities in Vitoria
Medieval Quarter, Churches, Palaces, Monasteries, Museums, ... and much more to see in Vitoria during your stay learning Spanish.
Besides the guided tour of the city on the first day of the course, Zador Spanish school organizes different cultural visits with your Spanish teachers to help you to know Vitoria. Here you have a short description of some interesting places and monuments you will visit with your Spanish teachers.
Take a tour by train to discover Vitoria: Tourist train
One the best ways to see Vitoria is from aboard the tourist train that goes through the city’s the most special corners: the Plaza de la Virgen Blanca, the Plaza de España, Dato Street and the monumental Medieval Quarter. Guided visit. Minimum 4 persons.
From May to October.
PRICE PER PERSON: € 6 .
Discovering our past, building our future: Visit to the Old Cathedral of Santa María
The Old Cathedral of Vitoria is located in the upper side of the hill where the primitive village of Vitoria was first settled. The present city was built over this village, being a part of its walls. Today, the Cathedral is part of a complex system of restoration of the whole area, which allows us to see how a cathedral was originally built.
To learn more about the Cathedral, you can visit the Cathedral’s web page.
Guided visit. Minimum 4 persons.
Price per person: € 6 .
Contemporary art: Visit to the Basque Museum of Contemporary Art
The ARTIUM is the Basque Museum of Contemporary Art Its objective is to promote modern art through its permanent collection, considered one of the best in Spain, and through temporary exhibitions. It organizes many didactic activities that allow you to get closer to the world of modern art: tours through the Museum guided by artists, film-forum, conferences...
Minimum 4 persons.
A bird’s eye view: the Tower of San Vicente
The Tower of San Vicente is one of the oldest church-fortresses in Vitoria. The Tower’s modern stairway leads you to the passageway that the soldiers used on their night-watches. The ascent continues towards the high point of the visit, to see Vitoria from the heights. In the last section of the visit, you find yourself in a spectacular space, under the wooden beams that hold up the roof of the church.
Guided visit. Minimum 4 persons.
From July to September, long weekends, Easter and Christmas.
A walk through the past: A visit to the Archaeology Museum
The Archaeology Museum is located in the medieval quarter of the city and preserves and exhibits objects spanning Prehistory to the Middle Ages.
Guided tour. Minimum 4 persons.
Playing-cards, a game since the ancient times
Located in a restored palace, the Playing-Cards Museum is unique in Spain. It preserves and exhibits playing-cards collections from all over the world.
You can also enrol in various different courses: salsa or merengue, flamenco, guitar, pottery...
Ask at the Spanish school reception desk.
In addition to the visits programmed by the Spanish school, there are a many other activities offered in the city, such as concerts, conferences on current issues, round table conferences, festivals and much more.
Pick up the “GUIDATU” Guide at the reception desk and look for the city’s programmed activities.
To find out want you can do here before your arrival, consult: the Vitoria cultural activities agenda of the Town Hall.
See you soon in Vitoria, Spain!