We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Plaza de la Virgen Blanca

Plaza de la Virgen Blanca, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Improve this listing
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Architectural Buildings
Traveler Description: La Virgen Blanca Plaza   La Virgen Blanca Square is the main square in Vitoria. It is also known as the Old Square. This square was built in the 17th... more »
Write a Review

121 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    50
    56
    12
    3
    0
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Ostrava, Czech Republic
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
19 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I visited this place on a International Music day, so there were a lots of musicians playing in the square, which added on the amazing atmosphere. Try mojito in one of the bars near the green letters saying Vitoria Gasteiz. If you don't want to end up soaking wet, watch out for the water splashing from the floor.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Franklin, Tn.
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
49 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

beautiful buildings, nice cafes, place to sit, nice landscaping, close to train, beautiful monument, great buildings surround this area

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ruislip, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
66 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

very nice hour or so, having a couple of glasses of wine, people watching, good service, in the sun, what's not to like

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The "Plaza de la Virgen Blanca" is in the center of the city. There are many places and restaurants to visit around this place. In 2014 has been nominated to Gastronomic city of the year and all the weekends there are new "tapas" to taste.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Leeds
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Wonderful atmospheric plaza as you go up the hill, with the old parts to two sides. Sheltered from the cold wind in March with cafes/bars around.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
UK
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
22 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

This square is what you call a square with lovely little cafes and wine bars all offering pinxos of high quality. It has that busy but very select atmosphere and it sits under the very beautiful Cathedral. At weekends it is very busy so I would recommend if you are visiting Vitoria to visit through the week. Would return.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

This square is located right in the centre of Vitoria and it is the perfect place to start a tour around the city. It is sorrounded by plenty of bars and terraces to have a drink or try our famous "pintxos". It is in this square where Virgen Blanca festivities start. On top of it you can find Saint Michael... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Malaga, Spain
Top Contributor
2,274 reviews 2,274 reviews
2,046 attraction reviews
1,929 helpful votes 1,929 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

La Virgen Blanca Plaza is the main square in Vitoria. It is also known as the Old Square. This square was built in the 17th century and an old market was found here. On the upper part of the square is the Church of San Miguel. In the middle of the square is the Monument to the Battle of Vitoria.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Plaza de la Virgen Blanca also viewed

Vitoria-Gasteiz, Alava Province
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Alava Province
 
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Alava Province
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Alava Province
 

Been to Plaza de la Virgen Blanca? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Plaza de la Virgen Blanca, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing