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Address: Plaza de la Virgen Blanca, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

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Like so many places this great plaza in the centre of the old town is never at it's best in the middle of a drizzly winter afternoon in Mid Feb, but if you look beyond that it's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Roanne, France
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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Nice square with many bars and a lot of folks. From here you can visit all the places of interest in Vitoria. There is a beautifull statue in the middle.

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Roanne, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Like so many places this great plaza in the centre of the old town is never at it's best in the middle of a drizzly winter afternoon in Mid Feb, but if you look beyond that it's not hard to envisage a great buzzing atmosphere full of life on a warm Summers day or evening. We loved the place and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Love the buzz of this plaza. Core of the city. Best views are from the 'Virgen Blanca Cafeteria' (had breakfast there every day in my stay, fresh orange juice, whatever to eat and a Latte for 2'5 £, and amazing service). Loved the street it leads to, specially the Correria (boutique charming shops). The plaza is like a decorated left... More 

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

After the sites and shops closed down, we found that this plaza was a great place to walk around or just sit and relax. A few little cafes/bars were open for pizza or beer or gelato. Very clean and safe atmosphere.

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This square is very lively specially at weekends. Lots of restaurants and pintxo bars. Lovely typical white houses with balconies around the square. The old town is just behind the plaza.

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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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.

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Franklin, Tn.
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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

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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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

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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.

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Leeds
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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.

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Address: Plaza de la Virgen Blanca, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Alava Province  >  Vitoria-Gasteiz

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