Plaza de la Virgen Blanca, Vitoria-Gasteiz

Rising to prominence in the 17th century, during the expansion of the city of Vitoria, Plaza de la Virgen Blanca today continues to serve as a popular meeting place and hub of the surrounding town. Admire the wood-and-glass verandas and traditional construction of 19th-century Spanish homes surrounding the square. The large monument in the center, dedicated to the 1813 Battle of Vitoria, commemorates the victory that forced Napoleon’s retreat from Spain. Grab a coffee or some local Basque treats from one of the surrounding cafes, and explore the plaza’s many nooks and crannies. Be sure to bring your camera, as the surrounding buildings, backed by the spire of the Church of San Miguel, provide a popular photo opportunity. Using our international travel planner, Vitoria-Gasteiz attractions like Plaza de la Virgen Blanca can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is the busiest square of Vitoria, forced crossing site. In addition every year is where low Celedon which gives start to the white parties. However, if you're going that day, you'll end up "draft" of water and other liquids spirits.
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  • It is from here that develops the historic almond shaped. The monument represents the victory of the English/Spanish/Portuguese against the French army, on 18 June 1821. There are fountains that come directly from the floor and a sculpture of nature with the city name
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  • This square reflects phenomenal vitoria environment: tranquil but always alive. This city each day is more beautiful, and that the Sun invites a drink on a terrace.
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  • Too much noise and the food was not too good, specially if you take into consideration the price it had. All in all, a bad experience, the only redeeming dish was the beet cake.
  • Some excellent food here, very reasonable prices, staff friendly and helpful also!
  • Main place in the city center to lunch o take a coffee
  • Good but nothing spectacular. Look around town
  • Expensive, disordered waitress

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