6 days in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Olite & Province of Zaragoza Itinerary

6 days in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Olite & Province of Zaragoza Itinerary

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Vitoria-Gasteiz
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Olite
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Vitoria-Gasteiz

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Green Capital of Spain

The capital of the Basque country, Vitoria-Gasteiz is a medieval city with lively suburbs and a traditional but elegant urban feel.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bodegas Tritium and Bodega La Rioja Alta S.A.. Popular historic sites such as Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Reyes and Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vitoria-Gasteiz: Haro (Bodegas y Vinedos Gomez Cruzado & Bodegas Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia), Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor de Treviana (in Treviana) and Laguardia (Bodegas Campillo, Bodegas Carlos San Pedro Perez de Vinaspre, &more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anillo Verde and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Prudencio de Armentia.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vitoria-Gasteiz holiday site.

Leon to Vitoria-Gasteiz is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Olite.

Things to do in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Olite

— 1 night
Olite is a town and municipality located in the Comarca de Tafalla comarca, Merindad de Olite merindad, in Navarre, Spain.According to Isidore of Seville's, the town of Oligicus was founded by Swinthila, Visigothic King of Hispania in order to control and punish the Vascones. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Bodegas Ochoa, examine the collection at Museo del Vino, then do a tasting at Cosecheros Reunidos Bodegas y Vinedos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Pedro, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Real.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Olite day trip tool.

You can drive from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Olite in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Olite can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Olite

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Zaragoza

— 2 nights

City of Four Cultures

The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at Emoz, then examine the collection at Caesaraugusta Theater Museum, then steep yourself in history at Casco Antiguo, and finally examine the collection at Museo De Tapices Y Capitular De La Seo.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Zaragoza vacation tool.

You can drive from Olite to Zaragoza in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Olite in September, expect nights in Zaragoza to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Province of Zaragoza travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Monuments
The Province of Zaragoza, while largely agricultural, resonates with rich cultural history of Mudéjar and Roman influence. Its capital city, Zaragoza, is the fifth-largest city in Spain and serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub. With a diverse landscape where mountainous terrain and flat prairie are divided by the Ebro River, the region prides itself on the production of some of the country’s most popular wines.