The city of Vitoria Gasteiz is located between Castile and Northern Europe, the city has a long history as a trading centre – the city is popular with tourists because of its history, it was founded in the twelfth century. In 1980 the Basque Parliament chose the city to be the capital of the Basque region. The city is nine kilometers from Vitoria-Gasteiz but a long way to go for a weekend. There are plenty of Vitoria-Gasteiz hotels for you to stay in and you will be welcomed with hospitality in hotels in Vitoria Gasteiz. You should book early if you want discount hotels, Vitoria Gasteiz does get a lot of visitors. There are still some cheap hotels, Vitoria Gasteiz accommodation can be found at EasyToBook.com; so try to get in early, especially if you want to visit Vitoria Gasteiz in the summer.
There are plenty of museums in the town including the Basque Centre-Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Sacred Art; there are also one or two open air museums which are worth visiting. If you like churches then you should not miss the Cathedral of Santa Maria, if stately homes are your thing then go and see the Palacio de Monterhermoso. You should also visit the Plaza del Machete which marks the edge of the medieval town.