Though often overlooked in favor of its coastal neighbors, Vitoria-Gasteiz rewards visitors with generous green spaces, historical architecture, and a vibrant dining scene. Plus, easy access to the region’s mountain reserves makes the Basque capital an ideal launch pad for wider exploration of northern Spain.

Artium Museum

Artium is the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basque Country. The Museum houses a grand collection devoted to basque and spanish artists belonging to 20th and 21st centuries. Artium also holds several exhibitions on contemporary art. The museum's architecture is unique. Althoug in the outside the visitor can see sculptures by Richard Serra, Eduardo Chillida and Jorge Oteiza, the galleries are...