Did you know that Álava is the only territory that has remained split off from the N-1 road? If you come from the north you will cross Álava in a matter of minutes. But if you are not in a hurry… Why not take a small detour, enjoy some more bends and get to know us better? We suggest four different routes to enjoy our natural landscapes; moreover, you will see up close the culture and gastronomy of our territory.
This guide tells you how to make use of Vitoria and its airport as a base of operations, given its excellent connectivity by car, bus and train. Also, you’ll find basic information, which you shouldn’t miss, to help guide your discoveries.
With family, with a partner or with friends! Do you enjoy the wine world? Do you like the best cuisine? Would you like to stroll through our towns and villages or discover stunning scenery? Whatever floats your boat; we have a plethora of different, fun and unforgettable plans on offer!
Gastronomy in Álava is synonymous with passion, tradition and innovation. Passion for the finest raw ingredients, tradition for faithfully following the dishes and recipes of the generations of chefs who have preceded us, and innovation reflected in its ability to establish its own personality within nouvelle cuisine.
The Provincial Government of Álava, in collaboration with Local Organizations, has been working for over 20 years on developing the Álava Green Routes Network. There are now practically 1000 km of trails that can be travelled either on foot or by bicycle.
Tucked away in remote corners of Álava are magical spots where you can breathe deep, close your eyes and open your mind and heart… That is why wandering is the best way of getting to know this region. The six touring routes we propose below encourage you to immerse yourself in a territory whose atmosphere is conducive for experiencing deep, intimate feelings in their purest state.
This guide brings you useful and practical information for those of you who wish to live experiences and get to know the Historical Territory of Álava in your camper van.