The film industry is constantly in search of locations that combine historical essence with modernity. Vitoria-Gasteiz, the capital of Álava in the Basque Country, is one of those privileged places.

Thanks to the work of Vitoria-Gasteiz Film Office, the city has established itself as a significant reference for the audiovisual sector, offering unique settings and comprehensive logistic support for productions.

The commitment of Vitoria-Gasteiz Film Office is clear: a public and free service that promotes and supports audiovisual productions interested in capturing the uniqueness of Vitoria-Gasteiz in film.

This entity is responsible for simplifying and facilitating all the necessary procedures to make shooting in the city a smooth and successful experience.

Those wishing to immerse themselves in what Vitoria-Gasteiz Film Office has to offer have an unmissable appointment at the next edition of Shooting Locations Marketplace, to be held on October 17 and 18.


Source: Vitoria Film Office

Locations you will find in Vitoria-Gasteiz

What makes Vitoria-Gasteiz such a coveted cinematic setting? Let’s start with its rich historical and contemporary tapestry. The city is a melting pot of times, a place where medieval streets mix with historical and religious buildings that tell stories from past eras. But Vitoria-Gasteiz does not only live in the past; its horizon is also marked by futuristic structures reflecting constant evolution.

Moreover, the proximity to nature is another major attraction. A step away from urban life, a green backdrop unfolds.

The Salburua wetland is a jewel of biodiversity, while areas like the Rioja Alavesa offer winemaking landscapes that feel almost magical. This combination of city and nature gives filmmakers a versatile palette for their narratives.

Unique Infrastructures

Vitoria-Gasteiz is not left behind in terms of film infrastructure. The city prides itself on having one of the largest Chromas in Europe, with an impressive height of 9 meters and a total extension of 1,000 m². This space, located in the Araba Technology Park, is a valuable tool for any production.

Lastly, we cannot forget the rich cultural life of the city. Theatres, auditoriums, industrial infrastructures; Vitoria-Gasteiz has a place for every story.

But the Film Office is not limited to offering settings. Its catalogue of services ranges from advice and management of filming permits to location scouting and providing logistical information. Backed by entities such as the Spain Film Commission and the European Film Commissions Network agency, Vitoria-Gasteiz Film Office is an unparalleled ally for filmmakers.

For those seeking a place with soul, history, and modernity, Vitoria-Gasteiz is that special corner. With the support and experience of Vitoria-Gasteiz Film Office, shooting in the heart of the Basque Country is not just filming; it is living a complete cinematic experience.