To stroll around the historical centre of Vic is to stroll around the past and history of our country. A signposted route takes in 30 buildings of historical, architectural or artistic interest, such as the 2nd-century Roman Temple, the 14th-century city walls, the cathedral with its combination of Romanesque, Gothic, baroque and neoclassical architecture, the Plaça Major (also known as Plaça Mercadal) and the city hall... This fascinating route is also a great way to visit the city’s art galleries and museums. The jewel in the crown is the Episcopal Museum of Vic, which boasts one of the best collections of Romanesque and Gothic art in Europe. Special mention must also be made of the permanent exhibition of paintings by Josep Maria Sert, distributed in different venues across the city.
Nature lovers and outdoor sports enthusiasts will find plenty to do in the area surrounding the city of Vic, such as hot air balloon flights, walking routes and biking routes, etc.
A variety of options to explore the city.
Vic is synonymous with fairs and markets. Visitors flock to the many fairs, markets and activities held in the city over the course of the year. Events such as the Mercat del Ram (Palm Market), the Live Music Market or the Mediaeval Market make Vic a leading city in this sector.
One of the city’s major visitor attractions is its wide variety of cultural events, such as the Festa Major (Main Festival) of Sant Miquel dels Sants, the Cantonigrós Music Festival and the Vic Jazz Festival.