La Rioja Tour of 3 Premium Wineries from Bilbao
Discover what makes La Rioja Spain's premier winemaking region on this vineyard and winery tour from Bilbao. Visit 3 top wineries to taste the bold, fruity red blends that put Rioja on the wine lover’s map, and admire the architectural styles of other estates, including one designed by Frank Gehry. Stroll inside the city walls of the medieval Basque town of Laguardia on a guided walking tour, and enjoy the stunning scenery found in the region.
A visit to 3 historic and emblematic wineries is included to highlight the absolute pinnacle and prestige of the La Rioja winemaking. These estates produce wine that rates in the top 100 of Rioja wines with more than 90 Parker Points. There will be tastings of both red and white wines so you will have a thorough overview of the La Rioja wine region.Itinerary
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Haro, Haro, La Rioja
We will visit a spectacular subterranean winery beneath a centuries old village in the beautiful Ebro Valley of the La Rioja wine country. This winery will include a 1 hour tour and 3 subsequent tastings of their premium wines only available to clients who visit this special winery.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Samaniego, Samaniego, Province of Alava, Basque Country
Our next visits will be tasting experiences at boutique family-run wineries. We will have tastings of the most premium wines from their oldest vines. You will also get to sample their limited-quantity olive oil with fresh bread, cheese and chorizo.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Laguardia, Laguardia, Province of Alava, Basque Country
We will then head to the 10th century village of Laguardia for lunch at a local restaurant or pintxo/tapas bar depending on your preference and appetite. After lunch, we will take a leisurely stroll through the beautiful town pointing out sites of interest. There is also amazing photo opportunities of the entirety of the beautiful Ebro Valley.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Bodegas Marques de Riscal, 01340 Elciego Spain
We will take you to see the Frank Gehry designed Hotel Marques de Riscal for photos and a walk through the vineyards.
Duration: 10 minutes
"Infant seats available"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 8 To 9 Hours
Radisson Collection Hotel, Gran Vía Bilbao, Gran Vía de Don Diego López de Haro, 4, 48001 Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.