Classic Rioja wine tour. Compare 2 completely different wineries
Departing from San Sebastian this full day tour combines wine tastings in the world renowned Rioja area and lunch in a local restaurant.
Are you willing to see something different? You found it! 2 stunning cellars to be discovered on the tour, one of the oldest and the one of newest in Rioja. Ancient vs modern architecture blend with the landscape, keeping traditions alive and offering delicious wines.
The tour starts visiting and tasting wines in one of the most famous local wineries, «Marques del Riscal» winery cellar/hotel ( Designed by Frank Gehry, the architect who designed the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao)!
The highlight of the tour comes when you discover one of the oldest traditional «wine cave-cellars» in the area, dug 8 meters deep under the houses. XVth century hidden treasure of the medieval towns will come up in this particular tour designed to get the unique experience, not to be missed!
A short walking tour along the medieval narrow pedestrian streets of Laguardia, one of the most charming towns in La Rioja area will allow to pace yourself before discovering the local gastronomy. What could be the best end for a tour after tasting 6-7 different wines each? An amazing 3 courses lunch in an off the track local No touristy restaurant, with more wine? Yes, why not!
For other wineries option or choices, please do not hesitate to ask, all our tours are flexible and could be adapted to any need or willing.
To pick you up in other cities please do not hesitate to ask
Tours departing daily from San Sebastian – Logroño or Pamplona
From Bilbao departures please ask
Where and When:
Meet up location: Hotel, airport, port…
End location: At the same place
Duration: 8.5 hours
Tour #: 13660
Tamara Hughes from United States
Cheri Pescio from United States
Monica Siguenza from New York, United States
Tracy Hartung from United States