Certified by Winetourismspain
Beautiful country and wonderful wineries! Our tour guide was the best. I cannot say enough good things about this trip and especially Raul. I highly recommend.
The most exciting way to discover Barcelona to Rioja. Transportation from Barcelona to Rioja will be by train and a private taxi awaits you at the station to bring you to your castle hotel in Laguardia. You will spend 2 nights in this charming village and be picked up each day from your hotel in Rioja by your tour guide for the winery visits. We have selected the best wineries in Rioja for you and each visit ends with a tasting of their finest selection.
How do I make my reservation?
To make your reservation, simply send us your request by clicking on “Make an enquiry”. We will get in touch with you as soon as possible to confirm availability of your requested dates.
I would like to extend the trip and add another tour of yours that I like
yes, of course. Please contact us with your preferences. If you wish to continue this trip to another city in Spain instead of returning to Barcelona, we would be delighted to help organize your transportation.
Cancellation and changes policy
If cancelled 30 days prior to the start of your trip, 15% of the total services cost will be deducted. For cancellations within 30 days of the beginning date of the service, 30% of the total cost will be charged. Tours cancelled within 7 days prior to the first day of your trip are non-refundable. We recommend that you consider purchasing Trip Cancellation / Travel Insurance.
Any change request made by the customer after already having booked and confirmed the dates of the trip may imply an additional administration fee of 5% and could also impact the overall trip price due to provider price changes. Cancellation of the trip may be necessary if date changes impact availability (in which case, the cancellation policy will apply).
*The following itinerary is the most likely version, however can change depending on days
Your train from Barcelona to Logroño leaves in the early afternoon. The train ride offers great views and takes just under 4 hours to reach Logroño´s train station, where you will be picked up by your driver (20-minute drive to hotel in Laguardia). Laguardia is one of Spain´s most beautiful towns which is surrounded by stunning medieval walls. Tonight you will be sleeping at a castle hotel, situated perfectly for you to enjoy a walk on its cobble-stoned streets.
After breakfast your guide will receive you at the hotel for the private tour of Rioja to begin. It all starts in the town of Haro where we have planned a visit to 2 special wineries (in Barrio de la Estación). You will get a full tour of the winery facilities (by owners or expert) and taste their finest wines. After this there will be some sightseeing in Haro before continuing onwards to Elciego where you will have lunch at an ancient wine cave restaurant. To add to your experience in Elciego, we have organised a visit to the renowned Marqués de Riscal winery. The hotel next to the winery is designed by Frank Gehry and is an architectural gem.
Today you will be able to choose what time to depart Logroño with the train from the list of times we provide. The private driver who takes you to station will be arranged accordingly to your departure time. If you wish to continue your journey to another Spanish city instead of Barcelona, let us know and we will help arrange means of transportation.
This tour is available every day of the week, Monday- Sunday and can be booked directly from the booking form below. In case you are interested in a date that shows as not available please contact us.
You will visit 3 interesting wineries that we will choose for you from our knowledge of the area, but we are very happy if you have any specific places that you would like to visit.
Visits to specific wineries depend on availability for visits in English.
Experience the essence of this world-renowned winemaking region with a tour designed to showcase classic Rioja and make you fall in love with the land and its wine. The itinerary we have designed will take you on a romantic journey across Rioja and its vineyards so you can feel its history and tradition and taste some of the best wine in Spain.
Soil, climate, geography, tradition... All of these factors help build to the flavor and character of great wine. The Rioja region and grapes have a distinctive flavor and body that makes them stand out as one of the best wines in the world. But Rioja itself has distinct regions with their own particular terroir, or as it's known in Spain, "terruño". Experience all the variety Rioja has to offer and what makes our wines so special.
Rioja is a land of tradition and innovation. This blend is at the core of the success of the winemakers and cellars form this region. Expertise and craftsmanship are elevated by new methods and design. Nothing illustrates this dance between modernity and heritage like the architectural gems that that house some of the top cellars across the region. Experience this blend of innovation and tradition that makes Rioja so special