Private Rioja wine tour from Bilbao

9 hours, local bilingual wine experts, hotel pick-up, hand-picked wineries and restaurants. From 245€.

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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.

A full-day private tour from Bilbao to the wine region of Rioja. After your tour guide picks you up from the hotel, the journey to Rioja begins to visit 3 prestigious wineries. After learning all about wine production, you will be served a traditional lunch which is complemented with wine. To finish the tour, there will be a stop on the way back to Bilbao in the medieval town of Laguardia to discover its rich history and witness some of the most stunning views.

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Highlights

  • Pick-up & drop-off at hotel
  • Private transportation
  • English-speaking local tour guide
  • Guided tour in English at 1 winery & tasting session at 2 other prestigious wineries
  • Traditional food for lunch
  • Wine tasting at all wineries
  • Visit to a medieval village which provides beautiful views of the vineyards: Laguardia

What is included in the tour?

  • Hotel Pick-up/Drop-off in Bilbao
  • Transportation in private minivan
  • Expert English-speaking guide
  • Visit to 3 Rioja wineries with full English-guided tour at one
  • Tasting of premium wines at each winery
  • Full 3-course meal complemented by wine
  • Visit to Laguadria – a medieval village in Rioja Alavesa


Please note

How do I make my reservation?
To make your booking, simply send us your request by clicking on “Make an enquiry”. We will get in touch as soon as possible to confirm the availability of your dates.

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Cancellation policy
If cancelled more than 30 days before the tour date, 15% of the total cost will be deducted. If cancelled 30 to 15 days before the day of the tour, 30% of the total cost will be deducted. Tours cancelled within 15 days of the tour date are non-refundable.


Itinerary

The day will begin with a pick-up at your hotel in Bilbao to head to the prestigious wine region of Rioja. You will be chauffeured by your English-speaking guide to 3 well-known wineries to taste their premium wines. The first visit consists of a fully-guided tour of the winery where you will learn about how their production methods. This tour offers the chance to have great views of the vineyard landscapes in Rioja and understand what makes this wine region so special. Following the visits, we have planned a traditional lunch for you which is also complemented by wine.

On the way back to Bilbao, there will be stop at a charming, medieval town with a rich history: Laguardia. It is the perfect place for lovely stroll through its narrow cobbled streets and to have a great view over Rioja´s vineyards. After enjoying this unique town, you will be chauffeured back to your hotel in Bilbao.


Availability

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.


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