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8-Day Cycling the Best of La Rioja

8-Day Cycling the Best of La Rioja

8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$1,437 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Cycling tourCycling tour
  • Duration
    8 Days/7 Nights
  • Level
    Moderate
  • Tour Code
    SYP-19-3823
  • Operating Days
    Any day
8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$1,437 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Cycling tourCycling tour
  • Duration
    8 Days/7 Nights
  • Level
    Moderate
  • Tour Code
    SYP-19-3823
  • Operating Days
    Any day
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 7-night accommodationTransfersTransfers Luggage transfer between hotelsInclusionInclusion Detailed itinerary and mapsMealMeal Breakfast included

Summary

Breathe in the wonderful landscapes of the famous wine-growing region of La Rioja in this 8-day cycling tour. Pedal along very quiet country lanes, passing widespread vineyards with hovering mountains.

Don’t miss the most delicious wines of the region by visiting local wineries and a wine museum.  Explore the tapas bars and historic city centre of Logroño and head to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Suso and Yuso monasteries. Spend a memorable night in the mountain village of Ezcaray and another in the beautiful, walled town of Laguardia.

Accommodation for 5 nights is at selected 4-star hotels and 2 nights at a 3-star superior hotel and a high-quality rural hotel.

This tour departs from Logroño.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Logroño
A small but vibrant city with a beautiful historic city centre and excellent restaurants and tapas bars.

Day 2: Logroño to San Millán de la Cogolla (38km / climb: 541m)
Short transfer to the starting point and cycle along the Camino de Santiago to reach the beautiful town of San Millan de la Cogolla.

Day 3: San Millan de la Cogolla to Ezcaray (33km / climb: 421m)
An easy cycle through lovely countryside to the historic town of Ezcaray, set on the foothills of the impressive Sierra de la Demanda mountains.

Day 4: Ezcaray to Haro (37km / climb: 80m)
Another easy cycle away from any traffic with stops in Santo Domingo de la Calzada and Casalareina before arriving to the capital of wine production in the Rioja region: Haro.

Day 5: Haro circular route (31km / climb: 471m)
There will be chances to visit wineries in Haro in the morning and evening but today you will ride along a delightful loop amongst vineyards to take in the essence of this rich region.

Day 6: Haro to Laguardia (37km / climb: 661m)
Cycling amongst vineyards to stop in Briones where you can visit the Wine Museum of the wineries Vivancos. From here enjoy the quiet country roads to reach beautifully preserved Laguardia.

Day 7: Laguardia to Logroño (31km / climb: 166m) 
Visit the famous wineyard Marques de Riscal and its spectacular building designed by architect Frank Gehry. One last cycle along small country to reach Logroño once again.

Day 8: Departure or extra night
Departure or extra nights in Bilbao to visit the Guggenheim Museum.

Inclusions

  • 7-night accommodation with breakfast
  • Luggage transfers
  • Detailed maps and roadbook
  • Emergency support

Exclusions

  • Bicycle and e-bike rental
  • GPS device
  • Extra nights in Logroño or Bilbao
  • Half board (dinners)

Important Notes

  • Price is based per person in a double room.
  • Supplement applies for solo travellers and single room bookings. Contact our team for pricing and other information.

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