Full-Day Private Cultural and Gastronomic Adventure in Rioja

Spend the day in wine country on this full-day Rioja day trip from San Sebastian, with lunch. Explore Rioja, home to some of the world’s most renowned wines, and uncover the secrets of wine production at 2 of its top wineries. After that enjoy a traditional Rioja meal and a visit to the medieval village of Briones.

per adult from

$961

NZD

Duration

9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Private experienced guide and driver
    • Private group
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • All transportation costs (petrol, parking and toll)
    • Guided visit in 2 top wineries with premium wine tasting
    • Lunch - Traditional Rioja 5-course lunch with wine pairing
    • Olive oil tasting
    • Entry/Admission - Vivanco
    What's excluded :
    • Meals, drinks and tickets that are not listed above
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Haro, Haro, La Rioja

    Our first stop is, located by the Ebro river, Barrio de la Estación in Haro. You will visit here a traditional winery and sample a selection of their best wines. The guide will explains to you classic and modern approach to winemaking and the insights of ongoing wine revolution in the region. Ah! And Rioja isn’t just famous for its wine… High quality olive oil is also a thing here! And you will have an opportunity to find out about it trying some delicious extra virgin olive oil from a tiny village of Ollauri.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: Labastida, Labastida, Province of Alava, Basque Country

    We will leave Haro behind and head to our next stop. We will pas through a typical sleepy Riojan village filled with medieval houses.

    Stop At: San Vicente de la Sonsierra, San Vicente de la Sonsierra, La Rioja

    We will stop for a picture in located at the top of a hill medieval village of San Vicente de la Sonsierra that overlooks Ebro river and the plateau covered with endless vineyards.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Briones, Briones, La Rioja

    Next, we will explore medieval pearl of Rioja - Briones a gorgeous, tiny village that offers panoramic views of the region. We stroll down its streets and visit an impressive gothic church. It feels like the time stopped there. Sleepy streets, sandstone buildings and burned with sun gardens. We have to admit it… Briones is one of our favorite places in Rioja.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Vivanco, Carretera Nacional 232, 26330 Briones Spain

    Lunch time! We will visit a fantastic restaurant specialised in Riojan cuisine with a modern twist. You will enjoy a delicious, 5-course lunch with wine pairing. The family who runs this place dedicated all their life to wine. They not only run the restaurant but also own a winery. As if that was not enough they created a wine museum of Wine and Culture to better explain the the relationship between man and wine. What can we say… they are true wine enthusiasts!

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Briones, Briones, La Rioja

    Afterwards you will discover a family-run winery that produces a slightly different style of wines. It is one of the smallest ‘bodegas’ in Spain but their wines belong to the most prestigious in the country. We will take a tour of the winery and sample the fruits of their work.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up available also from different locations - please ask for details!Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessibility is extra paid - contact for details
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Our vehicles and offices are cleaned and disinfected in accordance with the cleaning and disinfection protocol certified by the Institute for Spanish Tourism Quality (ICTE). We also use an ozone air purification treatment in our vehicles before every tour.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Ikusnahi Tours

Activity ID: V-31929P3

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