LA RIOJA WINE REGION
Starting and finishing in Vitoria we make our way to the medieval walledvillage of Antoñana.
Time to explore the village and stop for a coffee. Then on through Izki NaturalPark, passing through Bernedo and up into the Sierra de Cantabria via a spectacular mountain pass which affords breathtaking views out over La Rioja. Descending towards the vineyards of La Rioja we call in at the neolithic dolmen "La Chabola de la Hechicera" (The Sorceresse's Shack) before arriving at La Guardia one of the most emblematic towns of La Rioja.
Take a leisurely stroll through the cobblestoned streets of this medieval town stopping in any of the numerous bars to sample a glass of Crianza and a "Pintxo". Lunch in one of the restaurants here or you might like to combine lunch with a visit to one of the bodegas.
We return to Vitoria crossing the Sierra de Cantabria via El Puerto de Herrera and descending to Peñacerrada and on o VitoriaGasteiz
Total distance 163km
- Private group.
- Local knowledge.
- All transport costs; fuel, parking, tolls.
What's not Included
- Food and drinks.
- Entrance fees.
- Any other costs not specified in tour description.
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