Rioja Wine Tour - Semiguided

Semiguided tour, 1, 2 or 3 nights. Visiting: Rioja
To discover the most well known of all Spanish wine regions: Rioja. Get to Rioja and  we take care of the rest, charming hotels and wonderful wineries and food. Arrive to Rioja and enjoy one or two days of guided tour to relax and taste wine, without worrying about drinking and driving. 

 HIGHLIGHTS: 
one, two or three nights in Rioja, guided wine tour with 2 or 3 winery visits per day and lunch. Planning of the itinerary, restaurant reservations and suggestions.

Summary
This tour is designed so you can discover Rioja with our assistance but also having some time on your own. You can arrive to Rioja by your own means, rental car, train, bus, etc. Or we can arrange to pick you up from a nearby airport. We'll reserve the hotel of your choice and arrange for one or two days of guided wine tours, where you will have a English speaking driver, two or three winery visits and lunch. We can also help you with reservations and suggestions for the time you are on your own, maybe you want to have one day of guided tour and one free day, we can reserve the winery visits that you can do on your own.

Included: Accommodation with breakfast in double occupancy, the number of nights you choose. One or two days of guided wine tour, each wine tasting day including lunch with wine and winery visits, and a guide. Winery visits with wine tasting included. Organization of your trip and planning. All documents and information needed for the tour. Taxes

These  tours can be done starting with 2 people. And we can customize them for your group. 
More information about Rioja 
 
If you want more information about this tour, or you want us to customize the tour for you please contact us.

NOTES:

  • Wineries will be selected depending on availability and your personal preferences, we can always try to include the ones you prefer
  • Usually you will taste a minimum of two or three wines on each winery; more extensive tastings can be included.
  • Although this is a private tour we do not guarantee that the winery visit will be just for your group unless specifically requested. Please let us know if you prefer to have a private tour and tasting.
  • Please keep in mind that Sunday is the worse day to visit wineries, Saturday is not great either but better than Sunday. However, we could arrange for a tour those days as well.
  • If you have a specific budget let us know, we can consider it.
  • These  tours can be done starting with 2 people.
  • If for any reason any given establishment is not available during the dates requested, we will change the winery, hotel or restaurant for a different one within the same category and level of service.
Itinerary
Different options depending the number of nights and the days with guided tour, such as:

OPTION 1.1: 1 night/1 day guided tour
Day 1. Arrive to Rioja. Guided tour. Your guide will pick you up for a day of wine touring with 2 or 3 winery visits and lunch. Drop off at your hotel and dinner on your own
Day 2. Breakfast and continue your trip. Suggestions included for your free Rioja day

OPTION 2.1: 2 nights/1 day guided tour
Day 1. Arrive to Rioja. Hotel check in and relax.
Day 2. Guided tour. Your guide will pick you up for a day of wine touring with 2 or 3 winery visits and lunch. Drop off at your hotel and dinner on your own
Day 3. Breakfast and continue your trip

OPTION 3.1: 3 nights/1 day guided tour
Day 1. Arrive to Rioja. Hotel check in and relax.
Day 2. Guided tour. Your guide will pick you up for a day of wine touring with 2 or 3 winery visits and lunch. Drop off at your hotel and dinner on your own
Day 3. Rioja on your own. Visit another winery, the monasteries, or the Wine Museum. Suggestions provided. We can also make reservations for you
Day 4. Breakfast and continue your trip

 And so on… Combinations are up to you. You can also combine other regions depending how your trip is. Please ask for suggestions.
Map

Approximate driving times: 

Madrid - Ribera del Duero: aprox 2h 15 min
Burgos – Ribera del Duero: aprox 1h. 
Rioja – Burgos: aprox 1h 30 min
Burgos – Madrid: aprox 2h 30 min 
Rioja – Madrid: aprox 3 h 30 min
Bilbao – San Sebastian: aprox 1 h
San Sebastian – Rioja: aprox 2h
Rioja – Bilbao: aprox 1 h 30 min