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La Rioja province in Spain

La Rioja, paradise for wine lovers

Location: The autonomous community of La Rioja is located north of the Iberian peninsula which is situated from the Valley of the Ebro to the part more South of the Sistema Ibérico. North it borders the Basque country, Aragon to the Southeast, Castilla y León to the West and North-West Navarre.

Municipalities: Composed by a couple of hundreds of municipalities in which lived ancient tribes such as the Basques, civitates and Veronese, which were later conquered by the Muslims to be part of the Kingdom of Pamplona. The main economic activity of these people is agriculture and rural tourism.

What to see? Wine lovers have all kinds of options to enjoy this pastime. There are hotels, excursions and activities about wines. You can also add to your agenda monuments of great historical value.

What to eat? La Rioja potatoes and pears in wine are the most renowned dishes outside the autonomous community. You might also enjoy unique dishes from raw materials from the garden and from hunting.

Where to stay? In the main municipalities may opt for different types of hotels ranging from the most expensive to the most humble. In addition visitors have at their disposal of apartments and cottages for rent

How to reach? Logroño airport has daily flights to Madrid. If you come by car you have motorways and highways connecting the capital with other parts of your environment. There are bus and train services.

La Rioja region in Spain

La Rioja, land of a wine known throughout the world

Location: The autonomous community of La Rioja is situated in the North of the Iberian peninsula and is one of the areas that are uniprovinciales. It borders other regions such as those of the Basque country, Navarre and Castile and Leon.

Municipalities: Formed by some sixty municipalities, of which the most important are the capital Logroño, Calahorra, Arnedo, and Haro. The region is known worldwide for the production of wine which has a genuine quality.

What to see? In La Rioja there are many routes around the culture of vineyards by which you can explore the region from its history and the types of wine. In many villages you can enjoy good food, see pieces of history in the form of monuments and hiking.

What to eat? You can eat many of the best-known Rioja cuisine dishes such as potatoes with chorizo or La Rioja. One of the desserts best-known are the pears in wine.

Where to stay? In municipalities with more people you will find any kind of offer ideal accommodation for every pocket. You can also have the option of renting a house in smaller municipalities.

How to get? The airport of Logroño has many connections daily with different parts of Spain. It has a good service good highways and railways.