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Travel to La Rioja, Spain | Information and Guide

The land of wine, Rioja is known world-wide as one of the elite wine regions of the world. As you arrive to the capitol, Logroño, there is a beautiful Roman bridge with views of the city. The region is loaded with vineyards everywhere you look, as well as castles, cathedrals and sheep roaming the land. The great Ebro river starts here, in the mountain tops near the city of Haro. There are many great bike trails throughout the region where you can go with bike groups to view the land and wine taste. The famous winery "Marques de Riscal" located in the village of Elciego has a great hotel designed by Frank Gehry, a brilliant hotel for a perfect wine vacation getaway. With great wine comes great food, there are some amazing restaurants in every town, from Logroño to the humble village of Rodezno, the specialty is roasted meats, amazing with a glass of "Gran Reserva".


KEY INFORMATION ABOUT LA RIOJA

  • Population: 310,000
  • Land Area: 1,948 Sq. Miles
  • Provinces: None
  • Capitol: Logroño
  • Languages: Castilian
  • Main Attractions: Bodegas Baigorri, Cathedral of Santo Domingo de la Calzada, San Millan Yuso Monastery, Wine Tasting
  • Small Towns of Interest: Haro, Najera, Rodezno, San Vicente de la Sonsierra, Santo Domingo de la Calzada
  • Major Soccer Teams: Logroñés CF

 


WEATHER IN LA RIOJA

 

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