A Taste of the Itinerary
DAY ONE- 24 SEPTEMBER 2021-FRIDAY
We meet you in Bilbao airport for a 5pm transfer to the hill top town of Laguardia, considered one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. Checking into our luxury boutique hotel right in the heart of the main square, you have time to relax before we meet in the underground wine caves for our welcome cocktail and canapes. We enjoy a special dinner showcasing local produce and excellence in cuisine and celebrate the start of this incredible tour. Over night in Laguardia D
DAY TWO- 25 SEPTEMBER 2021- SATURDAY
After a relaxed breakfast in the hotel we take to the streets for our guided walking tour of Laguardia. Laguardia is the most important town in La Rioja of Alava, famous all around the world because of its wines, and because it was the birthplace of fabulist Samaniego. It is also an area with numerous archaeological sites, Paleolithic remains, as well as Roman and medieval artefacts. After our tour we visit the winery Marques de Riscal, then enjoy lunch in Micheline star restaurant Venta El Moncalvillo. The afternoon is free for you to take a walk, relax or enjoy the spa at the hotel. We meet in the eevening for our Guided Tapas tour in near by town Logrono famous for its bars and tapa restaurants creating a maze like atmosphere of little streets designed for pedestrians only. Overnight in Laguardia B/L/D
DAY THREE-26 SEPTEMBER 2021- SUNDAY
After breakfast we meet for our visit to a local olive oil mill. We taste their exclusive range of first pressed oils with the chance to see the olives in production. After our dining experience in Logrono last night, we take you bak there for a more detailed guided walking tour including a visit to the local food market with our chef for the day. After picking up some ingredients we have the privilege to attend a private cooking workshop at one of the Gastronomy Societies in Logrono, a unique experience not offered on any tours as you have to know someone to be able to be invited. After the class and lunch we give you free time in Logrono for shopping and to have a wander around. Your evening is also free in Laguardia to sample some of the local restaurants and bars, relax with a drink in the square or enjoy an evening walk taking in some of the Rioja scenery. Overnight in Laguardia B/L
This tour is travelling for 13 days, 12 nights.
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