With grapes having been cultivated here for thousands of years, this land is steeped in the culture of wine. These days, with more than 3,000 winegrowers in the region and more than 500 wineries, it is a delight for any discerning visitor, no matter the time of the year.
Be prepared for gastronomy that satisfies the most demanding of palates. Enjoy a walk around La Laurel, one of the most exquisite tapas areas in the whole of Spain, famed and renowned for its fine quality and variety.
Known as the cradle of the Castilian language, La Rioja has a variety magnificent and ancient monasteries of all shapes and sizes, located in every nook and cranny of its breathtaking landscape. Ideal for hiking and all kinds of outdoor sports, the nearby countryside will more than satisfy all nature-lovers, adventurous travellers and admirers of the great outdoors.