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Rioja and Ribera – Fabio Henrique

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6 days / 5 nights
Availability : July 2nd to 7th
Bilbao
Madrid

A luxurious food and wine journey through the spectacular scenery of vineyards in different areas of Spain.

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Rioja Euskadi basque deluxe bike tour

Overview

A fantastic bike tour though the idyllic, wine-making regions of Basque Country,  La Rioja and Ribera del Duero in northern Spain.

Experience a sublime cycling journey through rolling hills and medieval hilltop towns whilst sampling the best food and wines these regions have to offer. At Bike Spain Tours we offer a unique opportunity for you to see a tranquil and traditional side of Spain that most visitors do not see.

We start in one of Spain´s most notable wine-making regions, La Rioja, and bike through the dramatic valley of the Ebro river surrounded by rolling hills and  sweeping vineyards. Staying in some of the top hotels in the region, we sample the best of La Rioja wine combined with exquisite, gourmet food.

Moving south towards Madrid into the Duero valley we visit some of Spain’s most picturesque medieval towns whilst savouring the tastes of the more dramatic reds of Ribera del Duero. The climb to the stunning walled town of Pedraza is one you won’t forget as well as the ride to Segovia passing under its ancient Roman aqueduct. This will truly be a memorable biking and wine journey!

Highlights

  • The dramatic scenery of the Rioja valley
  • The discovery of the unknown region of Ribera del Duero
  • The combination of Spain’s top wines and exquisite gastronomy
  • Visits to beautiful boutique wineries
  • The medieval hilltop towns of Pedraza and Peñaranda
  • Last day going to Madrid´s airport

Itinerary

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Day 1: Bilbao – 2nd of July
Accommodation: Hotel Gran Domine Bilbao

Today you will arrive to Bilbao on your own.

Bilbao is a city with so many things to offer besides the famous Guggenheim museum, top quality food and wine, a historic old town that you can explore on foot, and a great rough urban vibe.

Dinner at your own in Bilbao.  You have many options to have dinner in the centre of Bilbao with pintxos and wine.

Day 2: La Rioja – 3rd of July
Accommodation: Hotel Marques de Riscal

After meeting in Bilbao this morning we transfer by van south of the city into the heart of the Rioja wine region. Following a quick bike ride to get used to your new wheels, we will stop for lunch in a winery before continuing on our journey through this picturesque landscape surrounded by sprawling vineyards and medieval hill top towns.

Today will be in the most known wineries in Rioja Alta and we will stop in the location of Haro.

You will have free evening in the spa in Marques de Riscal

Tonight you will stay in the ultra-modern and stylish Marques de Riscal hotel, in the charming town of Elciego.

If you would like to book a table for tonight in the hotel let me know and we will book it for you.

Day 3: La Rioja – 4th July
Accommodation: Hotel Marques de Riscal

Today our bike ride takes us on a tour of the area’s numerous wineries with plenty of opportunity to sample the local reds that this area is so renowned for. We will pass through the towns of Briones, Labastida and Haro with some occasional climbs and glorious downhills.

Wine tasting, visit and lunch in https://bodegasbaigorri.com/en/visit-the-winery/

After lunch at 16:30pm we have other visit to Marques de Riscal winery in your hotel location.

After the visit you have the SPA in the hotel.

At night you can eat in the town of Laguardia while visiting the castle town.

Day 4: Ribera del Duero – 5th July
Accommodation: Castilla Termal Monasterio de Valbuena

After breakfast in the hotel you will have a van transfer passing through Burgos where we can see the Cathedral and we can stop in Portia´s winery.

After the visit we will pass through differents villages from Ribera: Quintana de Pidio, Roa and finalizing in Pesquera de Duero before go to the hotel for tonight Castilla Termal.

You have Spa in the hotel as well and you can enjoy it a free evening in the hotel before the dinner on your own.

Day 5: Ribera del Duero – 6th July
Accommodation: Castilla Termal Monasterio de Valbuena

Today will have a bike loop ans we will start visiting Peñafiel and its castle.

Loop in Ribera where we will eat during the way, we will come bact to Peñafiel and transfer to the hotel by van.

We can relax in the Spa after the bike rides and before the dinner time.

The dinner tonight you can choose a local restaurant or if you prefer a nice hotel we can book it in advance for you.

Day 6: Madrid (departure)

It´s time to say goodbye after an exciting trip, whose memories will accompany us on our journey home and hopefully encourage us to return to Spain again in the future!

Your Bike Spain guides will transfer you to Madrid airport for your onward journey. If you would like to extend your stay to include some extra nights in the region, we will be more than happy to arrange this for you!

 

Hotel

Gran Hotel Domaine Bilbao

The Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao is a design hotel representing the height of luxury.

Created by Spanish designer, Javier Mariscal, it is located opposite the world famous Guggenheim Museum. As soon as one enters, Mariscal’s monumental 26 meter high sculpture rises to the dome which crowns the terrace. The furniture throughout the hotel is like an encyclopedia of 20th century design. Playful, charming and luxurious, each of the hotel’s five floors has its own color code. The hotel also has a fitness center, a sauna as well as magnificent rooftop terrace with a restaurant that boasts a panoramic view of the river and the Guggenheim Museum, creating a magnificent dialogue between art and style.

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Marques de Riscal

Marques Riscal

At the heart of the Marqués de Riscal City of Wine stands the jewel in the crown of the Marriot International hotel chain: the Hotel Marqués de Riscal, A Luxury Collection Hotel. Designed by Frank O. Gehry, one of the world’s top architects.

It offers all the luxury standards and services that you would expect from a hotel with The Luxury Collection brand, the Marriot International chain, and with the personal stamp of Frank Gehry: the titanium and steel of the roofing panels and the asymmetry of the wall and floor tiles. The 61 luxury bedrooms, 10 of them suites, split between two buildings linked by a spectacular raised walkway, are all different and unique, both in their forms and for their outlook.

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Castilla Termal Monasterio de Valbuena

Located in the heart of the Ribera del Duero, this hotel is located in one of the best preserved Cistercian monasteries in Europe. Its building dates back to the 12th century.

The Monasterio de Santa María de Valbuena has 79 superior rooms, spa and spa center. It also has an outdoor swimming pool, terrace, children’s playground and restaurant.

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What’s included

Included

  • Accommodation: 3 luxurious and unique hotels of 5-star quality
  • Meals: all breakfasts
  • Optional dinners in Michelin star rated restaurants of your choice
  • Bikes: top quality SPECIALIZED SIRRUS touring bike - aluminium or carbon road bikes also available, see below in bikes section
  • Bilingual and experienced Bike Spain Tours guide(s) to ensure a superior customer service
  • Support vehicle to provide technical assistance, offer refreshments and snacks, give you a lift uphill at the end of the day and transport your luggage from one place to the other
  • Detailed document with regional maps, a day-to-day itinerary plus hotel list and regional information
  • Transportation from rendezvous to final drop-off
  • Gratuities for baggage, restaurants and hotel service
  • Bike Spain Tours handle bar bag, water bottle,luggage tags and bike jersey
  • Bike Spain Tours travel coordinator, available to assist with all of your pre and post-trip travel plans and arrangements
  • Travel insurance with medical assistance

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