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La Rioja is a beautiful region of Spain known for its incredible wines. If you are visiting La Rioja, be sure to take advantage of the many free wine tours that are available! In this article, we will give you an overview of some of the best free tours in La Rioja.

In La Rioja, we have a wide range of tours that will allow you to discover our beautiful land. The free tours are guided by professionals and are designed so that you can enjoy your visit to the fullest. In addition, you can learn about the history and culture of La Rioja, as well as meet other travelers interested in it. 

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The Best Free Tours La Rioja

Although La Rioja is one of the smallest regions in Spain, it has much to offer visitors. If you are looking for free things to do in La Rioja, here are some of the best free tours that will take you to get to know this beautiful region:

  1. Free Tour La Rioja Alavesa: This tour will take you through some of the most charming and typical villages of the area, such as Laguardia and Elciego. You will also be able to taste some of the local wines in a winery, and learn a little more about the history and culture of the region.
  1. Free Tour LogroñoIf you want to get to know the capital of La Rioja, this is the perfect tour for you. You can walk through its main streets, see its most representative monuments and even try some typical tapas in the best bars of Logroño.
  1. Free Tour Haro: This tour will take you through the city of Haro, one of the most representative towns of La Rioja. You will be able to see its oldest and most important buildings, and learn a little more about the history of the region. You can also taste some wines at a local winery.
  1. Free Tour Calahorra: If you would like to know a little more about the history and culture of La Rioja, this tour is perfect for you. You will be able to walk through the main streets of Calahorra and visit some of its most important monuments.
  1. Free Tour Vitoria-GasteizThis tour will take you to the capital city of the Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz. You will be able to see its most representative buildings and even try some typical tapas in the best bars of the city.

What to see and do in La Rioja?

La Rioja is one of the best regions to visit in Spain. Here are some ideas of the best places to see and things to do:

– Take a tour of the Wine Route of La Rioja. One of the best places to taste wine is La Rioja, and there are several wineries that offer wine tours and tastings. You can also visit some wine museums in the area.

Walk around Logroñothe capital of La Rioja. Logroño is a very pleasant city to walk around, with many bars and restaurants where you can taste the delicious Riojan cuisine. There are also some interesting monuments such as the Town Hall (Ayuntamiento de Logroño) and the Church of Santa María de La Redonda.

– Visit Santo Domingo de la Calzada. This beautiful medieval town is located on the Camino de Santiago and has an interesting history. Here you can visit the monastery of Santo Domingo, the cathedral and the diocesan museum.

– Discover the history of San Millán de la Cogolla. San Millán is a small town located in the mountains of La Rioja where there are two important monuments: the monastery of Yuso (Benedictine monastery) and the monastery of Suso (Cistercian monastery). Important medieval manuscripts are preserved in both monuments.

– Get to know the Rioja Alavesa. The Rioja Alavesa is an autonomous sub-community located south of La Rioja, in the Basque Country.

5 Main Points of Interest in La Rioja

– Bodegas Riojanas: is a winery founded in 1890 and located in the center of La Rioja. You can visit free of charge and learn about the history and process of winemaking.

– Church of Santa María de Eunate: it is an octagonal church located in the village of Navarrería. It was built in the 12th century and is considered a jewel of Navarrese Romanesque architecture.

Monastery of San Millán de la Cogolla: this monastery is located in the town of San Millán de la Cogolla, about 40 km north of La Rioja. It is famous for being the place where the Spanish language originated and for its impressive gardens.

– Provincial Museum of La Rioja: this museum is located in Logroño and offers an interesting collection on the history, art and culture of La Rioja.

– Winery Marqués de Murrieta is a winery founded in 1852 and located in the town of Calahorra. You can visit free of charge and learn about the winemaking process.

6 Tourist Must-Sees in La Rioja:

  1. Bodegas Riojanas (La Rioja)
  2. Church of Santa María de Eunate (Navarrería)
  3. San Millán de la Cogolla Monastery (San Millán de la Cogolla)
  4. Provincial Museum of La Rioja (Logroño)
  5. Marqués de Murrieta Winery (Calahorra)
  6. Romeral Cave (Santo Domingo de la Calzada)
 
 

Main cities of La Rioja

La Rioja is a Spanish province located in the autonomous community of La Rioja, in the north of the Iberian Peninsula. It borders Navarra to the north, Aragón to the east, Castilla y León to the south and the Basque Country to the west.

Its capital is Logroño and other important cities are Calahorra, Alfaro, Haro and Briñas.

The province of La Rioja is located in the center of the Iberian Peninsula. The territory has been inhabited since prehistoric times and vestiges of civilizations such as the Iberians, the Celts and the Romans have been found.

During the Middle Ages, the area was dominated by the Muslims until it was reconquered by Alfonso VI in 1085. In 1431, La Rioja became an independent kingdom and in 1707 joined the Basque provinces to form part of the Kingdom of Spain.Since the 19th century, La Rioja has experienced significant economic development thanks to viticulture and the industrial sector. The autonomous community of La Rioja was created in 1981 and its Statute of Autonomy was approved in 1991.

 

Other Experiences and Activities in La Rioja

Free Excursions in La Rioja

For those who like to be active and see new places, La Rioja is the perfect destination! The beautiful Spanish region offers a wide variety of free outdoor activities to enjoy. Here are some of our favorite excursions:

Hike through the Natural Reserve of Alloz
This protected natural reserve offers a unique landscape of mountains, rivers and forests. It is the perfect place for a walk with family or friends.

Bicycle tour around Haro
What’s better than exploring a medieval village by bicycle? Haro is one of the most beautiful towns in La Rioja and offers a free bicycle tour through its cobblestone streets and historic buildings.

Boat trip on the Ebro River
Do you want to see La Rioja from another point of view? Embark on this free ride on the impressive Ebro River and admire the landscapes of the region from the water.

 

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Free tours available in other Spanish regions.