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Routes in La Rioja

Our routes

La Rioja Bike Tours offers five types of bike routes through La Rioja and surroundings. Ask us for more information if you need it (link), we will help you planning the route that fits you best. Check them bellow:

  • La Rioja In Five Stages
This is a spectacular tour to see the most striking of La Rioja: The Camino de Santiago, our nature, monasteries and wineries. There are five cycling stages (easily customizable for you) designed to enjoy cycling, not too demanding and with time enough to enjoy your stay in the area.

It is suitable for cyclists of all levels. We can also help you with luggage transport o and hotel recommendations as well as wineries and restaurants.

The majestic Ebro River will show us, through its paths and vineyards, why this region has the name of a wine.
Day 1 - Camino de Santiago:
Logroño - Nájera - San Millán de la Cogolla

Day 2 - Nature and mountains:
San Millán de la Cogolla – Ezcaray

Day 3 - Vía Verde: 
Ezcaray - Santo Domingo de la Calzada – Haro 
Day 4 - Valle del Ebro y viñedos I:
Haro – Laguardia

Day 5 - Valle del Ebro y viñedos II:
Laguardia – Logroño
Its privileged geographical location between Atlantic and Mediterranean climate generate a diversity of landscapes worth riding for.
 
Difficulty: moderate. The pack includes: trekking bike, helmet, new water container, fix kit, panniers, padlock, GPS with track routes, detailed information.

Price: 160 € pax. With E-bike: € 210 pax.

Options: transportation of luggage between hotels is € 220 for the entire group.

  • Ebro Route And The Sea of Vines
Distance: 30km

Route: Logroño - El Cortijo - Fuenmayor-Logroño.

The views of the vineyards from Ebro’s riverside is one of the most beautiful in La Rioja. We will take the greenway from Logroño, pedaling near the Ebro River to El Cortijo, where a fantastic bike path has been created over the old railway. All surrounded by the wonderful views of the vineyards of the Contino. We will arrive to Fuenmayor, a wine town with large wineries and restaurants after riding through vineyards and old Roman paths. We will return to Logroño through beautiful landscapes along the old path to Logroño.

Wineries:
  • Bodegas Montecillo
  • Inteus Wineries and Vineyards
  • Bodegas Marqués de Arviza
  • Bodegas Altanza
Restaurants:
  • Mesón Chuchi. 4.4 (289) · Restaurant.
  • Restaurante Alameda 4.4 (124) · Restaurant. Creative and seasonal cuisine house
  • Restaurante Casa Eloy

  • Logroño By Bike
LOGROÑO IS HISTORY
Logroño is a city rich in history and traditions that have been preserved since the Middle Ages. The Camino de Santiago made this town of the most important ones on The Way.
Our streets are closely linked to the traditional passage of pilgrims.

GASTRONOMY
The rich Riojan vegetable garden allows to elaborate some of the specialties that made the Riojan culinary tradition so well-known. Asparagus, beans, peppers, artichokes and other vegetables and legumes become the basis of a long list of dishes such as vegetable stew, La Rioja potatoes, chops lamb and kid to the branch or our beloved stuffed peppers. Typical desserts are pears to the wine, fardelejos of Arnedo (puff pastry with almond paste) or the marzipans of Soto (made with sugar and ground almonds).

WINE
La Rioja is a synonym for great Spanish wines. For decades, La Rioja wines, protected by their own Denomination of Origin, are an obligatory reference throughout Spain and abroad. We suggest to take a bike ride through the green belt of Logroño. The Ebro river park has a great bike route, suitable for everyone and perfect for children.

You can make the route as long as you want by making some stops at the museum Casa de las Ciencias, the Wine

Bar of Franco Españolas wineries or even stopping for a picnic in the Iregua Park by the Roman Way. We can include, at the end of the tour, a visit to an old Calado or an enogastronomic activity with the wine educator.

Duration: 1/2 day or full day, you choose.
Self-guided with map or GPS (optional).

  • Route of the pilgrim, Fuenmayor, Rioja Alavesa
This is a simple, 22 km route, from Logroño along the Camino de Santiago to La Grajera park. A great place to walk around.

This place will delight children (large playgrounds, bird watching and a small farm). We can continue for a few more kilometers to Navarrete, a beautiful town with a pilgrim atmosphere whose patrimonial complex is considered of interest, historical and artistic. The church has a very famous baroque altarpiece, as well as Roman ruins in the cemetery and a castle on the top of the hill that presides over the town. Such an ideal town to eat or drink.

Duration: 2-4 hours.
Distance: 22km.
Bodega corral Don Jacobo.
Restaurants El molino or El albero.
This route can be extended or combined with the Ebro route if wanted.

  • Pedaling with Abraham Olano
    Abraham Olano
La Rioja is, no doubt, the land with the name of a wine. There are more than 500 wineries surrounded by a landscape full of vineyards. It all makes biking through La Rioja a unique experience.

The capital, Logroño, is perfect to start the tours due to its great gastronomic and hotel offers and its endless streets full of gourmet flavor and an excepcional variety of wines.

You will be accompanied by Abraham Olano, winner of La Vuelta in 1995 and the only man to win the Road World Championship and the CRI World Championship. Abraham used to plan the routes of La Vuelta, as well as being the perfect guide. Abraham will share with you his own stories, technical advices and his passion for Spanish cycling. At night we will visit a winery and have dinner with Abraham in a famous Rioja winery.

ROUTES MADE FOR YOU
Contact us and we will help you designing different routes around La Rioja and surroundings for Road, MTB or Hybrid Biking.

Enjoy La Rioja in all its splendor.

Address

Calle Esteban Oca y Merino 17
26005 Logroño (La Rioja)

Contact

Telephone​: 606 72 73 78