Top Ten Spain Classic Adventures

Bike Rioja Wine Country
Gorp.com

Here's a gentle one for sybarites and wine lovers. The vineyards of La Rioja, Spain's most famous wine-growing area, sprawl over the banks of the wide Ebro valley. Savor their delights by cycling the minor roads of the valley's northern flank. Get the flavor at the Museo del Vino in Haro, take in the hilltop town of Laguardia, then overnight in Logroqo, the area's capital. It's worth detouring to the south bank to explore some of the Ebro River's seven tributaries, including the Rio Oja, which gives the region its name. Allow a couple of days, and build in plenty of time for a tipple or two.


Published: 30 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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