segovia 2Special tour combining Wine, Architecture, Art and Gastronomy. The tour starts in Madrid and finishes in Bilbao, and covers, Madrid, Ribera del Duero, Burgos, Rioja, San Sebastian and Bilbao. The tour will take you through the history of Spain, from the cathedral of Burgos to the new Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, including the wonderful town of San Sebastian.

 

Day, 01.- Madrid / Ribera de Duero / Burgos .

Morning. Pick up at the hotel and depart by coach to Ribera del Duero

Visit a winery of the Ribera del Duero region.

For lunch you will have a typical meal from Ribera, roasted lamb in a wood fired oven with Ribera del Duero wines.

Visit another winery after lunch and depart by coach to Burgos. Lodging at the Hotel

Day, 02.- Burgos / Rioja Area

  • Burgos cathedral, begun in the 13th century and completed in the 15th and 16th centuries. Our Lady of Burgos sums up Gothic architecture in all its beauty with a unique collection, tombs, choir, stalls, stained glass, etc. It has been also declared World Heritage monument by UNESCO.

  • Drive to Rioja. Lunch. Included at the local Restaurant

  • Afternoon winery visit

  • Guided tour in the medieval walled village of LaGuardia (13th century), capital of La Rioja Alavesa. Under the stone paved streets and homes of LaGuardia it is full of old subterranean bodegas, and over them there are many historic monuments and sites, like the Gothic facade of Santa Maria de los Reyes church from the 14th century.

  • Lodging at the Rioja Area.

Day, 03.- Rioja / San Sebastian.

  • Morning. Visit to a traditional winery with wine tasting in Haro or nearby villages. The tradition of Rioja is very well represented by these centenary wineries that keep in their cemeteries bottles from the time of their founders.

  • Optional visit to the Wine Museum Dinastia Vivanco.

  • Lunch included at the local Restaurant.

  • Depart to San Sebastian, lodging at the Hotel .

Day, 04.- Bilbao.

  • After breakfast, San Sebastian Free Time.

  • Depart by coach to Bilbao. Lunch at the local Restaurant. Lodging at the Hotel

  • Visit to the famous Guggenheim Museum

Day, 05.- Bilbao.- Breakfast at the Hotel.

  • . Transfer to the Airport.