Regarded by wine connoisseurs as one of
the principal regions in the world for wine
production, this 5-day self-drive itinerary
combines visits to some of the finest wineries
with stays in characterful accommodation.
Fly from London to Madrid. Pick up your hire car at the airport and drive to Haro, stopping en route to visit a winery in Aranada de Duero, which is at the heart of the Ribera del Duero wine production. Continue to Santo Domingo de la Calzada and stay for 2 nights at the Parador Santo Domingo de la Calzada. (N)
Full day at leisure to explore the surrounding region. Visits are included to two wineries today which will showcase the traditional and modern techniques of wine producing. (B, L)
Morning drive to Bilbao, stopping en route to visit the Marques de Riscal winery, which has been designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry. Stay overnight at the Silken Gran Hotel Domine. (B)
Morning drive to San Sebastian. Afternoon included tapas tour. Stay for 1 night at the Villa Sora. (B)
Drive to Madrid airport and drop off your hire car. Fly to London. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour.
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Located in the centre of San Sebastian, Hotel Villa Soro consists of two classical buildings, one of which has been accredited with historical heritage building status. The property provides a great base for enjoying this culinary rich area with the beach and the old part of the city within five minutes' walk.
Features: 25 rooms, bar, gym, bicycle rental, beach towel rental, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, air conditioning,...
The Parador Santo Domingo de la Calzada dates back to the 12th century and was once a hospital. It stands on the pilgrimage route to Santiago, beside the banks of the Oja river, close to the cathedral, Plaza de España and the Way of St James interpretive centre. Its elegant style exudes a warm and pleasant atmosphere with superb gothic arches and exquisite decor. The parador provides fantastic La Rioja cuisine and prime Rioja wines in its choice of two restaurants.
Features: 61 rooms, 2 restaurants, bar, laundry facilities.
Room amenities: Television, minibar, safe,...
In keeping with the design concept of the Guggenheim Museum, which is located opposite the hotel, the Silken Gran Hotel Domine is designed by Javier Mariscal and features Philippe Starck bathtubs in the guestrooms. Dine at the hotel's restaurant, which offers a fine selection of Basque cuisine coupled with a rooftop terrace with excellent views over the city. Health and wellbeing amenities include a fitness centre and...
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WRL2018: 4 Nights
Haro is a town known for its fine red wine, which is central to life in the region. The...