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.
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Fly from London to Madrid. Pick up your hire car
at the airport and drive to your hotel.
Stay overnight at the Hospes Madrid. (N)
Morning drive to La Rioja region, 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 La Rioja and stay
3 nights at the ParadorSanto Domingo de la Calzada. (B)
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)
Today, there is an included visit to the Marques
de Riscal winery, which has been designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry. (B)
Drive to Madrid airport and drop off your hire
car. Fly to London with British Airways. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Luxury tour departures are based in 5-star accommodation. Prices are based on the standard room category.
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The Hospes Madrid is located in a historic building and has only 41 rooms, including suites. Situated next to the Parque del Retiro, which is one of Madrid's biggest parks, and in front of Puerta de Alcala, the Hospes is considered to be one of the finest boutique properties in the city. Each of the guestrooms has combined the historical nature of the building, its high ceilings and oversized wooden doors with clean, modern design. The hotel's restaurant is renowned for its dishes, with the emphasis on modern Spanish cuisine. There is also a cocktail bar with outside seating for the summer...
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,...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
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