EL CLÁSICO WINE TOUR
DO Rioja, DO Ribera del Duero and Port Wine
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The following standard itinerary can be customised according to customer requirements (such as removing/adding extra days/activities).
Tour is confirmed between 4 and 20 people
Lenght: 10 days/9 nights
Spain is awarded as one of the most important wine producer in the world sharing the stage with France and Italy.
The wines produced are the synthesis of the communion among climates, terroirs, geographical locations and the hard work of the people from the vineyards to the cellars creating sensations and bouquets which will remain in your heart and mind for a lifetime.
96 different D.O. Denominación de Origen (Protected Designation of Origin) and more than 4000 wine Estates are part of the Spanish wine panorama.
We can organize multiple day tours around the whole country visiting as per our philosophy family run/boutique wine cellars without forgetting some of the top names renowned worldwide.
In this particular tour, we cross the border with Portugal, visiting the charming city of Oporto and the famous Port wine cellars, one of the finest wines in the world.
Are you ready for a wine safari?
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeGastronomy, Culture, Guided Tours, Family
Activity Level Fairly Easy
Group Size Medium Group
Transport: Minivan with complimentary water
Dress code: Comfortable shoes – Casual
Vehicle: Up to 8 people Luxury Minivan 8 seats with air-conditioning.
From 9 up to 30 people we use a deluxe bus.
Driver: English speaking escort-driver
Wifi on board
Meals: 2 meals a day, breakfast and lunch/dinner depending on the final program. Please let us know ahead of time any special dietary or food requirements
Wineries: All the wine Estates mentioned in the program are included and will offer only private visits to our guests
Sightseeing: Entry tickets to museums/churches, visits (on own under the direction of your escort-driver) and walking/guided tours with official licensed tour guides are included
Accommodation: We can include accommodation on request in 4*/5*Boutique Hotels, Deluxe apartments or in the same wine Estates, depending on availability
Gratuities: Not included
What we offer day 1
Arrival in San Sebastian, meet and greet your escort-guide
Walking tour of the city with an official licensed guide: one of the trendiest cities in Spain, where art, culture, gastronomy and wine are at the base of the local lifestyle.
Enjoy a pinxos tour
2 nights stay in San Sebastian
What we offer day 2
From San Sebastian we drive to Bilbao to visit the famous Guggenheim Museum.
Light lunch and wine tasting (Included) in a panoramic terrace overlooking the Ocean in the land of Txacoli grape.
Free afternoon in San Sebastian
What we offer day 3
Departure to Rioja region, the first and most popular wine region of Spain.
Lunch break on own for a visit in Pamplona, one of Ernest Hemingway favourite cities in Europe, known around the world for the famous bulls race called sanfermines.
Arrival in Rioja region for 2 nights stay
What we offer day 4
Full immersion in the Rioja wine region visiting 2 different wine cellars to appreciate how the Tempranillo grape is elaborated to create some of the best wines in the country. Time to explore the town of Haro, the capital of Rioja wine!
The tastings will include among others Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva wines without leaving behind other grapes like Grenache, Malvasia or Viura.
What we offer day 5
Departure from Rioja.
Lunch break on own in Burgos and walking tour of the Cathedral of Burgos with an official licensed tour guide.
Later afternoon arrival in the area of Aranda del Duero for 2 nights stay. Aranda is the villa del vino D.O. Ribera.
What we offer day 6
Full immersion in the D.O. Ribera del Duero. The evolution of Tempranillo grape from La Rioja to Ribera will be highlighted by the visit to 2 different wine Estates. Garnacha, Verdejo (DO Rueda) and other international grapes will be part of the tastings as well.
What we offer day 7
Departure to Portugal!
This journey will include a visit Salamanca, a true gem with its impressive Renaissance architecture.
Enjoy a special tasting of the famous jamon ibérico, the most emblematic product of Spain.
Arrival later afternoon in Portugal and the Douro Valley to enjoy the incredible views of this UNESCO area.
2 nights accommodation in the Douro Valley
What we offer day 8
Journey dedicated to explore the Douro Valley with its spectacular terraces and historical villages like Pinhão or San João de Pesquina.
During the different stops, we have planned the visit to a couple of wine boutique Estates for a tasting of port wine (LVB, Vintages, Tawnys etc.), one of the most iconic in the world.
What we offer day 9
Transfer to Oporto, the city who gave its name to the famous wine.
Enjoy a guided tour of this city, full of art and history. Free afternoon to explore the riverfront or making a visit to the Harry Potter’s Livreria Lello, the famous library ranked among the most beautiful in the world.
What we offer day 10
Departure from Oporto airport