ACTIVITIESRioja Alavesa: Wine and much more
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the epicenter of your Rioja Alavesa experience
Using La Posada de Leza as home base, you can fulfill different types of activities from horseback riding among our iconic vineyards to bike rides and walking tours along one of the different routes that populate the area. You are close to archaeological sites, dolmens, churches, palaces … And if your pleasure is wine, you can visit some of the numerous wineries in the area. Certainly, gastronomy is another of the regions strong points, whether sitting at a table or having tapas, experiences that will remain in your memory for years to come.
Brochures and guides published by La Cuadrilla de Rioja Alavesa:
Heritage in Rioja Alavesa
Rioja Alavesa Map
Interactive guide for Rioja Alavesa
Rioja Alavesa general brochure
For lovers of good wines
Many of the wineries offer visits of their production facilities as well as tastings. Some offer exquisitely paired lunch menus at their in-house restaurants. Meals range from the elaborate to the down-home Basque specialties like Rioja potatoes with chorizo, fire roasted baby lamp chops, local bean soup and of course, wine.
VISIT BODEGAS LOZANO
VISIT BODEGAS BAIGORRI
VISIT BODEGAS LUIS CAÑAS
VISIT BODEGAS CASA PRIMICIA
VISIT BODEGAS OSTATU
If you are interested in spectacular horseback rides through the vineyards, we recommend Hipica Navarrete They offer memorable experiences.
WALKING TRAILS IN RIOJA ALAVESA
A key example is the town of Laguardia just 5 minutes by car from La Posada de Leza. Laguardia is a medieval walled village founded in the 10th Century whose original distribution remains unchanged to today. Notable are the churches of San Juan Bautista and Santa Maria of the Kings who’s portal was multifunctional and is a must visit. Meandering through the village you can appreciate many buildings of distinct architecture ranging from medieval, to Renaissance, to Barroc and to Neoclassic. Just past the city walls are many archeological sites like the dolmens of La Hoya.
Situated a short 14 minutes away from La Posada de Leza is the dolmen of the Hichicera (Witches hut) being one of the best conserved and most important prehistoric sites in the area.
GUIDE TO RIOJA ALAVESA PATRIMONY
OUR PINCHO AND TAPA RECOMMENDATIONS
If you want to enjoy tapa and pincho routes near La Posada de Leza, we recommend:
- LAGUARDIA: The entire town is a tapa and pincho paradise.
- HARO (La Rioja): The entire town is a tapa and pincho paradise.
- LOGROÑO (La Rioja): There are two must visits. The famous Laurel street and the San Juan neighborhood.
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