Ribera del Duero & Rioja Private Tour - Ribera del Duero & Rioja Private Tour -

Ribera del Duero & Rioja Private Tour

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This tour has been selected by the Sunday Telegraph among the 50 most romantic ideas for holidays in the world

Tour description

A combination of 2 private wine tours in one with hotel accommodation. Get to know the wine regions of Ribera del Duero and Rioja on an easy and exciting 3-day trip from Madrid. You will visit some of the most interesting wineries in 2 of the best Spanish wine regions. Perfect tour for red wine lovers and for those looking to explore wine country without having to drive. At the end of the tour, be transported back to Madrid.

  • 2 private wine tours in one, visiting 2 of the most interesting wineries in each region
  • Discover 2 of Spain’s most prestigious wine regions: Ribera & Rioja
  • Fantastic scenery
  • Excellent hotels for each night in wine country
  • High-quality meals and wine tastings

This Private tour to Ribera del Duero and Rioja from Madrid includes

Professional Guide

A highly experienced, friendly guide for the entire duration of the tour

Top quality vehicle

Transportation in a comfortable high quality minivan or sedan with A/C

Top quality meals

- 2 high quality meals (2 lunches) at a winery or top local restaurant with wine included, one at each of the wine regions. One of the meals is served at the iconic Marqués de Riscal Bistro Restaurant. - A light Tapas lunch at a winery on the day back on the way back to Madrid on day 3

Exclusive winery visits and tastings

Stops at 5 wineries; guided tour and tastings in English by local wine experts or the owners themselves

Beautiful landscapes Cultural highlights

Time to enjoy the highlights of amazing places including Unesco sites like Segovia and Burgos and the amazing walled village of Laguardia (Rioja)

Excellent hotels

2 nights accommodation with breakfast at superb hotels chosen by our experts. 4 star or charming boutique hotels.

Taxes, Tolls & services

21% Spanish Taxes (VAT). Complimentary water

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or accomodation in Madrid city center

Practical information & Dietary restrictions

Hotel pick-up and itinerary: Estimated pickup time is shown below. You will be sent your detailed itinerary details and guide details before the start of the tour.

In case you are planning a longer vacation in Spain you may be interested in finding other private tour options that can be combined with this private tour from Madrid. 

Ribera del Duero and Rioja private tour from Madrid - Itinerary

The tour will typically starts with pick-up at 09:00  The following is the most probable itinerary. It is subject to change depending on availability and days of the week.

This tour offers an easy and fantastic way to discover 2 very important wine regions of Spain and enjoy the best of Spanish gastronomy and wine. No need to rent a car, plan which wineries to visit, or map out how to get there. Transportation by private vehicle is included with pickup from your accommodation by your friendly expert guide. The perfect multi-day tour to indulge yourself with wine, culture, and beautiful vineyard landscapes.

  • Day 1 Madrid-Segovia-Ribera del Duero
  • Day 2 Ribera del Duero-Rioja
  • Day 3 Rioja-Madrid (estimated arrival 15:00)
DAY 1 - Madrid – Ribera del Duero
Be picked up from your hotel or flat in Madrid by your friendly local guide for your private tour to one of Spain’s top wine regions, Ribera del Duero. Before you arrive to Ribera del Duero you will stop at the amazing city of Segovia; one of Spains top hidden gems and that holds one of the best preserved roman acueducts in the world and one of the world´s most picturesque castles. Upon arrival in Ribera del Duero, you will visit 2 fantastic wineries and taste their top quality wines. Lunch will be served at either a winery or an excellent local restaurant. Your will be dropped off at your hotel in Burgos after a full day of wine and culture. Our guide will recommend you the best options for your dinner. Get a good night’s sleep because Rioja awaits you.
DAY 2 – Ribera del Duero - Rioja
After breakfast at your hotel, you will meet your tour guide for your private tour of Rioja. Your day includes visits to 2 of our favorite Rioja wineries. Each winery visit will include wine tasting. Lunch will take place at one of Spain´s most iconic restaurants: the Bistro of Marques de Riscal, where you will enjoy the best of Riojan cuisine. During the day, your guide will also show you the beautiful vineyard landscapes and take you to some of the best spots to enjoy incredible views. Your private tour of Rioja will end with drop-off at your hotel, an amazing manor transformed into a luxury hotel.
DAY 3 – Rioja - Madrid
After breakfast at your hotel, you will meet your guide and head back to Madrid. You will enjoy a stop at a modern winery to enjoy local tapas and wine. You can also decide to spend extra time in Rioja on your own or continue to another city in Spain. Contact us to see how the tour can be adapted to your plans.

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Reviews

We have just finished our tour with our excellent driver, Cosmin. Cos was superb in every way! He made sure we kept to our schedule, personally introduced us to each host at the wineries, checked us into our hotels and assisted us at all times with our luggage and purchases. Cos has a delightful demeanor, and his knowledge of the region, wineries and culture was very informative. Wine Tourism Spain’s selection of wineries gave us a good overview of the two regions from small family owned wineries to the bigger production ones. The lunchesl were gourmet delights! The Laguardia hotel in the walled city was a real treat! Thank you for your attention to each and every detail!
Bottle of Marques de Riscal wine
Al, Florida
My husband and I were looking to include Ribera del Duero and Rioja in our 2-week trip to Spain. We feel quite lucky to have found this tour through Wine Tourism Spain. Our guide was very professional, interesting and knowledgeable. And we loved that we did not have to worry about driving and could enjoy the amazing wines. Everything was well planned and top quality. We would definitely recommend this private tour.
Wine estate in Ribera del Duero
Jane (Seattle, USA)
Highlight of our trip! The price seemed expensive at first but almost everything was included, the quaility was excellent and we did not have to worrry about a thing. The wineries were very different & everyone was very nice. Could not have asked for more.
Acueduct of Segovia
Alexander (Canada)
As to feedback for Hugo, we all thought he was fantastic. He worked perfectly with us. He was knowledgeable, polite, funny, punctual and knew when was good to give us information and when was good to leave us on our own. We had a truly wonderful trip and have already recommended you to our friends.
Rioja wine tours
Sally

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Why with us and Terms

  • Dietary restrictions.  The tour can accomodate nearly all possible dietary restrictions. You will be requested to provide dietary restrictions through the booking process.
  • What it the pick -up time in Madrid? Pick-up is typically at around 9:00 AM but it is confirmed on a case-by-case basis
  • At what time will we be back in Madrid on day 3? At around 15:00. Arrival depends on the traffic found approaching Madrid center
  • Can I be picked up at the airport? Yes, but  you should be ready at the airpot to be picked up no later than 9:00 AM to ensure the itinerary is the same. Contact us in case of doubts.
  • Can I pay with Amex? You need to contact us to be able to book with Amex
  • Can I play with a paypal account? You need to contact us if you wish to pay using Paypal

  • Can I have the name of the wineries we will visit? We do not advertise the names of the wineries visited and prefer not to provide them to ensure we keep the exclusivity of the tour to its maximum for our customers. We only visited small, top wineries that fit perfectly well into the schedule for the day.  

  • Can I propose which wineries to visit? We understand you may love some wines and would like to visit the winery where they are produced. We are happy to listen to your preferences but please bear in mind that some wines are great, but the wineries not worth visiting. Please bear also in mind that some wineries do not accept visits or are not available on many days. Lastly, visiting certain wineries may imply a huge detour. The local team is expert in Ribera del Duero and Rioja and will ensure your tour includes amazing wineries.

Winetourismspain.com is the most secure, easy and best way to experience the fantastic wineries of Ribera del Duero and Rioja during your stay in Madrid. Not only can we save you the time and effort of organising your winery visits in English, we can also offer you the opportunity to explore the area in luxury and comfort with your own experienced wine expert guide for the day, and really get to know the wineries and high quality wines in the area.

We only work with the best guides and wine producers in Ribera del Duero and Rioja. We are experts in the region and our customers count on our knowledge to build the perfect tour on the chosen day.

You can make your reservation by selecting an available date from the calendar. Then select the number of people. To proceed to the payment page click “BOOK NOW”.  You can pay the Full booking value or a 20% deposit to get your booking confirmed.

If you are booking well in advance you may prefer to pay a 20% deposit to reserve your date. If you book for less than 30 days we recommend you book paying the full amount. Full balance is requesterd 4 or 3 weeks prior to the starting tour date.

If cancelled 30 days before the start of your trip, 15% of the total services cost will be deducted. For cancellations within 30 days of the starting date of the service, 30% of the total cost will be charged. Tours cancelled 7 days or less prior to the first day of your trip are non-refundable. We advise that you consider purchasing Trip Cancellation / Travel Insurance.

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