Barcelona to Rioja with Private Wine Tour - Barcelona to Rioja with Private Wine Tour -

Barcelona to Rioja with Private Wine Tour


This private wine tour offers a perfect way to enjoy the amazing beauty of Wine country in Rioja from Barcelona 

Tour description

This tour from Barcelona to Rioja is probably the best way to discover Rioja in case you are visiting Barcelona and need to return to Barcelona to continue your trip or fly back home. 

Transportation by train from Barcelona to Rioja. You will be driven then to the amazing village of Laguardia, where you will stay for two nights and enjoy one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. Be picked up from your hotel in Rioja by your guide for a full day of winery tours and wine tasting at some of the best wineries of Rioja. On day 3 you will return to Barcelona by train

In case you are looking for tours that do not return to Barcelona back continue to Madrid, San Sebastian or Bilbao, please have a look at these other options.

  • Private wine tour in Rioja with an expert guide

  • Sleep at top hand-picked accommodation in Laguardia

  • Stay in one of the most charming towns of Spain

  • High-quality wine tastings at 3 excellent wineries

Barcelona to Rioja tour - Includes

Professional Guide

An expert and friendly local guide with you on day 2

Train transportation to Rioja and back

Comfortable train transportation (1st class) on Day 1 from Barcelona to Logroño and back to Barcelona

Top quality vehicle

Private transportation between Logroño train station and your hotel on Day 1 and from the hotel to Logroño train Station on Day 3. Private transportation during the private wine tour on day 2.

Top quality meal

High quality Riojan meal at a local restaurant

Private and exclusive wine tour

Private wine tour with a professional English-speaking local guide 3 winery visits with tastings of top wines and

Top Cultural highlights

Stops during the wine tour to enjoy some amazing views and landscapes

Excellent hotel

Two nights accommodation with breakfast at a castle hotel in Laguardia

Taxes, Tolls & services

21% Spanish Taxes (VAT). Complimentary water

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

Hotel drop-off on day one in Rioja. Pick-up on day 2 and and drop-off at the train station in Logroño on day 3

Practical information & Dietary restrictions

Your guide for this private 3 day wine tour from Barcelona to Rioja will contact you approximately 10 to 15 days prior to the date of your tour to confirm the location of your hotel for pick-up, pick-up time, recommendations for what to wear, and to ask if you have any dietary restrictions.

Barcelona to Rioja private tour - Itinerary

This is a fantastic private vacation package to travel from Barcelona to Rioja. Enjoy and taste “the real Spain” far from the bustle of the large cities and get to know quaint small villages

Day 1 Barcelona-Logroño-Laguardia
Day 2 Laguardia-Haro-Elciego-Laguardia
Day 3 Laguardia-Logroño-Barcelona

DAY 1 - Barcelona – Logroño & Laguardia (Rioja)
Your train to Logroño departs Barcelona in the early afternoon. A comfortable train ride of less than 4 hours will leave you in the Logroño train station, where your driver will be waiting for you. After a 20-minute car ride, you will arrive in Laguardia. Built on a hilltop and surrounded by medieval walls, Laguardia is considered one of the most beautiful and charming villages of Spain. To make this trip even more unforgettable, we have selected a hotel that is a castle. The hotel is perfectly located for you to be able to walk around Laguardia on your own discovering its cobble-stoned streets and medieval walls.
DAY 2 – Rioja wine tour
After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up by your tour guide for your private tour of Rioja. Your day of wine officially starts with your arrival in the town of Haro. You will visit 2 of our favorite Rioja wineries in the famous Barrio de la Estación. Each visit will include a guided tour of the winery facilities by a wine professional and end with a tasting of some of their best wines. After a bit of sightseeing in Haro, your tour will continue to Elciego where you will enjoy an excellent lunch at a very special location. The restaurant is located in a former wine cave that is centuries old. You cannot leave Elciego without a visit to the world-famous Marqués de Riscal winery. The hotel located next to the winery is of great architectural interest being that it was designed by Frank Gehry. Enjoy your last winery of Rioja before your return to Laguardia.
DAY 3 – Laguardia-Logroño-Barcelona
For the last day of your trip, we will provide possible train departure times from Logroño for you to choose from. Your transfer to the train station will be scheduled according to the departure time from Logroño. Also, you may choose not to return to Barcelona and continue to a different city in Spain. If this is the case browse on the 2 & 3 day tour section to find out other alternative options

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"This tour was the highlight of our trip to Spain. Everything was well organised and communication was excellent. We enjoyed a mix of history, sightseeing, and wine tasting at family owned wineries. Our hotel was superb and we tasted many wines (I cannot remember how many!) I highly recommend it!
Glass at tasting in Muga tasting room
"We wanted to visit Rioja but were not sure if it was worth the trip. We had an amazing time in Rioja and i cannot recommend enough this region and this tour.
Church tower in Haro

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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.
  • At what time will we take the train from Barcelona on day 1? There are normally 2 trains to Rioja on day 1. You will be requested your preferences when the team prepares your itinerary and train timetables are made available.
  • At what time will be arrive to Barcelona on day 3? There are also 2 trains to get back to Barcelona. You will be provided with options when they are made available by the train provider.
  • 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 visit 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 Rioja and will ensure your tour includes amazing wineries. is the most secure, easy and best way to experience the fantastic wineries of Rioja during your stay in Barcelona. 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 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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