Madrid to Barcelona private tour via wine country - Madrid to Barcelona private tour via wine country -

Madrid to Barcelona private tour via wine country


This private wine tour is probably the best way to travel from Madrid to Barcelona

Tour description

Planning a trip to Spain and interested in discovering wine tourism in Spain’s top wine regions? We have designed this tour for you to discover wine country on your way from the Madrid capital to the Mediterranean city of Barcelona. Forget booking a flight or train between these 2 top visited cities. This private 3-day luxury tour will be the highlight of your holiday in Spain. Private tours in Ribera del Duero and Rioja wine regions, high-quality hotel accommodation, top gastronomy, comfortable transportation, and plenty of Spanish red wine!

  • 2 private wine tours in one, visiting the most interesting wineries in each region
  • Discover 2 of Spain’s most prestigious wine regions: Ribera del Duero & Rioja
  • The expertise and friendliness of your local tour guide
  • High-quality meals and wine tastings
  • Transportation between Spain’s top cities: Madrid & Barcelona

This Private tour includes- Madrid to Barcelona via wine country

Professional Guide

A friendly local tour guide on Days 1 & 2

Top quality vehicle

Transportation in a comfortable luxury minivan on Days 1 & 2

Train transportation to Barcelona

Comfortable train transportation on Day 3 from Logroño to Barcelona

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

Exclusive winery visits and tastings

Visit at least 5 wineries; guided tour in English of each winery by a local wine expert or the owners themselves

Top Cultural highlights

Time to enjoy the highlights of Segovia, Peñafiel (Ribera), Burgos and Laguardia (Rioja)

Excellent hotels

2 nights accommodation with breakfast at superb hotels chosen by our experts

Taxes, Tolls & services

21% Spanish Taxes (VAT). Complimentary water

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

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

Practical information & Dietary restrictions

Hotel pick-up: Your guide for this private 3 day wine tour from Madrid to Barcelona through the wine country of Ribera del Duero and 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.

Madrid to Barcelona private tour - Itinerary

The tour will typically start with pick-up at 08:00 (but pick-up time will be confirmed by email once you have booked the tour). The following is the most probable itinerary. It is subject to change depending on availability and days of the week.

This private tour from Madrid to Barcelona offers a unique and fantastic way to get from one city to the next. You will have the opportunity to discover 2 well-known and important wine regions of Spain and enjoy the best of Spanish gastronomy and wine. Transportation by private luxury minivan is included on Days 1 & 2with pickup from your hotel by your friendly expert guide. On Day 3, you will have free time to explore Logroño before your relaxing train ride to Barcelona. Also, the perfect way to discover the contrast between the way of life in smaller cities and towns versus the 2 most visited cities in Spain, Madrid, and Barcelona.

  • Day 1 Madrid-Segovia-Ribera del Duero-Burgos
  • Day 2 Burgos-Rioja
  • Day 3 Rioja-Barcelona (by train)
DAY 1 - Madrid – Ribera del Duero - Burgos
Early morning pickup from your hotel by your friendly local guide for your private tour to one of Spain’s top wine regions, Ribera del Duero. A short stop in Segovia on your way to the wineries to marvel at the views of the Roman aqueduct, Cathedral, and the Alcazar castle. Upon arrival in Ribera del Duero, you will visit 3 fantastic wineries and taste their top quality wines. Lunch will be served at either a winery or an excellent local restaurant. After a full day of wine and culture, you will be dropped off at your hotel in Burgos for the night. Our guide will recommend the best options for your dinner and for taking a nice evening walk around the center of Burgos. Get a good night’s sleep because, tomorrow, Rioja awaits you.
DAY 2 – Burgos - Rioja
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up by your tour guide for your private tour of Rioja. Your itinerary for the day includes a guided tour at 2 very different Rioja wineries chosen by our experts. Each winery tour will conclude with a guided wine tasting. Lunch will take place at a traditional local restaurant where you will enjoy the excellent gastronomy of Rioja. 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 in central Logroño.
DAY 3 – Rioja - Barcelona
After breakfast at your hotel, you will have some free time to explore Logroño on your own (you will receive available train departure times for you to choose from). Then, you will make your way to the Logroño train station for your relaxing train ride to Barcelona.

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Excellent wine tour! "I have been on several wine tours throughout Europe and this one is my favorite, as it far exceeded my expectations. Giuseppe was so nice and was extremely knowledgeable about the region, wines, wine making, the culture".
Tasting at Dinastis Vivanco winery in Rioja
Crystal (NYC)
What a great trip! Would thoroughly recommend this trip. Much more intimate than a general tour with lots of people. Raul and Guiseppe are amazing - very knowledgeable regarding the wine and the local area and both very charming and personable. We visited a winery that has been in the family for 400 years and one of the owners conducted the tour which was a real treat. The caves are a must see. Would definitely do another trip with Wine Toursim Spain
Wine bats in traditional winery in Rioja
Lisa T (London)

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(Based on 4 people)

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 8:00 AM but it is confirmed on a case by case basis
  • At what time will we be back in Barcelona on day 3? There are normally 2 trains to Barcelona on day 3. You will be requested your preferences when the team prepares your itinerary and train timetables are made available.
  • 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. 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”.

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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