Barcelona to San Sebastian or Bilbao with Rioja Wine Tour - Barcelona to San Sebastian or Bilbao with Rioja Wine Tour -

Barcelona to San Sebastian or Bilbao with Rioja Wine Tour


This private wine tour offers a perfect way to enjoy the amazing beauty of Wine country in Rioja from Barcelona if you want to continue your trip in Northern Spain to either Bilbao or San Sebastian

Tour description

This tour from Barcelona to San Sebastian or Bilbao is the best way to connect Barcelona with either of these 2 cities in Northern Spain while enjoying wine country in beautiful Rioja.  

Transportation by train from Barcelona to Rioja (4,5 hours, excellent trains). You will stay at Logroño, the capital of Rioja and one of Spain´s top tapas destinations. We have selected one of the best hotels in town.  The following day, 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. The tour includes a visit to the amazing village of Laguardia, one of Spain´s most charming villages.  On day 3 you will be driven to San Sebastian or Bilbao with private transportation. 

In case you are looking for tours that would instead take you back to Barcelona or head to Madrid, please have a look at these other options.

  • The perfect tour connecting Barcelona to San Sebastian or to Bilbao

  • Private wine tour in Rioja with 3 wineries, lunch, and local guide

  • Stay 2 nights at a fantastic hotel Logroño, one of Spain´s top foodie destinations

  • Enjoy wine country and excellent wines and gastronomy

  • Visit one of Spain´s most charming villages: laguardia and Spain´s top wine district: El Barrio de la Estación in Haro. 

Barcelona to San Sebastian or Bilbao tour - Includes

Private and exclusive wine tour

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

Excellent hotel

Two nights accommodation with breakfast at one of our favorite 4* hotels in Logroño

Top Cultural highlights - Laguardia, Haro

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

Train transportation to Rioja

Transportation by train from Barcelona to Logroño on day 1 (aprox 4h.)

Top quality vehicle

Private transportation on Day 2 for your wine tour and from the hotel to San Sebastian or Bilbao on Day 3

Top quality meal during the wine tour on Day 2

High quality Riojan meal at a local restaurant

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

Pick-up on day days 2 and 3 and drop-off at your hotel in San Sebastian or Bilbao on day 3

Taxes, Tolls & services

21% Spanish Taxes (VAT). Complimentary water

Practical information & Dietary restrictions

You will be requested to provide dietary restrictions. You will receive an itinerary for the tour and recommendations on best places to enjoy tapas in Logroño like a local

Barcelona to San Sebastian or Bilbao private tour - Itinerary

This is a fantastic private tour to travel from Barcelona to San Sebastian or Bilbao via Rioja and its amazing wine country. Enjoy and taste “the real Spain” far from the bustle of the large cities and get to know quaint small villages. This is a sample itinerary. Train schedules may change depending on dates.

Day 1 Barcelona-Logroño
Day 2 Logroño-Haro-Elciego-Laguardia – Logroño
Day 3 Logroño-San Sebastián

DAY 1 - Barcelona – Logroño (Rioja)
Your train to Logroño departs Barcelona in the early afternoon. A comfortable train ride of aprox. 4 hours will leave you in the Logroño train station,. Your fantastic hotel awaits you and you will be able to enjoy the amazing tapas and wine culture of famous Calle Laurel in Logroño. Your itinerary will contain recommendations with the best stops to enjoy local tapas.
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 in Rioja will take you to the town of Haro and the famous Barrio de la Estación. You will enjoy a visit to a traditional winery and the wine tour also includes tastings of moder style Rioja wines. You will enjoy the best views in Rioja, including the amazing architecture of Marques de Riscal hotel designed by Frank Gehry. 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. You will tour Laguardia with your guide and enjoy its cobble-stoned streets and medieval walls.
DAY 3 – Logroño-San Sebastian or Bilbao
For the last day of your trip you will be picked up at your hotel and driven to either San Sebastian or Bilbao

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"We are now all safely back after the wonderful wine tour in Spain. Thank you for organizing the program for us. We tasted some wonderful wine, ate some great food and saw some really beautiful countryside. Marina was a fantastic guide/driver/friend — we thoroughly enjoyed her company and his knowledge about Spain and wine.
Glass at tasting in Muga tasting room

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from €646

Price shown based on group of 4 & 2 rooms
Contact us to confirm price for your dates & group size

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 Barcelona 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 San Sebastian or Bilbao on day 3? This depends on your preferences. The transportation will be booked following your instructions
  • 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 contacting us to confirm prices on your desired dates. Once you confirm your interest you will receive a bookin link. 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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