Wine tours from Bilbao
Bilbao in Spain is located just 1 hour from Rioja, one of Spain´s main wine regions. With our private tours to Rioja you will enjoy the beautiful landscapes of wine country. We also offer a self-guided bus tour with fantastic value for money.
While you visit Bilbao you will notice that in all its bars and taverns Rioja wine is served. The connection between Bilbao and Rioja dates back to the time in which wine from the Rioja wine region was being shipped to Europe from the harbour in Bilbao. Many wineries in Rioja were financed by people from Bilbao and some of the names of wineries in Rioja illustrate this deep relationship.
IMPORTANT: due to Covid-19 situation, all tours in this section are being offered only on a per request basis
A perfect introduction to the wines of the Rioja region. A self-guided tour in Rioja, including regular bus service from Bilbao. From the bus station, you will walk to 2 of the best wineries in Haro, the wine capital of Rioja. Enjoy a winery visit & wine tasting guided by an English-speaking wine professional. Continue your thirst for Rioja wines with a second wine tasting. Half & full-day option available. Choose our full-day tour option for a quality Riojan meal at a local restaurant and extra free time to explore Haro
Get to know the world-famous Rioja wine region with this full-day private tour of Rioja. After pickup from your hotel in Bilbao, you will spend an amazing day discovering this well-known wine region with your friendly and knowledgeable tour guide. Your day includes 3 quality wineries in Rioja and a special lunch with wine. After lunch, you will have time to enjoy the charming village of Laguardia with its medieval walls and incredible views before your return to Bilbao
Suggestion in case you would like to spend a bit more time in Rioja and get there from Bilbao
This wine escape is perfect for you in case you staty in Bilbao and would like to spend 1 night in Rioja wine country.
Travelling by plane is good but enjoying wine country on your way to Madrid from North of Spain is simply amazing! With this 2 day tours you will enjoy 2 fantastic private wine tours, one in Rioja and a second one in Ribera del Duero. We use luxury vehicles and you will enjoy the company of expert bilingual local guides. Beautiful scenery, top rated wineries and vineyards, excellent food and a great hotel for your night in Rioja…
Enjoy a paella cooking lunch or dinner with this highly-rated cooking class in Madrid. You will enjoy some of the most famous Spanish dishes including tapas, the healthy and fresh gazpacho soup, and the most famous Spanish dish: paella. Have fun while you learn anecdotes and techniques from your chef and while you enjoy a glass of home-made sangria. Then sit down for lunch or dinner with your cooking class colleagues and enjoy your meal!
Suggestions of 2 to 3-day tours via wine country to connect Bilbao with Barcelona or Madrid
These tours offer a fantastic option in case you would like to enjoy the real Spain and its countryside, gastronomy and wine country while you travel to Barcelona, Madrid from Bilbao.
The perfect getaway in Rioja from Barcelona before reaching San Sebastian. You will reach Rioja by train and private transfer to your castle hotel in the charming town of Laguardia in Rioja Alavesa. Relax, explore, and discover this amazing wine region with your private wine tour with local expert guide. The ideal option for discovering Rioja and ending with dropoff in beautiful San Sebastian