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Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao

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US$ 259.40
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    What to Expect
    This La Rioja tour will take you on a visit to a subterranean winery lying beneath the historic Basque city of Laguardia that dates back centuries.

    A visit to a traditional family run winery is included to highlight the absolute pinnacle and prestige of the La Rioja winemaking. This estate produces wine that rates in the top 100 of Rioja wines with more than 90 Parker Points.

    We will also guide you around the medieval city of Laguardia along with external views of some of the most architecturally significant wineries in La Rioja. In Laguardia we will stop for a private guided tour inside the city walls pointing out historical sights of interest. Tour starts and finishes at your hotel/accommodation.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotel/accommodation in Bilbao or Bilbao cruise ship port
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 3 winery visits with a total of 7-9 tastings in total. Last winery includes a guided tour/tasting.
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel or port pickup and drop-off
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Transport by private luxury vehicle
    • Fully insured and licensed by the Basque government
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    We toured Rioja with the lovely Irene. She is warm, engaging, knowledgeable and extremely passionate about all things Basque. She happily tailored our tour around things we particularly wanted to see. We did several wine tastings and it’s difficult to see how Irene could have
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    What an amazing experience. I have been wanting to visit La Rioja region for a number of years now and it did not disappoint. The whole day was well planned and full of information about this area. There is nothing I can say that hasn't already been written apart from a big
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    We scheduled an extra day in Bilbao in order to do a day of wine touring in La Rioja, but struggled for a while to find an outfit that could give us what we were looking for: pick us up at/return us to where we were staying, visit at least 3x wineries, and do it for a price we
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    What more could you ask for. Zach was an outstanding guide and the tour was premium. We drank outstanding wine, ate good food and saw beautiful scenery in the Rioja Valley. Worth every penny and an easy day trip from Bilbao.
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    We experienced an excellent wine tour in the superb countryside of La Rioja. Well planned and superbly executed. The tiny winecellar in the caves of La Guardia is a must ! Many thanks, Zach !
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    Response from Zachary2986, Owner at Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao
    Responded 31 Oct 2019
    JPGlobalTravel, So pleased you enjoyed our wine tour of Rioja. It was my absolute pleasure to show you around. Thank you for the review! Regards, Zach
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    Key Details
    • The Best of Basque
    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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