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3 or 4 Exceptional days of cycling among the Wineries and Mountains of La Rioja in Spain

Bike route in stages through the roads of La Rioja Alta, Sierra de la Demanda and Rioja Alavesa.

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Viewpoint over sea of vineyards in Laguardia
Wherever we put our eyes, the vineyard is there
In the heart of the Iberian mountain range, Ezcaray, one night in the countryside
Vineyards of the Sierra de Cantabria - perpetual backdrop of FUENTES DEL VINO
End of day over Laguardia. In the foreground, wineries Marqués de Riscal in Elciego
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This route takes place between the cliffs of the Sierra de Cantabria and Montaña Alavesa in the North and the forests and meadows of the Sierra de La Demanda in the South.
In between; La Rioja. Infinite vineyards, designer wineries, monumental villas saturated with history and the backbone of the Ebro River in the center feeding everything.
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Mapa FdV-La-Demanda

Self-guided Package 4-5 days / 3-4 nights

FUENTES del VINO - LA DEMANDA LUXURY

In this auto guided version you will pedal on your own and we will make sure that your luggage is waiting for you at your hotel by the time you finalize the stage.

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Standar Option 3 Days
Distance: 281 km   Unevenness: 4.150 m

PLUS Option 3 Days
Distance: 403 km   Unevenness: 6.860 m

Standar Option 4 Days
Distance: 361 km   Unevenness: 6.150 m

PLUS Option 4 Days
Distance: 574 km   Unevenness: 9.110 m

San Lorenzo

Stage 1: Laguardia - Logroño
Distance: 82 km   Unevenness: 1.460 m


PLUS Option: Laguardia - Logroño
Distance: 158 km   Unevenness: 2.740 m

Subiendo Herrera Subiendo Herrera-2

Balcon de la rioja

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Stage 2: Logroño - Ezcaray
Distance: 94 km   Unevenness: 1.340 m


PLUS Option: Logroño - Ezcaray
Distance: 122 km   Unevenness: 2.220 m

La Puebla de Labarca

Marqués de Riscal

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Monasterio de Yuso

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Stage 3: Ezcaray - Laguardia
Distance: 105 km   Unevenness: 1.350 m


PLUS Option: Ezcaray - Laguardia
Distance: 123 km   Unevenness: 1.900 m

Almuerzo en el Chozo

Chozo

Riscal Laguardia

   
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Stage +: Ezcaray - Picos de La Demanda
Distance: 80 km   Unevenness: 2.000 m


PLUS Option: Ezcaray - Tour de La Demanda
Distance: 171 km   Unevenness: 2.250 m

Azarrulla

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Monte-Mayor

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- HIGHLIGHTS - Menu FUENTES del VINO

Gastronomic Experience - TONDELUNA -

For the arrival to Logroño we have proposed a "meeting" with the Riojan gastronomy by Luisa Barrachina and the well-known Riojan chef Francis Paniego (3 Michelin stars).
Tondeluna is a modern, informal and fun place that has prepared a FUENTES del VINO menu to introduce cyclists of the route to some of the secrets of modern Riojan cuisine.

Logroño is the "City of tapas". We have left the night free for everyone to visit the different establishments tapas in town on your own. However, if desired, you can choose (at the time of booking) to replace the food (kitchen closing 15h45) for dinner at Tondeluna.

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www.tondeluna.com


1ª night
LaguardiaWINE OIL SPA Hotel Villa de Laguardia -

The base of LA RIOJA PUNTO BIKE in Laguardia is a 4 stars hotel located among vineyards, with a delightful spa (1.000 m2). Connected to the hotel is the WINE THEMED CENTER VILLA LUCÍA a place for tasting and degustations.

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www.hotelvilladelaguardia.com

2ª night
Logroño - Hotel FG Logroño -  We have chosen this hotel located on the banks of the Ebro just at the point where our route enters the city for our stay in Logroño. In addition to its unbeatable location, their quality is unquestionable, we are talking about a four star service "camouflaged" in one of three.
To the usual services of a hotel of these features we add that we have free access to the relaxation of the hotel zone, which consists of a jacuzzi, sauna and gym.

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www.fglogrono-hotel.com

día (comida o cena ): Logroño - Restaurante TONDELUNA
Menú FUENTES del VINO

3ª night
Ezcaray - En función de la disponibilidad nos alojaremos en el Hotel Echaurren o en el Palacio de Azcárate
En ambos casos disfrutaremos de una cena especial de Cocina Tradicional en el Restaurante Echaurren.

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www.echaurren.com

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www.palacioazcarate.com

   
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PACK LUXURY 3 Stages - 4 Days / 3 Nights

630 € Price per person for groups of 2 or 3 people

560 € Price per person for groups of 4 or 5 people

530 € Price per person for groups of 6 or more people

PACK LUXURY 4 Stages - 5 Days / 4 Nights

Añadiendo una etapa en Ezcaray

840 € Price per person for groups of 2 or 3 people

780 € Price per person for groups of 4 or 5 people

730 € Price per person for groups of 6 or more people

Rates for the whole year, subject to availability.
The prices may vary when the dates coincide with the Easter holidays or with the Patron Festivities of any of the places of accommodation.

INCLUDED

  • 1 night of accommodation with breakfast
    Corresponds to the 1st night as usually the groups prefer to choose themselves where to dine during the arrival trip to the destination
  • 2 o 3 nights accommodation in half board
    Depending on the chosen Pack
  • Taxibike

    Transport of luggage between destinations
    1 bag or package of a maximum of 20 kg per person

    Transport of non ciclists participants

    Possibility of transporting auxiliary bicycles or companions’
    If not needed, the cost of the Taxibike will be deducted from the proposal

  • Gastronomic special day in TONDELUNA restaurant
  • Wine Oil Spa Hydrothermal Circuit at the end of the trip in Hotel Villa de Laguardia
  • Wines with more quality compared to standard menus. We are in FUENTES del VINO
    Crianzas or Reservas, selection made by the hoteliers from each establishment
  • Tracks of the route in GPX format for mobile phones or GPS devices
    Warn us if you prefer them in another format
  • Laminated road maps (so they can “survive” in the jersey’s pocket)
  • Presentation of the route and delivery of information in hand the day of the arrival of the group to the hotel or the morning of the next day when groups are of 6 or more people
  • Telephone assistance for incidents or consultations during the days of the contracted activity

NOT INCLUDED

  • Beers or other consumptions outside the proposed menus in the dinners or during the stay in hotels
  • Meals in restaurants at the time of the noon, unless it has been agreed previously to replace dinner with meals
  • Any kind of sports material, helmets, shoes, etc
  • Mechanical Assistance during the activity
    If possible, we will try to help you in case of a breakdown, but in many situations this help can be very limited due to lack of specific spare parts or other circumstances. The cost of the service if it can be done is € 18 per hour + € 0.40 per kilometer.
  • Anything not expressly indicated in the offer

All the proposals presented on this website are sold through Pirineos PUNTO BIKE CIF 15954000-G
Inscribed in the Tourist Registry of Navarra with Code CI. NA-128

   
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  • Best time to go: La ruta puede realizarse en cualquier época del año siempre que no haya nieve, algo poco frecuente en La Rioja.
       Primavera y otoño son habitualmente las estaciones más agradables; en verano puede hacer mucho calor y deberemos tomar más precauciones.

   
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  • Airport/station pick up
  • Add a night at the finalising point of the route
  • Hire cycling tour guide
  • Hire assistance vehicle during the route
  • Bicycle rental
    We put them at the starting point of the route together with a mechanic to adjust them to your sizes
  • Hire Accident Insurance
  • Single room supplement:
    + 190 € 3 Nights
    + 270 € 4 Nights
    When the group is made up of an odd number of people, will be equally necessary an odd number of requests to access this supplement
  • If your need is different from what we propose here, if for example, you have fewer days than the required ones for the route and do not know how to trim off, or if instead, you have more days and you want to stay a whole day in one of the lodges, pedaling or touring the area and continue the next day, do not hesitate to contact us. We will send you options and alternative routes for these or any other variable you can think of.

   
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