Drive Your Wine
From Madrid To Rioja - A Self-Drive Wine Tour Experience
Enjoy the culture of wine driving along one of Spain's truly legendary winemaking regions: Ribera De Duero. Depart from Madrid driving your own car through La Rioja with a juicy stop over at Rivera del Duero winery, taste a Marques de Riscal on your way to Bilbao and end in the city of the pintxos San Sebastian. You will experience a variety of culture, history, and traditions.
Head then to Barcelona and discover the magical city of Gaudi on a board of a funky yellow car, attend a cooking class specially design for you and round it up with a walking tour through the ancient Roman city walls.
Day 1 - Welcome to Spain!
After your arrival in Madrid, you will pick up your rental car and start to drive towards Ribera Del Duero wine areas.
Your first stop will be at Aranda de Duero, the heart of Ribera Del Duero wines. Encounter your wine sampling in a nearby winery and the view of the wonderful district, demonstrations of its past through the different religious communities, holy places, and castles. Meander in a medieval and legitimate Spanish town and visit the underground buckles dated from the sixteenth century. Your drive proceeds to La Rioja. The Rioja offers a great deal more to its guests than brilliant wine. It is an interesting area to visit, a wonderland of shocking scenes and pristine towns, brimming with workmanship, culture, and history.
Day 2 - La Rioja
Today you will visit a conventional winery of 125 years old still keep running by the immediate relatives of the establishing family. You will enjoy a wine sampling in this old-fashioned winery.
The day proceeds with a visit to the wine exhibition hall that possesses a surface space of around 100 ft², grape wines from around the globe and broad vineyards set in a typical Rioja land.
You will have a gourmet lunch pair with the right wine and you will be encompassed by the inconceivable scenes of vineyards.
Spend whatever remains of the day exploring this interesting region and hundred of historical sites.
Day 3 - La Rioja - Bilbao
Today while you head towards the north of Spain, you will stop at the Marques de Riscal winery. You will visit the winery with a specialist that will demonstrate to you the contemporary winemaking strategies in an extraordinary building outlined by famous architect Frank O. Gehry. The drive proceeds towards the city of Bilbao.
Day 4 - Bilbao - San Sebastian
After a delightful breakfast, you will drive towards the beautiful city of San Sebastian.
Enjoy a visit to the city and experience the Spanish culture, joined by a local guide, will's identity bringing up our less-known points of interest, all through this city visit. You will discover bars, taverns, and even whole neighborhoods dedicated to tapas! Live Spain like a Spaniard!
Day 5 - San Sebastian - Madrid
Your self-drive tour ends with the return to Madrid, where you will drop your car off and enjoy the rest of the day exploring the royal capital.
Day 6 - Barcelona
After your breakfast, you will be transferred to the main train station to get your train to Barcelona. After your arrival in Barcelona, you will have time for your lunch and get your feet ready for an amazing half day walking tour with one of our local guides through the old part of town.
Day 7 - Barcelona
Today will be at your leisure or you can join a full day tour on board a GPS guided car. The car will guide you and tell you the stories about this amazing city. You will cruise along the famous Ramblas of this fascinating city, and, also, you will have time to stop for your shopping or visit the main attractions that this wonderful city offers.
Day 8 - Barcelona
Today you can choose a lunch or a dinner cooking class and learn how to make Paella, one of the most famous Spanish dishes.
Your experienced chef will guide you to prepare a full menu: Paella, tapas and a dessert.
Day 9 - Return Home
Return home or join us on your next adventure Taste the Classic Italy or enjoy France in a wine glass.
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