Whether you’re a wine enthusiast, a foodie or enamored with architecture, Rioja provides that unique blend of old and new to please anyone. A visit to Rioja is truly the experience of a lifetime. Come for the wine or architecture, and stay for the people, gastronomy and natural beauty. We promise it’s an unforgettable journey!
Rioja can refer to the region or the wine made in that region. Located in north-central Spain, along the Ebro River, Rioja is about 210 square miles in size. It is a one-hour drive southeast of Bilbao, the capital of the Basque region and home of the Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum, as well as one-hour southwest of San Sebastían, one of the best food cities in Europe.