1. From Bilbao: Wine Tour of Rioja with Gourmet Lunch
Visit two of Rioja’s finest wineries on this day trip from Bilbao. Sample some of the region's most exceptional wines and learn about the production methods. Relax with lunch at a gourmet restaurant and then tour the village of La Guardia. Travel to the wineries of Ysios Cellar and Marques de Riscal with a guide. Taste at least nine types of wine from both wineries. Enjoy a full tour of one of the wineries to learn the unique production methods used in the area. Capture photos of the Rioja vineyard landscape from secret vantage points. Admire the views of Rioja's vineyards against the mountainous backdrop. Continue the day with lunch at one of the region's finest restaurants. Try a tasting menu with local wines. Finally, take a guided tour of the walled, medieval city of LaGuardia, complete with underground cellars and wineries. Discover the fortified walls and winding cobblestone streets surrounded by vineyards and mountains.