Best time to go
March - November
What's on the horizon
Our Exclusive Rioja and Ribera trip is designed to offer you the best experience in these world famous wine regions. You will stay in luxurious 5* hotels, try some delicious local cuisine and visit some of the most prestigious wineries of the area.
This holiday includes...
- 4 nights accommodation, with breakfast included
- 12 wineries
- Approximately 24 wines tasted
- Return transfers to and from Bilbao, a transfer to Ribera del Duero
- 3 full days guided and transported tours
We’ve carefully selected this itinerary to show Bordeaux in all its beauty. It’s ready to book and good to go. If you’d like us to adapt it and create a tailor-made trip just for you, then we’d love to help. It’s what we’re here for. Let us know what you’d like, and we’ll get planning.
After settling in to your Spa Wing room on day one of the trip, you will be welcomed as guests at the award-winning Marqués de Riscal winery. Here, you will have a fascinating and informative tour of the production process, as well as the barrel room.
You will first visit the Bodega Tobelos, to enjoy a tasting of two of the estate’s sought-after wines. You will then be taken to Ysios, a stunning winery at the foot of the Sierra de Cantabria mountain range, followed by a delicious four course tasting lunch.
After returning to the hotel to freshen up and have a siesta, you will be taken for a tasting session of three premium Rioja wines with platters of local tapas.
Your guide will return on day three and accompany you to a family-run winery to see the region’s wine production on a smaller scale.
The second stop will be Bodegas Portia. Onto Abadia Retuerta hotel, nestled at the heart of Ribera del Duero.
First stop will be at Alonso del Yerro a family owned vineyard producing a small selection of delicious wines. Here, you will enjoy a tour of the estate followed by a tasting of some of the estate’s wines and a three course lunch will be served.
After breakfast and check out on day five, you will be taken back to Bilbao airport.
Huben holidays make the days go your way and get the nights right. We know the lay of the land and will find the perfect accommodation to make sure you sleep easy, and sleep well.
Hotel Marqués de Riscal
This stunning 21st century chateau was designed by internationally renowned architect Frank Gehry and is a true masterpiece. Located in "The City of Wine," this 5-star hotel is truly an adventure of a lifetime. Prepare to savor a one-of-a-kind experience of all the senses at Hotel Marques de Riscal.
New delights await. Enjoy local cuisine and fine wines at 1860 Tradición or Marqués de Riscal Restaurant, both overseen by Michelin-starred Chef Francis Paniego, or soak up the benefits of the grape at the Vinothérapie® SPA Caudalie Marqués de Riscal. Welcome to the only hotel created by Frank Gehry where each of the unique 61 guestrooms and suites promises to enchant with exceptional designer touches and enviable views of the countryside, medieval town of Elciego or the striking architecture.
Hotel Abadia Retuerta
Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine is situated in Sardoncillo. The property features a fitness centre, as well as a spa and wellness centre. The hotel has a hot tub and a 24-hour front desk.
Adding a special surprise to your holiday is just the sort of thing we’re here for. And we’re excellent at keeping secrets, promise. From surprise parties to secret engagement plans, our concierge service will sort the To Do list, so you can enjoy the “ta-da!”.