Calle Torrea, 1, Elciego 01340 Spain
+34 945 18 08 80

Area & Activities

Explore the City of Wine

Located in the medieval town of Elciego, the Hotel Marques de Riscal and its surrounding City of Wine provide the ideal starting point from which to explore the nature, tradition and exquisite gastronomy associated with wine.

From the Marqués de Riscal's winery itself, the area’s first wine cellar built in 1858, to the Museo del Vino Dinastía Vivanco, Europe’s largest wine museum, to the nearby villages of La Guardia and Cenicero where ancient wine-making rituals continue today—guests may expect to stimulate their senses and satisfy their thirst for adventure.

The Santiago Pilgrimage route—representing centuries of European history—passes only a few kilometres from the hotel. The area is also ideal for a bike ride or stroll through rolling vineyards and along the Ebro river, the longest in Spain.

Our Luxury Collection Concierge will be pleased to assist guest with recommended day trips and guided tours.

The primary languages spoken in the area are Spanish and Basque. However, staff at the main tourist offices and points of interest tend to speak English and some French. The currency used is Euro. Many places accept credit cards but guests should expect to need cash for local bars, shops, tourist attractions, restaurants and gratuities. Traveler checks are rarely accepted.

Most shops and cultural attractions such as wineries close during lunch hours. Some do not open in the afternoons, so we recommend planning cultural trips mainly in the mornings. During the holiday season and the summer, opening hours tend to be more reduced. We recommend reconfirming opening times with the different cultural attractions and The Luxury Collection Concierge, and when possible, making tour and restaurant reservations in advance. It should also be noted that most museums are closed on Mondays.

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Winery The Cathedral

Historic City Sites

Explore the local historic sites in Elciego.

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The City of Wine

The City of Wine is located in Elciego, among medieval towns, where the winemaking tradition, nature, the exquisite cuisine and the splendid views perfectly complement each other to stimulate your senses.

Hotel Activity Highlights

Winery Plaza de las cepas

Guided Cultural Tours

Our concierge is pleased to recommend a variety of guided tours that explore the region’s extraordinary history and centuries-old passion for wine making.


Bicycle Tours

The hotel is set in an area of great natural beauty, and exploring its surroundings is easy on one of the hotel’s complimentary bicycles. Follow winding pathways through the vines, past ancient stone chapels and along the Ebro River, pausing at vantage points to relish the stunning panorama. To make your excursion complete, request a delicious picnic hamper and bottle of Marqués de Riscal wine to enjoy en-route when hunger strikes.

Family and Children's Activities

14.1 miles

Escape Room Logrono

Phone: +34 635 93 60 07

Play as a team to find clues, unlock puzzles and escape before time runs out.

8.7 miles

Hipica Navarrete

Go horse-riding at Hipica Navarrete.

11.2 miles

Vivanco Museum Kids

This wine museum has cultural activities for children.

13.7 miles

The Science House: La Casa de las Ciencias

This interactive center also includes a planetarium,

Winery The Cathedral

Local Area & Activity Highlights

Local Attractions

Bodegas Valdelana

0.2 miles from hotel

Bodegas Fos

1.6 miles from hotel

Vina Salceda

1.5 miles from hotel

Bodegas Murua

0.5 miles from hotel

Bodegas Tritium

3.9 miles from hotel

Bodega Casa Primicia

4.4 miles from hotel

Bodegas Solar de Samaniego

3.2 miles from hotel

Bodegas Luis Canas

4.3 miles from hotel

Marques de Caceres

3.0 miles from hotel

Bodegas Campillo

4.0 miles from hotel

Bodegas Jilaba

2.7 miles from hotel

Karting Rioja

14.1 miles from hotel


4.3 miles from hotel

Museum Dinastia Vivanco

Carretera Nacional 232, Km 442

11.6 miles from hotel

Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta

18.5 miles from hotel

Bodegas Muga

15.5 miles from hotel

Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Reyes

4.6 miles from hotel

Museo del Poplado de La Hoya

5.0 miles from hotel

Parroquia San Andres Apostol

0.4 miles from hotel

San Millan de La Cogolla Monastery

Calle Convento 0

24.2 miles from hotel

More Activities

Nature preserve, trail (3.1 miles)