Mallorca Wine Tour

Wine Tour in Northern Spain

Experience art, culture, wine & gastronomy in Northern Spain

This Wine & Gastronomy Tour through Northern Spain combines visits to some of the best wineries in Spain, Bilbao with the Guggenheim museum and an excellent restaurantin San Sebastián

The route and timetables below is a suggested itinerary for a Wine Tour to Northern Spain - however, if you want us to send you a customized and personalized itinerary, please contact us for a quote!

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Day one: Ribera del Duero - Gastronomy lunch & Abadía Retuerta

Ribera del Duero - Abadía Retuerta
Arrival at either Madrid or Bilbao International airport. Welcome and assistance by our local English-speaking tour guide and transfer to the Ribera del Duero Region.

We begin the tour with a delicious lunch at the restaurant Cepa 21, located in the heart of the Ribera del Duero wine region. The restaurant is part of the Cepa 21 winery owned by Emilio Moro. You will enjoy a fantastic meal paired with Emlio Moro's and Cepa 21's wines.

After an extraordinay lunch, you will arrive to the winery Abadía Retuerta and Le Domaine Hotel - a fomer monastery that has been turned into a luxury hotel. Experience a first class winery visit and wine tasting of some of Abadía Retuerta's high quality wines. The excellent Petit Verdot is one of the best wines in the Ribera del Duero.

Overnight at the wonderfull Abadía Retuerta Le Domaine 5*.

Day two: Burgos & Artadi (Rioja)

The day starts with a visit to historic Burgos. This beautiful city was once the capital of the Kingdom of Castille and one of the most powerful cities in Spain.

Today, the splendour of the past is still present, and among Burgos' important monument you will visit the incredible cathedral, one of the most ambitious of its kind and the first mayor building in gothic style in Spain. Afterwards enjoy a nice lunch in a nice restaurant recommended by Michelin in Burgos.

You will now enter La Rioja, the biggest high quality wine region in Spain and one of biggest in Europe. Most Spanish wine is inspired by this wine region. Rioja is the most traditional in Spain, but many wineries have renoved themselves to obtain the ideal balance between modernism and tradition. Among them the impressive winery that you will visit on this day.

At Artadi you will have a spectacular wine tasting with a wide range of quality wines.

Late afternoon arrival to a the Miró Hotel in Bilbao. This hotel is the perfect base for the next two days. The hotel is a designer hotel with an unbeatable location right next to the Guggenheim Museum.

Day three: Bilbao - Guggenheim & relaxation

Guggenheim in Bilbao
A full day in wonderful Bilbao. In the morning you will have a private guided tour to the Guggenheim museum. Frank Gehry's Museum designed this museum that was in augurated in 1997 and came to change the city.

Free afternoon: take a stroll in the historic part of Bilbao, shop in the Corte Inglés or take in the views of the rennovated river area.

Dinner in one of the best restaurants in the city: Arbologaña. A restaurant on top of Bilbao's Arts Museum that combines tradition and modernity.

Day four: San Sebastián

San Sebastian
Transfer to San Sebastián from Bilbao in a private bus with guide (approx. 1 hour's drive). Upon arrival we will go up to the the Monte Igueldo to take in San Sebastian's best views. From here you will see the impressive bay and the small Santa Clara Island.

Down in San Sebastián you will walk the streets of the city. San Sebastian is the city in the world with most Michelin stars per inhabitant. Taste some of San Sebatians best tapas (pintxos)

Late afternoon return to Bilbao and dinner at a quality restaurant in the center of the city.

Day five: Bilbao, transfer & flight

Bilbao hotel
Time to relax at the hotel or in the city. Private transfer from the hotel to the international Airport of Bilbao.
Details & prices for the Northern Spain Wine Tour
Prices from
620 €
per person

Included in the price of the Northern Spain Wine Tour
  • 3 nights of accommodation at Abadia Retuerta in Ribera del Duero, Design hotel Miró in Bilbao as described above
  • 4 x lunches (including wines)
  • 4 x dinners (including wines)
  • All metioned tours
  • Transfers from and to the airport
  • All local taxes, VAT/IVA and Road Tolls
  • Tipps to the guides
Not included
  • Flight tickets - can be included by City Tours Spain as a certified Travel Agency
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