• Stones that speak

  • Rock treading presses

  • Monumental churches

  • Castles and fortresses

Cultural Heritage: Stones that speak

Experiences to soak up the cultural heritage in a laid-back way

La Rioja has been a major thoroughfare and meeting point for numerous cultures, as well as a frontier zone and the border of kingdoms over the centuries.  As a result, the region features an exceptionally long historical and cultural background.

The numerous peoples and civilizations who travelled the area since ancient times have left a very rich cultural legacy which can be admired today in charming villages and towns.

Put some comfy shoes on and come on board! You will understand how and why winemaking and diverse peoples have influenced architecture and culture throughout the region over hundreds of years.

Our experiences will seduce history lovers and curious travellers wishing to learn in a laid-back informal way. Want to know how?

  • go sightseeing megalithic monuments and archaeological sites in the countryside
  • walking into shelters and rock presses in the vineyards
  • feeling the atmosphere of the birthplace of modern Spanish in a unique monastery
  • strolling quaint medieval towns dotted with palaces and colonial residences
  • going up to hill-top fortresses and castles
  • walking through cobbled narrow streets with splendid buildings festooned with coats of arms
  • visiting wonderful Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque churches

Which one suits your interests best?

Witnesses of time

Rioja uncovered

Cradle of the Spanish language

History is fun

Join us on a trip back in time through this historic landscape

Witnesses of time

A fascinating trip back in time visiting archaeological sites, dolmens, rock presses and vineyard shelters.

Rioja Uncovered

Explore the essence of Rioja in the hidden spots that are not on the map

Cradle of the Castilian Spanish

Discover the birthplace of modern Spanish

History is fun

No dull lessons here! In this pleasant tour we will put events and people in context to make history an enyojable meaningful story