Welcome to a wine-lovers paradise -- La Rioja, Spain! The autonomous community makes up an area in the northern section of the Iberian Peninsula. The capital of the province is Logroño; this is where the majority of La Rioja, Spain hostels are located. Other popular towns in the area are Alfaro, Arnedo, Calahorra, Haro, and Nájera. La Rioja is bordered by Basque Country, Navarre, and Castile and León. The area has many natural areas to enjoy -- from the namesake River Oja to the Iberian System mountain range. The other main river in the area is the Ebro, and the nickname zone of Seven Valleys is derived from the seven rivers that meet the Ebro from the mountains. La Rioja can be reached from most major Spanish cities by car, train, or bus. The main train station and the airport are in Logroño. Logroño is also where most hostels in La Rioja, Spain, are located.
La Rioja is most famous for its wine production. Most hostels in La Rioja, Spain, will offer wine tours with trips to vineyards and wineries! One thing to keep in mind is some La Rioja, Spain hostels are not open to hosting bachelor and bachelorette parties, so be sure to be honest with your La Rioja, Spain hostel when you make your booking so you don’t run into any issues! La Rioja, Spain hostels will be most expensive during the Rioja Wine Harvest Festival, San Mateo.
Besides wine, the area has an abundance of history and culture. Rioja is an ancient area that has been occupied by pre-Roman Berones, Basques, and Moors. Travelers who love history will also be thrilled to discover that dinosaur footprints have been found here. Many hostels in La Rioja, Spain, will offer walking tours to teach guests about historic areas.
Most La Rioja, Spain hostels are family run and will give visitors a look into the slow Spanish lifestyle. While breakfast is often not included in the booking price for La Rioja, Spain hostels, you won’t have any trouble locating a nearby cafe or bakery to find a delicious and inexpensive meal to start the day! Those who do not drink wine will enjoy discovering the area's many beautiful churches, cathedrals, and vast countryside.
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