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Top Choice Museum in Logroño

Museo de la Rioja

This superb museum in the centre of Logroño takes you on a wild romp through Riojan history and culture in both Spanish and English. Highlights include mystifying Celtiberian stone carvings from the 5th century BC, …
Museum in Briones


A must for wine lovers. Tour the winery before or after a visit to the excellent Museo de la Cultura del Vino (Museum of the Culture of Wine), where you'll learn all about the history and culture of wine and the var…
Spanish in Haro

El Rincón del Noble

Although Haro isn't much of a foodie town, this easygoing dining room earns high marks for its simple but thoughtfully prepared classic fare. Tender oxtail in Rioja wine sauce, steaming oven-baked bass, and sizzling…
Vegetarian in Logroño

Camino Vegano

Take a break from animal products at this handsome vegan eatery on the main plaza. Friendly English-speaking staff serve up delicious comfort fare like mushroom and vegan béchamel croquettes, veggie lasagna, fajitas…
Pintxos in Logroño


It's hard not to be pulled inside to this sleek contemporary space on a bustling culinary corner. One look at the spread of heavenly, rather elaborate bites and you won't be able to resist. Grilled foie, pastrami wi…
Pintxos in Logroño


A stylish, modern eatery on pintxos-lined San Juan, Tastavin whips up some of the tastiest morsels in town, including smoked trout, fried artichokes, tuna tataki and braised ox tail. The wines are outstanding.
Pintxos in Logroño

Bar Torrecilla

The best pintxos in town? You be the judge. Go for the melt-in-your-mouth foie gras or the mini-burgers, or anything else that strikes your fancy, at this modern bar on buzzing Calle del Laurel.
Cathedral in Santo Domingo de la Calzada

Catedral de Santo Domingo de la Calzada

The monumental cathedral and its attached museum glitter with the gold that attests to the great wealth the Camino has bestowed on otherwise backwater towns. An audio guide to the cathedral and its treasures is €1. …
Monastery in San Millán de Cogolla

Monasterio de Suso

Built above the caves where San Millán once lived, the Monasterio de Suso was consecrated in the 10th century. It’s believed that in the 13th century a monk named Gonzalo de Berceo wrote the first Castilian words he…
Cathedral in Logroño

Catedral de Santa María de la Redonda

The Catedral de Santa María de la Redonda sits on the site of a 12th-century oratory, and was built in varying styles between the 15th and 18th centuries. The eye-catching towers (known as the gemelas or twins) and …