Gran Hotel Lakua

Tarragona 8, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque, 01010, Spain and Canary Islands | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $89.00
 

Travel Blogs from Vitoria-Gasteiz

Blog 5.2: Elciego - How many bottles?!?

A travel blog entry by sampsus

13

... city, still only accessible through 4 gates that interrupt the protective walls. Some lunch, a wonder, a frappe, and then back to the Marques De Riscal for our second winery tour of the day.

Some Maques De Riscal facts:

  • The oldest winery in la Rioja - founded in 1858
  • Produces a mind-blowing 5 million bottles of wine a year. And that's it's Rioja winery. They also have a winery in Rueda which ...

Ysios, Vivanco and a good find in Legroño

A travel blog entry by hadwin

7

... undulating roof reflecting the line of the hills behind. Regretfully recently, the roof has started to leak and the owners have taken him to court!

The 75Ha of vines range are mostly around 33 years old with some as old as 80 years. They strive to produce wines in line with traditional Rioja but incorporate modern wine making techniques including separate vinification of each plot, the use of a seaweed based fining agent (rather than egg white). ...

One Bodega, Two Bodega

A travel blog entry by hadwin

7

... grilled over vine cuttings with salad and for those with stamina, a Basque desert with rice and sweet custard. Copious Crianza and Reserva wine lubricated these delights and liquors were offered for those who could still string together sentences at the end!

Comedy lunch moment occurred when visiting the Gents bathroom when alone facing the urinal I could distinctly hear voices from the cubicles behind – odd I ...

Another Adventure - In the Basque Country

A travel blog entry by onegirlbigworld

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My family loves hosting exchange students, and in the summer of 2011 we hosted a girl my age from Vitoria-Gasteiz, (the second largest city in the Basque Country in the north of Spain - close to the French border) for one month. It was the beginning of a cool friendship. When Oihane found out I was going to study abroad in Spain for three months, she insisted that I come visit her and stay with her family... and so here I am :)
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Two nights at Marques de Riscal

A travel blog entry by garypjackson

1
8

... was more spectucular in person than in pictures. Unfortunately, it was a cloudy day, so the pictures I took didnīt come close to capturing the artisty of Frank Gehry.

After the museum, I drove 90 minutes to Elciego to check into the hotel. Elciego is technically not in La Rioja. Itīs really in the Basque Country province, but just a few kilometers away from the La Rioja border.

The hotel is amazing ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on Tarragona 8, Vitoria-Gasteiz, is near Burgos Cathedral, Caves of the Sierra de Atapuerca, Parque de la Florida, and Museo Fournier de Naipes.
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