Hotel Marques de Riscal Luxury in Rioja wine country

The quality of Spanish hotel and tourism industry is very well proved, nevertheless we still have to work more on some areas on which we are not still a worldwide reference. In particular, the Basque Country has a good hotel offering for different budgets, from mass tourism, to the premium traveller. But, of course, there are some hotels that are oriented to the traveller looking for luxury experiences. And one of them is the Hotel Marques de Riscal in Elciego.

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The hotel belongs to the Luxury Collection and it has been designed by the Canadian-American architect Frank O. Gehry. It is part of the so called "city of wine" of one of the oldest wineries in Rioja, Marques de Riscal, and it is a perfect base to visit nice boutique winery or some of the best Rioja wines (amongst them Marques de Riscal wines, of course).

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Rioja Alavesa, the region where Elciego stands, offers many atractions for the visitor. From the medieval village of Laguardia to the prehistoric dolmens and the natural rocks carved for wine stomping. 

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From this hotel, you can make tours to Vitoria-Gasteiz, Bilbao, Logrono, San Sebastian or Pamplona, or visit incredible places like Salinas de Anana (a salt valley of more than 5,000 years old in the middle of the Basque Country) or several medieval towers, and if you want a local host to make your visit more enjoyable, you can contact me.