Which Towns Are the Closest to Rioja Wine Region?

Rioja wine country is located in Northern Spain.  The Rioja wine region covers areas of three Spanish provinces – La Rioja, Basque Country and Navarre.

Many Rioja wineries are around the towns of Haro, Logroño, San Asensio, and Laguardia.

Other cities around the Rioja wine country are Miranda de Ebro, Pamplona, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Burgos, Bilbao and San Sebastian.

Most people would fly into Bilbao.  San Sebastian and Burgos have smaller regional airports.  It is best to move around La Rioja by car.

Here is a list of main towns in the La Rioja province with distances to the capital Logrono.

Population

Driving Time*

Distance*

Logrono

151,113

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-

Haro

11,776

-

-

Miranda de Ebro

35,477

52 min

61 km/41 miles

Pamplona

199,066

1 hr

85 km/53 miles

Vitoria-Gasteiz

249,176

1 hr 01 min

62 km/39 miles

Burgos (airport)

175,921

1 hr 20 min

104 km/65 miles

Bilbao (airport)

345,821

1 hr 26 min

136 km/85 miles

San Sebastian (airport)

186,665

1 hr 55 min

165 km/ 102 miles

* Driving time and distance to Logrono

If you are planning a self-guided tour to Rioja wine region, check out the list and the map of local wineries and wine country restaurants.  

Alternatively, hop on one of the many wine tours.

 

For more Rioja wine travel tips see my Rioja Destination Guide.

Map of Rioja Wine Region

Source: DOCa Rioja.

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