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The Mountain Bike Route through the Wineyards and Mountains of LA RIOJA

Three Sierras and a River, these are the geographical elements that, together with your mountain bike, give form to FUENTES del VINO MTB. Sierra de Cameros, Sierra de La Demanda, Sierra de Cantabria -Montes Obarenes- and the Ebro River in the center articulating everything.
A simply overflowing and varied geography in which each stage prints its own personality.



Stage A, Portal de Cameros, American West environment between Islallana and Viguera - Sierra de Camero Nuevo -
Stage B, the Ezcaray Extrem BTT sharing track with FUENTES del VINO MTB - Sierra de La Demanda -
Stage C, Cellorigo and its Montes Obarenes on the plains of the Tirón River - Cantabria Range -
Stage D, Ebro River and Vineyards Sea- Baños de Ebro -
Stage B, Camino de los Serranos, demanding path if we have chosen the technical alternative of the route. In the background the San Lorenzo Peak - La Demanda Range -
Stage C, numerous sequences of "flow" in the Montes Obarenes - Cantabria Range -
Stage B, arrival at Collado de Marrulla - La Demanda Range -
Stage D, we continue in the Sea of Vineyards as we pass through El Cortijo. On the horizon, the Cantabria Range - Ebro Basin -
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FUENTES del VINO MTB is the mountain bike route that will allow us in equal parts, navigate through the spectacular sea of La Rioja vineyards and ride along the trails of the Sierras that, like cliffs, fly over and feed this sea, the SOURCES of WINE.

The structure of FUENTES del VINO MTB is a base route with 4 point to point stages -A, B, C y D- and 3 optional circular stages -E, F and G- which, randomly combined with the first 4 allow up to a maximum of 7 stages.

Of the stages of the point to point alternative, we could say that they are essentially rolling, since the common denominator of all of them is a first section of small paved and unpaved roads which among crops and vineyards allow us to "eat kilometers" with relative ease and as if good gregarious ciclists were treated, they put us at the foot of the "wall" of the mountain range where we will have to manage alone.

Once up and except in the last stage - the Ebro River - in which the above is not met as we will not have "wall", in the other 3 stages we can choose depending on our style of "bikers" if we descend by tracks and essentially easy and rolling paths, or if we decide on the options, but harder, at least if more technical, All Mountain we could say. Those options sometimes by technical sections, and sometimes of authentic "flow" deposit us in the same end points of stage as those of the more rolling options.
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The kilometers and the unevenness of the route obviously vary depending on the selection of stages we make. But these data from a "standard" selection are worth to give us an idea of the possible set:

FUENTES del VINO MTB 4 Stages A+B+C+D: Distance 254 km / Unevenness 4.915 m

FUENTES del VINO TOTAL 7 Stages A+B+C+D+E+F+G: Distance 435 km / Unevenness 8.935 m

These 3 minutes of video can help you understand what FUENTES del VINO MTB is



The structure of FUENTES del VINO MTB is a base route with 4 point to point stages -A, B, C y D- and 3 optional circular stages -E, F and G- which, randomly combined with the first 4 allow up to a maximum of 7 stages, then we speak of FUENTES del VINO TOTAL, an experience difficult to forget.

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Stage A: Logroño / Albelda de Iregua - Nájera
Distance 72 / 63 km - Unevenness 1.385 / 1.525 m

FUENTES del VINO MTB can start in Logroño or in Albelda de Iregua.
If we start the route in Logroño the stage is clearly divided into 2 sections, a first gently ascending part, between Logroñ and Portal de Cameros, following the banks of the Iregua river, and a second part in which the crops and vineyards that have shaped the landscape until here give way to Sierra de Camero Nuevo with its mountain meadows and its cattle. The "wall" begins.
In a section of this pass from basin to mountain range, we will have to push the bike for a scarce kilometer along the Sendas del Cura and del Matraco, usually used downhill. It is the "toll" that allows us to access the Sierra de Cameros and then arrive at Nájera, having started from Logroño without doing a marathon stage.

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If we start the route in Albelda de Iregua the route includes an apparently "harmless" section between Viguera and Torrecilla in Cameros, the Calzada Romana del Iregua, which in this section becomes a fairly technical singletrack and demanding progress. The rest of the route is common with the option of the stage with start in Logroño.

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Stage B: Nájera - Ezcaray
Distance 60 / 49 / 54 km - Unevenness 1.875 / 1.690 / 1.900 m

In stage B we can choose between 3 route options. In any case, the route runs through a section monopolized by the vineyard first, to then face the "wall" of the Sierra de la Demanda until reaching - first crossing the demanding Sierra de Pradilla - the 2003 meters of altitude in the surroundings of the Collado de Tres Cruces (B1) or the 1,825 of the Pico Chilizarrias if we choose option B2 - a little shorter - which ascends to the mountains through San Millan de la Cogolla, La Fonfria and Pazuengos.
In any case, from the top of La Demanda Range to Ezcaray, two of the best "flow" descents in La Rioja await us.

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In Spring and if the snow prevents pedaling through the higher areas, we use the second option and we contour the Pico Chilizarrias on the North slope towards the Col de Marrulla.

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The 3rd of the options (B3) is a geographically intermediate option between the other 2 but with more technical difficulty since it is developed through the 1,200 meters of descent from the Portillo de Nestaza to Ezcaray by the Camino de los Serranos in the first part of the descent and through one of the new sections of DH Enduro Ezcaray in the last section between Collado de Sagastia and Ezcaray. A "Down" of those who are not easily forgotten.

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Stage C: Ezcaray - Haro
Distance 77 km - Unevenness 1.075 m

As in stages A and B, the first part of this stage starts crossing the Oja and El Tiron basins on flat terrain using small roads and paths among crops and vineyards. From Sajazarra the route begins to ascend towards Cellorigo, already located in the Sierra de Cantabria, and from this point starts the path that will take us to Peñalrayo, the highest peak of the Obarenes Mountains with its 953 meters. It will be the moment to decide which option of the route we do, the one of easy pedaling or the technique.
After traversing a good section of the Montes Obarenes, always oriented towards the East, the 2 options converge at the Hermitage of San Felices and descend together until the famous "Barrio de la Estación" of Haro through the vineyards of Muga Wineries. The technical data is practically the same so we only show one of the profiles.

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Stage D: Haro - Logroño / Albelda de Iregua
Distance 75 / 55 / 71 / 75 km - Unevenness 620 / 765 / 675 / 1.595 m

If FUENTES del VINO MTB was started in Logroño we have 2 options for this stage between Haro and the starting point. One through the Ebro Basin and the other through the Sierra de Cantabria slope.

Thus, if we go to Logroño, this last stage (D1) is undoubtedly "the Ebro stage", the old "Iber" which gave its name to the entire Iberian Peninsula. We will constantly pedal through vineyards through the meanders that shape the river in a continuous succession of monumental towns such as San Vicente de la Sonsierra, Baños de Ebro, Elciego or Lapuebla de Labarca.
Without any doubt the atmosphere will be "River and Wine" with vineyards, huts or guardaviñas and countless wineries scattered throughout the landscape among which undoubtedly we will be surprised by the spectacular "Guggenheim" building of Marqués de Riscal.

From San Vicente de la Sonsierra we can also choose the option of leaving the Ebro (D2) and going up the slopes of the Sierra de Cantabria to reach Logroño passing through Laguardia. An alternative about 20 kilometers shorter than the Ebro route and specially designed for those who need to use the same day to complete the stage and the journey back home.

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If FUENTES del VINO MTB was started in Albelda de Iregua we can choose whether to return through a fast stage with a flat profile (D4) among the Ebro vineyards or by a more serious stage (D7) heading directly to Nájera and then go uphill through the Moncalvillo slope looking for the combination of the MTB trails developed by local bikers such as Medias Neveras and Senda del Molinero first and the Senda del Zorro later as the culmination and final icing of FUENTES del VINO MTB

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Stage E: Circular Albelda de Iregua
Distance 44 / 67 km - Unevenness 1.200 / 1.795 m

The 2 options that we give for this circular stage starting in Albelda de Iregua consist of 2 routes with the same philosophy but different difficulty. Both cross the mountains of the Sierra de Cameros, taking advantage of the many trails adapted for MTB by local bikers.
We are talking about a geography that is becoming internationally known for being the usual scenary of La Rioja BIKE RACE, the MTB stage race held annually in the area. The routes enter the Sierra de Cameros by the Senda de la Barguilla -de la Barriguilla in biker slang- they enter the paths of the neighboring Leza Valley, and ascending the peaks of El Viso or Peña Saida descend towards Viguera or Nalda linking several of the most popular singletrack trails in the area; Senda Preciosa, Aspero, Senda del Portillo de las Monjas ... Bonita ... del Monolíto ..

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Gran Cameros is our proposal for road bikers to whom everything seems little.

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Apart from the 2 options presented here, we have other more specific tracks with which we try to adapt the routes more if possible to the profiles of the cyclists.

   
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Stage F: Circular Ezcaray
Distance 57 / 73 / 37 km - Unevenness 1.595 /  1.850 / 1.495 m

For this circular stage from Ezcaray we can choose between 2 options of a geographical nature crossing the long mountain range of the Sierra de La Demanda, or a more playful option along the paths near the town.
In the first two (F1 and F3), we will pedal during a large section of the track on the border with Castilla and with the 2,000 meters of altitude at the top of the Atlantic-Mediterranean divide.
The Integral Valdezcaray option is a demanding proposal designed not to leave the "eaters" of kilometers without options.

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The Pico Chilizarrias option (F4) is an opportunity to enjoy a somewhat more MTB and short stage, riding "singletrack" type paths in the geography closest to Ezcaray. A proposal to ensure an afternoon of rest and recovery.

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Anyway, the selection of the stage will undoubtedly be conditioned by the route chosen the previous day. With a suitable choice we will avoid repeating geographic space.

   
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Stage G: Circular Haro
Distance 55 / 43 / 60 km - Unevenness 1.310 / 970 / 1.555 m

We call the proposed circular route of FUENTES del VINO MTB starting in Haro TULLONIUM because this is the Roman historians' reference to a god with whom the locals "negotiated" in the place before the implantation of Christianity.
The route ascends in the first part to the highest cyclable peak of the Toloño Massif, -although at some point you will surely have to push the bike- the Peña del León, and then heads out in search of the coolness, the beech trees and the vegetation of the North descending to Peñacerrada. Here the track lines up the Inglares River Valley, taking advantage of the well-traced "Sendero del Agua" -AQUA- which runs parallel to the river until it reaches Berganzo.
We will skirt the massif on the West side, ascending on the way two small -not innocent- heights which, with their corresponding descents, will return us to the vineyards of the South side in the monumental and welcoming Briñas.

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The TOLOÑO TOUR option is a -SOFT- proposal designed for situations in which the body asks for a day of rest but the cravings ask us to continue pedaling, "active rest" is called.
The route goes around the massif but without ascending to the top of the mountain range. Vineyards and rocks on the southern slope, crops, beeches and waters on the North. Nor should we trust, it is not a walk.

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Stage in preparation

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To get an idea of what the FUENTES del VINO MTB route looks like and what you can find if you decide to meet it, click and browse below in any of these tabs.

Stage A: Logroño / Albelda de Iregua - Nájera
Distance 72 / 63 km - Unevenness 1.385 / 1.525 m

Surroundings of Logroño

Surroundings of Logroño. Among vineyards and crops we started pedaling

Islallana

From Islallana the Sierra takes the lead, we could say that the cattle replaces the vineyard.

Viewpoint of Peñueco

Spectacular viewpoint of Peñueco on the Portal de Cameros - Viguera, Sierra de Camero Nuevo -

Portal-de-Cameros-Viguera

Portal de Cameros, American West environment between Islallana and Viguera.

Hermitage of San Bartolome

Hermitage of San Bartolome, a historical and geographical reference in the heart of Camero Nuevo. Better to ignore the bull.

Summits of Serradero

Open land on the summits of Serradero.

Torrecilla en Cameros

Torrecilla en Cameros, the track includes at this stage the section of the old Roman Path between Viguera and Torrecilla, 13 wild kilometers, for "pedestrians" and practically with just enough space for a bike wheel.

high pastures of Cameros Range

Towards the South, the high pastures of the Sierra de Camero Nuevo extend on the horizon, exerting a hinóptico power of call.

Cameros Range

There is no doubt, we are in a space created for our bikes.

Najerilla Valley

We reach the upper area of the Sierra, the landscape towards the opposite slope to which we have climbed can be impressive, we are in one of the "star" points of FUENTES del VINO MTB, the Najerilla Valley and the peaks of La Sierra de La Demanda take care of it.

La Demanda Range

The route continues for a long time over the Sierra de Camero Nuevo. If time permits, tomorrow's stage through La Demanda Range will accompany us as a backdrop for a few kilometers.

small roads and vineyards

Again through small roads and vineyards we reach Nájera, from the Arabic "Naxara" place among mountains.

   
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Stage B: Nájera - Ezcaray
Distance 60 / 49 / 54 km - Unevenness 1.875 / 1.690 / 1.900 m

caves of Nájera

We started the 2nd stage under the old look of the caves / refuge that characterize Nájera.

Cordovin hermitage

When the snow still remains on the highest peaks of the Sierra de La Demanda, we chose the track we call "Spring option" which replaces the passage through the San Lorenzo - 2003 meters of altitude - with the Marrulla Pass 500 meters lower.

Spring vineyards

Spring vineyards between Nájera and San Millán.

Monasterio de San Millán de la Cogolla

A stop on the way before the ascent to La Fonfria, Monastery of San Millán de la Cogolla, too much history for a day like today with so much task ahead.

Toros de Pazuengos

The Bulls of Pazuengos command respect during our passage through the Fonfria. Better not go over the fence.

Collado Artaza

Intermediate point of the ascent to Tres Cruces, Collado Artaza already at 1829 meters between the Pancrudos and Cabeza Parda.

La Cuculla hillside

Reaching the highest point of the route on La Cuculla hillside, gentle but long slopes.

La Demanda Range

Highest stretch of FUENTES del VINO MTB. Environment pulling inhospitable in the high part of the La Demanda Range.

Tres Cruces Mountain Pass

Tres Cruces Mountain Pass, 1959 meters of altitude.

Portillo de Nestaza

If we opt for the most technical option of the route we will replace the Tres Cruces Mountain Pass by the Portillo de Nestaza, which with its 2034 meters of altitude becomes the highest level of all the options of FUENTES del VINO MTB.

Camino de los Serranos

From the Portillo de Nestaza we can see the "Camino de los Serranos" line on the slope of La Cuña peak. In front we have 1200 meters of descent entirely by trails to Ezcaray.

technical alternative of the route

Camino de los Serranos, demanding path if we have chosen the technical alternative of the route. In the background the San Lorenzo Peak.

 Marrulla Pass

When the snow still remains on the highest peaks of La Demanda Range, we chose the track we call "Spring option" and the highest point of the route will be the Marrulla Pass. We will reach it by the route that emerges from the forest and through which the participants of the "Ezcaray BTT Extrem 2018" ascend.

Autumnal textures

Autumnal textures on the slopes that descend to Zaldierna.

Ezcaray BTT Extrem 2018

More MTB scenes in the vicinity of Marrulla Pass - Ezcaray BTT Extrem 2018 -

La Demanda Range

La Demanda Range, MTB in its purest form.

Ezcaray BTT Extrem 2018 - biker alone

"Red carpet" between the Sagastia Pass and Ezcaray - Ezcaray BTT Extrem 2018 -

flow for all audiences

More "Red carpet". It will be difficult to find such a sequence of "flow for all audiences" anywhere else in La Rioja.

Ezcaray seen from the hermitage of Santa Barbara

Today the end of the stage is in Mountain Village. Ezcaray seen from the hermitage of Santa Barbara.

   
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Stage C: Ezcaray - Haro
Distance 77 km - Unevenness 1.075 m

Surroundings of Santo Domingo

Surroundings of Santo Domingo de la Calzada. We leave the Sierra de La Demanda and begin to cross the Oja and Tirón basins between crops and vineyards.

Cuzcurrita del Río Tirón

In Cuzcurrita del Río Tirón, the Obarenes Mountains to which we are heading begin to take their identity.

Village of Sajazarra

The castle and the village of Sajazarra warn us that we are leaving the basins and that the ascent to the Sierra de Cantabria begins.

Hazla del Tiro BTT 2018

Participants of the cycling tour "Hazla del Tiro BTT 2018" under the Montes Obarenes.

Pulpito de La Rioja

Cellorigo, the well-known "Pulpito de La Rioja". As soon as we arrive we will check it.

Montes Obarenes

The Tirón and Cellorigo basins are already behind us, we are already in the Montes Obarenes.

Peak of Peñalrayo

Peak of Peñalrayo, 953 meters of altitude and maximum level of the 3rd stage.

Obarenes "overdose"

The "team" Zoroak on the trails of the Sierra de Cantabria - Hazla del Tirón BTT 2018 -

Montes Obarenes

Mirador de La Rioja, another of the "star" places of FUENTES del VINO MTB.

Characteristic lanscape

Characteristic lanscape of the Obarenes Mountains.

vineyards of Bodegas Muga

In San Felices - the illuminated rock of the photograph - our march through the Sierra ends. We already started looking for the vineyards again, in this case, almost entirely of Bodegas Muga.

Haro, Capital of Rioja

Today's stage ends in the city of Haro, the "Capital of Rioja". We will be able to verify it when crossing in our last kilometer of route the famous "Barrio de la Estación" with its impressive accumulation of wineries.

   
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Stage D: Haro - Logroño / Albelda de Iregua
Distance 75 / 55 / 71 / 75 km - Unevenness 620 / 765 / 675 / 1.595 m

meanders of the Ebro

We bid farewell to the Montes Obarenes, pedaling from the beginning of the day through the meanders of the Ebro in Briñas.

fortified village of San Vicente

Obligatory stop at the Castle and fortified village of San Vicente de la Sonsierra.

Castle of San Vicente

It is clear, strategic position for the Castle of San Vicente. We back to the vineyard.

Chozos

The Chozos or Guardaviñas will appear sequentially throughout the stage.

small asphalted roads

The track runs parallel to the river, sometimes it will be dirt roads or tracks and other small asphalted roads often dotted with agricultural remains, stones and mud left by tractors.

Chozo of the vineyard La Veguilla

Spectacular and unique Chozo of the vineyard "La Veguilla".

Bodegas Marqués de Riscal

Many points of "obligatory stop" in this 4th stage, Bodegas Marqués de Riscal in Elciego. Behind, Laguardia.

Vi&ntild;a Lanciano

Finca Viña Lanciano from Bodegas LAN at the end of autumn. Located in an impressive meander of the Ebro, it is one of the most unique vineyards of the Rioja Denomination.

Biker in Vi&ntild;a Lanciano

The same place a few months later.

In the vicinity of Logroño the Ebro is still a lonely river.

El Cortijo

Surroundings of El Cortijo, last kilometers of FUENTES del VINO MTB.

   
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Stage E: Circular Albelda de Iregua
Distance 44 / 67 km - Unevenness 1.200 / 1.795 m

Nalda

Hole in the clouds over Nalda.

Vi&ntild;as Los Valles

Vineyards Los Valles -of Bodegas Vinícola Real - under the peaks of the Cameros Range. Today's track territory.

Pe&ntild;a Bajenza

Cameros Gate - La Rioja “National Park”

Viguera

View over the old Kingdom of Viguera

Col of Viguera castle

Remnants of the past in the Col of Cerro del Castillo de Viguera.

Cerroyera slopes

Slopes of Cerroyera above Portal de Cameros. Long descent from the Portillo de las Monjas to the Iregua Valley.

Rioja singletracks

Typical Riojan singletrack under the Castle of Clavijo.

Chozo-Blanco

Chozo Blanco, an exhibition building at the top of the mountains.

Autumn colors

Autumn colors in the Iregua Valley.

   
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Stage F: Circular Ezcaray
Distance 57 / 73 / 37 km - Unevenness 1.595 /  1.850 / 1.495 m

Primeras nieves en La Demanda

First autumn snows in La Demanda Range.

La Demanda high area 1 La Demanda high area 2

Scenes from the Atlantic-Mediterranean divide in the Iberian System. Long succession of fast tracks in the mountain range of La Demanda. It will be the usual if we choose any of the more geographical route options in this stage F.

Pradilla mountain pass

In the vicinity of the Port of Pradilla, territory of the demanding alternative "Integral Valdezcaray"

Cerro La Puerca

"Flow" on the slopes of Cerro La Puerca.

MTB in Marrulla pass

MTB scenes in the vicinity of Marrulla Pass, - Ezcaray BTT Extrem 2018 -

bikers group

Spectacular chain of bikers on the slopes of Cerro Mingaña. - Ezcaray BTT Extrem 2018 -

Bikers and cows

A regular meeting in the mountains. Harmless as long as they are not bulls. - Ezcaray BTT Extrem 2018 -

Line of descent on the slope of Cerro Mingaña towards the Sagastia Pass.

Singletrack

"Singletrack" between Sagastia pass and Ezcaray - Ezcaray BTT Extrem 2018 -

   
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Stage G: Circular Haro
Distance 55 / 43 / 60 km - Unevenness 1.310 / 970 / 1.555 m

Cantabria Range

Behind the Cantabria Range we will find the Montaña Alavesa. The combination of the 2 slopes of the range, with its 2 well-differentiated environments - vineyards and rocky areas in the South, beech forests in the North - create the scenary for stage G of FUENTES del VINO MTB.

Tullonium mountains

Sometimes, if the frequent cloud hat of Toloño does not prevent it, the hard slopes have a prize later.

Tullonium Pic Las Doce

Demanding section to pass under the Peña de las Doce -Pic of twelve o'clock- . Its shadow was used by the locals to calculate the time.

Bikers in Cantabria Range

Trails on the southern slope of the Cantabria Range.

Monasterio Tullonium ruins

In the space where the pre-Christians worshiped "Tullonium" now stand the ruins of the Monastery of Toloño. We are in the highest section of the route.

Pic León

View from the Peña del León, the highest of the cyclable peaks of the massif. Easy to confuse in the geography of Cantabria Range as its name is repeated on another peak a few kilometers further to the east and still a little further on the summit of El Leon Dormido.

Chozo among the wineyards

Hut among vineyards on the South face of Toloño. We return to Haro.

   
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WHAT YOU ARE INTERESTED TO KNOW IF YOU WANT TO CYCLE THE ROUTE

The proposal of LA RIOJA PUNTO BIKE for FUENTES del VINO MTB is roughly a Self Guided Route Pack in which the Accommodations, the Tracks of the route and the Transport of Luggage from hotel to hotel are included.

Before starting the route, we made a Briefing at the Hotel FG Logroño, in which, in addition to transmitting more details of what you will find along the route, we give you our Welcome Pack.

During the days in route we also give Telephone Assistance to solve problems that may arise or simply to discuss details of the stage to come.

Being as we are in LA RIOJA with its glamorous universe of Vineyards and Wineries, we give the option when configuring the Packages to access a LUXURY option in which we climb a rung the level of the accommodations in relation to the standard format that we call COMFORT.
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TARIFFS CONFORT +

FUENTES del VINO MTB
4 Stages / 4 Nights

470 €
Price per person for groups of 6 or more people

480 €
Price per person for groups of 4 or 5 people

520 €
Price per person for groups of 2 or 3 people

Single room supplement: + 160 €
When the group is made up of an odd number of people, will be equally necessary an odd number of requests to access this supplement

Without luggage transport
420 €
Price per person for groups of 2 or more people

FUENTES del VINO TOTAL
7 Stages / 7 Nights

760 €
Price per person for groups of 6 or more people

790 €
Price per person for groups of 4 or 5 people

810 €
Price per person for groups of 2 or 3 people

Single room supplement: + 230 €
When the group is made up of an odd number of people, will be equally necessary an odd number of requests to access this supplement

Without luggage transport
690 €
Price per person for groups of 2 or more people

And you can add a Night with Breakfast at the end of the route -in the same hotel where you started it- for 38 € per person in a double room or for 68 € in a single room

Rates for the whole year, subject to availability.
The prices may vary when the dates coincide with the Easter holidays or with the Patron Festivities of any of the places of accommodation.

Below we show our usual selection of accommodations for FUENTES del VINO MTB. However, since in LA RIOJA the hotel reservations are usually complicated at certain times of the year - especially during the harvest - the Pack proposal that we finally offer may differ from the one presented here.

"Booking in advance is in this case something more than a commercial trick, it makes the difference between being able or not being able to do the route."

Lodging for stages with start in Logroño - Hotel FG Logroño -

Regardless of the option that we configure, COMFORT or LUXURY, we have chosen this hotel located on the banks of the Ebro for our days in Logroño. In addition to its unbeatable location and its good disposition towards everything related to cycling, its quality is indisputable, we are talking about a four-star service "camouflaged" in one of three.
To the usual services of a hotel of these features we add that we have free access to the relaxation of the hotel zone, which consists of a jacuzzi, sauna and gym.

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Lodging for stages with start in Albelda de Iregua - La Casa del Cofrade -

It will be difficult to find a more suggestive accommodation option than a Hotel / Winery like this one of La Casa del Cofrade to start and end a route like FUENTES del VINO.
Our PUNTO BIKE is - we dare to affirm it - a four star hotel "camouflaged" in one of two. Located in the same place as the Vinícola Real Wineries to which it belongs, it allows us access from its facilities to the calados -caves- dug in the rock of the mountain on which it is attached, and in which the renowned wines of 200 Monges as well as other elements of historical value that will make us immediately perceive that we are in a special place. Something more even than a Winery + a Hotel.

If to all this we add the link and the total dump with everything that sounds like cycling, the choice could not be more obvious. Sports activity here becomes almost an excuse to live this part of the global experience of FUENTES del VINO.

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www.lacasadelcofrade.com

Lodging for stages with start in Nájera

Depending on the type of Pack we will stay at the HISPANO HOSTEL COMFORT, or at the Duques de Nájera Hotel LUXURY.

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www.hostalhispanonajera.com

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www.hotelduquesdenajera.com

Lodging for stages with start in Ezcaray

In our COMFORT option we will stay at the Iguareña Hotel in the center of Ezcaray.

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www.hoteliguarena.com

If we have chosen the Pack in LUXURY format during our stay in Ezcaray we will stay at Echaurren Hotel, a 4 * establishment with Bikefriendly category. In its culinary version we are in one of the "sanctuaries" of modern gastronomy, we do not forget that its Chef, Francis Paniego, "accumulates" 3 Michelin stars, something that to a greater or lesser extent - depending on what we want - will inevitably be transferred to our Pack.

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www.echaurren.com

Lodging for stages with start in Haro - Hotel Arrope  -

In fact our hotel selection in Haro, the "Capital of Rioja" exceeds the usual limits of a COMFORT option. So, adapting the service we use it also for LUXURY option.
Located in the heart of the city, the quality of the establishment makes us repeat what was said for our hotel in Logroño: a four-star service "camouflaged" in one of three.

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www.hotelarrope.com

End of route: We will finish the route at the same hotel where we started it. It will also be the place where you will have received our luggage at the last stage of the route.

   
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INCLUDED

  • 1 night of accommodation with breakfast
    Corresponds to the 1st night as usually the groups prefer to choose themselves where to dine during the arrival trip to the destination

  • The rest of the nights accommodation in half board
    3 more nights in the linear stage and 6 in the TOTAL version. Accommodation is not included at the end of the last stage.

  • Transport of luggage between hotels
    1 bag or package of a maximum of 20 kg per person

  • Tracks of the route in GPX format for mobile phones or GPS devices
    Warn us if you prefer them in another format

  • Explanatory printed map-sketch of the different route options for each stage
    One per stage

  • Shower and luggage reception at the end of the last stage despite you don’t spend the night at the finalising point of the route

  • Presentation of the route and delivery of information in hand the day of the arrival of the group to the hotel or the morning of the next day when groups are of 6 or more people

  • Telephone assistance for incidents or consultations during the days of the contracted activity

NOT INCLUDED

  • Beers or other consumptions outside the proposed menus in the dinners or during the stay in hotels

  • Meals in restaurants at the time of the noon, unless it has been agreed previously to replace dinner with meals

  • Any kind of sports material, helmets, shoes, etc

  • Mechanical Assistance during the activity
    If possible, we will try to help you in case of a breakdown, but in many situations this help can be very limited due to lack of specific spare parts or other circumstances. The cost of the service if it can be done is € 18 per hour + € 0.40 per kilometer.

  • Anything not expressly indicated in the offer

All the proposals presented on this website are sold through Pirineos PUNTO BIKE
Travel Agency registered in the Tourism Registry of Navarra with registration code: CI. NA-128

   
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  • Airport/station pick up
  • Hire Accident Insurance
  • Add a hotel night at the finalising point of the route
       38 € par person in doble room or 68 € in single room
  • To replace the night before the start of the route per night at the end of the route
  • Best time to go: The route can be done at any time of the year as long as there is no snow in the high mountains. The altitude of the Sierra de La Demanda stage is 500 meters above the rest of the stages, so for the occasions when the snow covers these high areas blocking the entire route, we have the option that we call "spring" in which we modify the track by deviating it by lower levels.

       Spring and autumn are usually the most pleasant seasons; In summer it can be hot in the low areas, if it is the case, it is advisable to get up early and have the whole afternoon to relax. Actually, excluding winter, we can conclude that it is more important the punctual weather of the days in which we are going to make the route than the season itself.

       Anyway, at the end of autumn the days are short, but more than enough for our purpose. The vineyards of La Rioja "burn" red in those days, and the experience of descending from the Sierras at dusk to join that sea of vineyards becomes almost "brutal". So if you can afford to choose those dates, there is no question. This is the "Star" moment for FUENTES del VINO MTB.
  • Type of tracks: In general, trails and tracks with more physical than technical demand, both uphill and downhill.
       For stages 2 and 3 we have more technical variants in which the path sections are increased n the same way as the difficulty of the route.
  • Ideal bike: Any mountain bike. The choice will depend on the priorities of each one: lower weight (rigid bike) or greater comfort and enjoyment of the descents (double suspension bike).
  • Orientation: The route is followed by a GPS track.
  • Ciclability: Depending on the technical skills and the strengths of each one, the route is 98% cyclable.
  • Philosophy: Although some stages can be demanding, the proposal is designed so that the stages can be finished and we still have part of the day to enjoy the place where we are.
    The circular stages delve into the purpose of "slow down" the rhythm of the route as a whole, always offering a more relaxed track option that ensures that we have a free afternoon for other tasks beyond cycling. Believe it or not; There is life beyond the bike.
  • Provisioning: The situation is different depending on the stages and the chosen track options. The towns in the lower areas usually have bar services and fountains, but once we go up to the Sierras we will have to be self-sufficient in terms of food and water.

   
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