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Did you know that... Logroño

 

Located on the right bank of the river Ebro, next to Navarre and Alava is a crossroads and in the Middle Ages border between kingdoms. Its strategic location was the reason for an endless number of confrontations to conquer it, these facts and being the place of passage that the French Way of Santiago used to cross the Ebro, have marked the annals of its history. Cradle of numerous illustrious personages. A land with deep wine roots, Logroño is still today a refuge for pilgrims on their way to the city of the Holy Apostle. All this is reflected through the centuries in its social and economic development and has forged the dynamic and friendly character of its people.

Logroño

To discover What to see in Logroño?

 

We cannot miss the panoramic view of the old city, a view that pilgrims enjoy before crossing the river Ebro over the Puente de Piedra. The church of San Bartolomé, Santiago and Palacio, together with the baroque towers of the Santa María la Redonda Cathedral, make up Logroño's unmistakable silhouette. The Door and Arch of the Revellín in the wall, the Old Town with the Portales street and Renaissance buildings such as the Espartero Palace, the current museum of La Rioja, as well as the medieval ones where the typical Calados (underground cellars excavated under the ground) are usually found, are a sample of the monumental architecture of the city. In Logroño the aforementioned French Way of Saint James and the Jacobean Way of the Ebro converge, which runs along the GR-99, the Natural Way of the Ebro, to this locality. Something we cannot forget is its gastronomic culture and of course the wine culture, being Laurel and San Juan streets the "chiquiteo zone" par excellence.

Rúa Vieja Street in Logroño

Festivities

 

June 11, are the festivities in honor of St. Barnabas, patron saint of Logroño. It commemorates the resistance and victory of the city against the siege suffered by the French troops. September 21, are the feasts of San Mateo. It is the big celebration of Logroño, also called Fiesta de la Vendimia. 18 December, the Virgen de la Esperanza, patron saint of Logroño, is celebrated.

 

Traditions

 

In the vow of San Bernabé, where the festive activities to be carried out are collected, a procession through the streets of the city carrying the image of the Saint is included and it is during this procession where we can contemplate the tradition of Los Banderazos, the mayor gives some banners in 3 specific points of the city, in the arch of San Bernabé, in the Puerta del Revellín and in the doors of the Provincial Hospital, where the Puerta de San Francisco used to be. These banners are given with the ensign of the city, formed by the cross of San Andrés, granted to the city by the king Fernando III the Saint.

Church of Santiago in Logroño

Curiosities

 

During the San Bernabé festivities, a commemorative arch is placed in Portales Street, next to the old town hall. This arch, which is decorated with boxwood leaves, gives rise to an infinite number of popular beliefs about it. It is said that to be fortunate in love you have to pass three times underneath it. It is also said that you have to pass the lame leg in order for your wishes to be fulfilled. Therefore, very few citizens or visitors are reluctant to take away any of the leaves that cover the pillars of the door, ending the festivities completely bare.

 

 

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Getting to Logroño by car

 

To get to Logroño by private transport, the main access roads are the AP-68, the A-12, the N-232, the N-111, the N-120 that connect Logroño with Pamplona, Soria, Zaragoza, Burgos and Vitoria.

 

By bus

 

The central bus station of Logroño connects us with the main cities of the country and at a local level with the different municipalities of the community.

Train Station.

Plaza de Europa, s/n.

Logroño, La Rioja.

 

By train

 

Logroño has a renovated railway station and a wide range of destinations.

Train Station.

Plaza de Europa, s/n.

Logroño, La Rioja.

 

By airplane

 

By means of the Logroño-Agoncillo Airport located in the municipality of Agoncillo, 10 km from Logroño.

Logroño-Agoncillo Airport

Agoncillo

 

 

 

 


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Difficulty-AdaptedGreen difficulty category, level 1. Itineraries conditioned and prepared for the use and enjoyment of persons with reduced mobility.

Walk around Logroño

Logroño, La Rioja

  • TOURISM
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1:40 h.4 km.

Walk around Logroño
Difficulty-Moderate

Difficulty-ModerateRed difficulty category, level 1. More demanding stages, either because they are longer, more sloping or have a specific difficulty.

Stage 07 Logroño-Nájera

Logroño, La Rioja

  • WAY OF SAINT JAMES
  • 1

6:55 h.29.1 km.

Stage 07 Logroño-Nájera
Difficulty-Low

Difficulty-LowGreen difficulty category, level 3. Excursions of moderate distance and unevenness, not overcoming either great distances or unevenness.

Route through the charming villages of La Rioja

Logroño, La Rioja

  • TOURISM
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72:00 h.412 km.

Route through the charming villages of La Rioja
Difficulty-Medium

Difficulty-MediumGreen difficulty category level 3. Excursions of moderate distance and unevenness, not surpassing either great distances or unevenness.

Path of El Cortijo

Logroño, La Rioja

  • PATHS
  • IN FAMILY
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3:05 h.12.2 km.

Path of El Cortijo
Difficulty-Adapted

Difficulty-AdaptedGreen difficulty category, level 1. Itineraries conditioned and prepared for the use and enjoyment of persons with reduced mobility.

Greenway of El Cortijo

Logroño, La Rioja

  • FLORA AND FAUNA
  • PATHS
  • IN FAMILY
  • 1

1:20 h.6 km.

Greenway of El Cortijo
Difficulty-Medium

Difficulty-MediumGreen difficulty category. Level 3.Excursions of moderate distance and unevenness, not exceeding either great distances or unevenness.

Path of the Rocks of Clavijo

Clavijo, La Rioja

  • PATHS
  • IN FAMILY
  • CULTURAL HERITAGE
  • 1

2:30 h.4.6 km.

Path of the Rocks of Clavijo
Difficulty-Low

Difficulty-LowGreen difficulty category, level 2. Short walks, with little unevenness and without difficulties.

Ancient Lead Mines of Jubera

Jubera, La Rioja

  • IN FAMILY
  • CULTURAL HERITAGE
  • 2

1:15 h.3.8 km.

Ancient Lead Mines of Jubera
Difficulty-Moderate

Difficulty-ModerateRed difficulty category. Level 1. More demanding stages, either because they are longer, with a greater unevenness or present a specific difficulty.

Stage 06 Los Arcos-Logroño

Los Arcos, Navarra

  • WAY OF SAINT JAMES
  • 1

6:55 h.27.4 km.

Stage 06 Los Arcos-Logroño
Difficulty-Medium

Difficulty-MediumGreen difficulty category. Level 3. Stages of moderate distance and slope, not overcoming great distances or slopes.

Stage 08 Nájera-Santo Domingo de la Calzada

Nájera, La Rioja

  • WAY OF SAINT JAMES
  • 2

5:00 h.21 km.

Stage 08 Nájera-Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Difficulty-Low

Difficulty-LowGreen difficulty category, level 2. Short routes, with little unevenness and without difficulties.

Wine Route of La Rioja Alta

Haro, La Rioja

  • TOURISM
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2:00 h.82 km.

Wine Route of La Rioja Alta
Difficulty-Low

Difficulty-LowGreen difficulty category, level 2. Routes with little unevenness and without difficulties.

Route of the Castles of La Rioja

Sajazarra, La Rioja

  • TOURISM
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6:40 h.224 km.

Route of the Castles of La Rioja
House of Sciences

House of Sciences

Logroño, La Rioja

Centenary of the industrial heritage building of Logroño

Castle of Clavijo

Castle of Clavijo

Clavijo, La Rioja

History, legends and traditions

Village of La Hoya

Village of La Hoya

Laguardia, Álava - Araba

Traveling to pre-Roman protohistory

Sanctuary of Our Lady of Codés

Sanctuary of Our Lady of Codés

Torralba del Río, Navarra

By Pentecost all to Codés

Monastery of Santa María la Real

Monastery of Santa María la Real

Nájera, La Rioja

Emblematic place that reflects the stages of history, art and culture of the area

Castle of Davalillo

Castle of Davalillo

San Asensio, La Rioja

Nice viewpoint of La Rioja Alta and Sonsierra

Izki Natural Park

Izki Natural Park

Corres-Korres, Álava - Araba

Rock and above all forest

Hermitage of Saint Mary of the Pool

Hermitage of Saint Mary of the Pool

San Vicente de la Sonsierra, La Rioja

Romanesque jewel from La Rioja

Estate of Ribavellosa

Estate of Ribavellosa

Almarza de Cameros, La Rioja

Where numerous and varied ecosystems coexist

Las Gobas Archaeological Site

Las Gobas Archaeological Site

Laño, Burgos

The caves of Laño

Wine Culture Museum

Wine Culture Museum

Briones, La Rioja

Where the universe of wine becomes visible.

Monastery of Santa María del Salvador

Monastery of Santa María del Salvador

Cañas, La Rioja

Also known as the Monastery of Light

Hermitage of San Felices de Bilibio

Hermitage of San Felices de Bilibio

Haro, La Rioja

An emblematic place where devotion and tradition come together.

Monastery of Yuso

Monastery of Yuso

San Millán de la Cogolla, La Rioja

The Escorial of La Rioja

Monastery of Suso

Monastery of Suso

San Millán de la Cogolla, La Rioja

Cradle of the Castilian and pantheon of the seven Castilian heroes

Logroño, La Rioja

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