Ribera del Duero Tour, 4 days

Discover the famous wine region Ribera del Duero
Description

Discovering the world class wine region of Ribera del Duero, north of Segovia. Visit famous wineries, enjoy the roast lamb typical of the region and ride between vineyards and hill top villages along the valley of the Duero river.

This holiday is a homage to the senses!

  • Stay in a four star hotel with outdoor swimming pool and spa.
  • Taste one of the most internationally recognized wines that Spain has to offer.
  • Visit wineries.
  • Take in the Castilian landscapes full of light and intense colours amongst vines and never too far from the river Duero.


The hotels:

Posada Real Mingaseda, Navafría:

A mountain village house, renovated in rustic style. 14 magnificent bedrooms decorated with love. Restaurant, gardens, comfortable living rooms. A friendly Spanish family from the village run this hotel very well indeed.

Hotel Convento Las Claras ****, Peñafiel:

Originally a convent built in 1606 with a lovely inside cloister, has been beautifully restored and adapted for its modern use. It has an outdoor swimming pool that opens in the summer and a Spa that you can enjoy all year around.

 

How to get there:

  • Which airport should I fly to?
    Madrid international airport.
  • How do I get to the Starting Point?
    Catch an AVE (High Speed Train) from Madrid to Segovia (12,20€, takes 30 mins). From here we take you by private transfer to Navafría (takes 35 minutes).
  • How do I get back to Madrid?
    We transfer you from Navafría to Segovia (takes 35mins) and catch an AVE (High Speed Train) back into Madrid (12,20€, takes 30 mins).

 

  • Day: 1 - Arrival and circular tour to Pedraza (40 km)

    Arrival at the mountain village of Navafría. You will be given complete instruction and training until you feel ready to go on your way, riding your vespa. Your journey starts here, with a visit to the medieval town of Pedraza before returning to your hotel.

    Accommodation: Posada Mingaseda, Navafría. (www.posadamingaseda.com)

  • Day: 2 - From Navafría to Peñafiel (89 km)

    Enjoy riding your vespa along quiet rural secondary roads as you head towards the town of Peñafiel in the very heart of the Ribera del Duero region. We recommend a visit to the hilltop village of Sepúlveda and the breathtaking Duratón Canyon on your way. Once you are in Peñafiel you can visit the excellent wine museum inside the impressive Castle.

    Accommodation: Hotel Convento Las Claras, Peñafiel. (www.hotelconventolasclaras.com).

  • Day: 3 - Tour around Peñafiel (108 km)

    Explore the vineyards along the river Duero on your Vespa all day returning to your comfortable hotel where you can enjoy a swimming pool and Spa.

    Accommodation: Hotel Convento Las Claras, Peñafiel. (www.hotelconventolasclaras.com).

  • Day: 4 - Return to Navafría (89 km)

    Your last day is spent on your vespa once again returning to the starting point of the tour.

Prices and Dates

Recommended time of year:

April to October. The summer months in this area is ideal to ride a scooter since it does not get too hot and the air when riding is just perfect. Also in the wine region September and October are special since it is harvest time.

 

Prices:

Person sharing a double or twin room: 613€ per person

Discount if sharing a scooter: 50€ per person

Half board: 70€ per person

Single supplement: 115€ per person

Luggage transfers: 81€ per person

Transfer to or from Madrid: 150€ per vehicle each way

 

What´s included?

  • 1 night in a charming rural hotel with breakfast included.
  • 2 nights in a 4* hotel with breakfast included.
  • Detailed maps with your route clearly marked.
  • Itinerary description, full of recommendations for things to do and places to visit, advice and suggestion, information about your accommodation, etc.
  • Emergency support.
  • 4 days hire: Vespa LX 125.
  • Helmet.
  • Local transfers from Segovia to the starting point in Navafría and back at the end.

Options

  • Many of our clients combine this tour with a city break in Madrid or Segovia. Ask for extra nights!
  • Luggage transfers. If you don't book luggage transfers, we will provide with a waterproof 20L bag to carry your essentials for three days.
  • Dinners.
Gallery
  • Wine Cellar
  • Spanish vineyards
  • Ribera del Duero
  • Spanish wines
  • Spanish vineyards
  • Hotel Convento Las Claras, Peñafiel
  • Swimming pool, Hotel Convento Las Claras, Peñafiel
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