The Ribeiro Wine Tour & Nature Trail Walk

 
 
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Slow Walking & Wine

Full-Day (Duration: 7-8hrs approx.)

Ribadavia

On Request Best Rate

 
Dive into a world full of flavours on The Ribeiro Wine Tour, the perfect choice for those who are looking for a slow pace walking wine tour experience, getting to know the region's rich gastronomy, splendid wines and beautiful nature trails.
 
Highlights
 
  • On this Ribeiro Wine Tour taste amazing hard-to-find wines!
  • Slow-paced walking along nature trails.
  • Visit the Ribeiro Wine Museum with tasting.
  • Savor locally-grown and traditional prepared specialties of the region. 
 
 

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General Overview


Country: Spain
Region: Galicia
City: Ribadavia
Duration: Full-Day (Duration: 7-8hrs approx.)
Type: Private Full Day Tours
Theme: Food & Wine Tours
Group Size: 1 to 18 People
Price from: On Request Best Rate€
 

Introduction

The Ribeiro Wine Tour is a perfect adventure for all nature & wine lovers!

Our wine tour starts in Ribadavia, the heart of the Ribeiro Wine Region,  a quaint wine town holding the secrets of an intriguing Jewish Heritage past that you will learn about on this walking tour. Ribadavia is located in Galicia, Spain in the south-eastern part of Galicia in the province of Ourense. It is surrounded by beautiful natural scenery laying at the confluence of the rivers Avia and Miño. A perfect balance of wine tourism and nature for those who are looking to enjoy a slow-paced walking wine tour experience. On this wine tour, you will discover the region's rich gastronomy, splendid wines, and beautiful nature trails. In the Ribeiro wine region, you will find other small wine towns like;  Arnoia, Beade, Boborás, Carballeda de Avia, Carballiño, Castrelo de Miño, Cenlle, Cortegada, Leiro, Punxín, Ourense, Ribadavia, San Amaro and Toén.

What are you going to See & Taste while exploring with our Food & Wine Expert Guide?

On this Ribeiro Wine Tour, a Food & Wine Expert will guide you thru the land of Ribeiro exploring the historical medieval-style town of Ribadavia. This town has an interesting Jewish quarter established in the 11th century and is part of Spain's Sephardic routes

Ribadavia is widely known for its well-preserved monuments such as the fortified castle of Ribadavia, Santiago's church of the 12th century, amongst other important historic landmarks.  On this tour, you will immerse into the local culture and natural surroundings, visiting hundred-year-old villas with Baroque-Romanesque styled beautiful churches, passing through breathtaking scenery with oak trees, chestnut trees, and pines worth slowing down just to admire!

A Region offering amazing Nature, Wine and Food, an excellent combination!

Follow the food, wine, and natural vineyard trails of O Ribeiro, walking through tiny vineyard plots owned by "colleiteiros" (small local growers and winemakers) growing local grape varieties making delicious signature small-batch wines, a must-see highlight when visiting this wine region.

The Ribeiro wine region has been cultivated for over a thousand-years with Torrontés, Loureira, Godello, Albariño and Treixadura grapes, this last variety stands out as the favourite of Ribeiro. The Ribeiro D.O. (Designation of Origin or Appellation of Originis the oldest wine-producing area in Galicia.

On The Ribeiro Wine Tour, you will enjoy selected winery visits and wine tastings savouring the whites and reds that The Ribeiro Wine Region has to offer.

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:

RIBADAVIA - O RIBEIRO WINE COUNTRY - RIBADAVIA

  • Meet our food, wine, and walking expert guide in the morning at the tourist office in Ribadavia.
  • The day starts with a slow-paced walk along the Camino del Vino wine trails of O Ribeiro Wine Country. (NOTE: The duration of walking will be 10km ./ 6.21mi. approx. with some stops along the way for photos and resting, about 4hrs. in total)
  • Begining the walking portion of our wine tour from San Clodio and finishing our route back in Ribadavia.
  • Along our nature walk, you will explore the historic villages, ancient cellars and make a stop to visit the museum "Museo del Vino de Galicia" (Galician Wine Museum).
  • Returning back to Ribadavia, the capital of O Ribeiro wine country, here they have an annual festival "Festa da Istoria".
  • We will have lunch in a gastro-bar restaurant trying some of the tasty local traditional dishes.
  • After our meal, we will visit the historical-medieval town of Ribadavia.
  • We walk through the well-preserved historical quarter, learning about the Jewish influence of this wine town, and then we will have the opportunity to taste toasted wines and Hebrew sweets at a historic Jewish bakery Tafona de Herminia
  • Ending The Ribeiro Wine Tour in the old town of Ribadavia.

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Prices and Dates

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Included

  • English-Speaking Food, Wine, and walking Expert Guide
  • (L): Lunch consisting of a 3-course traditional meal including local cuisine, Ribeiro wine, coffee, dessert...
  • Visit of the Wine Museum include entrance
  • Wine tasting in the medieval town of Ribadavia
  • Entrance fees when with our expert Food & Wine Guide
  • Local Taxes

Important Notes:

  • There is no dress code, but we recommend comfortable walking shoes.
  • Outside of the summer months, there are rainy days so a rain jacket would be recommended when not during summer. We will let you know the weather conditions a few days before the tour start date.
  • Please advise if you have any restrictions regarding types of food due to allergies, diet, or religious reasons. This must be included in the comments when you make the booking of this tour.

Excluded

  • Walking tour only, no transportation included. 
  • Any food and drinks not specified in what´s included.
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities/Tips to your guide.

Pick up

  • Starting at the front entrance of the Tourist Office (Oficina de Turismo de Ribadavia - Praza Maior, 7, 32400 Ribadavia, Ourense).

Drop off

  • Ending at the front entrance of the Tourist Office (Oficina de Turismo de Ribadavia - Praza Maior, 7, 32400 Ribadavia, Ourense).

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations that are made in writing more than 48hrs before the start time will be refunded fully.  Cancellations 48hrs or less are 100% non-refundable.
  • In the case of unforeseen weather circumstances, we will alter the trail walk to explore more the village of Ribadavia.
  • If the weather is too bad to operate the tour we will suggest another day to do the tour, or refund what has been paid.

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