Logroño: The Heart of La Rioja


When you live a short trip away from Spain’s wine country, there’s no excuse not to go (as if you needed one!) And if your mom is visiting you? An even better reason! Logroño, capital of La Rioja, made for the perfect,  slightly wine-soaked, mother-daughter weekend.

Logroño ended up being the ideal introduction to La Rioja. It’s a comfortably sized city that’s super flat, which makes sight-seeing a breeze, especially if you’re sampling the local wine! The center of Logroño is packed with historic plazas, churches, statues…and bar after bar of amazing wine and pinchos that taste like a million bucks, but will only set you back a few euros. Here’s what we got up to in a quick 2-day trip…

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