Activities for groups in La Rioja

The most TOP activities for groups in La Rioja

La Rioja is a ideal place to enjoy in a groupwhether on a family, friends or company getaway.

There are a multitude of activities for groups in La Rioja Logroño is one of the most popular destinations for stag and hen parties, however, here we are going to show you exclusive activities for the most adventurous and sybarite groups.

1. Ballooning in La Rioja

Flying has always aroused great curiosity among humans who envy how birds are able to float through the air while enjoying the best views.

Fortunately, for decades humans have been able to take to the skies using various well thought out gadgets, one of the most popular being hot air balloons.

Ballooning in La Rioja

Flying over La Rioja in a hot-air balloon is a unique activity that has been carried out for more than 20 years from Rainbow Balloons.

The groups from 6 persons can enjoy the experience of flying in a hot-air balloon over La Rioja, toast with cava from La Rioja on landing and enjoy a delicious lunch in their facilities.

A complete experience of 4 hours in total, of which 1 hour is spent flying, that leaves no one indifferent.

You will experience the entire process from the time the balloon is inflated until it is picked up again and you receive your diploma of wind traveller.

Price per person 190€ and children 130€.

San Vicente de la Sonsierra

2. Activities on wheels for groups in La Rioja

Quads in Haro

If your thing is to ride while enjoying the landscape of La Rioja, the options available are Ojasport from Haro and the surrounding area are several.

2.1. Bicycle and ebike rental

For the more sporty there is the option of renting bicycles or ebikes for one or several days with routes included in gps and adapted to the tastes and conditions of each group.

Bicycle rental is perfectly compatible with other activities that we will see later on, such as visits and tastings in wineries. A great option to get to know La Rioja from its paths and sharing with its people.

2.2. Quad biking and 4X4 routes in La Rioja

If you prefer the engine to the pedals make a route by quad or 4X4 may be the option you enjoy the most in La Rioja.

Crossing fields and vineyards over an irregular terrain full of ups and downs that will add fun to the experience.

3. Water activities in La Rioja


Who said that La Rioja is dry land? The Ebro river crosses the region from one end to the other and is one of the most abundant rivers in Spain, which means that it can be used for making water activities in summer.

3.1. Kayak route along the Ebro River

The river Ebro flows peacefully through La Rioja and is ideal for enjoying activities such as Kayak routes during the summer season.

You can choose between circular or downhill route format.

4. Team activities in La Rioja

If you are looking for activities to measure yourselves against each other and enjoy competitively these are the best options.

Paintball in La Rioja

One of the most classic activities for groups is the paintball games where you become a military man for a moment and get into a war of paintballs that keeps you in tension throughout the game.

4.2. Gymkana, orienteering and archery

Activities for groups in La Rioja

If you want to play against each other in groups and bring different skills to the table, one of the best ways to do so is to gymkhana in the countryside is your best option.

Here the fun and competitiveness is guaranteed with very different tests such as archery, ski-racing or overcoming obstacles.

All of this in an incomparable setting with a landscapes surrounded by nature and history.

5. Winery visit and wine tasting in La Rioja

Activities for groups in La Rioja

A "must" that you cannot miss on your group visit to La Rioja is visit a winery.

Learning about wine culture requires someone to explain it to you with dedication and care.

Having a person in front of you who knows the whole process inside out and tells you all about it. from experience is what makes the difference.

Our hosts welcome you in: Betolaza Winery, Valenciso, Ilurce Winery, Eguiluz Winery y Rulei.

After your visit you will see the wine with different eyes.

6. Riojan gastronomy and eating in La Rioja


One thing you will definitely do in La Rioja is EAT.

So in addition to enjoying the community's most famous attractions such as La Calle Laurel in Logroño, we invite you to discover some of its most surprising establishments where you will find you will be received as you deserve and you will eat like never before.

La Vieja Bodega in Casalarreina, with almost three decades behind it, is one of the most emblematic restaurants in La Rioja.

Javi House in Rincón de Soto where they use the Riojan vegetable garden to offer the tastiest seasonal dishes.

Papín Gastronomía Dulce in the heart of the tapas area of Logroño offers you the finest pastries while you enjoy a speciality coffee or a glass of rioja wine.

Reach the boutique restaurant of the Hotel Santa María Briones offers select dishes that will surprise you. You can also enjoy its more traditional food at Calado.

Meraki Gastrobar in the heart of Nájera was crowned in 2023 as the winner of the best pincho in La Rioja with his amazing "No me comas la oreja" (Don't eat my ear). Have you tried it yet?

La Botanica Mix Bar in Santo Domingo de la Calzada will delight you if cocktails are your thing. With a carefully chosen decoration, this is a top place to get together with your friends and family.

7. Accommodation for groups in La Rioja

Rural House with swimming pool La Rioja
Rural House with swimming pool La Rioja

Each group is different and that is why in La Rioja Premium we have different types of accommodation, all of them with the best ratings from their customers so that no matter which one you choose, the experience and service will be top notch.

Hotels for groups in La Rioja

The more sybarites may prefer to stay in a hotel full of charm and with all the services provided by their hosts. In this case you can take a look at: Teatrisso Hotel, La Casona del Boticario, Santa Maria Briones o Sea of Vines.

7.2. Rural Houses for groups in La Rioja

If you prefer a rural house with fewer services than a hotel, but which includes breakfast, the options are as follows: Condes de Cirac Palace, El Mesón, El Mirador de Eloisa o Entrebosques. You can choose the area that best suits your plan.

7.3. VUT for groups in La Rioja

Another option is to choose a tourist accommodation where you will be on your own without giving up all the comforts of a good accommodation. The options here are Santiago Apartments in Logroño or Kiso 411 in Ollauri. A great option for groups of up to 8 people who want privacy.

7.4. Tourist Apartments for groups in La Rioja

For smaller groups or families, there is also the option of holiday flats such as Flats Casa Antonia which has 3 flats in Cuzcurrita o El Congreso Apartments which has 10 flats in Logroño.

8. Team Building and rental of spaces for events and meetings.

La Rioja is the ideal setting for a face-to-face meeting or team building with your team.

Here you will find the inspiring environment you need to plan your company's next steps.

Our hosts have spaces that will adapt to your needs with special places such as Micalanda.

You can contact us to request budget here.

9. Cultural Activities for groups in La Rioja

Take Photos in La Rioja Logroño San Bartolome

Participating in group activities in La Rioja such as those described above already guarantees you to a great extent to get to know our culture and customs.

However, if you want to delve deeper into the history of La Rioja and discover magical places you can take a look at the following posts where you will discover medieval monasteries, museums and charming villages among other surprises.

7 Medieval Monasteries full of history, heritage and mysticism.

5 beautiful villages to visit near Haro.

4 charming villages near Logroño.

6 Museums in La Rioja that are worth a visit.

Castles and Fortresses in La Rioja.

A journey into the past to discover our history.

10. We help you prepare your group getaway to La Rioja

As you have seen is designed so that anyone can organise their own trip to La Rioja knowing that whichever option they choose is a safe bet.

However, if you don't have the time or don't want to get involved in this task, from La Rioja Premium we can do that work for you and draw up a tailor-made proposal.

North Travel organises exclusive tours of La Rioja for intrepid travellers.

For our part, we are experts in La Rioja and we will make sure that everything goes perfectly so that you only have to worry about enjoying yourselves.

If you want us to organise your group getaway for you, you can take a look at OUR PACKS or write to us to create something tailored to your needs.

Congratulations on your choice enjoy these activities for groups in La Rioja.

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