The man from Logroño who (almost) made it to the Moon

Rey Pastor. Fuente de los riojanos ilustres.

Fifty years after his death, we follow the great mathematician Julio Rey Pastor through the streets of the city where he was born. On the clearest nights, moonlight shines on the Ebro. Strangely enough, if the International Astronomical Union hadn’t said no, there would be a name from Logroño up there. This was the wish […]

The sad story of an illustrious woman from La Rioja

Maria de la O Lejárraga

A large mural on the gutter between Laruel and Bretón de los Herreros streets is a well-deserved tribute to the writer and activist María de la O Lejárraga, one of the most unknown and fascinating characters of La Rioja. The fountain of illustrious people from La Rioja, popularly known as the fountain of “those with […]

Enjoying Logroño with your family

Logroño with your family

Because of its history, nature, diversity, accessibility and, why not, its size, Logroño and the surrounding area is the perfect destination to enjoy a few days with your family. The capital of La Rioja offers a multitude of plans for kids and adults to enjoy at their own pace, or with guided tours, which will […]

Logroño from church to church

Logroño Needle of the Church of Santa Maria de Palacio

Like any stop on the Camino, the capital of La Rioja has churches that are full of interest. Today we would like to take you on a tour of the city’s historic centre through its five best-known churches. Let’s assume that you follow the Camino de Santiago and arrive in Logroño by crossing the Puente […]

Brief history of Logroño

Sculpture du roi Alphonse VI de Castille

Even before it was founded, the capital of La Rioja was a place of passage where history has stopped on more than one occasion. There is a Logroño before Logroño. Before the city we all know existed, in what is now Logroño, there was Vareia. Thanks to its very attractive location, close to the River […]

Logroño Hotels

Logroño Hotels

Logroño has a varied hotel offer with more than 2,000 beds. Hotels of all categories that offer the highest quality, both in their facilities and in their services. Choose the one that best suits your tastes: 5 star hotels Hotel Aurea Palacio de Correos 4 star hotels Hotel Sercotel Calle Mayor Hotel Mercure Carlton Rioja […]

Ten reasons to hold a congress in Logroño

Auditorium Logroño City Hall

Logroño is an ideal city for MICE tourism, with good facilities for organising congresses and an endless number of options to strengthen business links and improve team-building: from team wine tastings to excursions through the vineyards of La Rioja, as well as cultural visits and unique experiences that cannot be experienced anywhere else. As a […]

Main atracctions in the old town of Logroño

Izi guide

The capital of La Rioja is one of the destinations that users of Izi.Travel’s free audio tourist guides can now choose from. An ideal aid for discovering the must-see places in the historic centre while walking, with the advantage of being usable in real time, on the spot. With this free guide, tourists who come […]

A ‘bridge’ in Logroño

Logroño Stone Bridge

The capital of La Rioja offers a wide range of activities to enjoy over the Constitution Day long weekend, there’s something for everyone, with special emphasis on the 500th anniversary celebration of the French siege of the city in 1521. In San Francisco they have the Golden Gate, in London, the Tower Bridge, in Florence, […]

Shopping in Logroño, a temptation hard to resist.

Shopping in Logroño

Logroño’s shopping streets have everything one would expect in a provincial capital, with the added value of preserving a series of hundred-year-old shops, often family-run, that still operate, resisting the ravages of time and history. A good walk to find them is an authentic and different way to explore another of the many faces of […]