There are 10 things you can do and see in Logroño that could convince you to stick around longer.... Hapas Bars are one of the best things you can do in Logroño.
In contrast to other Spanish towns, where there are different kinds of Tapas on the menus, many of the Logroño pubs specialize in a particular type of cuisine. For example, there are a few mushroom -only barbeques, slightly barbecued and soaked in the garlic butters. And there are many pubs serving tasty basqueintxos.
Calle Laurel, in the centre of the old town, is the best place for getting bar-hopping. Have a look at our best selection of Logroño's best Tapas Pubs to help you choose where to go. Located in an old building from the eighteenth centuries, the Museo de la Rioja is divided into different periods, from prehistory to pre-Roman periods, right through to Rome, the Middle Ages and modernity.
There are several historic artefacts, all of which can be found in La Rioja, among them the old panels of the renowned San Millán convents, old arrows, sword and spear collection and old Rome mint. San Bartolomé is the oldest of the churches in Logroño. It was erected in the twelfthury. There is an imposing facade decorated with complicated wood engravings, but its most noteworthy characteristic is the belfry, part of the old town walls used for defense, and a viewpoint.
Today, the visitor can ascend to the top of the steeple to enjoy some of the best vistas of the town. Still more impressing than the church San Bartolomé is the Santa Maria de la Redonda church. Building of the dome began in the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries, but it was not completed until the eighteenth and eighteenth centuries.
You are in the Rioja area, so you can't get away without a few bottled of some of the best Spanish wine. The Puente de Piedra (stone bridge), which cuts across the Ebro river from the old town, is one of the city's most famous landmarks. The bridge, also known as San Juan de Ortega Bridge, was built in 1884 and is also the gateway to the town along the Camino de Santiago.
We can' come to La Rioja and not have a good time. Most of the vineyards are located in the country, but the Bodegas de Murrieta is on the outskirts of the town. Murrieta Marquis, who introduced vinification from Bordeaux to La Rioja, established the estate and began producing wines here in 1852.
The Casa de las Ciencias (House of Sciences) of Logroño is located in a distinctive purple and whit buildings on the river Ebro. Paseo del Espolón's beautiful garden is located in the old part of the town. His actual name is Paseo del Príncipe de Vergara, but he was nicknamed Paseo del Espolón because of its similarity to the famous path in Burgos.
They date from the nineteenth centuries and show a large sculpture of General Espartero, who stayed in Logroño until his demise in 1879.