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Road Bike Route in La Rioja
FUENTES del VINO SUR

The southern half of the route FUENTES del VINO
3 exceptional days of cycling among vineyards and mountains. Vineyards of La Rioja, Montaña Alavesa and Sierra de Cameros.

This course develops halfway between the cliffs of the Sierra de Cantabria to the North and forests and meadows of the Iberian system in the South. In the Middle; La Rioja, endless vineyards, modern wineries, historic towns full of history and traditional architecture and the Ebro River, the old "Iber" of the Romans who gave name to the Iberian peninsula.

mapa de ruta
mapa de ruta

Standar Option
Distance: 273km   Unevenness: 3.950m

Stage 1: Laguardia - Logroño
Distance: 82km   Unevenness: 1.460m

Stage 2: Logroño - Montenegro de Cameros
Distance: 82km   Unevenness: 1.380m

Stage 3: Montenegro de Cameros - Laguardia
Distance: 109km   Unevenness: 1.110m


PLUS Option
Distance: 431km   Unevenness: 6.600m

Stage 1: Laguardia - Logroño
Distance: 158km   Unevenness: 2.740m

Stage 2: Logroño - Quintanar de la Sierra
Distance: 141km   Unevenness: 2.300m

Stage 3: Quintanar de la Sierra - Laguardia
Distance: 132km   Unevenness: 1.560m


mapa Fuentes SUR
mapa Fuentes SUR

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Stage 1: Laguardia - Logroño
Distance: 82km   Unevenness: 1.460m

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Stage 1: Laguardia - Logroño
Distance: 158km   Unevenness: 2.740m

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Stage 2: Logroño - Montenegro de Cameros
Distance: 82km   Unevenness: 1.380m

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Stage 2: Logroño - Quintanar de la Sierra
Distance: 141km   Unevenness: 2.300m

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Stage 3: Montenegro de Cameros - Laguardia
Distance: 109km   Unevenness: 1.110m

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Stage 3: Quintanar de la Sierra - Laguardia
Distance: 132km   Unevenness: 1.560m

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Multimedia and/or description of the route

Herrera mountain pass

Herrera mountain pass, the "fearsome" kilometer 12%. (Cicloturista Vitoria 2016)

After the harvest.

kilometre to 11%

Herrera mountain pass, the "a little less fearsome" kilometre to 11%. (Cicloturista Vitoria 2016). We are not in the Picos de Europa, we are in La Rioja.

Mansilla

The village of Mansilla returns to light after years under water. PLUS option.

banks of the Ebro

Scenes of the route on the banks of the Ebro.

Ebro river

Just a few kilometres away from Logroño, the Ebro river is already a solitary River.

Duero river

Past Vinuesa, in the province of Soria, the Duero river is the boss. -Option PLUS-

Hermitage of Lomos de Orios

If the stage is short, in Villoslada de Cameros we can extend it to the singular Hermitage of Lomos de Orios. A soft port of 8.5 kilometers which introduces us even more in the Sierra Cebollera.

Cameros Range

Cameros Range, descending the Port of Montenegro towards Viniegras de arriba.

Quintanar de la Sierra

We arrived to Quintanar de la Sierra, our PUNTO BIKE in Burgos. Wild pines monopolize the landscape. -Option PLUS-

Cantabria Range

Cantabria Range, nearly ubiquitous decorated in FUENTES del VINO SUR.

Camero Viejo

The route goes deep into the Camero Viejo Range.

Ascent to Sancho Leza

Road patched during the ascent to Sancho Leza. Climbing up no matter.

Santa Ines mountain pass

Reaching the top of Santa Ines mountain pass in the middle of Iberian Range, 1753 meters, the roof of today if we follow the PLUS option.

Davalillo Castle

Cantabria Range and Davalillo Castle in the vicinity of San Vicente de la Sonsierra. -Option PLUS-

Laguna Negra de Neila

Ascending to the Laguna Negra de Neila, a myth of the Spanish cycling and, of course, the "bone" of today's stage. The port begins practically in the same Quintanar de la Sierra. -Option PLUS-

Demanding ramps

13 km with demanding ramps that occasionally bite up to 17%.

Laguna Negra

Laguna Negra de Neila view from the top of the port. 1872 metres above sea level.

Medieval bridge

Medieval bridge over the Ebro as it passes through San Vicente de la Sonsierra in the PLUS option.

Quiet roads

Quiet roads in the Montaña Alavesa.

Panoramic view over the Montaña Alavesa

Panoramic view over the Montaña Alavesa seen from the Paso del Toro in the Sierra de Cantabria. In first plane Lagrán and Villaverde, points of passage of the first stage Fuentes del Vino Sur, in the background the natural park of Izki.

Section 5-star

Section 5-star between San Vicente de la Sonsierra and Elciego.

Mansilla reservoir

Sometimes drought retrieves the past. Mansilla reservoir. -Option PLUS-

Peloton in San Millán

Rain over the peloton in San Millán de la Cogolla.
La Rioja Tour 2017

descending Montenegro mountain pass

Cameros Range, descending Montenegro mountain pass towards Viniegras de arriba.

Fuentes del Vino_Monasterio San Millan

Monasterio de Yuso -San Millán de la Cogolla- World Heritage site, third and last stage of FUENTES del VINO SUR.

Monasterio San Millan - Suso

San Millán de la Cogolla, Monastery of Suso "on top", 1500 years of history.

Harvest season

Daily scene in the harvest season.

Wineries of Marqués de Riscal

Laguardia from Elciego, end of the third stage. In the foreground wineries of Marqués de Riscal.

Viewpoin of La Rioja

The "balcony of La Rioja" excellent vantage point located close to the top of the puerto de Herrera.

Macán Wineries

Winter vineyards of Macán Wineries - Rothschild Vega-Sicilia - under the Sierra de Cantabria.

Laguardia La Nuit

Laguardia La Nuit, beginning and end of the route.

This is FUENTES del VINO, Just an invitation.

Downloads and altimetrys

Download the full track: Standar Option

GPX file for GPS devices: Download

KML file to view in Google Earth: Download

ZIP file to ensure the download: Download



Download the full track: PLUS Option

GPX file for GPS devices: Download

KML file to view in Google Earth: Download

ZIP file to ensure the download: Download



Altimetrys in altimetrias.net and other webpages:

Herrera in altimetrias.net

Sancho Leza in altimetrias.net

Las Viniegras in altimetrias.net

Rivas de Tereso in altimetrias.net

Santa Inés in altimetrias.net

Lagunas de Neila in altimetrias.net

Wikiloc route map

If you want to see the route on wikiloc website click on the green icon on the map

If you want to see the route on wikiloc website click on the green icon on the map

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