The name Don Luciano Murrieta and García-Ortiz de Lemoine surely doesn’t sound like anything to you, but if I tell you that he was the first Marqués de Murrieta , you start to have an idea. But you still don’t know the true story of this character and his winery 12 km away. from Logroño Is the same thing happening to you with many aspects of the culture and history of Logroño and La Rioja?
Nor is it well known that the current City Hall of Logroño was designed by the famous architect Rafael Moneo or that a Calvary by the Florentine painter is guarded in the Santa María de la Redonda cathedral. Miguel Ángel Buonarroti .
The Palacio de Espartero is currently the Museum of La Rioja and houses one of the jewels of La Rioja, the Tables of San Millán de la Cogolla. The Würth Museum, 16 km. from Logroño, contains a precious collection of great masters of contemporary art such as Picasso, Warhol, Miró or the sculptors Chillida and Jaume Plensa.
In our private tours of Logroño and its surroundings, we also incorporate visits to art galleries and workshops of local painters such as Larry Karlin, Arancha Lanchares or a master of ceramics exhibited at Loewe and visit the photography exhibitions in the Image House or in the City Hall.
Also in classical music we have international references such as the guitarist Pablo Sainz Villegas or the tenor Miguel Olano. As you can see, in our personalized tours through Logroño and its surroundings, we not only drink wine and history but also a lot of culture.
Come drink them with me!