Bilbao and the Basque Country Sights


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Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Enter the Sierra de la Demanda by heading south from Santo Domingo de la Calzada on LR111. Your first stop is the town of Ezcaray, with its aristocratic houses emblazoned with family crests, of which the Palacio del Conde de Torremúzquiz (Palace of the Count of Torremúzquiz) is the most distinguished. Good excursions from here are the Valdezcaray ski station; the source of the Río Oja at Llano de la Casa; La Rioja's highest point, the 7,494-foot Pico de San Lorenzo; and the Romanesque church of Tres Fuentes, at Valgañón. The hamlet is famous for its wild mushroom–gathering residents—and the resulting tapas, too.

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Ezcaray, La Rioja, 26280, Spain

Published 08/18/2015


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