|Most expensive month:||July|
|Average price in La Rioja:||$49/night|
|Cheapest price found:||$8/night|
|Most expensive day:||Saturday|
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Framed by the Sierra de Velasco’s towering peaks, La Rioja’s showcases a rich heritage and burgeoning wine growers. Dating back to the 16th century, La Rioja is home to beautiful Spanish architecture, fascinating museums and family-run bodegas.
Experience the enormity of La Rioja’s imposing Cathedral of San Nicolas de Bari. Admire the neo-Byzantine facade before admiring the cathedral’s beautiful frescoes and stained-glass windows. Afterwards, stroll through the landscaped gardens of Plaza 25 de Mayo.
Drive through a whimsical red landscape on the Cuesta de Miranda, a high mountain pass that clings to the cliff face at an elevation of 2,000 metres. Catch glimpses of the rose-coloured Los Colorados Mountains against the contrasting snow-capped Mount Famatina as you meander through Chilecito Valley, then stop for a winery tour and tastings at Bodega La Riojana.
Discover the surreal red-rock formations of Ischigualasto and Talampaya national parks. These two desert parks span over 270,000 hectares and are home to the world's most complete collection of fossil records from the Triassic Period. Walk beneath the spectacular 150-metre-high Talampaya Canyon and pitch a tent beneath the starry night sky.
Do you enjoy immersing yourself in local culture? Discover the traditions and stories of the native La Rioja people at the Folklóric Museum. The elegant 17th-century museum features musical instruments, traditional clothing, ceramics and furniture.
La Rioja is a 15-minute drive or taxi ride from Capitán Vicente Almandos Almonacid Airport. While the city is easily explored on foot, a rental car is needed to venture further afield.
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