Cirueña is strategically located in the heart of the Pilgrim’s Way to Santiago de Compostela, and is well connected by excellent roads.
Its church stands on the ruins of the Monastery of San Andrés, a pre-Romanesque temple from the 10th century. There is a forest of hundred-year-old oak trees.
In Cirueña, in an exceptional bio-climatic and scenic setting, is the Rioja Alta Golf Club, an 18-hole golf course and magnificent restaurant. It is one of the most beautiful courses in northern Spain, set in an extensive area of woodland with centuries-old oak trees and magnificent lakes.
Santo Domingo de la Calzada (5 mins) which has a 12th century Romanesque Cathedral, cloister, unique Baroque tower, museum, monumental old town and its famous Medieval Market of the Camino in December.
Cañas (7 mins) There we can see the Cistercian Monastery in Gothic style, “Monasterio de la Luz”, a national monument from the 13th century with a neoclassical cloister and a very valuable museum.
Canillas (7 mins) with the restored Manso de Zuñiga Palace and 15th century parish church.
San Torcuato (10 mins) with an aerodrome for baptisms, beginners, photography or recreational flights.
San Millan de la Cogolla (11 mins) with the 10th century Monasteries of Suso and Yuso, the birthplace of Castilian and of the first writings in Basque. World Heritage Site and spiritual reserve.
Ezcaray (15 mins) along excellent roads we reach this town located in the heart of the mountains. It has the Valdezcaray ski resort and excellent gastronomy.
Briones (20 mins) where you can visit the beautiful Dinastía Vivanco winery.
Haro (20 mins) with its cultural Wine Route, home to the most important wine cellars of Spain in La Rioja, monumental old town. Its festivities in June and September are of tourist interest and its famous Wine Battle on June 29th.
Nájera: Special mention to its town, cradle of kings and its magnificent Monastery of Santa Maria la Real.
what to do in cirueña
Hiking, Cycling Routes
Nature, Oak, beech, pine and wild cherry forests
Historical cultural routes
Excellent landscapes to photograph.
Rest and tranquillity