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Elciego Vacations & Travel

Elciego Vacations

Spain’s Basque Country boasts breathtaking beaches, world-class cuisine, an independent spirit, what is believed to be the oldest living language in Europe, Euskara, and two Frank Gehry-designed structures, the most famous being the Guggenheim Museum in Bilboa. However, the world-renowned architect also designed the Hotel Marqués de Riscal, a unique and ultra-contemporary building in historic Elciego that is the town's most iconic structure.

Region: Spain

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Hotel Marques de Riscal, a Luxury Collection Hotel

Hotel Marques de Riscal, a Luxury Collection Hotel

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The Hotel Marques de Riscal, a Luxury Collection Hotel was designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. Its avant-garde, neoclassical style permeates throughout, providing splendor, joy, and surprise around every corner.

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Elciego is a picturesque stone village in the revered Rioja wine-production region. This jewel of the Basque Country is home to a cornucopia of wineries, and wine tasting is at the top of the list for many of its visitors.

What to see

Hotel Marqués de Riscal – A stunning creation of visionary architect Frank Gehry, Hotel Marqués de Riscal is a 21st-century chateau located next to the Marqués de Riscal Winery. The hotel is also home to a Michelin-starred restaurant. Church of San Andres – This historic 16th-century stone church dominates the Elciego skyline and is located near the Hotel Marqués de Riscal. Bodegas Valdelana – This family-owned, award-winning winery has been making wine for 14 generations in Elciego. Bodegas Valdelana features a wine cellar dating back to the 15th century and a museum.