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Monte CantabriaHill2km
Campo de Golf La Grajera Golf5km
Bridge of MantibleBridges7km
Logrono-Agoncillo AirportAirports11km
Aguas Mansas CastleCastles 13km
Parroquia de San EstebanReligion13km
Clavijo CastleCastles 13km
Parroquia de Los Santos Servando Y German de UrunuReligion21km
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Category: Cities, Local time: 04:06:22, Altitude: 389m, Official WWW website:

Logrono is a city in Spain . It is situated in the north of the country, in the autonomous community and province of La Rioja. Today the city has a population of about 145 000 people. Logrono is known for its surrounding vineyards, from which the famous Rioja wine is made. The city is also crossed by the most famous branch of the St. James´ Way.

About the City

Logrono is a pleasing city, suitable for lovers of good food and wine. It is actually an important Spanish gastronomy center. Apart from that Logrono offers many interesting sights. Among the most popular we can name the Con-Cathedral de Santa María de la Redonda, the remains of the Muralla del Revellín fortress, the fountain de la Gran Vía, Parlamento de La Rioja and the church Santa María de Palacio. In the city there are several religious monuments. The most famous street is Calle Portales and the most popular square is Plaza del Mercado. Logrono can boast several parks. The most beautiful ones are Carmen park, park del Ebro and park de la Ribera. If you want to learn something about the history of the city or of its environs, visit the Museo de La Rioja.

Rioja Wine

Logrono is the center of Rioja wine trade. Grapevine was grown in the environs already by the Romans. The first documented trace of viticulture dates back to 873. Today the environs are a renowned viticultural area. Besides white and red wine, rosé is produced there. In the environs of Logrono there are supposedly more than 14 000 vineyards and 150 winemakers.

Tourist Services and Entertainment

Logrono offers enough accommodation options. You can find the basic offer HERE . Logrono is a popular gourmand center. There are several high-quality restaurants. You can find more than 50 tapas restaurants in the city as well as several wine bars and wine shops. Calle del Laurel is the most well-known street with restaurants, bars and wine bars. Logrono hosts several public holidays, festivities and festivals throughout the year. Among the most famous ones belong the San Barnabás celebration, which takes place on 11th June, and the San Mateo celebration, which takes place every year from 20th to 26th September. The theater and music festival, which takes place in the first week of January, is also popular. Santa María de la Esperanza is the patron saint of the city.

History

Logrono originated from a settlement established by the Romans. Since the 10th century the city belonged to the kings of Castile and Navarre. In 1609-1610 the witch tribunal had its seat there.

Transport

Logrono is easily accessible. It is actually situated by the highway and railway connecting Catalonia and Aragon with the Basque Country and the Atlantic coast. The city is connected with highways A-12 and AP-68 (E-804) . The closest airport is Logrono-Agoncillo and it is situated a couple of kilometers east of the city.

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Information and Facts

GPS: 42.4667, -2.45
Altitude: 389 m
Population: 200,000
Nearest airport: Logrono-Agoncillo Airport, 15 km
Last update: Oct 21, 2012 2:15:39 PM

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