Laguardia is a small hilltop town dating back from the medieval ages. This walled town houses a famous church, Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Reyes, which also has a lovely garden overlooking the valley of Rioja. San Juan Gate, one of the entry points to the city is a beautiful example of Gothic 14th century watchtower. It is fully conserved in its original state. The church of Santa María de Berberana is also worth a visit. Just outside of the walls of the city, there are a number of miradors, where you can sit and enjoy the stunning views.
Places to eat in Laguardia
Restaurante Amelibia: Right outside of the historic center. Delicious. Great views of Rioja vineyards.
Posada Mayor de Migueloa: If you want to eat in the narrow streets within the walled city, this is a good choice. This places adds creativity to traditional food and is situated in a former palace. (Tel: 00 34 945 621175; mayordemigueloa.com; Mayor de Migueloa 20, Laguardia)
El Collado: This hotel-restaurant is situated in an old castillo right at the border walls of Laguardia.