This Northern Spain adventure combines fine wines, history and monastic elegance.
The Ribeira Sacra is the hidden gem of the wine world: a paradise for wine lovers.
A visit to these vineyards, home to the region’s artisan wines, will see you walk among centuries-old vines. Dating back 2000 years to Roman times, these slopes are home to the Mencía (red) and Godello (white) grape varieties. Discover HERE why these ancient roman vineyards are reopening in Eastern Galicia by THE INDEPENDENT
Then it’s time to see the area from a different perspective. After marvelling at the breathtaking views of the River Sil Canyon, it’s time to take a cruise along its still waters.
As you journey along the river, you will learn about how the wines are produced from the vineyards that stretch along the terraces above you, and then transported by boat to be transformed into wine.
At the end of the day, it’s time to retire to the contemporary elegance your hotel; a converted monastery that dates back to the 7th century. This peaceful retreat combines ancient beauty with luxury hotel service with stunning boutique rooms.