Why study Spanish in La Rioja?

Riojan people are open and they have a very hospitable character that will be very helpful to improve your Spanish.

La Rioja is an important settlement since Medieval Age in the pilgrims’ journey to Santiago de Compostela. This fact has endowed the region with a society enriched by plurality.

It is a region with a very important cultural and natural heritage that put our area at the forefront of Spain. Region which is famous worldwide because its wines and wineries; it maintains a great respect for its history and nature. Monasteries, castles and stone churches contrast with the colours of Rioja’s vineyards.

San Millan

San Millán de la Cogolla

At the skirts or Demanda’s Range, are located the monasteries of San Millan de la Cogolla, Suso and Yuso. With an origin that dates before the 6th century, its artistic, historical and linguistic values made them to be declared as World Heritage Site in 1997. In them, the first historical examples of the Spanish language turned up, the first written expression of the romance language that we know today as Spanish.

Logroño

Logroño, capital of the region of La Rioja is a medium-sized city located in the northwest of Spain. Its social life goes around a monumental neighborhood in its downtown area with important civil and religious monuments. Portales and Laurel streets are also located here, whose international well-known fame is accredited by its more than 65 bars and tapas restaurants, having Logroño been named “Spanish gastronomical capital”.

The city of Logroño is a perfect spot for studying Spanish due to the comfort of its medium size, its green spaces and sports facilities (which earned the title of European City of Sport), its history, its lively social life and its few English language speakers.

Plaza Mercado
fondo turismo

Rioja’s wine

At the skirts or Demanda’s Range, are located the monasteries of San Millan de la Cogolla, Suso and Yuso. With an origin that dates before the 6th century, its artistic, historical and linguistic values made them to be declared as World Heritage Site in 1997. In them, the first historical examples of the Spanish language turned up, the first written expression of the romance language that we know today as Spanish.