Christmas is approaching and after a year full of vicissitudes in which we have not been able to travel as we would have liked, we have the Sierra de Valdezcaray at hand, which in winter offers us a great offer.

After two years in which skiing has not been able to develop in a normal way, the slopes of the Ezcaray resort were finally opened on December 4. The winter sport in our area offers a fantastic plan in the resort with an incredible amount of slopes in which we can say that we are at the level of the best resorts in Spain.

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La Rioja is a perfect place to enjoy mycology. You have many areas for harvesting.

Autumn is finally here, not only because of the dates but also because of the temperatures and colors typical of the time. For lovers of mycology, La Rioja and more specifically the Ezcaray valley are perfect for looking for mushrooms and enjoying the wonderful surroundings of the valley.
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Autumn time of harvest and the bellowing, and from Casa Masip we want to highlight the season.

From Casa Masip we want to value the autumn season. At this time two very important phenomena take place in La Rioja, the bellowing of the deer and the grape harvest..
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Plan your trip as a couple

Summer is coming to an end, family plans, crowded beaches and the oppressive heat on many of our beaches are left behind. Now it’s time to make a plan as a couple away from the noise and wrapped in an autumnal setting in the Ezcaray valley.
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Our children are on vacation and the best thing we can do as parents is to actively enjoy the holidays with them. After a difficult year, it is already summer, at this time of year we all have high hopes since last year was even worse.

In Ezcaray we are going to talk about nature, culture, adventure and sports and of course about gastronomy.


With them, we will first have to know the church of Santa María la Mayor, where we will have guides and guided tours that made our visit more enjoyable and thus the children will be able to learn a little as well as have fun and admire its beauty.


With children we have to do non-stop activities that is why we want to talk to you about the Via Verde del Oja, it is a great route that can be done hiking or can also be done by bike, an interesting topic since with the little ones, make life in bicycle has a plus, they will enjoy it more. Much of the journey we will do next to the river which will add a point of beauty and adventure to the plan.

For the little ones we can have a picnic at any point of this walk.

We should not miss the ski resort in summer, which takes on an adventurous life that has nothing to envy to winter. In Valdezcaray we can enjoy incredible bike routes as the snow gives way to some incredible bike paths.

Children prefer the bike to walk and for them it is much more fun and enjoyable, with them we will remember many paths of a simple level that is ideal for them. Also in this incredible landscape of rivers, forests and mountains, you will be able to see different animals.


If it is very hot we can always cool off in the pools that are when entering Ezcaray.

Finally, we cannot forget gastronomy, children also know how to enjoy it, supervised of course and by their parents. Precisely here at Casa Masip we know what little ones like. In our menu, children always bet on our tapas and portions such as ham croquettes or the delicious potato omelette with alegrías. Another classic of the little ones is the chicken breast with béchamel sauce. They are important to us and we also have dishes for them, although you may not believe that many older people also take it. We have exclusive dishes for children such as macaroni with chorizo ​​and tomato. On this day when the plan with our children will be the protagonist, we will be able to give value to our desserts, especially those chosen by the little ones. chocolate cake, orange pudding or rice pudding.

We are waiting for you at Casa Masip with your little ones so that everyone in the family has a great time without distinguishing between young and old

The Ezcaray valley is a spectacular area to make a rural getaway, cool that invites you to do sports, to walk, eat well, and of course it invites you to stay there and not in the big cities where in summer you can not be. For years the beach seemed to be the only possible destination in summer, but it is proven that there are places where the plan is the site and this is Ezcaray.
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La Rioja is a land that has been the subject of settlements by all the peoples that have passed through there. Calahorra has a memorable Roman past, pedestrian streets full of monuments and places of interest, such as the Cathedral, the Episcopal Palace, and numerous churches and monasteries. The Arabs also left their legacy, as in the battle of Clavijo or the white horse of Santiago, giving way to a long medieval tradition.
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Some places where you can eat the Rioja as soon as they leave us

When we talk about La Rioja, inadvertently we all think about wine, it is logical, we are talking about one of the best regions in the world related to wine. Fortunately, wine must be enjoyed with a good meal, and La Rioja is a region that is going to offer us an incredible gastronomic offer.
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