The town of Ezcaray slots into the Oja valley in the Sierra de la Demanda, on the banks of the River Oja. It offers travellers an ideal landscape for peace and quiet, trekking, skiing and mountain sports. It is also a strategic point to visit the most emblematic artistic, historical and cultural places in the beautiful La Rioja province.
Ezcaray is noted for its traditional, avant-garde and seasonal cuisine. The Town has a number of restaurants, the cofee shops and bars, located in the squares and streets of Ezcaray, créate a lively ambience, serving a whole range of tapas, either at the bar or on the terraces.
Ezcaray is considered to be the “Leading tourist destination in La Rioja”, and a venue for a number of events: International Jazz Festival, Mycological workshops, Traditional Medieval Festivals, Exhibitions and Plays, Mountain Tours and Races, amongst others
The textile tradition in Ezcaray dates back to the 15th century. The nationally and internationally recognised “Mantas de Ezcaray” blanket Factory is a must-visit. This Factory, dating back to 1930, offers hand-crafted blankets, cushions, shawls and scarves, all made from mohair.