Set in La Rioja’s famous wine country, Hotel Los Calaos de Briones is located in the medieval town of Briones. It has individually decorated rooms overlooking the surrounding countryside, and a restaurant serving traditional Riojan cuisine. Each spacious room at Hotel Los Calaos de Briones has brightly coloured décor, and some rooms feature beamed ceilings and four-poster beds. All accommodation has heating, a desk and a flat-screen TV. Rooms offer views of the Sierra Cantabria or La Demanda Mountains, the town of Briones, or the surrounding vineyards. Some have a balcony. Los Calaos’ à la carte restaurant offers a set menu, including local wine. Gluten-free menus are available. You can later relax in the hotel’s lounge. The surrounding area is ideal for hiking, cycling, fishing and horse riding. Valdezcaray Ski Resort can be reached in 20 minutes by car, while the Basque coastline, Bilbao and San Sebastián are within 87 miles of the hotel.