Description of the municipality

Villalba de Rioja is a village located on the southern slopes of the Obarenes mountains, right on the border of the provinces of Álava and Burgos.


It is separated from Miranda de Ebro by a short mountain track.


The Esperamalo stream, a tributary of the River Ebro, runs through the village.


A notable landmark is the monument to the cyclist Álvaro Fernández, with some verses from María Piedad Mendizábal on it: “If you are lucky enough to ride through my Rioja one day...


During the hunting season you can find a wide range of species such as partridges, rabbits, quail, hares and roe deer.

42°36′32″N 2°53′16″O

8,96 km²

561 m


Enotouristic Resources

- Iglesia de San Pelayo

- Ermita de la Virgen de los Remedios

- Palacios de los Ruiz del Castillo y de Cirac

Villalba De Rioja ON IMAGES



Places of interest