The diversity of landscapes in La Rioja, the mountains and the rivers, the natural spaces, the walk ways, paths and forest tracks, besides the fauna, it offers multiple possibilities to do sports activities in the nature, which complement the posibility of rural and cultural tourism.
The mountains of the Sistema Iberico allow you to practise snow sports in winter and mountain routes and hiking all the year round. Valdezcaray's Ski resort, is full of the Riojan skiers and from near regions.
In the waters of Cameros's Reservoir, you can perform diferent sports activities: fishing boat sailing, piragüas and windsurfing, the rivers iregua and najerilla are also a good plase to go decent canoeing.
The network of paths of La Rioja allows to cross the most attractive natural landscapes, from Santiago up to the Path of the Great Tour GR-93 that goes up along the mountain tops from Ezcaray to Cornago, or the Green Routes of the Cidacos and of the Oja, taking advantage of the tracings of former railroads. The classic mountain routes reach 28 mountain tops that are over 2.000 meters of altitude.
In Nájera's proximities you can reache the mountain Moncalvillo through Sotés, Camprovín, Ledesma, Pedroso etc. across routes of oaks, holm oaks and beeches
You can also do climbing activities, mountain biking, speology, paragliding, hang-gliding, horse riding, hunting and fishing complete an interesting offer of sports activities in the nature for all tastes and during the whole year.