Barcelona-Zaragoza-San Sebastian-Bilbao-Santander-Santillana-Covadonga-Oviedo-Gijon-Lugo-La Coruna-Santiago de Campostela-Rias Bajas-Vigo
2018 regular departures Sun: Mar 18 to Nov 04
Supplement: $111 pp for July to October departures
Small group tour departure: May 13. Jun 10. Sep 9. Oct 7.
Supplement: $111 pp for Sep & Oct departures
Note: small group tours are English-speaking only and are guaranteed to depart from min. 10 pax. Maximum participants allowed is 25.
Optional: departure from Madrid on request
day 01 sun Barcelona - Zaragoza - San Sebastian
Own arrangements to the coach terminal to depart at 08.00. We head towards Zaragoza, where we will do a short stop. Then, we continue to San Sebastian for dinner and overnight.
day 02 mon San Sebastian-Bilbao-Santillana-Santander
After breakfast, we depart to Bilbao for a short panoramic tour to admire the Guggenheim Museum building. We continue to Santillana del Mar, city considered as a National Monument. We will do a short stop before driving to Santander for dinner and overnight.
day 03 tue Santander-Covadonga-Oviedo
In the morning, depart through Picos de Europa Mountains through splendid landscapes. Upon arrival in Covadonga, you will have some free time to visit the Shrine. Then, we continue to Oviedo for dinner and overnight.
day 04 wed Oviedo-Gijon-Lugo
Today, we head to Gijon, the second capital of the region of Asturias. We will go on a short panoramic tour. Afterwards, we continue through the areas of Luarca, Ribadeo and Lugo in the Region of Galicia. Enjoy dinner in the evening.
day 05 thu Lugo-La Coruna
After breakfast, we depart to La Coruna for a short panoramic tour. In the afternoon, you will have some time at leisure so you can join an optional excursion to the Rias Altas through typcal villages as Pontedeume, Betanzos. Enjoy dinner in the evening.
day 06 fri La Coruna-Santiago de Compostela
In the morning, we depart to Santiago de Compostela. We will go on a city tour of this legendary pilgrimage town including Plaza del Obradoiro and the Cathedral. The afternoon is at leisure. Enjoy dinner in the evening.
day 07 sat Santiago-Rias Bajas-Vigo
This morning depart for the area of the Spanish Fjords (Rias Bajas), through splendid landscapes: La Toja Island, ria de Arosa and Pontevedra. Optional excursion to Santa Tecla and Valenca do Mino across the Portuguese border. Continue to Vigo for dinner and overnight.
day 08 sun Vigo-Madrid
We will begin our journey through the Galician Mountains to return to Madrid crossing the Castilian region. (This journey could be operated by train VIGO / MADRID). Your tour comes to an end upon arrival in Madrid.
Inclusions: twin share in 4* accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily, deluxe coach, multilingual tour escort, local tour guides, entries to monuments visited on tour and porterage for one piece of luggage per person.
Hotels: 4* San Sebastian-Silken Amara Plaza, Santander-Santemar, Oviedo-Exe Oviedo, Lugo-Gran Hotel Lugo, La Coruna-Tryp Coruna, Santiago-Hesperia Peregrino, Vigo-Ciudad de Vigo (or similar)