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4-Day Northern Spain Tour

4-Day Northern Spain Tour

4 Days/3 Nights From
AU$1,112 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Duration
    4 Days/3 Nights
  • Tour Code
    JUT-19-4738
  • Operating Days
    Wed
4 Days/3 Nights From
AU$1,112 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Duration
    4 Days/3 Nights
  • Tour Code
    JUT-19-4738
  • Operating Days
    Wed
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Tour guide MealMeal Daily breakfastTourTour Panoramic sightseeing tours in San Sebastian and Bilbao. Tour departs from Barcelona.TrainTrain High-speed AVE train Barcelona-Zaragoza (tourist class) TransportationTransportation Air-conditioned luxury coach

Summary

Explore the Green Spain along the Cantabric sea. This escorted tour will take you from Gaudi’s Barcelona into the Bay of Biscay, travelling through seaside San Sebastian and the diverse city of Bilbao, home to Gehry’s celebrated Guggenheim Museum. We will head west to Santander with its famous beach ‘El Sardinero”, and you will have time to visit in Covadonga the Grotto and the World Heritage Cathedral in Oviedo Before heading back to Madrid you will have time to visit the Salamanca University, architectural and artistic wealth.

This tour departs every Wednesday.

2019 & 2020 Departure Dates

April 17 & 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
June 5, 12, 19 & 26
July 10 & 24
August 7 & 21
September 4, 11, 18 & 25
October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
November 20
December 25
January 22, 2020
February 19
March 11 & 25

Itinerary

Day 1, Barcelona - Zaragoza (train) - San Sebastian
Call on Barcelona “Sants” train station to depart by AVE, high speed train to Zaragoza. Meet assistance. Transfer to the city center to join the tour. In the afternoon, we will continue to San Sebastian, it’s one of the most famous tourist destinations where they hold the International Film Festival. Panoramic city tour of this marvel style bourgeois city, seeing the extraordinary landscape dominated by the bay and the magnificent La Concha beach. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 2, San Sebastian – Bilbao – Castro Urdiales – Santander
Breakfast at hotel. We will approach Mount Igueldo, to contemplate the marvellous views of the city and then proceed towards Bilbao. Panoramic driver in Bilbao and free time on the esplanade where The Guggenheim Museum is located in order to admire this modern arquitectural building. Proceed to the old fishing village “Castro Urdiales”. Free time. Departure to Santander, a port city located between the sea and the mountains, well known for its Sardinero Beach, one of the best known beaches in Spain. Free time to stroll through this elegant city. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 3, Santander – Santillana – Covadonga – Oviedo
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to Santillana, it’s one of the most important historical artistic towns in Spain. It contains architectural treasures such as the Collegiate of Santa Juliana, a Jewel of the Romanesque Arquitecture in Cantabria. Continue to Covadonga, where you will have free time to see the Sanctuary and the Grotto where you will see the patroness of Asturias our Lady of Covadonga. In the afternoon, departure to Oviedo, where you will see on a series of hills the beauty of Saint Maria de Naranco Church, Jewel of the pre romanic asturian arquitecture. Free time to explore Oviedo, many of their streets are pedestrian, where you will be able to see World Heritage sites like The Cathedral, a splendid example of gothic asturian arquitecture. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 4, Oviedo – Salamanca - Madrid
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to Salamanca. Short stop and free time in this university city (World Heritage) of great architectural and artistic wealth. Continue to Madrid. End of services.

Inclusions

  • Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • High-speed AVE rail ticket from Barcelona to Zaragoza (tourist class)
  • Transfer from Madrid train station to the hotel
  • Panoramic sightseeing tours in San Sebastian and Bilbao.
  • Tour escort during the tour, except on the high speed AVE train journey the tour escort service is not available.
  • Accommodation at first class hotels
  • Daily breakfast

Exclusions

  • Any other service not specified

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