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8-Day Northern Spain and Galicia

8-Day Northern Spain and Galicia

8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$1,263 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Duration
    8 Days/7 Nights
  • Tour Code
    JUT-18-4733
  • Operating Days
    Wed
8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$1,263 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Duration
    8 Days/7 Nights
  • Tour Code
    JUT-18-4733
  • Operating Days
    Wed
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedAdmission Admission Entrance to monuments includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Tour guide MealMeal Breakfast includedTourTour Guided tours in Northern Spain and Galicia. TransportationTransportation Air-conditioned luxury coach

Summary

Explore the beautiful regions of Northern Spain and Galicia with this extensive 8-day tour. Visit San Sebastian, Bilbao, Santillana, La Coruna and more. Guaranteed departures on Wednesday.

2018 Guaranteed Departures

April 11
May 2, 23 & 30
June 6, 13, 20 & 27
July 11 & 25
August 8 & 22
September 5 & 19
October 3, 10 & 17

Itinerary

Day 1, Madrid – Zaragoza – San Sebastian
Departure from the bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente at 08:30 a.m. Towards Zaragoza. Free time to visit the Basilica of Our Lady of The Pilar, patroness of Hispanity and stroll through the old streets of Zaragoza. In the afternoon we will continue to San Sebastian, its one of the most famous tourist destinations where they hold the Internation Film Festival. Panoramic city tour of this french style bourgeois city, seeing the extraordinary landscape dominated by the bay and the magnificent Conchas beach.

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 architectural 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.

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 Architecture 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 Romanesque asturian architecture. 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 architecture. Accommodation

Day 4, Oviedo – Lugo – La Coruña
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to the Galician region. Arrive to Lugo. Free time to be able to contemplate the Roman remains that still retains like its walls, declared World Heritage. Continuation to La Coruña. Brief panoramic driver through the main avenues of this fabulous town driving by the Marine Avenue to admire the elegance of this city with the typical Galician architecture of glass house galleries. Brief stop in one of the wonders of the world the oldest working lighthouse the “Tower of Hercules” dating back from the roman period. Afternoon at leisure where you can assist an optional tour to the Rias Altas. Accommodation.

Day 5, La Coruña – Santiago de Compostela
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to Santiago de Compostela declared World Heritage as it is one of the most important centre of Christian Pilgrimages in Spain as the end of the Camino de Santiago route built during the Roman Empire. City tour where we will see the main square called Obradoiro and also the Cathedral (entrance included) dedicated to the Apostle Santiago. Balance of the day at leisure to explore the narrow cobblestone streets and get the feel of the student atmosphere. Accommodation

Day 6, Santiago De Compostela – Rias Bajas – La Toja – Vigo
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure towards one of the most marvellous areas of Galicia, the Rias Bajas (Spanish Fjords). Driving through this magnificent landscape we will arrive to La Toja Island, universally known for its spa. Free time and continue to the Ria de Arosa, passing through Pontevedra to arrive to Vigo, situated in the middle of the Rias Baixas. Accommodation

Day 7, Vigo – Viana Do Castelo – Braga – Porto
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the Portuguese border. Arrive to Viana do Castelo, city located between the mouth of the river Miño and Porto. Free time and continue to Braga. Short stop and continue to Porto. Accommodation.

Day 8, Porto - Salamanca - Madrid
Breakfast. Panoramic sightseeing tour of Porto, considered World Heritage city. We admire the Cathedral, Stock Exchange building and Santa Clara church. Departure to the Spanish border to arrive to Salamanca. Short stop and free time in this university city (World Heritage) of great architectural and artistic wealth. Continue to Madrid. End of service.

Inclusions

  • Panoramic sightseeing tours of San Sebastian, Bilbao and La Coruña 
  • Guided city tours of Santiago de Compostela and Porto
  • Tour guide
  • Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast

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