GREEN SPAIN - NORTH COAST TOUR 8 DAYS
|PRICES PER PERSON IN EUROS||FIRST CLASS “A”|
|DOUBLE ROOM||810 €
|SINGLE ROOM||1150 €
|HIGH SEASON SUPPLEMENT (01 Jul. – 30 Sept.)||70 €
Guided visit of Santiago de Compostela and Panoramic sightseeing tours in San Sebastian, Bilbao, Gijon & A Coruña / Tour Escort throughout the whole holiday / Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach / Accommodation at selected class / Daily breakfast.
1st Day (Saturday) MADRID – ZARAGOZA – SAN SAN SEBASTIAN
Departure from Madrid 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, one of the most famous tourist destinations of Basque Country, hometown of an International Film Festival. Panoramic city tour of this marvelous bourgeois city, seeing the extraordinary landscape dominated by the bay and the magnificent Conchas beach. Accommodation.
Dia 2nd Day (Sunday) SAN SEBASTIAN – BILBAO – CASTRO URDIALES – SANTANDER
Breakfast at hotel. We will climb Mount Igueldo to contemplate the marvelous views of the city and then continue towards Bilbao. Panoramic sightseeing tour of Bilbao and free time on the esplanade where The Guggenheim Museum is located, in order to admire this modern arquitectural building. Later on we'll continue 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.
3rd Day (Monday) SANTANDER – SANTILLANA – COVADONGA – OVIEDO
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to Santillana, one of the most important historical artistic towns in Spain. It contains architectural treasures such as the Collegiate of Santa Juiliana, 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 the beautiful church Saint Maria de Naranco, jewel of the pre-romanic asturian arquitecture. Free time to explore Oviedo, most of its streets are pedestrian, where you will be able to see World Heritage sites like the Cathedral, a splendid example of gothic asturian arquitecture. Accommodation.
4th Day (Tuesday) OVIEDO – GIJON – CUDILLERO – LUGO
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to Gijon, panoramic city tour and after that we'll continue to Cudillero, one of the most picturesque fishing villages in Spain. In the afternoon depart to Lugo, which holds one of the most impressive roman ramparts with 2266 metres in circumference and declared World Heritage by UNESCO. Accommodation.
5th Day (Wednesday) LUGO – A CORUÑA
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to La Coruña. Panoramic sightseeing tour through the main avenues of this fabulous town driving by the Marine Avenue to admire the elegance of this city with the typical Galician arquitecture of glass house galleries. Brief stop in one of the wonders of the world, the oldest working lighthouse “Tower of Hercules” dating back from the roman period. Afternoon at leisure where you can assist an optional tour to the Rias Altas (High Estuaries). Accommodation.
6th Day (Thursday) A CORUÑA - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Santiago de Compostela declared World Heritage as it is one of the most important centres of Christian Pilgrimages in Spain as the end of the Camino de Santiago Route (The Way of Saint James) 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. Afternoon free at leisure to explore the narrow cobblestone streets and get the feel of the student atmosphere. Accommodation.
7th Day (Friday) SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – RIAS BAJAS – LA TOJA – VIGO
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure towards one of the most marvelous areas of Galicia, the Rias Bajas (Low Estuaries). 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. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy this lively city or an optional tour to Bayona and Santa Tecla to see the old celtic remains situated on the hill of Santa Tecla and the impressive views of the Miño River and of Portugal. Accommodation.
8th Day (Saturday) VIGO – SALAMANCA – MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Salamanca following the old Silver Route built during the roman times. On arrival, free time in this world renowned city, with one of the oldest universities in Europe, the magnificent Plaza Mayor, the Shells House, old and new Cathedral. Continue towards Villacastin crossing through the Guadarrama mountain range to arrive to Madrid. END OF OUR SERVICE.