North Spain plus Portugal Tour
Duration: 12 days, 11 nights
Highlights: Madrid,Zaragoza,San Sebastian,Bilbao,Santander,Santillana,Torrelavega,Covadonga
Departures: Every Sundays, from 02 April 2017 to 15 October 2017
Tour price: $1940 per person
Day 1. MADRID-ZARAGOZA-SAN SEBASTIAN
Departure from Madrid our bus Terminal at 8:00 a.m. to Zaragoza. Short stop. Continuation to San Sebastian. Dinner and accommodations.
Day 2. SAN SEBASTIAN-BILBAO-SANTANDER-SANTILLANA-TORRELAVEGA
Breakfast. Departure to Bilbao. Short panoramic tour to admire the Guggenheim Museum building. Continuation to Santander. Free time. In the afternoon departure to Santillana del Mar, medieval village considered as a National Monument. Short stop and continue to Torrelavega. Dinner and accommodations.
Day 3. TORRELAVEGA-COVADONGA-OVIEDO
Breakfast. Departure through Picos de Europa mountains through splendid landscapes. Arrival to Covadonga with free time to visit the Shrine and continuation to Oviedo. Dinner and accommodations.
Day 4. OVIEDO-GIJON-LUGO
Breakfast. Departure to Gijón the second capital of the region of Asturias. Short panoramic tour and continuation to Luarca, Ribadeo and Lugo in the Region of Galicia. Dinner and accommodations.
Day 5. LUGO-LA CORUÑA
Breakfast. Departure to La Coruña. Short panoramic tour. In the afternoon optional excursion to the Rías Altas through typical villages as Pontedeume, Betanzos, etc. Dinner and accommodations.
Day 6. LA CORUÑA-SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Breakfast. Departure to Santiago de Compostela. City tour of this legendary pilgrimage town, Plaza del Obradoiro, Cathedral, etc. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodations.
Day 7. SANTIAGO-RIAS BAJAS-VIGO
Breakfast and departure for the area of the Spanish Fjords (Rias Bajas), through splendid landscapes: La Toja Island, ría de Arosa and Pontevedra. Optional excursion to Santa Tecla and Valença do Miño across the Portuguese border. Continuation to Vigo. Dinner and accommodations.
Day 8. VIGO-SALAMANCA
Breakfast and departure to the region of Castilla-León via Zamora. Arrival to the monumental city of Salamanca. Time free to know its old quarters and Plaza Mayor. Dinner and accommodations.
Day 9. SALAMANCA-COIMBRA
Breakfast and departure to Ciudad Rodrigo and the Portuguese border to continue via Guarda towards Coimbra, site of one of the oldest universities in Europe and birthplace of Fado, the music of Portugal. Dinner and accommodations.
Day 10. COIMBRA-FATIMA-LISBON
Breakfast. Departure to Fatima, important pilgrimage center. Time free to visit the Shrine and afterwards continuation to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal located at the mouth of river Tagus. Accommodations. Optional night tour to attend a show of Fado, typical Portuguese songs and music.
Day 11. LISBON
Breakfast and accommodations. Morning city sightseeing tour: old Alfama Quarter, Tower of Belem, Monastery of Los Jeronimos, etc. Afternoon at leisure. Optional tour to Sintra, Cascais and Estoril.
Day 12. LISBON-CACERES-MADRID
Breakfast. Departure to the border with Spain and continuation to Caceres. Time at leisure to know its Plaza Mayor and to walk through the old city and its famous medieval quarter, very well preserved and considered as World Heritage place. Lunch at your own. Continuation to Madrid. Arrival and end of services.
PRICE & DEPARTURE DATES
|Departure Period||Per Person Double Occupancy|
|Every Sundays, from 02 April 2017 to 15 October 2017||$1940|
|San Sebastián||Silken Amara Plaza||First Class|
|Torrelavega||Torresport Spa||First Class|
|Oviedo||Gran Hotel Regente||First Class|
|Lugo||Gran Hotel Lugo||First Class|
|La Coruña||Tryp Coruña||First Class|
|Santiago||Gran Hotel Santiago||First Class|
|Vigo||Hesperia Vigo||First Class|
|Salamanca||NH Palacio Castellanos/||First Class|
|Catalonia Plaza Mayor||First Class|
|Coimbra||Tryp Coimbra||First Class|
|LisboN||Olissippo Marquês de Sá||First Class|
- Guided visits according to the program
- English speaking Tour Manager during the whole trip
- Air conditioned deluxe motor coach
- Daily breakfast
- Entrance fees
- Travel Insurance & travel bag
- 11 Nights Hotel Accommodation
- Gratuities to cruise and tour staff
- All items of a personal nature (laundry, taxis, etc.)
- Beverages (except for those served with meals during cruise).
- Visa fees