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10 Days Galicia and North of Portugal (Bus + Train)
10 days / 9 nights

RETAIL PRICE PER PERSON IN EUROS

SUPERIOR “T”

SUPERIOR PLUS “A”

IN TWIN

1375

1465

IN SINGLE

2060

2175

HIGH SEASON SUPPLEMENT (Jul. 01 to Sep. 30)

25

25

SUPPLEMENT DEPARTURE

 

March 23’ 21

25

25

 

Guaranteed departures on selected Tuesdays

 

April:

14 & 28

October:

06, 13 & 20

May:

05, 12 19

November:

24

June:

09, 16 & 23

December

29

July:

14 & 28

January’ 21:

19

August:

04 & 25

February’ 21:

16

September:

01, 08 & 22

March’ 21:

16 & 23

Guided city tours in Santiago and panoramic city tours as per the itinerary / Tour escort during the tour / Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach / high speed AVE train Barcelona-Madrid (tourist class) / Accommodation at selected class and daily breakfast / Airport & Station transfers as per the itinerary / Travel insurance.

 

Program:

1st Day (Tue.) BARCELONA

Meet and greet at the airport. Take a transfer to your hotel. Rest of the ay is at leisureAccommodation at the hotel

 

2nd Day (Wed.) BARCELONA

Breakfast at the hotel. Call on Julia Travel bus terminal (Balmes, 5) at 08:00 for a morning Highlights city tour of Barcelona. Half-day sightseeing tour around Barcelona that will allow you to discover the history of the city while visiting some of the most important places in a comfortable and easy way. The first part of the visit consists in a guided walking tour through the small and narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, the oldest part of the city. During this early visit we will see Las Ramblas, de Cathedral Square, The Cathedral (free time to visit the Cathedral by yourself), the Old Jewish Quarter, among other interesting places. Later we will take our bus to start with a panoramic tour around the rest of the city. We will pass through the elegant Passeig de Gràcia Street, where there are located two of the most important Gaudi’s buildings (Casa Batlló and Casa Milà “la Pedrera”), the Triumph Arc, the Olympic Village and the Olympic Port. For the next part of the visit we will access to the Montjuic Mountain. This is an important place because was the main scenery of the Olympic Games in the 1992. We will see the Olympic stadium from the bus and later we will have the opportunity to enjoy the panoramic views of the city riding the aerial tramway (subject to the weather conditions). For the next part we will go to the Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol) that consist in a synthesis of all the cultural variety in Spain. During the visit you will be given some free time to enjoy the different areas inspired in different Spanish regions, where you will find craft shops restaurants and bars. At the end, back to the bus, we will leave Montjuic and come back to the city centre passing through España square, the twin Venetian towers, the MNAC and the Shopping centre Las Arenas, build in an old bullring. We will arrive to Catalunya square, and we will end up the tour.

 

Note: January to March (dates to be confirmed) the cable car doesn’t work due to revision tasks, this service will be replaced by a tapas tasting in Spanish Village.

Afternoon is at leisure to enjoy this wonderful city and surroundings. Accommodation at the hotel.

3rd Day (Thu.) BARCELONA – MADRID

Call on Barcelona “Sants” train station to depart by AVE, high speed train to Madrid “Puerta de Atocha” station. Arrival, transfer from station to your hotel. Accommodation at the hotel.

 

4th Day (Fri.) MADRID – LEON – OVIEDO

Breakfast. Depart from our established hotels in Madrid. Please refer to your documentation for detailed departure information. Continue to Oviedo set on a series of hills at the foot of the Naranco and which stands out for the beauty of its streets, many of them pedestrian. Its monuments are a World Heritage Site and among them the Cathedral, one of the most important works of Asturian Gothic. Accommodation.

 

5th Day (Sat.) OVIEDO - LUGO – A 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 Patrimony of the Humanity. 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.

 

6th Day (Sun.) LA CORUÑA – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Breakfast at hotel. Departure to Santiago de Compostela declared World Heritage as it is one of the most important center 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. 

      

7th Day (Mon.) 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 (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.

 

8th Day (Tue.) VIGO – VIANA DO CASTELO – BRAGA

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. Afterwards, continue to Porto. Short stop and continue to Braga.  Accommodation.

9th Day (Wed.) BRAGA – SALAMANCA - MADRID

Breakfast. 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. Arrival and accommodation at the hotel.

 

10th Day (Thu.) MADRID

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Madrid’s airport. END OF OUR SERVICE.

 

(*)During your stay in Barcelona, Madrid and on the train journey indicated tour escort service is not available.

 

Hotels:

 

Nights

City

Class

Hotels

2

Barcelona

T

Catalonia Barcelona 505

A

Catalonia Barcelona Plaza

1

Oviedo

T/A

Ayre Hotel Ramiro I / Oca Santo Domingo Plaza

1

La Coruña

T/A

Tryp Coruña

1

Santiago de Compostela

T/A

Tryp Santiago

1

Vigo

T/A

Tryp Los Galeones

1

Braga

T/A

Melia Braga

2

Madrid

T

Tryp Atocha

A

Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa / Riu Plaza España