Embark on an exciting journey across the North of Spain with an 8 day tour that is positively overflowing with culture. Departing from and ending in Madrid, this trip features panoramic tours of Bilbao, Gijon, and Lugo, a visit to the Plaza del Obradoiro (pictured to the left), and a chance to soak up the splendor of La Toja Island, ria de Arosa, and Pontevedra. Personalize your trip with optional excursions to Santa Tecla and Valenca do Mino. Savory breakfasts and delectable dinners are included throughout the tour.
Departure from our bus Terminal at 8:00 a.m. to Zaragoza. Short stop. Continue to San Sebastian.
Dinner and overnight in San Sebastian.
Breakfast. Departure to Bilbao. Short panoramic tour to admire the Guggenheim Museum building. Continuation to Santillana del Mar, city considered as a National Monument. Short stop and continue to Santander.
Dinner and overnight in Santander.
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 overnight in Oviedo.
Breakfast. Departure to Gijon, the second capital of the region of Asturias. Short panoramic tour and continuation through the areas of Luarca, Ribadeo and Lugo in the Region of Galicia.
Dinner and overnight in Lugo.
Breakfast. Departure to La Coruña. Short panoramic tour.
In the afternoon, there is an optional excursion to the Rías Altas through typical villages as Pontedeume, Betanzos, etc.
Dinner and overnight in La Coruña.
Breakfast. Departure to Santiago de Compostela. City tour of this legendary pilgrimage town, Plaza del Obradoiro, Cathedral, etc. Afternoon at leisure (Free Time).
Dinner and overnight in Santiago de Compostela.
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. Continue your trip to Vigo.
Dinner and overnight in Vigo.
Breakfast. We will begin our journey through the Galician Mountains to return to Madrid crossing the Castilian region. You have the option to take this portion of the trip by train instead of bus
Arrival and end of the services.
The tour includes :
The tour does NOT include:
20% of total tour cost due at the time of booking
80% or balance no later than 35 days prior to tour departure date
i) 5% of the trip price if it is produced between 10 and 15 days before the departure.
ii) 15% of the trip price, if it occurs from 10 to 3 days prior to the departure.
iii) 25% of the trip price, if it occurs within 48 hours prior to the departure.
The above times are based on local time of the destination where the tour is provided. In order to provide enough time for processing cancellation, guests need to add 3 business days to the above timeframes. An administration fees of 15% on any monies to be refunded to the client will be charged prior to refund.
We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover the losses incurred in case of cancellation. For information on available plans or to purchase travel insurance, please visit www.palacetours.com/insurance.
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