6 DAY GALICIA & NORTHERN PORTUGAL TOUR from MADRID - 6 days / 5 nights (GRB6V)

6 DAY GALICIA & NORTHERN PORTUGAL TOUR from MADRID (GRB6V)

DEPARTS MADRID / FRIDAYS: 19 April 2019 - 27 March 2020 / 17 April 2020 - 26 March 2021

Visits: Leon, Oviedo, Lugo, A Coruna, Santiago de Compostela, Rias Bajas, La Toja, Vigo, Viana do Castelo, Braga, Salamanca

2020-2021 Itinerary:

Day 1 (Friday)                        MADRID / OVIEDO

Depart Madrid for Oviedo at the foot of Monte Naranco, this city stands out for the beauty of its streets, many of them pedestrian only and its monuments which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites; among them the Cathedral, one of the most important works of Gothic Asturian. Accommodation.
 

Day 2 (Saturday)                   OVIEDO / LUGO / LA CORUÑA

Today, drive to the Galician region. Arrive in Lugo for some free time to see the Roman wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to La Coruña, take a 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. A brief stop to visit the lighthouse “Tower of Hercules” dating back from to the roman period. Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation. (B) Afternoon optional tour: Visit Rias Altas.
 

Day 3 (Sunday)                      LA CORUÑA / SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Depart for Santiago de Compostela, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and centre of Christian Pilgrimages in Spain as the end of the Camino de Santiago route built during the Roman Empire. Enjoy a city tour including the main square “Obradoiro” and the Cathedral (entrance included) dedicated to the Apostle Santiago. Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation. (B)

 

Day 4 (Monday)                     SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA / RIAS BAJAS / LA TOJA / VIGO

This morning, depart for one of the most marvellous areas in Galicia, the Rias Bajas (Spanish Fjords). Driving through this magnificent landscape to arrive at La Toja Island, universally known for its spa. Free time before continuing to the Ria de Arosa, passing through Pontevedra to arrive to Vigo, situated in the middle of the Rias Baixas. Accommodation. (B)
 

Day 5 (Tuesday)                    VIGO / VIANA DO CASTELO / BRAGA

Today, farewell Spain and depart for the Portuguese border, continue to arrive in Viana do Castelo, a city located between the mouth of the river Miño and Porto. Afterwards, continue to Porto for a short stop. Then depart for Braga. Accommodation. (B)
 

Day 6 (Wednesday)               BRAGA / SALAMANCA / MADRID

Farewell Portugal and return to Spain, arrive in Salamanca. Enjoy a short stop with some free time to explore this University city and soak up its heritage of Humanity, great architectural and artistic wealth.Continue to Madrid. (B) END OF TOUR.
2019 Departure Dates
Fridays
 
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
March: 13, 27   AU$1105 AU$1500
2020 Departure Dates
Fridays
2021 Departure Dates
Fridays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
April: 17, 24
May: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
June: 5, 12, 19, 26
October: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
November: 27
January: 1, 22
February: 19
March: 19
AU$1155 AU$1575
July: 17, 31
August: 7, 28
September: 4, 11, 18, 25
March: 26
AU$1205 AU$1635
Regular guaranteed departure coach tour by air-conditioned vehicle with multilingual escorts/guides.
(B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Seasonal supplements may apply

Highlights Include: Santiago de Compostela

Tour Includes: Meals as per itinerary: B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner (drinks not included); Guided & Panoramic city tours as per itinerary; Entrance fees included as per itinerary

First Class (4*) Tour Hotels used (or similar): Oviedo – Ayre Hotel Ramiro I or Oca Santo Domingo Plaza (1 night); La Coruña – Tryp Coruña (1 night); Santiago de Compostela – Tryp Santiago (1 night); Vigo – Tryp Los Galeones (1 night); Braga – Meliá Braga (1 night)

Additional Information: Passport details are required in advance; Tourist city taxes (in applicable cities) are to be paid locally; Luggage Limit: one suitcase per person (max. 25kg, 157cm total dimensions), If 2 passengers are sharing one suitcase larger measurements will be accepted.

Generally, coach tours in Spain, Portugal & Morocco use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a multilingual tour escort unless they are specifically listed as only ‘English Speaking’. Your tour may comprise a combination of tours and other participants in your tour may be going to or leaving for other destinations. Your tour escort may also change during the course of your program. Your fellow travellers could be from all over the world, speaking various languages. Tour information and descriptions will be given in English, and possibly Spanish and other language(s) depending on those spoken by tour participants. Your fellow tour participants may be staying at multiple hotels in each city.

For further tour information or to book a tour, please contact Timeless Tours.

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