**NEW** 8 DAY TOUR OF NORTHERN SPAIN (E-478) **ENGLISH SPEAKING TOUR - from BARCELONA**

**NEW** - **ENGLISH SPEAKING ONLY TOUR**

8 DAYS NORTHERN SPAIN TOUR (E-478)

DEPARTS BARCELONA / SUNDAYS: 09 April - 22 October 2017

This guranteed departure regular coach tour is guided in English only

Visits: Zaragoza, San Sebastian, Bilbao, Santillana, Santander, Covadonga, Oviedo, Gijon, Lugo, La Coruna, Santiago, Rias Bajas, Vigo

 
 
8 day Northern Spain Tour Guaranteed Departure Regular Coach Tour Operated in English Only
DAY 1 (Sunday):        BARCELONA / ZARAGOZA / SAN SEBASTIAN
Depart Barcelona at 8:00am for short stop in Zaragoza. Continue to one of Spain’s most elegant and fashionable cities, San Sebastian. (Consider joining this tour in San Sebastian, making your own way by train or flight a few days earlier.) Dinner and overnight accommodation.
 
DAY 2 (Monday):       SAN SEBASTIAN / BILBAO / SANTILLANA / SANTANDER
After breakfast, depart for Bilbao with panoramic sightseeing of the very impressive building that houses the Guggenheim museum (outside only – the museum is closed on Mondays). Next is Santillana Del Mar, a national monument, with its medieval streets and buildings. Continue along the northern coast to the port of Santander for dinner and overnight accommodation.
 
DAY 3 (Tuesday):      SANTANDER / COVADONGA / OVIEDO
Breakfast and then travel via Picos de Europa, the spectacular mountain range, that surrounds Covadonga, where free time allows time for a visit to the shrine, the final resting place, of Pelayo, an 8th century warrior. Continue to the historic city of Oviedo, where pedestrians comfortably stroll through the traffic-free city centre. Dinner and accommodation.
 
DAY 4 (Wednesday):OVIEDO / GIJON / LUGO
Following breakfast, depart for Gijon, the second capital of the region of Asturias, for a short panoramic tour before visiting the seafaring town of Luarca, Ribadeo and finally Lugo for dinner and overnight accommodation.
 
DAY 5 (Thursday):    LUGO / LA CORUNA
After breakfast, depart for the coastal city of La Coruna, for a short panoramic tour.
In the afternoon an optional excursion to the Rias Atlas through typical villages such as Pontedeume, Betanzos, etc.
Dinner at your hotel.
 
DAY 6 (Friday):          LA CORUNA / SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
After breakfast, depart for Santiago de Compostela. The tour of this legendary Pilgrimage town includes the Cathedral and Plaza del Obradoiro.
Afternoon at leisure. Dinner at your hotel.
 
DAY 7 (Saturday):     SANTIAGO / RIAS BAJAS / VIGO
After breakfast, depart for the splendidly scenic Spanish Fjords (Rias Bajas). Visit La Toja Island, Ria de Arosa and Pontevedra.
Optional excursion to Santa Tecla and Valenca do Mino across the Portuguese border.
Continue to the fishing port of Vigo for dinner and overnight.
 
DAY 8 (Sunday):        VIGO / MADRID
After breakfast journey through the Ribiera Sacra and the Galician Mountains to return to Madrid crossing the Castillian region (today may be operated by coach or by train at operators’ discretion).
Tour ends on arrival in the evening into Madrid.

2017 English Only Departure Dates
Sundays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
August: 13, 27
September: 10, 24
October: 8, 22
AU$1495 AU$1925
  • (B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Seasonal supplements may apply.
TIMELESS COACH TOUR INCLUSIONS
  • Transportation in air conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation includes daily breakfast and 7 dinners
  • English speaking guide / Tour escort
  • Sightseeing or Panoramic tours of Bilbao, Gijon, La Coruna and Santiago de Compostela
  • Monument entry fees
Regular tour by air-conditioned coach, English speaking guide. Tour departs from Hotel Catalonia Atenas and returns to Trapsatur bus terminal Calle San Bernardo 7, Madrid.

Generally, coach tours in Spain, Portugal and Morocco use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a multilingual tour escort. 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.

*Please note: Once early bird prices have been paid they are non-refundable
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