Northern Spain Tour to Galicia

Galicia  Rias Bajas

Visit the green less frequently visited part of Spain on this comfortable coach tour with weekly departures in season

8 days/7 nights
Departures  9 Apr - 15 Oct 2017 Starting from Madrid Every Sunday or
Without Madrid 4 nights/5 days Starting on Tuesdays

Tour does not operate in the winter
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5% early bird discount on bookings made before 31 Oct. 2016

Galicia tour with Rias Altas in Spain

1st DAY Sunday – MADRID.
Arrival on your own at Madrid airport. Transfer to your hotel, free time and overnight in Madrid

2nd DAY  Monday - Madrid
After breakfast a morning panoramic city tour of Madrid to visit the Spain Square, , the University Complex, the West park, Casa de campo, the Moorish Quarters, Orient Square, Sun Gate, Neptune, Atocha, Alacala gate, Ventas Bull ring, Columbus sq, Gran Via, etc. We will stop at Retiro Park and the Ventas Bull ring. Afternoon is at leisure or optional excursion to Toledo.


3rd DAY Tuesday – MADRID – ASTORGA – LUGO
Departure towards Villacastin and Medina del Campo, where we will admire the impressive Castillian Castle of La Mota. Continue to Astorga, brief stop to admire the Episcopal Palace work of Antonio Gaudi, the famed Catalan architect from Barcelona. Depart to Lugo, which holds one of the most impressive roman ramparts with a perimeter of 2266 meters in circumference declared World Heritage Site. Parts of the walls are open offering you the possibility of a leisurely stroll on the ancient ramparts with a different perspective of the old town. Overnight.

4th DAY Wednesday – LUGO – A CORUÑA
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to La Coruña. Brief panoramic drive through the main avenues of this Galician city driving along 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's oldest working lighthouse the “ Tower of Hercules” dating back to Roman times. Afternoon at leisure or you can join an optional tour to the Rias Altas
river estuary area with its typical towns and villages. Overnight.

5th DAY Thursday – A CORUÑA – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to Santiago de Compostela a declared World Heritage site. It is one of the most important center
s of Christian Pilgrimages in Spain and Europe second only to St Peter's in Rome. It is the end of the Camino de Santiago pilgrim routes route built during the Roman Empire connecting French and Spanish ports wityh the city. During a city tour we will see the main square called Obradoiro and also the Cathedral  -  entrance included  -  dedicated to the Apostle Santiago. Afternoon free at leisure to explore the narrow cobblestone streets and get the feel of the buzzing atmosphere with visitors from all over the world. Overnight.

6th DAY Friday – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – RIAS BAJAS – LA TOJA – VIGO
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure towards one of the most picturesque areas of Galicia, the Rias Bajas. Driving through this
panoramic landscape we will arrive to la Toja Island, universally know for its spa. Free time, then continue to the Ria de Arosa, passing through Pontevedra to arrive to Vigo, situated in the middle of the Rias Baixas. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy this lively city or an optional tour to Bayona and Santa Tecla to see the old Celtic remains situated on the hill of Santa Tecla and the impressive views of the Miño River and of Portugal. Overnight.

7th DAY Saturday – VIGO - SALAMANCA – MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Salamanca following The Old Silver Route built during the roman times. On arrival free time in this world renowned city with one of the oldest universities in Europe, the magnificent Plaza Mayor, the Shells House, old and new Cathedral. Continue towards Villacastin crossing through the Guadarrama mountain range to arrive to at Madrid. Overnight in Madrid.

8th Day Sunday – MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel, the tour ends. Check out additional tours to Andalusia

PRICES IN EUROS  for the Period of    10 April - 16 Oct 2017

$ rate varies depending on the exchange rate on your day of payment
 

Category

Double room
Per person
Apr-June 2017

 

Double room
Per person
Jul-Sep 2017

 

Single Supplement

First Class hotels for
4 nights/5 days without Madrid part
480 510 170
First Class  4star hotels for 7 nights/8days with Madrid 750 790



340

 


5% Senior discount - age 65 and over
5%
Discount to the third person sharing double room.  - no senior discount applies on third person
Children under 12: 25% discount when sharing room with 2 adults. Babies under 2 are free but have no bus seat or hotel bed reserved  - cot is possible on request.  

HOTELS or similar USED FOR TOUR: 

nights city category Hotel names
3 Madrid First Class Mayorazgo****
1 Lugo First Class Mendez Nunez****
1 A Coruna First Class Tryp Coruna****
1 Santiago First Class Tryp Santiago****
1 Vigo First Class Ciudad de Vigo****

Price Includes:
Tour is bilingual conducted in English and Spanish

•Guided visit in Santiago and Madrid
Escorted tour with English and Spanish  speaking guide (tour is bilingual and conducted in two languages)
• Air conditioned deluxe motor coach.
• Panoramic tour of A Coruña
• Daily breakfast.
• Porters.
• Arrival airport transfer with 8 day tour only.
 

Tour Map



Price per person in EUROS  - $ rate varies depending the exchange rate

Transfer prices from Madrid airport to hotel or v.v.:
Euro 28 per person based on two passengers
Euro 19 per person based on three passengers
Euro 56 per person based on one passenger

 

 
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