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8 Days
San Sebastian or Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela or San Sebastian

The Northern Spain By Train Tour is luxurious journey on a Vintage train past the Cantabrian Coasts and across the Picos de Europa mountains. Travel on a period train with all the modern comforts. Relax in am air conditioned Grand Luxury suite with a double bed, sofa bed in the lounge and ensuite bathroom with sauna and hydromassage. You will be accompanied by a tour director and enjoy daily excursions by luxury coach to see experience the North of Spain.

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8 days – 7 nights Northern Spain by Train

Visit: San Sebastián , Karrantza, Bilbao, Santander, Potes, Cabezón de la Sal, Santillana del Mar, Arriondas, Oviedo, Candás, Avilés, Gijón, Luarca, Ribadeo, Viveiro, Santiago de Compostela

Departure & Return Location

Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian

San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela 



Northern Spain by Train Departure Dates

2020 Departures:

Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian

  • Apr 18, May 2, 16, 30, Jun 13, 27, Jul 11, 25, Aug, 8, 22, Sep, 5, 19, Oct 3, 17

San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela 

  • Apr 25, May 9, 23, Jun 6, 20, Jul 4, 18, Aug 1, 15, 29, Sep 12, 26, Oct 10, 24

Price Includes

• Accommodation onboard in Deluxe Suite

• Multilingual guide throughout the tour

• Excursions and tours on a luxury coach with entrance fees included

• Fine Cuisine breakfast, lunch and dinner. Wine, water, soft drinks and coffee included

• Complimentary mini bar soft drinks, daily newspapers & magazines

• Farewell dinner party, live performances, parties in the pub car, show cooking and cocktails

• 50% discount on commuter trains to and from El Transcantábrico Gran Lujo

• Taxes and service fees

Prices: Northern Spain by Train

Price Per Person in Euro

Northern Spain by Train ~ Itinerary
Day 1, Saturday: San Sebastián – Karrantza

Rendezvous is at 13:00 pm in San Sebastian. We start with a passengers reception and welcome lunch. San Sebastián is a city of elegant beauty and home to major cultural events. Tour of the town after lunch and transfer by luxury coach to Bilbao, where El Transcantábrico is waiting for us. Welcome drink with the crew. Train trip to Karrantza while enjoying our first dinner onboard. Overnight in Karrantza. (D)

Day 2, Sunday: Karrantza – Bilbao – Santander

Just as every day, we begin the journey with a delicious buffet and a la carte breakfast. El Trancantábrico will take us back to the dynamic city of Bilbao that has managed to reinvent itself after the decline of its heavy industry. City tour including admission for the famous Guggenheim Museum, epitome of a new Bilbao. Return to the train to continue our journey to Santander while having lunch on board. Take a sightseeing tour of the elegant capital of Cantabria and free time. Those who wish may visit El Gran Casino after dinner (entrance included). Overnight in Santander. (BLD)

 Day 3, Monday: Santander – Potes – Cabezón de la Sal

Travel by train to Unquera station from where we will travel by coach through the gorge of La Hermida and reach the town of Potes. After visiting this charming village, enjoy a spa circuit at La Hermida Spa. Return to the train after lunch and trip to Cabezón de la Sal. This afternoon there will be free time and you may choose to visit the mansion of El Capricho in the town of Comillas, the impressive and colourful 19th century house designed by Antonio Gaudí. Dinner and overnight in Cabezón de la Sal. (BLD)

 Day 4, Tuesday: Cabezón de la Sal – Santillana del Mar – Arriondas

Visit Santillana del Mar with its beautifully preserved medieval town. Next we will be taken on a tour of Altamira Neocave, the finest realistic example of Upper Palaeolithic cave art. In the afternoon we will return to the train and travel into Asturian territory, visiting the village of Ribadesella and its charming promenade and stunning historic mansions. Dinner and overnight in Arriondas. (BLD)

Day 5, Wednesday: Arriondas – Oviedo – Candás

Today our coach will drive us to the heart of the Principality of Asturias, to the Picos de Europa National Park. First enroute is Lake Enol, if weather conditions allowed it, then visit the sacred place of Shrine of Covadonga to hear its legends. Back onboard for lunch and trip to the region’s capital, Oviedo, the highlight of Asturian Romanesque art, featuring gems such as the basilica of San Julian de los Prados. City tour and free time. Dinner onboard while we travel to Candás, where we will spend the night. (BLD)

Day 6, Thursday:  Candás – Avilés – Gijón – Luarca

Begin the day in Avilés, an ancient city with a precious old town, and Gijón, a city that opens up to the Cantabrian Sea and is alive with cultural events. After visiting both towns, return to the El Transcantábrico to continue our coastal journey to Luarca, visiting this charming seaside town embedded in a stunning landscape. Dinner and overnight in Luarca. (BLD)

Day 7, Friday: Luarca – Ribadeo – Viveiro

The train travels to the historic town of Ribadeo, in Galician lands, bordering Asturias. Our coach will take us to the Las Catedrales Beach, one of the most spectacular beaches in the world. City sightseeing in Ribadeo and free time before lunch. Back on the train, a trip to Viveiro, with city tour and lunch. Dinner and overnight in Viveiro. (BLD)

Day 8, Saturday: Viveiro – Santiago de Compostela

While enjoying our last breakfast onboard, we will arrive in Ferrol, followed by a comfortable coach trip to Santiago de Compostela. Enjoy a city tour in this historical town, goal of devotees for over a thousand years, and admire its countless artistic jewels such as the Cathedral. End of trip after the tour. (B) 

Northern Spain by Vintage Train