7-Day Spain Tour: Galicia and north of Portugal from Barcelona

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Departure point: Barcelona Sants station. to Ends in Madrid

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7-Day tour, aboard of a deluxe air conditioned coach. First, take the High Speed train from Barcelona to Madrid, once there you will be transferred to a Madrid center location hotel. Enjoy some free time in Spain's capital city.  Get ready with this intense itinerary through the north of the Iberian Peninsula, Galicia and north of Portugal. Discover from the green Asturias to the Galician lands of Rías and fishermen. Do not miss the opportunity to visit the north' Portugal. The tour ends in Madrid.
1st Day BARCELONA to MADRID (by train) Call on Barcelona “Sants” train station to depart by AVE, high speed train to Madrid “Puerta de Atocha” station. Transfer from station to your hotel is included. Enjoy the rest of the day at your own. Accommodation in a central hotel location.2nd Day MADRID - LEON - OVIEDO After breakfast, you will be transferred to the bus terminal in Madrid to join the rest of the circuit participants. Stop in Leon where will enjoy free time in this magnificent city, example of various architectural styles such as Gothic and Plateresque. Continue to Oviedo, home of several World Heritage Sites among which we can find its Cathedral of Asturian Gothic style. Accommodation.3rd Day OVIEDO - LUGO - LA CORUÑA Breakfast at the hotel. After a while will reach Lugo where will have some free time to admire the Roman city walls declared World Heritage Properties in 2000. Afterwards, leave for A Coruña and enjoy a panoramic drive through its main avenues to admire the glass house galleries of Galician architecture. Brief stop for pictures at the wonder monument of Torre de Hercules, which dates back from the Roman period. Free afternoon in which you have the possibility to join an optional tour to the Rias Altas. Accommodation. 4th Day LA CORUÑA – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA After the breakfast will depart towards Santiago de Compostela, one of the most important sites for Christian Pilgrims in Spain as it is the end of the Camino de Santiago, built during the Roman Empire and World Heritage remain. Once there, will enjoy a city tour where you will see the main square called Obradoiro and also the Cathedral (entrance fee included). Free afternoon to explore the city at your own pace. Accommodation.5th Day SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA - RIAS BAJAS - LA TOJA - VIGO Breakfast at the hotel and departure towards one of the most marvelous areas of Galicia, the Rias Bajas. Driving through this magnificent landscape, arrive to La Toja Island, universally known for its spa. Free time and continue to the Ria de Arosa, passing through Pontevedra to arrive to Vigo, situated in the middle of the Rias Baixas. Accommodation.6th Day VIGO - VIANA DO CASTELO - BRAGABreakfast at the hotel. Departure to the Portuguese border. Arrive to Viana do Castelo, city located between the mouth of the river Miño and Porto. Free time and continue to Braga.  Accommodation.7th Day BRAGA - SALAMANCA - MADRIDBreakfast. Departure to the Spanish border to arrive to Salamanca. Short stop and free time in this university city (World Heritage) of great architectural and artistic wealth. Continue to Madrid. END OF OUR SERVICE.

What’s included

  • High speed AVE train from Barcelona to Madrid (tourist class)
  • Transfer from Madrid Station to central location hotel and from Madrid hotel to Bus terminal to join the rest of the tour participants.
  • Guided city tour in Santiago and panoramic sightseeing tours as per the itinerary.
  • Tour escort during the tour.
  • Transport by air-conditioned deluxe coach.
  • 6 nights accommodation at superior class hotels.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Breakfast

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified