4 Day Food & Wine Tour of Galicia

Day Trips & Excursions, Santiago de CompostelaTraveler pickup is offeredPortsVigo to Returns to original departure point

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We will visit the main wine regions of Galicia, enjoy their wines, visit their cities, taste the typical meals and obtain an off-the-beaten-track experience, rest in the best hotels, monasteries, old castles or manor houses. An experience hard to forget
ItineraryDay 1: From Santiago to CambadosStop At: Bodegas del Palacio de Fefinanes, Cambados, Province of Pontevedra, GaliciaWe will visit Cambados, Europan Wine Capital 2017, and one of its main and most prestigious wine cellars in the Pazo de FefiñanesDuration: 1 hourStop At: Bodegas Granbazan, Vilanova de Arousa, Province of Pontevedra, GaliciaVisit this very nice chateau style cellar where you will be able to taste their very reputed wines.Duration: 50 minutesMeals included: • Lunch: Seafood lunch at the Island of Arosa • Dinner: We will visit a typical furancho. Furanchos are private homes in a typical rural environment that serve homemade wine.Accommodation included: Parador del Albariño, CambadosDay 2: Pontevedra - Vigo - Tuy - ValençaStop At: Casco antiguo de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, Province of Pontevedra, GaliciaVisit Pontevedra, the most monumental city of Galicia after Santiago, from there we will go to Vigo, where we'll visit the famous mercado de la piedra and its oyster selling open-air posts, enjoy them as well as other Galician seafood delicacies.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Mercado de la Piedra, Vigo • Dinner: Dinner a typical Portuguese meal in Valença inside the walled city.Accommodation included: Pousada de Valença, a historical building turned into a state-run hotel chain hotelDay 3: Orense - Ribera Sacra - ValdeorrasStop At: Juderia de Ribadavia, Ribadavia, Province of Ourense, GaliciaWe will pass by this quaint town where the Ribeiro wines are produced, visiting one of the cellarsDuration: 1 hourStop At: Ourense Thermal Springs, Ourense, Province of Ourense, GaliciaOrense, capital of the same province and the holder of 4 of the 5 appellations of origin of Galician wines. We will visit its thermal water springs, and magnificent cathedral. Duration: 50 minutesStop At: Sil Canyon, Sober, Province of Lugo, GaliciaVisit the canyos of the Sil river on a catamaran, that will show us this spectacular landscape, after we will have lunch and visit a wine cellar of the area, then we will go to some of the viewpoints where you will be able to see why the Ribeira Sacra wines are considered heroic wines.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurants with local food and wines • Dinner: Dinner at the Parador of Monforte de LemosAccommodation included: Parador de Monforte de Lemos, high on a hilltop on a historic monumental fortified monastery.Day 4: Valdeorras wine regionStop At: Museo Casas de Munecas Monforte, Monforte de Lemos, Province of Lugo, GaliciaThe last day of our trip will take us to the Valdeorras wine region, famous for its excellent Godello and Mencia wines, we will pass by Montefurado an old Roman tunnel to divert the Sil river and obtain its gold. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 3x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Bodegas Granbazan
  • Entry/Admission - Ourense Thermal Springs
  • Entry/Admission - Sil Canyon

What’s not included

  • Entry/Admission - Bodegas del Palacio de Fefinanes

Itinerary

Day 1: From Santiago to Cambados Stop At: Bodegas del Palacio de Fefinanes, Cambados, Province of Pontevedra, Galicia We will visit Cambados, Europan Wine Capital 2017, and one of its main and most prestigious wine cellars in the Pazo de Fefiñanes Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Bodegas Granbazan, Vilanova de Arousa, Province of Pontevedra, Galicia Visit this very nice chateau style cellar where you will be able to taste their very reputed wines. Duration: 50 minutes Meals included: • Lunch: Seafood lunch at the Island of Arosa • Dinner: We will visit a typical furancho. Furanchos are private homes in a typical rural environment that serve homemade wine. Accommodation included: Parador del Albariño, Cambados
Day 2: Pontevedra - Vigo - Tuy - Valença Stop At: Casco antiguo de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, Province of Pontevedra, Galicia Visit Pontevedra, the most monumental city of Galicia after Santiago, from there we will go to Vigo, where we'll visit the famous mercado de la piedra and its oyster selling open-air posts, enjoy them as well as other Galician seafood delicacies. Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Lunch: Mercado de la Piedra, Vigo • Dinner: Dinner a typical Portuguese meal in Valença inside the walled city. Accommodation included: Pousada de Valença, a historical building turned into a state-run hotel chain hotel
Day 3: Orense - Ribera Sacra - Valdeorras Stop At: Juderia de Ribadavia, Ribadavia, Province of Ourense, Galicia We will pass by this quaint town where the Ribeiro wines are produced, visiting one of the cellars Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Ourense Thermal Springs, Ourense, Province of Ourense, Galicia Orense, capital of the same province and the holder of 4 of the 5 appellations of origin of Galician wines. We will visit its thermal water springs, and magnificent cathedral. Duration: 50 minutes Stop At: Sil Canyon, Sober, Province of Lugo, Galicia Visit the canyos of the Sil river on a catamaran, that will show us this spectacular landscape, after we will have lunch and visit a wine cellar of the area, then we will go to some of the viewpoints where you will be able to see why the Ribeira Sacra wines are considered heroic wines. Duration: 3 hours Meals included: • Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurants with local food and wines • Dinner: Dinner at the Parador of Monforte de Lemos Accommodation included: Parador de Monforte de Lemos, high on a hilltop on a historic monumental fortified monastery.
Day 4: Valdeorras wine region Stop At: Museo Casas de Munecas Monforte, Monforte de Lemos, Province of Lugo, Galicia The last day of our trip will take us to the Valdeorras wine region, famous for its excellent Godello and Mencia wines, we will pass by Montefurado an old Roman tunnel to divert the Sil river and obtain its gold. Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Lunch No accommodation included on this day.
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