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The Casco Vello (Old Town) climbs uphill from the cruise-ship port; the heart of the modern city spreads east from here, with the parklike Praza de Compostela a welcome green space in its midst.


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$1143.71 Multi-day & Extended Tours

North of Spain & Portugal, 8 days from Madrid

1st. Day (Sunday) MADRID-ZARAGOZA-SAN SEBASTIAN (590 kms) Departure from our bus terminal at 8:00 a.m. to Zaragoza. Short stop. Continuation to San Sebastian. Dinner and accommodations. 2nd. Day (Monday) SAN SEBASTIAN-BILBAO-SANTANDER (205 kms) Breakfast. Departure to Bilbao, capital of the province of Vizcaya. Short stop to admire the Guggenheim Museum building. Continuation to Santander. Free time. Dinner and accommodation. 3rd. Day (Tuesday) SANTANDER-SANTILLANA-COVADONGA-OVIEDO (235 kms) Breakfast. Departure to Santillana del Mar, medieval village considered as a National Monument. Through 4th. Day (Wednesday) OVIEDO-LA CORUÑA (295 kms) Breakfast. Departure to region of Galicia. Arrival to La Coruña. Short panoramic tour. In the afternoon optional excursion to the Rías Altas through typical villages as Pontedeume, Betanzos, etc. Dinner and accommodations. 5th. Day (Thursday) LA CORUÑA-SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (75 kms) Breakfast. Departure to Santiago de Compostela. City tour of this legendary pilgrimage town, Plaza del Obradoiro, Cathedral, etc. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodations. 6th. Day (Friday) SANTIAGO-RIAS BAJAS-VIGO (90 kms) Breakfast and departure for the area of the Spanish Fjords (Rias Bajas), through splendid landscapes: La Toja Island, ría de Arosa and Pontevedra. Optional excursion to Santa Tecla and Valença do Miño across the Portuguese border. Continuation to Vigo. Dinner and accommodations. 7th. Day (Saturday) VIGO-VIANA DO CASTELO-BRAGA-PORTO (220 kms) Breakfast. Crossing the Portuguese border we arrive to Viana do Castelo, city located between the mouth of the river Miño and Porto. Free time to visit the old town with cobbled streets and emblazoned buildings. We continue to Braga known as the city of the archbishops and the third most populated city in Portugal. Free time. Departure to Porto, considered as World Heritage city. Panoramic tour to admire the cathedral, Stock Exchange building, St. Clara church... we will finalize at a local winecellar to enjoy a tasting of the famous “Port wine”. Dinner at a local restaurant. Accommodations. 8th. Day (Sunday) PORTO-SALAMANCA-MADRID (566 kms) Breakfast. Departure to the border with Spain and arrival to Salamanca. Free time to walk through this monumental city and its famous Plaza Mayor. Continue to Madrid. Arrival and end of our services.

$968.66 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8 Days Guided Tour from Santiago to Lisbon

1st. Day (Thursday) SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Arrival to the hotel by your own. Dinner and accommodations. 2nd. Day (Friday) SANTIAGO-RIAS BAJAS-VIGO (90 kms) Breakfast and departure for the area of the Spanish Fjords (Rias Bajas), through splendid landscapes: La Toja Island, ría de Arosa and Pontevedra. Optional excursion to Santa Tecla and Valença do Miño across the Portuguese border. Continuation to Vigo. Dinner and accommodations. 3rd. Day (Saturday) VIGO-VIANA DO CASTELOBRAGA-PORTO (220 kms) Breakfast. Crossing the Portuguese border we arrive to Viana do Castelo, city located between the mouth of the river Miño and Porto. Free time to visit the old town with cobbled streets and emblazoned buildings. We continue to Braga known as the city of the archbishops and the third most populated city in Portugal. Free time. Departure to Porto. Dinner and accommodation. 4th. Day (Sunday) PORTO Breakfast. Porto is considered as World Heritage city. Panoramic tour to admire the Cathedral, the Stock Exchange building, St. Clara church... we will finalize at a local winecellar to enjoy a tasting of the famous “Port wine”. Dinner and accommodation. 5th. Day (Monday) PORTO-COIMBRA (120 kms) Breakfast. Departure to Coimbra, site of one of the oldest universities in Europe and birthplace of the Fado, the music of Portugal. Time at leisure. Dinner and accommodation. 6th. Day (Tuesday) COIMBRA-FATIMA-LISBON (222 kms) Breakfast. Departure to Fatima, important pilgrimage centre. Free time to visit the Shrine and afterwards continuation to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal.  Accommodation. Optional night tour to attend a show of Fado, typical Portuguese songs and music. 7th. Day (Wednesday) LISBON Breakfast and accommodations. Morning city sightseeing tour: old Alfama Quarter, Tower of Belem, Monastery of Los Jeronimos, etc. Afternoon at leisure.  Optional tour to Sintra, Cascais and Estoril. 8th. Day (Thursday) LISBON Breakfast. End of our services.

$116.71 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Wine Tours of Galicia

We will pick you up and drop you off at a previously agreed location in a 4x4 Jeep and visit several wineries in the region, including Granbazan, Valdamor, Santiago Roma, etc. We will be stopping for lunch at a typical Galicia "furancho", a semi-clandestine private house that produces and sells their own wine, and local dishes such as traditional pulpo, tortilla and empanada. The  Albarino Wine Tour includes a visit to several wineries of all sizes from the largest cellars to the smaller ones all of them belonging to the denomination of origin  Rías Baixas with a Spanish, English and Italian speaking Galician guide with extensive knowledge of wine production in the area. We are open to visit, on request, any wineries of your choice. Just contact us with your requirements. All tours can be tailored to fit your needs.

$723.57 Outdoor Activities

Sailing, outdoor adventure and gastronomic holiday experiences

Join us onboard Atyla at 16.00 in the Gijón sports marina. Once we are all on board, we will go through a quick safety briefing; after which you are free to explore the city at your leisure. Our crew liaison will be available to take you around and show you the sights if you would like but no food or dinks are included in this option. Dinner is provided on board, but you can eat on shore if you wish.The following morning we will depart Gijón on the high tide at 9am for a 3 day sailing trip, hugging the incredibly stunning and rugged coastline infamously called the ‘Costa da Morte’ (Coast of death), due to the number of shipwrecks in the area. Not all of which lost their way in a storm, but rather chillingly were deliberately lured onto the rocks by local rogues in order to loot their precious cargos.We plan to arrive in Vigo on the incoming tide on Friday at 10am. This gives us a full day to explore. We’ll start the day after a good breakfast on board with a guided gastro-historic tour of the city which will take approximately 2 hours, including tapas in 2 local taverns. We’ll then head back to the ship for lunch prepared by our cook showcasing some typical local fayre. In the afternoon we’ll head out on a 4 hour cycling route along the coast, water & snacks provided. Once back on the ship in the evening we’ll enjoy a well deserved dinner, after which you can relax on board or head out into the city for a nightcap.The next day after a late breakfast you can choose to disembark, or join us for a day sail around the ría with other guests and enjoy a food & wine tasting lunch on board if your travel plans permit.Latest disembarkation is 17.00 on the 27thGratuity optional

$723.57 Outdoor Activities

Sailing, outdoor adventure and gastronomic holiday experiences

We embark at 11.00 in the Porto O Grove. If you are flying in the best airport is Santiago de Compostela, we will provide a complimentary shuttle service for this trip. After a short safety briefing, we'll start the day with a cruise along the Ría de Arousa, combined with a tasting of local cuisine by a specialised agency, after which we can explore the local town before dinner back on board.The following morning we'll set sail nice and early towards Pobra do Caraminal. We'll spend 1,5 days sailing in the area (maybe with a stop for a swim if the weather allows it). That way we'll be able to have a taste of what ATYLA's Personal Development Programme is like when we do longer trips.On the 6th of May we'll arrive in Pobra, where we'll explore the city and its culinary traditions with a "Tapas city tour" with a local guide.The day after we'll head off to a lovely local spot where we'll enjoy a day canyoning around the natural rock pools and down the gorge. We'll take a small picnic to keep us going and get to the ship for a late lunch and a well deserved rest. We'll take it easy in the evening with an early dinner as we will have an early start to set off to Muros the following morning.One and a half more days at sea (maybe with another stop for a swim along the way) and we'll arrive in Muros, where we'll have time to explore the city, for a hiking tour, and for a big dinner in town as a farewell on the last night of the trip.All these activities are included in the price of the trip.The trip will be both in English and Spanish. This way we keep the diversity on board with people from different countries, but people that speak very little English can also join us. The team on board will help keep the communication fluid between everyone, and we’ll work on tools to communicate in multicultural environments.Extend your trip: If you have time, consider joining also our trip back to Bilbao, for a different experience with 3 days of non-stop sailing.

$723.57 Outdoor Activities

Sailing, outdoor adventure and gastronomic holiday experiences

We’ll embark at 11.00 in Vigo Marina. If you are coming from abroad, Vigo airport has many international flights, as does Santiago de Compostela. After a short safety briefing we’ll get started with the first of our activities, a food & wine tasting experience cruising around the ría. Once our day guests disembark we will sail to Cies Islands nature reserve, known to the Romans as ‘Land of the Gods’. This will take approximately a day and a half so you will also get to enjoy a night sail, a priviledge enjoyed by few with the added beauty of being away from the shore light pollution. You will see the stars in a way you never do on land!We plan to arrive at approximately 10a.m and anchor off the island, hopefully we’ll see arroaces, small native dolphins swimming around the ship. We’ll then dinghy in to the island for a couple of guided walks, where an expert guide will tell us about the islands, the fauna & flora. Make sure you take your camera! Lunch will be a picnic on the island between walks, after which you will return to the boat where the cook will have prepared a delicious paella or BBQ to enjoy as you watch the sun go down over the horizon. We’ll sleep at anchor under the stars with the sea to rock us to sleep. The following day we’ll return to the Cies Island after breakfast and walk to the top of Agudo mountain and through the forest, a picnic will be provided for lunch. Once back on the ship we will partake of another delicious Galician meal and spend another night at anchor. The following morning we will depart at 8a.m for a day sail towards O Grove, arriving early evening. You can enjoy a free evening in the town and have dinner on board. The following day is a local gastro extravaganza! First we will go on a seafood workshop where we’ll don wellies and a waterproof and go down to the shore accompanied by the shell fisherwomen who will show us how to identify the different types of clams and tell us something of the history of their livelihood. After this we’ll make our way to the canning factory, where we will have a guided tour to show us how the seafood is selected and marinated. We’ll also get to sample some along with a drink. Our last stop for the day is a private manor house surrounded by manicured gardens and sweeping vineyards. After a stroll around the gardens we’ll visit the vineyard and finish up at the manor house for a wine tasting session. The mornings fun will most definitely have whet your appetite so we shall head back to the ship for a hearty lunch and time to pack up and be ready to disembark at 18.00 Gratuities optional