North of Spain

North of Spain

Day 1 Madrid - Zaragoza - San Sebastian

Departure from bus Terminal at Calle Ferraz 3, at 08.00hrs towards Zaragoza known as 'the City of the Four Cultures'. Enjoy a short stop before continuing to San Sebastian, one of the most beautiful coastal cities of the entire peninsula. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 2 San Sebastian - Bilbao - Santander - Santillana del Mar - Torrelavega

Breakfast and departure to Bilbao. Short Panoramic Tour to admire the building of the Guggenheim museum. Continue onto Santander for some free time before departing in the afternoon to Santillana del Mar. The entire town of Santillana has been declared a National Monument. Short visit and then continue to Torrelavega. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 3 Torrelavega - Covadonga - Oviedo

Breakfast and departure to the religious sanctuary of Covadonga via the ‘Picos de Europa’. This sacred place is set in a beautiful valley and it was from here that the reconquest of Spain over the Moors was launched. Free Time. Continue to Oviedo, the capital of the principality of Asturias, a city of great charm and class. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 4 Oviedo - Gijon - Lugo

Breakfast. Continue to Gijon, Asturias' second largest city. Short Panoramic tour. Continue onto Luarca, Ribadeo and Lugo in the Region of Galicia. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 5 Lugo - La Coruña

Breakfast. Morning departure to La Coruña. Brief panoramic tour of the city. In the afternoon, optional excursion to the Rias Altas (Upper Estuaries), via the typical towns to Pontedeume and Betanzos, where you will see many inlets offering some of Spain's most well hidden and beautiful beaches. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 6 La Coruña - Santiago de Compostela

Breakfast. Departure to Santiago de Compostela the legendary pilgrims city and one of the jewels of Spain. City tour of the spectacular old quarter including the magnificent 11th century Cathedral erected on the site of the tomb of St James and the adjoining, historic Plaza del Obradoiro. Afternoon free. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 7 Santiago de Compostela - Rias Bajas - Vigo

Breakfast and departure for the area of the Rias Bajas (Lower Estuaries) through splendid landscapes: the beautiful La Toja Island and the picturesque Ria de Arosa which is the widest of all the estuaries. The Ria de Pontevedra offers the visitor a chance to see some of the more typical fishing villages before arriving in Vigo. Optional excursion to Santa Tecla and Valenca do Minho over the Portuguese border. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 8 Vigo - Salamanca - Madrid

Breakfast and departure to Salamanca. Short stop to visit the Plaza Mayor. Continue to Madrid. Arrival at the bus Terminal. End of tour services.