Northern Indulgence

Northern Indulgence

Day 1 Santiago de Compostela

Arrival and make your way to your accommodation. Overnight.

Day 2 Santiago de Compostela

Full day at leisure. In the Middle Ages Santiago de Compostela was Christianity's third most important place of pilgrimage, after Jerusalem and Rome.  Around the Praza do Obradoiro is an ensemble of historical buildings. Overnight.

Day 3 Santiago de Compostela - Cudillero - Oviedo

This morning you will be met by your Private Driver to commence your touring through North of Spain.   You will journey east along the coast via Ribadeo for a brief visit before continuing to Cudillero. Cudillero is a delightful fishing village nestled majestically in a picturesque cove on a tiny inlet on the northern coast of Spain.  Its winding streets lead up into the township and there are many interesting shops, outdoor cafes and some excellent seafood restaurants.  Continue to Oviedo.  Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.

Day 4 Oviedo - Ribadesella - Santillana del Mar - Bilbao

Today travel along the coast via pretty Ribadesella and on to historic Santillana del Mar. Santillana is a medieval and Renaissance town with an ensemble of 15th - 17th century golden stone houses that survives largely intact.  Afternoon visit of the Altamira Caves Museum.  The nearby Caves of Altamira contain some of the world's finest examples of prehistoric art.  They date back to around 18000 BCE.  Continue to Bilbao. Overnight.

Day 5 Bilbao - Urkiola Natural Park - San Sebastian

This morning enjoy a visit of the world famous Guggenheim Museum. Free time at the museum for exploring on your own.   Continue inland to the Urkiola Natural Park for a visit before continuing to San Sebastian where you must farewell your driver. End of driver services. Overnight.

Day 6 San Sebastian

A morning free to explore. San Sebastian is Spain’s gastronomic capital and one of the prettiest cities in the country. This afternoon, you will join a small group Pintxo tour. A special small group dining experience, sampling the very finest pintxos (tapas) in San Sebastián.  Overnight.

Day 7 San Sebastian

Farewell the city as you depart for your next destination…our services end here