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8 Day Northern Spain & Portugal Tour from Barcelona Tour Code: 600-3662

From USD$1086.74  
Sun (3/31 - 10/27)
Barcelona, Spain
English; Spanish; Italian; Portuguese; French
8 7
Visit Porto, Bilbao (Guggenheim Museum), Braga, Covadonga (Santa Cueva de Covadonga), La Coruna (Betanzos, Pontedeume), Rias Baixas, Salamanca (Plaza Mayor), Santiago de Compostela (Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Praza do Obradoiro), Santillana del Mar, Viana do Castelo, Vigo, Zaragoza (Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar).
Price (/person)
    Single $1452.92
    Double $1086.74
    3rd Person
    Adult $1032.40
    Child
    (Age 4-7)
    $815.05
    Infant
    (Age under 4)
    Free

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Day 1: Barcelona - Zaragoza - San Sebastian(576 km)

In the morning, guests will be picked up from the specified departure locations in Barcelona. Then, we will drive to Zaragoza, making a short stop for a little free time. Then we will continue to San Sebastian in Basque Country, where we will spend the night.
  • Zaragoza, SPAIN

    The capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain.it hosted Expo 2008 in the summer of 2008.The city is famous for its folklore, local gastronomy, and landmarks such as the BasŪlica del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral and the AljaferŪa Palace.

    Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar

    This massive basilica in Zaragoza is, accroding to legend, the first church dedicated to the Virgin Mary, with the original chapel said to be built in 44 BCE. It has been rebuilt numerous times and is now baroque in style.
Deluxe Hotel: Silken Amara Plaza or similar 4 stars hotel
Dinner: Included

Day 2: San Sebastian - Bilbao(101 km)

After breakfast, we will enjoy some free time in San Sebastian. Around mid-morning, we will depart for Bilbao, capital of the Vizcaya province. We will take a short panoramic tour to admire the Guggenheim Museum. We will then have the remainder of the day free to walk through the old town and sample the local cuisine.
  • Bilbao, SPAIN

    Bilbao is a municipality and city in Spain, the capital of the province of Biscay in the autonomous community of the Basque Country. Bilbao is located on the Basque threshold, the range between the larger Cantabrian Mountains and the Pyrenees.

    Guggenheim Museum

    Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum is regarded as a modern architectural marvel, with its exterior decorated live rolling silver waves. It houses some of the best pieces of modern and contemporary art by greats like Pablo Picasso.
Deluxe Hotel: Holiday Inn Bilbao or similar 4 stars hotel
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 3: Bilbao - Santander - Santillana del Mar - Covadonga - Oviedo(312 km)

Today, we will depart Bilbao for Santander, where we will enjoy some free time. Then, we will continue to Santillana del Mar, a medieval village and National Monument. Travelling through the splendid landscapes, we will eventually arrive in Covadonga, where we will take time to visit the local shrine. Later, we will continue to Oviedo, where we will eat dinner and check into our hotel for the night.
  • Santillana del Mar, SPAIN

    Santillana del Mar is a historic town situated in Cantabria, Spain. Its many historic buildings attract thousands of holidaymakers every year. The name actually derives from Santa Juliana (or Santa Illana) whose remains are kept in the Colegiata, a Romanesque church and former Benedictine monastery.
  • Covadonga, SPAIN

    Covadonga is a village and one of 11 parishes in Cangas de Onis, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northwestern Spain. It is situated in the Picos de Europa mountains.

    Santa Cueva de Covadonga

    This cave and shrine, nestled between the Picos de Europa mountain range in Northern Spain, is a Catholic holy site and sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin Mary. A beautiful waterfall flows out of the cliff directly under the shrine.
Deluxe Hotel: Gran Hotel Regente or similar 4 stars hotel
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 4: Oviedo - Lugo - La Coruna(314 km)

Today, we will depart for Lugo, where we will spend some leisure time visiting the old town. Later, we will arrive in La Coruna to take a brief panoramic tour. In the afternoon, we can take an optional excursion to the Rias Altas, traveling through quaint villages like Pontedeume, Betanzos, and more.
  • La Coruna, SPAIN

    La Coruna is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. It is the second-largest city in the autonomous community and seventeenth overall in the country. La Coruna is located on a peninsula.

    Pontedeume

    Pontedeume is a small coastal fishing town in the area of the city of A Coruna on the northwestern tip of Spain. For the past 40 years or so, the town has developed into a ocean-side resort community.

    Betanzos

    Betanzos is a small Spanish town outside the city of La Coruna. It still features many of its medieval buildings, like churches and palaces. There are two large festivals held here each year in August.
Deluxe Hotel: Tryp Coruna or similar 4 stars hotel
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 5: La Coruna - Santiago La Compostela(69 km)

In the morning, we will depart La Coruna for Santiago de Compostela, an important pilgrimage center, where we will see the magnificent Plaza de Obradoiro and the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. The afternoon will be free to spend at our own leisure.
  • Santiago de Compostela, SPAIN

    Santiago de Compostela has its origin in the shrine of Saint James the Great, now the city's cathedral, as destination of the Way of St. James, a leading Catholic pilgrimage route originated in the 9th century.

    Praza do Obradoiro

    This open, public square in Santiago de Compostela is a great spot to stop for a rest or merely people watch. Once there, your eyes willbe drawn to the exquisite cathedral.

    Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

    This grand cathedral northwestern Spain is supposedly the burial site of the apostle St. James, built in the Romanesque style of architecture. The exterior is covered with intricate designs of apostles and Biblical scenes.
Deluxe Hotel: Gran Hotel Santiago or similar 4 stars hotel
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 6: Santiago - Rias Bajas - Vigo - Porto(256 km)

In the morning, we will enjoy breakfast before traveling through the landscapes of the region of Rias Baixas. We may stop at O Grove to take an optional tour to see the oyster and mussel farms. Afterward, we will continue to Vigo, where we have the option to Sana Tecla. Then we enjoy the beautiful landscape until we get to Porto. Accomodation.
  • Santiago de Compostela, SPAIN

    Santiago de Compostela has its origin in the shrine of Saint James the Great, now the city's cathedral, as destination of the Way of St. James, a leading Catholic pilgrimage route originated in the 9th century.
  • Vigo, SPAIN

    Vigo is a city and municipality situated in north-west Spain, in the province of Pontevedra, in the Spanish autonomous community of Galicia, and on the eponymous ria, or bay, on the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Rias Baixas, SPAIN

    RŪas Baixas is the most popular destination located the southwestern coast of Galicia. Discover the best wine from RŪas Baixas where it has the wine grape grown with just the right amount of humidity and level of temperature.
  • Porto Santo, PORTUGAL

    Porto Santo is the northeasternmost island in the Madeira archipelago, located in the Atlantic Ocean southwest of Portugal. It is a popular vacation spot, featuring many hotels and a professional golf course in addition to its wonderful beaches.
Standard Hotel: Mercure Porto Gaia
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 7: Vigo - Viana Do Castelo - Braga - Porto(437 km)

After breakfast, we will cross the Portuguese border and arrive in Viana do Castelo, a city located between the mouth of the Mino River and Porto. We will have some free time to visit the old town. Then, we will continue to Braga for some free time before we continue to Porto, a World Heritage city. Here, wew ill enjoy a panoramic tour to admire the Cathedral, the Stock Exchange Building, St. Clara Church, and a local wine cellar, where we will be able to enjoy some delicious Port.
  • Viana do Castelo, PORTUGAL

    Viana do Castelo is a municipality in the Norte Region of Portugal. The population in 2011 was 88,725 in an area of 319.02 km2.
  • Braga, PORTUGAL

    A city and a municipality in the northwestern Portuguese district of Braga, in the historical and cultural Minho Province.
  • Porto, PORTUGAL

    Porto, PORTUGAL
    Porto is the second-largest city in Portugal. This center of Portuguese urban life is more than one thousand years old and a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site. Porto also lends its name to port wine, which it first produced.
Deluxe Hotel: Novotel Porto Gaia or similar 4 star hotels
Breakfast: Included

Day 8: Porto - Salamanca - Madrid(529 km)

After a hearty breakfast, we will depart for Salamanca, making a short stop to see the famous Plaza Mayor before we continue to Madrid, where guests will be dropped off to end this tour.
  • Salamanca, SPAIN

    Salamanca is a major city in Spain that mixes antiquated, medieval architecture with the atmosphere of a college town, with the University of Salamanca leading the way in the teaching of the Spanish language.

    Plaza Mayor

    Most Spanish cities have a Plaza Mayor, but few are comparable to that of Salamanca. Surrounded by baroque buildings, the centerpiece of this public square is the city hall, with arms of restaurants, cafes, and other shops lining the side.
Breakfast: Included
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Barcelona, SPAIN Carrer de Muntaner, 505, Barcelona, B 08022 8:00am
  • Return Time: Late afternoon/evening - so please book one night hotel after the tour, because the chance of getting a flight on the last day is very low.

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  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • Comfortable, modern bus with air conditioning
  • Multilingual tour guide assistance ( guaranteed in English and Spanish)
  • Local, professional guides for tours in different places and entrance fees
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  • Optional tours
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, wines, water, beverages, food other than the table d'hote menu, passport and visa fees, insurance, airport taxes and fees, and foreign port taxes, unless otherwise specified
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