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    Galicia Highlights & Northern Portugal from Madrid

    Discover the beautiful autonomous community of Galicia. On a 6-day tour, you will visit some of the most fascinating cities in Galicia and Northern Portugal. Be impressed by the Tower of Hercules, one of the most important monuments in La Coruña! Witness the importance of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, visited by pilgrims for centuries. Explore Braga known as the “Portuguese Rome” for its concentration of religious architecture, including the oldest cathedral in the country

    DEPARTURES

    Friday Departures | April 1 to October 31, 2019

    Included:
    • Guided city tour in Santiago and panoramic sightseeing tours as per the itinerary
    • Tour escort during the tour
    • Air-conditioned deluxe motor-coach
    • Accommodation and daily breakfast

    PRICING DETAILS

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    Pricing is based on Superior Plus A Class (4-star superior plus) accommodation category.

    • Pre and post overnight in Madrid available on request with at an additional cost
    • All prices are per person
    • Triple occupancy available upon request
    • The tour starts at 08.30am and we would recommend arranging to arrive in Madrid the day before the tour begins
    • Children allowed from 8 years old (adult rate)
    • City tax not included (paid directly at the hotel)
    • Drinks are not included with meals unless specified
    • Itineraries and arranged sightseeing are subject to change at any time due to unforeseen circumstances. Every effort will be made to operate tours as planned, but alterations may occur after the final itinerary has been issued

    Galicia
    MADRID • LEON • OVIEDO • LUGO • A CORUNA • SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA • RIAS BAIXAS • LA TOJA • VIGO • VIANA DO CASTELO • BRAGA • MADRID

    ITINERARY

    DAY 1: MADRID > LEON > OVIEDO

    Departure from a central location in Madrid at 8.30 a.m. towards León. Free time in this magnificent city, an example of various architectural styles such as Gothic and Plateresque. Leave for the ancient capital city of Oviedo, home of several World Heritage Sites among which we can find its Cathedral of Asturian Gothic style. Accommodation.

    DAY 2: OVIEDO > LUGO > A CORUNA

    Depart Oviedo westward towards Galicia until Lugo. Free time in this city to admire the Roman city walls declared World Heritage Properties in 2000. Leave for A Coruña and enjoy a panoramic drive through its main avenues to admire the glass house galleries of Galician architecture. A brief stop for pictures at the wonderful monument of Torre de Hercules, which dates back from the Roman period. Free afternoon in which you have the possibility to join an optional tour to the Rias Altas. Accommodation.

    DAY 3: A CORUNA > SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

    Departure towards Santiago de Compostela, one of the most important sites for Christian Pilgrimages in Spain as it is the end of the Camino de Santiago, built during the Roman Empire and World Heritage remain. City tour with entrance fee to the Cathedral. Free afternoon to explore the city. Accommodation.

    DAY 4: SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA > RIAS BAIXAS > LA TOJA > VIGO

    Breakfast at the hotel. Departure towards one Today we will visit the Rias Baixas (Spanish Fjords). Scenic drive towards La Toja Island. Free time there. Afterwards, we will head to Ria de Arosa passing by Pontevedra to arrive in Vigo. Accommodation.

    DAY 5: VIGO > VIANA DO CASTELO > BRAGA

    Departure towards Viana do Castelo. Free time in the city and departure to Braga. Accommodation.

    DAY 6: BRAGA > SALAMANCA > MADRID

    Departure towards Salamanca, where we will make a shortstop. Free time in this university city (World Heritage) of great architecture and artistic value. Continue to Madrid. End of Services.