Santiago de Compostela
Galicia and Santiago de Compostela
Galicia has a strong Celtic culture, rolling countryside, dramatic and fertile coastal inlets. The Pilgrim Routes to Santiago de Compostela are paths of significant world heritage and they end at the tomb of the Apostle St James, in Santiago Cathedral. Our tour includes a journey along both the inland and the coastal route.
León • The Pilgrim's Route • Santiago de Compostela • Galician Cuisine • Santillana del Mar
Day 1 Board the Brittany Ferries cruise ferry service to Santander. Relax and enjoy a night on board ship.
Day 2 Arrive Santander and proceed to the wonderful old city of León for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3 Some time in León before continuing along the Pilgrim's Route. Travel through Astorga and then past Lugo and Betanzos to Santiago de Compostela for a 4 night stay.
Day 4 Santiago. We suggest a morning guided sightseeing tour, including a visit to the cathedral and followed by an afternoon at leisure.
Day 5 Full scenic day excursion to the Rías Baixas. Start from Pontevedra and travel through a succession of pretty villages following the route through Combarro, Sanxenxo, Portonovo and Cambados. See the small fishing ports, cliffs and wonderful beaches.
Day 6 A full day at leisure in Santiago. In addition to the many historic and cultural sites there are countless restaurants specialising in Galician cuisine.
Day 7 Depart Santiago and travel along Spain's northern coast, through Asturias, to arrive in Cantabria for a 2 night stay.
Day 8 Morning at leisure followed by a short afternoon excursion to historic Santillana del Mar.
Day 9 To Santander for a relaxing sailing to the UK.
Day 10 Arrive back on the south coast and travel home.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
Gran Hotel, Santiago de Compostela
A stylish and modern 4 star hotel with an excellent location a short walk from the historic centre. The hotel has panoramic lifts, a bar and a restaurant.
• 4 star • 143 bedrooms • Lift
• Coach parking is possible nearby
Your tour includes:
• Return overnight ferry crossings as shown in inside cabins with private facilities
• 1 night half board in Leon
• 4 nights half board in Santiago with:
Hot buffet breakfast and buffet dinner
Wine and water with dinner
After dinner tea or coffee
• 2 nights half board in Cantabria with:
Hot buffet breakfast
3 course dinner with choice from
Mineral water and wine with dinner
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