Northern Spain Trip from Madrid in 8 days
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Northern Spain Trip from Madrid in 8 days

Basque Country, Cantabria, Asturias and Galicia

Language
Spanish, English
Duration
8 days, 7 nights
Free! cancellation 15 days before

Highlights

  • Visit the Basque Country, Asturias and Cantabria with this tour of northern Spain.
  • Get to know La Coruña, a beautiful port city in the region of Galicia.
  • Tour the Rías Bajas, crossing the wonderful landscapes of the Isla de Toja, the Ría de Arosa and Pontevedra.

Description

Bilbao, Oviedo, La Coruña and Santiago de Compostela are just some of the cities that you will meet with this fantastic Northern Spain trip, departing from Madrid. A perfect 8-day itinerary through Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria, the Basque Country and finally Porto, crossing the Portuguese border.

The trip includes all transfers, bed and breakfast in hotels, so you have zero hassles and you can enjoy your holiday as you deserve.

  • 1st Day (Sunday) MADRID - ZARAGOZA - SAN SEBASTIAN

We will depart from our terminal in Madrid in the morning for the city of Zaragoza, where we will make a short stop to visit the famous Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar, patron saint of Hispanicity. On our way, we will reach San Sebastian, the historical and cultural pearl of the Basque Country!

We will have free time until dinner time (included). Accommodation in the hotel in san Sebastian.

  • 2nd Day (Monday) SAN SEBASTIAN - BILBAO - SANTANDER

Breakfast at the hotel. We will say goodbye to San Sebastian and leave for Bilbao, one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, known mainly for its avant-garde Guggenheim Museum. After a short stop to admire this work from outside, we will return to Santander, a must-see destination!

The afternoon will be free so you can walk its streets to your liking or enjoy its spectacular beaches.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

  • 3rd Day (Tuesday) SANTILLANA DEL MAR - COVADONGA - OVIEDO

Breakfast at the hotel. We will leave Santander behind and take the route to the city of Santillana del Mar , in Cantabria, considered a National Monument. There we will make a short stop and then continue until we reach Covadonga, where we will have free time to visit its renowned Sanctuary, surrounded by the unique natural environment of the Picos de Europa. Afterwards, we will head to Oviedo, the capital of the principality of Asturias and our last stop of the day.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Oviedo.

  • 4th Day (Wednesday) OVIEDO - LA CORUÑA

Breakfast at the hotel. We will leave early to La Coruña, a must-stop city on our tour of Northern Spain. After taking a panoramic tour of its most attractive places, you can enjoy the afternoon free or join an optional excursion to the Rías Altas, where you will visit picturesque coastal villages such as Pontedeume, Betanzos and Ferrol, among others.

We will have dinner and accommodation at the hotel in La Coruña.

  • 5th Day (Thursday) LA CORUÑA - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

After breakfast we will leave for Santiago de Compostela, an important pilgrimage center, and undoubtedly one of the most visited cities in Spain. We will tour Santiago with the help of a local guide, on a guided tour that will take us through the Plaza del Obradoiro, the Cathedral, the Rua de Franco and other must-see places in the historic center.

The afternoon will be completely free for you to continue discovering Santiago on your own.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

  • 6th Day (Friday) SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA - RIAS BAJAS - VIGO - PORTO

After breakfast we will leave on our way to the Rías Bajas, located on the west coast of Galicia, crossing the fabulous landscapes of the Isla de Toja, the Ria de Arosa and Pontevedra. We will make a short stop on the Isla de la Toja and continue until we reach O Grove, where we can optionally enjoy a catamaran tour along the estuary, with mussels and wine tasting. In this part of the tour we will offer you an optional tour to Santa Tecla and Valença do Miño, crossing the Portuguese border.

Finally we will head to the city of Porto, our last stop of the day, in neighbouring Portugal. Accommodation in the hotel in Porto.

  • 7th Day (Saturday) PORTO

Breakfast at the hotel. Porto is one of the main cities in Portugal, declared a World Heritage Site, no traveler should miss it! This is why we will take you along with a local guide to discover its emblematic places, such as the Palace of the Stock Exchange, the Cathedral, the Church of Santa Clara, among other interesting places.

To close this day in the best way, we will visit a local winery where you can taste the popular “Port wine”. Accommodation in the hotel in Porto.

  • 8th Day (Sunday) PORTO - SALAMANCA - MADRID

On the last day of our Northern Spain tour, after breakfast, we will leave Porto behind crossing the border with Spain and arrive in the city of Salamanca, where we will have free time to visit the old town and the Plaza Mayor, icon of the city. Then we will resume the road to Madrid.

In the afternoon we will arrive in the Spanish capital, where our Northern Spain trip ends.

This tour also has a departure from Barcelona. You can see the complete itinerary here: Northern Spain Tour from Barcelona.

Included

  • Guided Tour with local guide in Santiago de Compostela and Porto.
  • Wine cellar tour with Porto wine tasting.
  • Escort guide.
  • Air-conditioned motor-coach with Free WIFI.
  • 7 nights accommodation in hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and 5 dinners.
  • Transport of one suitcase per person (20 kg) and small handbag.
  • Travel insurance (See benefits)
  • Hotel taxes in Porto.

Not included

  • Flight tickets.
  • Visa.
  • Optional activities.

Price & Payment

Single Room

Adult
1572 $

Double Room

Adult
1163 $

Triple Room

Adult
(age 8+)
1163 $
Child
(age 0-7)
872.50 $
  • Pay comfortably in 2 installments! When booking you will pay 20% and the remaining amount up to 30 days before departure.
  • This payment method is applied to reservations whose departure date is greater than 30 days from the reservation date. With less than 30 days the full amount will be charged.
  • Please note that the price of the tour may vary according to the selected date.

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All bookings must include for each passenger the following data at the moment of reservation: Name / Surname / Number of Passport or ID / Issue Date /Expiration Date/ Nationality / Date of birth.

Accommodation

Our hotels are carefully chosen and selected. Most of them are located in the urban areas of the cities or well connected. All rooms have a private bath/shower.

The following hotels are available for this tour:

  • San Sebastián: Hotel Silken Amara Plaza or similar
  • Santander: Hotel Santemar or similar
  • Oviedo: Gran Hotel Regente or similar
  • La Coruña: Hotel Tryp Coruña or similar
  • Santiago de Compostela: Gran Hotel Santiago or similar
  • Porto: Hotel Mercure Porto Gaia or similar

In the exceptional event of not having availability in the mentioned hotels, these will be replaced by another of a similar category. We will confirm the final hotels in advance of the tour departure.

In most hotels, triple rooms consist of 2 beds, or a double bed plus a sofa bed or a folding bed.

COVID-19 Measures

  • Enjoy the activity safely! We adopt the recommended legal and sanitary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Among them, keeping the safety distance, the use of masks for both the guide and the participants, small groups, disposable headphones, vehicle disinfection before and after each service, disinfectant gel available, avoiding the use of printed material, among others, according to the specific type of activity.

Additional details

  • The tour includes in the price a visit with official guide of the most important cities. However, our guide will offer you some tours or complementary visits that may be of your interest. They are optional and are not included in the price of the tour.
  • The tours are always guaranteed in English, although they may exceptionally be conducted in English and a second language simultaneously.
  • Please make sure your passport or D.N.I. they are valid and in order (recommended passport with a minimum validity of 6 months) and that you have processed the required visas for each country, if necessary.
  • Children under 4 years old have a free fare on the bus, without the right to bed, sharing a room with two adults. The expenses incurred must be paid by their parents.

Cancellation

Cancellation up to 15 days before the date of the activity: no charge & 100% refund / Between 15 and 11 days: 95 % refund/ Between 10 and 3 days: 85 % refund / Less than 3 days, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided.

Starting point

We will pick you up at the terminal of Calle Ferraz 3, very close to the Temple of Debod. All the details of the starting point will be indicated on the voucher of your booking.
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Cancellation minimum 15 days before the date of the activity: no charge & 100% refund / Between 15 and 11 days: 95 % refund/ Between 10 and 3 days: 85 % refund / Less than 3 days, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided. If you need to cancel your booking, please, email us at info@nattivus.com.

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