Santiago de Compostela
The Road to 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.
Astorga • Lugo • Betanzos • Rias Baixas • Pontevedra • 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.
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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 • Lift
• Buffet breakfast and buffet dinner
Your tour includes:
• Return overnight ferry crossings in inside cabins with private facilities
• 1 night half board in Leon
• 4 nights half board in Santiago de Compostela
• 2 nights half board in Cantabria
• Excursions and admissions as detailed in the itinerary
• English speaking guide
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