DEPARTS BARCELONA / THURSDAYS: 12 April - 18 October 2018

Tour is guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 2 passengers.
Visits: Leon, Oviedo, Lugo, A Coruna, Santiago de Compostela, Rias Bajas, La Toja, Vigo, Viana do Castelo, Braga, Porto, Salamanca

2018 Itinerary:
Day 1 (Thursday)                   BARCELONA / MADRID (train)
Depart Barcelona Sants railway station by AVE (high speed train). Arrive into Madrid Atocha railway station and transfer to your tour hotel. Accommodation.
Day 2 (Friday)                        MADRID / LEON / OVIEDO
After breakfast transfer from your hotel to the Julia Travel bus terminal (Plaza de Oriente). Depart at 0830towards Leon. Enjoy free time to stroll through the historic centre and visit the Gothic Cathedral, Church of San Isidro or the facade of the Hostel of Sand Marcos Plateresque style. Continue to Oviedo set on a series of hills at the foot of the Naranco and which stands out for the beauty of its streets, many of them pedestrian. Its monuments are a World Heritage Site and among them the Cathedral, one of the most important works of Asturian Gothic. Accommodation.
Day 3 (Saturday)                    OVIEDO / LUGO / LA CORUÑA
After breakfast depart for the Galician region and arrive in Lugo, which holds one of the most impressive roman ramparts with a permitter of 2266 metres in circumference declared World Heritage. Continue onto La Coruña for a brief panoramic tour through the main avenues of this fabulous town driving by the Marine Avenue to admire the elegance of this city with the typical Galician architecture of glass house galleries. Brief stop in one of the wonders of the world the oldest working lighthouse the “Tower of Hercules” dating back from the roman period. Afternoon at leisure where you join optional tour to the Rias Altas. Accommodation.
Day 4 (Sunday)                      LA CORUÑA / SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
After breakfast depart for Santiago de Compostela, declared World Heritage as it is one of the most important centres of Christian Pilgrimages in Spain and as the end of the Camino de Santiago route built during the Roman Empire. Enjoy a city tour including the main square called Obradoiro and also the Cathedral (entrance included) dedicated to the Apostle Santiago. The afternoon is free to explore the narrow cobblestone streets and get the feel of the student atmosphere. Accommodation.
Day 5 (Monday)                     SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA / RIAS BAJAS / LA TOJA / VIGO
Breakfast then depart towards one of the most picturesque areas of Galicia, the Rias Bajas. Driving through this magnificent landscape we will arrive to la Toja Island, universally known for its spa. Free time and then continue to the Ria de Arosa, passing through Pontevedra to arrive in Vigo, situated in the middle of the Rias Baixas. Accommodation.
Day 6 (Tuesday)                    VIGO / VIANA DO CASTELO / BRAGA / PORTO
Breakfast then cross the Portuguese border to arrive in Viana do Castelo, this city is located between the mouth of the river Minho and Porto. You will have free time to visit the old town with cobbled streets and emblazoned buildings. We then continue to Braga known as the city of the archbishops and the third most populated city in Portugal. Free time and then depart to Porto. Accommodation.
Day 7 (Wednesday)               PORTO/ SALAMANCA / MADRID
After breakfast depart for Salamanca, A short stop and free time in the University City (World Heritage) of great architectural wealth.Continue to Madrid. END OF TOUR.
2018 Departure Dates
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
September: 6, 20
AU$1475 AU$2015
October: 4, 18
AU$1415 AU$1950
  • (B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Seasonal supplements may apply
  • Transportation in air conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation including daily breakfast
  • Guided visits in Santiago de Compostela & Porto
  • Monument entry fees
  • AVE tourist class train ticket Barcelona-Madrid
  • Transfer from Madrid train station to hotel
Regular departure coach tour by air-conditioned vehicle with multilingual escort/guides.
Tour is guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 2 passengers.
Excludes locally payable Tourist City Taxes

Generally, coach tours in Spain, Portugal & Morocco use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a multilingual tour escort unless they are specifically listed as only ‘English Speaking’. Your tour may comprise a combination of tours and other participants in your tour may be going to or leaving for other destinations. Your tour escort may also change during the course of your program. Your fellow travellers could be from all over the world, speaking various languages. Tour information and descriptions will be given in English, and possibly Spanish and other language(s) depending on those spoken by tour participants.

*Please note: Once early bird prices have been paid they are non-refundable.

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