The Galicia region is located in the green and lush north west corner of ‘forgotten’ Spain, beautiful landscapes are dotted with pine and eucalyptus forests and the coast line is made up of countless picturesque bays. The jewel in Galicia’s crown is the capital Santiago de Compostela.
LEÓN (1 night) is a stunning city dating back to Roman times, discover beautiful Plazas and classic architecture, from Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque to Neoclassical.
SANTIAGO DE COMPESTELA (4 nights) is this region’s most famous & illustrious city and has World Heritage status. The cathedral is magnificent with many facades, towers and chambers and it is also final destination of the ‘Way of St James’ pilgrimage route that travel across northern Spain. But the cathedral is not the only attraction, as you wander through the narrow streets and plazas of the old town you will discover many more stunning treasures; the San Martin Pinario monastry, the Rajoy Palace and Hostal de las Reyes Catolicos the oldest hotel in the world!
RIAS BAIAS is a coastal area of Galicia and is peppered with bays and inlets which are known locally as “rias”. Enjoy a relaxing day passing through a succession of pretty villages and fishing ports, viewing cliffs and stunning beaches, said to be the most beautiful in the whole of Spain.
We spend a relaxing 2 nights at MOGRO, a small village in the coastal Asturias region. The surrounding scenery is stunning with the Pas Estuary, Usil Beach and the National Park, Dunas de Liencres, just a short distance away.
Your holiday includes
Hotels: 7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
~ Outward: Plymouth/Santander
~ Return: Santander/Portsmouth
~ Inside lower bedded cabin
~ Breakfast & dinner on board
Guided tour Santiago de Compostela
Complimentary tea/coffee on coach
All coach travel & excursions
All hotels are four star with en suite rooms, comfortable, modern furnishings with telephone, television, air conditioning and hairdryer. All hotels have lifts and Wi-Fi is available.
The Gran Hotel Santiago (4 nights) is located with just a short walk to the historic city centre.
Hotel Milagros Golf, Mogro (2 nights return) is situated on the coast with fantastic views over the Atlantic. Spa facilities include a swimming pool and Jacuzzi.
Hotel Tryp, Leon (1 night outward) is located bear the city centre.