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North of Spain & Portugal

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(7 Reviews)
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  • 12 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Madrid, Zaragoza, San Sebastian, Bilbao, Santander, Santillana, Covadonga, Oviedo, La Coruna, Santiago de Compostela, Rias Baixas, Vigo, Viana do Castelo, Braga, Porto, Coimbra, Fatima, Lisbon, Caceres

    Group Size:
    2 to 40
    Age Range:
    0 to 99
    Languages: English, Spanish, French
    Type: Guided Group Tours, Multi Country Trips

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Tour at a Glance

Tour at a Glance

Loop from Madrid towards the pilgrimage town of Santiago and return through stunning Portugal

  • Enjoy a short panoramic tour to admire the Guggenheim Museum building in Bilbao.
  • Enjoy a city tour of the legendary pilgrimage town of Santiago de Compostela.
  • Drive through the area of Rias Bajas.
  • Panoramic tour of Porto ending at a local wine cellar to taste the famous Port wine.
  • Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Lisbon.
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  • Map is an indication of destinations visited and may not depict the exact route taken.

Itinerary

Depart from selected Madrid hotels between approximately 07:30-08:40am, or the bus terminal located at, Calle Ferraz 3, Madrid, at 08:00a.m. (Check your voucher for exact information regarding your pick up or if you need to make your way to the terminal. Please be at the terminal no later than 07:45). Enjoy a short stop in Zaragoza then continue to San Sebastian. Overnight San Sebastian.

Meals Included:
Dinner

After some free time, depart for Bilbao, capital of the province of Vizcaya. Enjoy a short panoramic tour to admire the Guggenheim Museum building. Continue to Santander. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Santander.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Depart for Santillana del Mar, a medieval village considered as a National Monument. Continue to Covadonga with some free time to visit the Shrine. Proceed to Oviedo. Overnight Oviedo.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast depart to La Coruna for a short panoramic tour. Overnight La Coruna.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Following breakfast depart to Santiago de Compostela. Enjoy a city tour of this legendary pilgrimage town; Plaza del Obradoiro, Cathedral and more. The remainder of the day is free. Overnight Santiago de Compostela.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast depart for the area of the Spanish Fjords, Rias Bajas. Drive through splendid landscapes such as La Toja Island, Ria de Arosa and Pontevedra to Vigo. Overnight Vigo.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Crossing the Portuguese border, arrive at Viana do Castelo, a city located between the mouth of the river Miño and Porto. Free time to visit the old town with its cobbled streets and emblazoned buildings. Continue to Braga known as the city of the archbishops and the third most populated city in Portugal. After some free time, depart to Porto, considered a World Heritage city. Overnight Porto.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Panoramic tour of Porto to admire the Cathedral, the Stock Exchange Building, and Santa Clara Church. Visit a local wine cellar to taste the famous Port wine. Overnight Porto.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

After breakfast, depart for Coimbra, site of one of the oldest universities in Europe and the birthplace of Fado, the music of Portugal. Time at leisure. Overnight Coimbra.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast, travel to Fatima, an important pilgrimage centre. Free time to visit the Shrine and afterwards continue to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal located at the mouth of the Tagus River. Optional night tour to attend a Fado show. Overnight Lisbon.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Lisbon including the old Alfama Quarter, Tower of Belem, and Monastery of Los Jeronimos. Afternoon at leisure. Optional tour to Sintra, Cascais and Estoril. Overnight Lisbon.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Morning departure to the border with Spain before continuing to Cáceres. Free time at leisure to explore its Plaza Mayor and to walk through the old city and its famous medieval quarter, very well preserved and considered a World Heritage place. Continue to Madrid. End of our services upon arrival into Madrid city centre. No hotel drop off. You will need to make your own way to the hotel.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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What’s included?

Accommodation in 4* hotels

Multilingual tour escort

Sightseeing tour with local guide in Santiago, Porto and Lisbon

Tours as per itinerary

11 Breakfasts, 7 Dinners

Transportation by air conditioned vehicle with free Wi-Fi onboard

Visit to a wine cellar with a tasting of Porto wine

Entrance fees to sites listed in the itinerary

Local taxes

Passport or visa Fees

Other meals, snacks and drinks

Pre and post tour accommodation

Any other items of personal nature

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Hotel List (or similar)

Silken Amara Plaza San Sebastián
Pio XII.aren Plaza, 7, 20010 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
Tel: +34 943 46 46 00
Rating
4
Silken Amara Plaza San Sebastián
Santemar Hotel
C. Joaquín Costa, 28, 39005 Santander, Cantabria, Spain
Tel: +34 942 27 29 00
Rating
4
Santemar Hotel
IBERIK Santo Domingo Plaza Hotel
Rda. Sur, s/n, 33008 Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
Tel: +34 985 20 78 80
Rating
4
IBERIK Santo Domingo Plaza Hotel
Meliá Maria Pita Hotel
Av. de Pedro Barrié de la Maza, 3, 15003 A Coruña, Spain
Tel: +34 981 20 50 00
Rating
4
Meliá Maria Pita Hotel
San Lázaro Hotel
Rúa do Valiño, 1, 15703 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain
Tel: +34 981 58 43 44
Rating
3.5
San Lázaro Hotel
Hesperia Vigo Hotel
Av. da Florida, 60, 36210 Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
Tel: +34 986 29 66 00
Rating
4
Hesperia Vigo Hotel
Holiday Inn Porto - Gaia
R. Diogo Macedo 220, 4400-107 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Tel: +351 22 374 7500
Rating
4.5
Holiday Inn Porto - Gaia
Tryp Coimbra Hotel
Alameda Armando Gonçalves 20, 3000-059 Coimbra, Portugal
Tel: +351 239 480 800
Rating
4
Tryp Coimbra Hotel
Lutecia Smart Design Hotel
Av. Frei Miguel Contreiras 52, 1749-086 Lisboa, Portugal
Tel: +351 21 841 1300
Rating
4
Lutecia Smart Design Hotel

Important things to note

Accommodation is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to avoid hotel changes, but should a mid-tour hotel change become necessary after this list has been printed, contact details of the new hotel will be supplied to you by your Tour Director.

Itinerary is subject to change at any time without notice.

Hotel rooms may not be available for check-in before 2:00 p.m. Service charges and tips for baggage handling are not included in the tour price.

Tour can be a combination of regular tours; therefore coach changes may be required. The same people may not be travelling throughout the tour.

Due to special events, tours may stay in a city that is different to what is mentioned on the itinerary.

Jun 12; Sep 18 2022 departures will overnight stay at Hotel Los Abetos. Sep 25 2022 departure will overnight stay at Gran Hotel Santiago. Apr 17 2022 departure will overnight at Hotel Eurostars Ciudad de La Coruna instead of Santiago.

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Reviews for North of Spain & Portugal

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Warwick Pitchner
Really enjoyable two week tour

Review for: The Best of Spain, Portugal & Morocco

Really enjoyable two week tour of Spain Portugal and Morroco. Nice sized group and well organised. Only one hotel in Fez was disappointing. Guide and company notified. Extremely good guide, and a really well organised tour, of varying sizes as people joined for different parts of the tour.
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Reply from Sun Island Tours
Thanks Warwick. This tour is made up of smaller tours, hence why you receive varying groups of people. Makes for a great experience! Thanks and we look forward to seeing you again.
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Marie Turner
May 2019- I have just returned to

Review for: The Best of Spain, Portugal & Morocco

May 2019- I have just returned to Australia from the 16 day 'The Best of Spain, Portugal & Morocco' Tour and loved it. Tour Guides, Drivers and hotels were good & hotel breakfasts catered to every taste. Optional extra's provided some nice surprises. No complaints from me & happy to recommend this tour to others with previous travel experience, not the first time traveller.
SunIslandTour
Reply from Sun Island Tours
Dear Marie, Thank you for your feedback and apologies for the delay. Great to hear all the positive feedback re our drivers, hotels, meals and optional excursions. I agree, this large tour is not for a first time travellers, as it is made up of other tours with different guides and drivers. We do this in order to offer more than 30 tours in Spain, with weekly guaranteed departures. But by doing this the touring is a little more 'flexible'. Glad to hear your recommendation, and looking forward to you travelling with us again. Kind regards, John @ Sun Island Tours
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Marios Argyrou
Just returned from a trip

Review for: Splendid Cruise Dubrovnik - Split

Just returned from a trip to Croatia and Spain with Sun Island Tours and loved every second of it. The cruise in Croatia was the best way to view the Croatian Coast. Jure the cruise manager tended to all our need a and ensured we had a great trip. What a beautiful place. Rodrigo and Maria in Spain made us feel like locals in Spain. Our next trip will be to Egypt, Jordan and Israel and we will definitely be using Sun Island Tours again.
SunIslandTour
Reply from Sun Island Tours
Hi Marios, sounds like you had a fantastic time. If you do plan to do Egypt Jordan and Israel in the future, we do have a 21 day tour (From Pharaohs to Prophets/From Prophets to Pharaohs) which might suit you. Alternatively we have some shorter tours than do any combination of two of those three countries. Hope to see you there soon!

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TRIP IN BRIEF

North of Spain & Portugal

5
(7 Reviews)
From $2,531 AUD
  • 12 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Madrid, Zaragoza, San Sebastian, Bilbao, Santander, Santillana, Covadonga, Oviedo, La Coruna, Santiago de Compostela, Rias Baixas, Vigo, Viana do Castelo, Braga, Porto, Coimbra, Fatima, Lisbon, Caceres

    Group Size:
    2 to 40
    Age Range:
    0 to 99
    Languages: English, Spanish, French
    Travel Style: Guided Group Tours, Multi Country Trips

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