Northern Spain and Portugal from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

Multiday tour
11 days
Santiago de compostela

Northern Spain and Portugal from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

A panorama of Galicia and Portugal to soak up its landscapes, traditions and customs. The most interesting points to know about Portugal. Its great cities yet to be discovered. Gastronomy and culture are part of the trip.

Included

  • Guided city tour with local guides in Santiago de Compostela, Porto, Lisbon and Madrid
  • Entrance to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Duoro cruise and wine tasting in Porto
  • Bilingual tour escort during the tour (English and Spanish)
  • Transportation in air conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • 10-night accommodation and daily breakfast 
  • Departure transfer to the airport in Madrid
  • Travel insurance

Not Included

  • Hotel local city tax not included, to be paid directly to the hotel/s.
  • Any other service not specified.

Itinerary

Meet with your tour director at Santiago Plaza affiliated by Meliá Hotel in Santiago de Compostela and join a city tour. Accommodation.
Accommodation T and A Class: Santiago Plaza affiliated by Meliá or similar 

Breakfast at the hotel. City tour of Santiago visiting the Plaza del Obradoiro and its Cathedral (entrance included) dedicated to the Apostle Santiago el Mayor. Rest of the day at leisure to continue visiting this city with a university and student atmosphere. Accommodation. 

Accommodation T and A Class: Santiago Plaza affiliated by Meliá or similar

Breakfast. Departure to the most picturesque area of the Galician Rías Bajas (Spanish fjords). Through splendid landscapes, we will arrive at the island of La Toja, universally known for its spa and natural wealth. Free time and continuation through the Arosa estuary on the way to Portugal. Arrival in Porto and accommodation. 

Accommodation: T Class: AC Porto or similar // A Class: Vila Gale Porto or similar

Breakfast at the hotel. Panoramic tour of Porto, considered a World Heritage Site where we will contemplate the Cathedral, the Stock Exchange building and the Church of Santa Clara. Then enjoy a different perspective of the city along the Douro River on board a Cruise and discover the historical heritage by visiting a well-known Port Wine Cellar with wine tasting included. Rest of the day free. Accommodation. 

Accommodation: T Class: AC Porto or similar // A Class: Vila Gale Porto or similar

Breakfast and overnight at the hotel. Free day in this magnificent city on the banks of the Douro. 

Accommodation: T Class: AC Porto or similar // A Class: Vila Gale Porto or similar

Breakfast. Departure to Coimbra, the city that hosts one of the oldest universities in Europe and the cradle of Fado. Leisure. Continuation to Fatima. Center of the Christian Faith and World Pilgrimage Sanctuary with its impressive Basilica and the Cova da Iria, place where the Virgin Mary appeared. The Chapel of the Apparitions, the heart of the sanctuary, with the tombs of the three little shepherds, Lucía, Francisco and Jacinta. At night possibility of attending the candlelight procession. Accommodation. 

Accommodation: T Class: Sao José or similar // A Class: Santa María or similar

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style considered a World Heritage Site. We will continue to the picturesque fishing village of Nazaré. Free time and continuation Alcobaça with its Gothic church and Cistercian monastery, whose origins date back to the 12th century and then Lisbon. Accommodation. Optional typical traditional dinner with Fado show (typical Portuguese folklore). 

Accommodation: T Class: Roma or similar // A Class: Lutécia, Vila Gale Opera or similar

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning visit of the city, formerly known as Olissipo, tour through its main squares and avenues, Torre de Belem, Jerónimos Monastery (exterior), Monument to the Discoverers, ... Free afternoon to discover the nostalgic corners of this city. city such as the Alfama neighborhood or take the optional excursion to Sintra and Cascais (World Heritage Site). Overnight at the hotel. 

Accommodation: T Class: Roma or similar // A Class: Lutécia, Vila Gale Opera or similar

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Cáceres, a World Heritage city, an architectural mix of Romanesque, Islamic, Gothic and Italian Renaissance. We will walk through its old town, Medieval Quarter and its Plaza Mayor. Continuation to Madrid. Overnight at the hotel. 

Accommodation T and A Class: Princesa Plaza or similar

Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up from your hotel for a Morning Madrid panoramic city tour; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical buildings. Drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterized by Phillip II and its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Afternoon free to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer. Accommodation at the hotel. 

Accommodation T and A Class: Princesa Plaza or similar

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Madrid’s airport. END OF OUR SERVICE.

Santiago de Compostela

Meet with your tour director at Santiago Plaza affiliated by Meliá Hotel in Santiago de Compostela and join a city tour. Accommodation.
Accommodation T and A Class: Santiago Plaza affiliated by Meliá or similar 

Santiago de Compostela

Breakfast at the hotel. City tour of Santiago visiting the Plaza del Obradoiro and its Cathedral (entrance included) dedicated to the Apostle Santiago el Mayor. Rest of the day at leisure to continue visiting this city with a university and student atmosphere. Accommodation. 

Accommodation T and A Class: Santiago Plaza affiliated by Meliá or similar

Santiago de Compostela - Vigo - Oporto

Breakfast. Departure to the most picturesque area of the Galician Rías Bajas (Spanish fjords). Through splendid landscapes, we will arrive at the island of La Toja, universally known for its spa and natural wealth. Free time and continuation through the Arosa estuary on the way to Portugal. Arrival in Porto and accommodation. 

Accommodation: T Class: AC Porto or similar // A Class: Vila Gale Porto or similar

Oporto

Breakfast at the hotel. Panoramic tour of Porto, considered a World Heritage Site where we will contemplate the Cathedral, the Stock Exchange building and the Church of Santa Clara. Then enjoy a different perspective of the city along the Douro River on board a Cruise and discover the historical heritage by visiting a well-known Port Wine Cellar with wine tasting included. Rest of the day free. Accommodation. 

Accommodation: T Class: AC Porto or similar // A Class: Vila Gale Porto or similar

Oporto

Breakfast and overnight at the hotel. Free day in this magnificent city on the banks of the Douro. 

Accommodation: T Class: AC Porto or similar // A Class: Vila Gale Porto or similar

Oporto - Coimbra - Fatima

Breakfast. Departure to Coimbra, the city that hosts one of the oldest universities in Europe and the cradle of Fado. Leisure. Continuation to Fatima. Center of the Christian Faith and World Pilgrimage Sanctuary with its impressive Basilica and the Cova da Iria, place where the Virgin Mary appeared. The Chapel of the Apparitions, the heart of the sanctuary, with the tombs of the three little shepherds, Lucía, Francisco and Jacinta. At night possibility of attending the candlelight procession. Accommodation. 

Accommodation: T Class: Sao José or similar // A Class: Santa María or similar

Fatima - Batalha - Nazare - Alcobaca - Lisboa

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style considered a World Heritage Site. We will continue to the picturesque fishing village of Nazaré. Free time and continuation Alcobaça with its Gothic church and Cistercian monastery, whose origins date back to the 12th century and then Lisbon. Accommodation. Optional typical traditional dinner with Fado show (typical Portuguese folklore). 

Accommodation: T Class: Roma or similar // A Class: Lutécia, Vila Gale Opera or similar

Lisboa

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning visit of the city, formerly known as Olissipo, tour through its main squares and avenues, Torre de Belem, Jerónimos Monastery (exterior), Monument to the Discoverers, ... Free afternoon to discover the nostalgic corners of this city. city such as the Alfama neighborhood or take the optional excursion to Sintra and Cascais (World Heritage Site). Overnight at the hotel. 

Accommodation: T Class: Roma or similar // A Class: Lutécia, Vila Gale Opera or similar

Lisboa - Cáceres - Madrid

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Cáceres, a World Heritage city, an architectural mix of Romanesque, Islamic, Gothic and Italian Renaissance. We will walk through its old town, Medieval Quarter and its Plaza Mayor. Continuation to Madrid. Overnight at the hotel. 

Accommodation T and A Class: Princesa Plaza or similar

Madrid

Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up from your hotel for a Morning Madrid panoramic city tour; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical buildings. Drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterized by Phillip II and its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Afternoon free to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer. Accommodation at the hotel. 

Accommodation T and A Class: Princesa Plaza or similar

Madrid

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Madrid’s airport. END OF OUR SERVICE.

Multiday tour map

Additional information

  • Departure time on the first day will be informed at time of confirmation.
  • This tour might be a combination of different programs. If applies there might be a change in the tour escort and passengers between the programs.
  • During your stay in Madrid tour escort service is not available
  • In the event that the panoramic tour of Madrid is not operated for technical reasons will be replaced by the Madrid Hop-on Hop-off Bus 1 day instead.
  • Offered two different hotel categories, Superior T or Superior Plus A. Both categories, first-hand selected, guarantee to all our clients a comfortable accommodation with high quality standards. Bear in mind that Superior Plus A tends to be centrally located.   
  • Even though our tours run bilingual, please select the preferred language at time of booking.   

From 1395€ per person

Meeting point

Meeting at the Tryp Santiago Hotel in Santiago de Compostela.

From 1395€
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