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Art and Nature: Guggenheim Museum and Picos de Europa Chauffeur Driven Tour)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 9 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Destination(s): Spain  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: May - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2457 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2950 Euro (EUR)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Barajas (Madrid's International Airport)/ Burgos. This morning your private chauffeur will pick you up at Barajas Airport in front of the arrival gates (10:00am - 10:30am). Drive by highway to Burgos city. Free time for lunch on your own. Afternoon visit the Cathedral & old quarter. Transfer to Hotel. Free time before dinner. Welcome dinner in the hotel's restaurant, renowned for its fine preparation of traditional Burgos Gastronomy. Overnight in Burgos. Includes: (D).

Day 2: Burgos/ San Sebastian. Breakfast. In the morning travel by highway to San Sebastian. Rest of the day free to explore the old quarter of the city & enjoy the beaches. Lunch on your own. Meeting in the lobby before dinner. Dinner in an elegant restaurant offering Basque Country cuisine and is located on Monte Iglueldo with panoramic views of the bay. Overnight in San Sebastian. Includes: (B), (D).

Day 3: San Sebastian/ Bilbao/ Santillana Del Mar. Breakfast. In the morning enjoy a panoramic tour of Bilbao city. Then we take a guided visit of the Guggenheim Museum. Free time for lunch on your own. Drive along the coast of Cantabria ending the day in the noble village of Santillana Del Mar. Transfer to hotel. Free time before dinner. Dinner in hotel. Overnight in Santillana del Mar. Includes: (B), (D).

Day 4: Santillana Del Mar/ Arenas De Cabrales/ Covadonga/ Cangas De Onis. Breakfast. In the morning visit the Replica Caves Of Altamira with a museum. Passing through Arenas De Cabrales famous for Cabrales cheese. Drive through the picturesque countryside of the Picos De Europa. In a small Asturian village stop to visit a traditional factory of Cabrales Cheese with a natural cave where the cheeses are aged, and also visit a Apple Cider cellar with an old-press and see the traditional way of pouring cider including a tapa lunch with products of the area and live Asturian Bagpiper music inside the Cider Cellar. Stop in Covadonga to visit the Basilica. Ending the day in Cangas De Onis. Transfer to hotel. Free time before dinner. Dinner in Parador. Overnight in Cangas de Onis. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 5: Cangas De Onis/ Oviedo/ Coaña/ Ribadeo. Breakfast. In the morning visit Oviedo city the capital of Asturias. Free time for lunch on your own. In the afternoon visit the Celtic Hill-fort remains of Castro De Coaña. Then Crossing over into Galicia. If it is low ocean tide, stop to visit the interesting rock formation on the Beach Of The Cathedrals. Ending our day in Ribadeo village. Transfer to Parador. Free time before dinner. Overnight in Ribadeo. Includes: (B), (D).

Day 6: Ribadeo/ Vivero/ Cervo/ Estaca De Bares/ Ortigueira/ Pontedeume/ A Coruña. Breakfast. Today following along the beautiful A Mariña & As Mariñas Costlines Of Lugo & A Coruña. Make the 1st stop of the day in Cervo to visit the Sargadelos Ceramic Factory & Museum. Make a short stop to visit the small fishing village of Viveiro. Continuing to the Estaca De Bares (Cliffs of Bares), which is the most northern point of land in the whole of the Iberian Peninsula which overlooks the Bay of Biscay. In ORTIGUEIRA village stop for lunch in a restaurant located next to the beach and offering excellent seafood. After lunch continue on to visit the village of Betanzos. Ending the day in A Coruña city. Transfer to hotel. Free time before dinner. Dinner in traditional restaurant in the old quarter of the city. Overnight in A Coruña. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 7: A Coruña/ Santiago. Breakfast. Visit A Coruña's important monuments: Tower Of Hercules & Castle Museum Of San Anton. Free time for lunch on your own . In the late afternoon leave by highway for Santiago. Free time before dinner. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Santiago. Includes: (B).

Day 8: Santiago. Walking Day Tour In The Historic Quarter Of The Ancient Pilgrimage City. Breakfast. Morning visit of the Ethnographic museum of the Galician people, plaza de Abastos market, cathedral & old quarter. Lunch on your own. Rest of the day at leisure to explore the city. Enjoy a "Galician Goodbye Dinner" in the Parador. Overnight in Santiago. Includes: (B), (D).

Day 9: Santiago. Departure Day Or Tour Add-On. Breakfast. Departure day or Tour Add-On (See Tour Add-Ons). Independent departure arrangements (optional transfer to airport or train stations can be arranged upon request). Includes: (B).

Notes: Prices above are per person based on 6 people traveling. This tour is available for as little as 2 people. Please inquire for exact prices. A 30% deposit for land package is due within 7 days of the initial booking request. Final payment is due 45 days before the tour departure. Within 45 day full payment is due upon booking request. On Chauffeur Driven & Self Drive tours we require and upfront non-refundable deposit of € 200 Euro. All prices, itinerary etc. listed are subject to change without notice. No unused portion of the vacation can be refunded. Cancellation penalties apply refer to our general terms & conditions.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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Location: Spain
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We are a specialty tour operator based in Galicia, Northwestern Spain, where our founder Sean O'Rourke is dedicated to personally escorting many of our food and wine tour departures to this intriguing corner of Spain. Our services include many types of unique tours and customized travel to Spain and Portugal....

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