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Albariño Wines and Celtic Sites in the Salnes Valley, Rias Baixas (Full Day Tour - Private

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Destination(s): Spain  
Specialty Categories: Food & Wine   Cultural Journey  
Season: March - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 175 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 175 Euro (EUR)

In this corner of North Western Spain can be found a rich cultural diversity with an important emphasis on the ancient Celtic ties of this land. Not forgetting to mention as well this region is famed for its fine seafood and wines, Albariño being one of the most popular and an excellent companion with seafood.

On this private chauffeur-guided day tour visitors will be able to sample a small taste of what this region has to offer. The tour departure for Santiago, but can also start from other city and villages in Galicia upon request. We follow down the Rias Baixas coastline passing through small fishing villages making a stop at the remains of a breathtaking Celtic Hill-fort standing on its own peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic sea. From here we will enjoy a gourmet seafood lunch with Albariño wines in a quaint restaurant overlooking the sea.

Then we finally reaching the Heart of Albariño wine country, the valley of O Salnes, which is one of the sub-zones of the D.O. Rias Baixas wine region. Here we will make a special visiting to a winery located inside a Galician Pazo (Manor house). After your day with us you will see that Galicia is more than just one region within Spain, but really a Nation of its own with so much to be discovered and savored!

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: Santiago - Noia - Baroña - Corrubedo - Catoira - Cambados – Santiago

Departure from Santiago. Follow down the Upper Rias Baixas coastline passing by many small fishing. Visit the Celtic Hill-Fort Of Baroña. Visit the ancient Dolmen of Axeitos. Lunch in a restaurant in the village of Corrubedo with excellent views of the coast and delicious fresh seafood and Albariño white wines. Visit the Dunes of Corrubedo, a nature beach park with large sand dunes, wild flora and fauna.

Entering into the Rias Baixas of O Salnes, visit the remains of the 17th century defense towers in Catoria. Visit Bodega Pazo De Señorans, an Albariño winery located in the O Salnes sub-zone of the Denomination of Origin Rias Baixas. Then we visit Cambados village, the heart of Albariño wine country. Walk around the Plaza de Fefiñanes and quaint streets of this noble village and we visit the new wine museum. Return to Santiago by highway. Includes: (L).

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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. When you book your vacation, an agreement is made between you, our company and others who provide services. Upon request we can provide you with our general terms and conditions governing the provision of these holidays. A non-refundable upfront initial deposit of € 200 Euros 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. All prices, itinerary etc. listed are subject to change without notice.

No unused portion of the vacation can be refunded. Cancellation penalties apply and change fees after booking is confirmed, refer to our general terms. Please inquire for pre or post tour add-ons / hotel stays.

About This Supplier
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Location: Spain
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2001

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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