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Discovering the Rias Baixas from Santiago de Compostela

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 14 people
Destination(s): Spain  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Sightseeing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 33.17 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 66.34 Euro (EUR)

The tour highlights include stops at Carril - with views of Cortegada Island. Description of marine cultures. Cambados - Fefiñanes Manor house dating form the 16th century. Manor house of Bazán, nowadays being a three star Parador. Port and fish market. Good wine and excellent shellfish. Isla De A Toxa - a dream like an island. A very luxurious tourist resort with one of the best hotel, spa and springs in Galicia form making the famous black soap of La Toja. There are also apartments, Casion and beaches. Combarro - declared as monumental place because of its narrow medieval streets, granaries and stone-crosses. Walking-visit – Pontevedra - provincial capital which is surrounded by Lerez river. Walking tour to see St. Mary, San Francisco and the Pilgrim Madonna churches.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Santiago De Compostela - Esclavitud - Iria Flavia - Padrón - Puentecesures - Catoira - Carril - Vilagarcía De Arousa - Vilaxoan - Cambados - O' Grove - Isla De A Toxa - A Lanzada - Portonovo - Sanxenxo - Combarro - Pontevedra - Caldas De Reis - Santiago De Compostela. Departure from Santiago. Esclavitud - a remarkable 18th century Marian shrine. Iria Flavia it was a very important site of roman emperors, and was the Episcopal See from the early times of the Christianity. Collegiate church with pointed arches and Romanesque columns. Padrón - medieval town with a very important Jacobean tradition, lying between the rivers Sar and Ulla. Land of poets like Rosalia de Castro, Macías, Rodrigo de Padrón, Camilo José Cela.

Puentecesures - medieval bridge over Ulla river which separates La Coruña and Pontevedra provinces. It is the begining of Arosa Estuary. Catoira - view of Arosa Estuary. Stopping at Carril with views of Cortegada Island. Description of marine cultures. Vilagarcía De Arousa it was the first international port in Galicia. Vilaxoan Manor house of Sobrán and a Romanesque church. Stopping at Cambados Fefiñanes Manor house dating form the 16th century. Manor house of Bazán, nowadays being a three star Parador. Port and fish market. Good wine and excelent shellfish. O' Grove it has the best Galician seafood. Stopping at Isla De A Toxa a dream like an island. A very luxurious tourist resort with one of the best hotel, spa and springs in Galicia form making the famous black soap of La Toja.

A Lanzada - beach of 4 km. Long open to the Atlantic ocean. Romanesque church from the 12th century dedicated to Mary. Portonovo - small fishing villa. Sanxenxo - modern tourist resort with promenades and beach. Stopping at Combarro declared as monumental place because of its narrow medieval streets, granaries and stone-crosses. Walking visit. Stopping at Pontevedra provincial capital which is surrounded by Lerez river. Walking tour to see St. Mary, San Francisco and the Pilgrim Madonna churches. Caldas De Reis thermal waters discovered by the Romans. Spas and Umia river. Return to Santiago. Includes: (L).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices:
- Adults and children (10 years or more): € 66.34 p/p
- Children (4 - 10 years old): € 33.17 p/p.

Price Includes:
- Transportation in a fully equipped motor coach with driver
- English speaking tour bus conductor/guide
- Entrance fees to sites when with guide
- Local taxes.

Price Excludes:
- Airfare
- Optional Private Tour Addons
- Table Reservations
- Transfers not specified in itinerary
- Entrance fees when not with guide
- Beverages not specified in selected meals
- Meals not specified in itinerary
- Laundry Expenses
- Telephone & Facsimile charges
- Excess Baggage charges
- Passport & Visa fees
- Personal & Travel Insurance
- Airport & Departure Taxes
- Optional excursions
- Room Service
- Gratuities to Chauffeurs and Guides.

About This Supplier
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Location: Spain
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2001
Client Request Served: 2941

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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