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Day Excursion to Lugo and the Saint James Way to Santiago de Compostela

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 14 people
Destination(s): Spain  
Specialty Categories: Pilgrimage/Spirituality  
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 includes stops at Lugo - the capital of the roman Galicia. Walking tour of the old area visiting both its 12th century cathedral and 4th century roman walls which were declared World Heritage monument by UNESCO in the year 2000. Portomarin - a historical town rescued, stone by stone, from its original site. Nowadays the waters of the Miño River close over it giving rise to an important dam. Lining the Miño River you will see the vineyards whose graps are used for producing the famous local rum “aguardiente".

Leboreiro - a small village, which still preserves its medieval aspect, with its fine restoration of houses and streets around a beautiful Romanesque church small village, which still preserves its medieval aspect, with its fine restoration of houses and streets around a beautiful Romanesque church. The way back to Santiago will be following the pilgrims way to Santiago since Middle Ages, which is, without doubt, the oldest most celebrated route of the old continent. The first pilgrims to Santiago came in the 11th century, but after then, the influx began to grow forcefully until our times.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Santiago De Compostela - Lugo - Portomarin - Palas De Rei - Leboreiro - Melide - Santiago De Compostela. Departure from Santiago. The motorway will be taken to Lugo. Stopping at LUGO, the capital of the roman Galicia. Walking tour of the old area visiting both its 12th.-century cathedral and 4th century roman walls which were declared World Heritage monument by UNESCO in the year 2000. Lunch. Next stop Portomarin. It is a historical town rescued, stone by stone, from its original site.

Nowadays the waters of the Miño River close over it giving rise to an important dam. Lining the Miño River you will see the vineyards whose graps are used for producing the famous local rum “aguardiente". The way back to Santiago will be following the pilgrims way to Santiago since Middle Ages, which is, without doubt, the oldest most celebrated route of the old continent. The first pilgrims to Santiago came in the 11th century, but after then, the influx began to grow forcefully until our times.

Palas De Rei - its name makes reference to Alphonso the ninth, king of both Galicia and León, who specially favoured this town nevertheless, there is a popular legend which tells that its name comes from the visigothic king Witiza who had his palace here. The last stage passes through the lands of Melide and Arzua. Stopping at Leboreiro small village, which still preserves its medieval aspect, with its fine restoration of houses and streets around a beautiful Romanesque church (stop) small village, which still preserves its medieval aspect, with its fine restoration of houses and streets around a beautiful Romanesque church. Melide - it was already mentioned in the early 12th century. Several churches and the oldest stone cross of Galicia are worth seeing. 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.

Supplier Information
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Location: Spain
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2001
Client Request Served: 2936

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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