This tour includes stops at Vigo - it is the largest city in Galicia. It also has the most important fishing port destinated to the frozen. it is situated on the shores of Vigo bay. Baiona - the oldest port in Galicia. There is a replica of the caravel "La Pinta". The first place in Europe which knew th discovery of America. Conde de Gondomar Palace being nowadays a four star Parador. Valença Do Minho - fortress city dating from 18th century. From the bulwark we may admire impresive lookouts over the Miño-River. Narrow streets with shops which offer all kind of typical Portuguese products.
Day 1: Santiago De Compostela - San Simon Bay - Vigo - Baiona - Valença Do Minho - Santiago De Compostela (duration: 9:30 - 10:30 am). Departure from Santiago. Vigo Estuary. San Simon Bay. First stop Vigo, it is the largest city in Galicia. It also has the most important fishing port destinated to the frozen. It is situated on the shores of Vigo bay. Sightseeing - Castro mountain - splendid views of Vigo estuary. La piedra quarter: woman selling oysters. Castrelos Park and gardens of the Palace Quiñones de León.
Following the coast road we will reach Baiona. Stopping at Baiona, the oldest port in Galicia. There is a replica of the caravel "La Pinta". The first place in Europe which knew the discovery of America. Conde de Gondomar Palace being nowadays a four star Parador. Last stop Valença Do Minho fortress city dating from 18th century. From the bulwark we may admire impressive lookouts over the Miño-River. Narrow streets with shops which offer all kind of typical Portuguese products (pottery, lingerie, wines, goldwork etc. Some free time. Lunch. After lunch you will have some time for souvenirs. Return to Santiago. Includes: (L).
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Adults and children (10 years or more): € 66.34 p/p
- Children (4 - 10 years old): € 33.17 p/p.
- Transportation in a fully equipped motor coach with driver
- English speaking tour bus conductor/guide
- Entrance fees to sites when with guide
- Local taxes.
- 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.
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