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Discover Green Galicia

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Key inclusions

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Europe

  • Active pace

  • Cosmos escorted tours

Great value escorted tours in the world's most captivating places. No other travel company matches our expertise, on-trip experiences - with a great mix of included excursions and free time - and value.

Taste Galicia's renowned shellfish on a fishing trip in the Atlantic Ocean, discover Roman lighthouses and thermal baths, and enjoy the spectacular coastal scenery of west Portugal and Spain. Wander the pretty streets of Porto and get lost in the atmospheric old town of Santiago de Compostela on this relaxing tour.

At a glance

  • Porto Explore the pretty waterfront city on a guided walking tour.
  • Santiago de Compostela Explore the city’s UNESCO-listed old quarters.
  • O Grove Enjoy a scenic boat trip and sample oysters, mussels and other local delicacies.
  • Atlantic Coast Scenic Drive Enjoy magnificent coastal scenery as you journey to Finisterre.
  • Ourense See the 12th-century cathedral and the Roman thermal baths on a sightseeing trip.
  • Cañon de Sil Admire the breathtaking views from the canyon.

What's included

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Excursions
  • Service charges
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
  • All airport and port taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Private home pick-up service

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our private home pick-up service.

Customer Reviews

Hotel was on a busy road but otherwise good....

27th September 2018
Mrs Isabella Chatterjee

Hotel was on a busy road but otherwise good.

Too much travelling especially on the last day....

15th June 2018
Mr Richard Liggins

Too much travelling especially on the last day.

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1st July 2017
Trusted Customer

Overview

Taste Galicia's renowned shellfish on a fishing trip in the Atlantic Ocean, discover Roman lighthouses and thermal baths, and enjoy the spectacular coastal scenery of west Portugal and Spain. Wander the pretty streets of Porto and get lost in the atmospheric old town of Santiago de Compostela on this relaxing tour.

Total meals included:

  • 7 breakfasts, 7 dinners

UK - Porto

Day
1

Fly to Porto where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for one nights.

Your tour starts today.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

Porto - Vigo - Rías Baixas

Day
2

After breakfast, start the day with a walking tour of Porto's city centre. This is the second largest city in Portugal, located along the Douro river estuary in northern Portugal, registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The ''Cidade Invicta'' or the city from where the country originally expanded, is nowadays famed not only for the Port wine cellars, one of which you will visit today, but also for several monuments, museums, churches, bridges, markets, fairs, green spaces and popular dynamics. Continue to the Rías Baixas (lower bays) area, stop to enjoy the fantastic natural setting of the city of Vigo, before arriving at your accommodation for the next five nights.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Rías Baixas - Santiago de Compostela - Rías Baixas

Day
3

After breakfast depart to visit Santiago de Compostela: the capital of the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. The old city quarters have been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site they are also home to St James' Cathedral, the destination of the Camino de Santiago (the pilgrimage route of St James'). Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

O Grove - La Toja - Combarro - Poio - Pontevedra

Day
4

Discover the Rías Baixas region heading north to the charming fishing village of O Grove for a delightful included boat trip to taste some of the local delicacies such as oysters and mussels. Cross the O Grove bridge to the island of La Toja and admire the tranquil, pretty gardens and spectacular coastal scenery. From here, head back to Combarro, enjoying the unique ambience of this traditional fishing village, before continuing to Poio for a visit to the Monastery, which in 1548 became a college of theology and now houses the largest library in Galicia. The day ends in Pontevedra, a city rich in historical and religious heritage, where the included sightseeing tour will introduce you to the city's fascinating monuments before returning to your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Rías Baixas - La Coruña - Rías Baixas

Day
5

Today journey to La Coruña, the 'Balcony over the Atlantic'. The city has its origins in sea trade and its icon is the Tower of Hercules, a roman lighthouse still guiding seamen to this day. La Coruña is full of contrasts, with elements of the shipping trade that have remained unchanged for years set side-by-side with a modern, vibrant metropolis city laden with shops, galleries, cafés and restaurants. The included city tour with a local guide will acquaint you with the highlights.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Rías Baixas - Atlantic Coast scenic drive to Finisterre - Rías Baixas

Day
6

Enjoy a scenic drive along the Atlantic Coast to Finisterre, often called 'the end of the earth' because of its position as one of the westernmost points on the European mainland. This route offers up some truly stunning coastal scenery - a blend of cliffs and rocks, white sandy beaches and lush marshlands.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Rías Baixas - Ourense - Cañon de Sil - Porto

Day
7

Check out from the hotel in Rías Baixas today and head first to Ourense, a tranquil city made up of narrow streets, pretty squares and pleasant gardens. A local guide will show you many interesting religious buildings of varying styles with the pinnacle being the 12th-century cathedral and the thermal springs dating back to Roman times. Continue to Cañon de Sil, an impressive canyon that is hundreds of metres deep, affording incredible views. Explore the villages and monasteries that lie on its ridges before continuing to Porto for the night.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Porto - UK

Day
8

Your tour ends today. For customers that are extending their holiday with a cruise, a transfer will be provided to the port.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay with a Douro river cruise.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
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Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Villa Covelo

A beautifully decorated and well-equipped hotel, the Villa Covelo offers high levels of service and comfort, and is in an enviable location in a small village, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

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Villa Covelo

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