7 Day Circuit at your leisure Pazos de Galicia and Boutique Accommodation: Rías Baixas
- NO CANCELLATION FEES up to 7 days before the start
- Circuit at your own leisure - by car
- 6 Nights / 7 days in Pazos de Galicia and Boutique Accommodations in the Rías Baixas
- 2 nights in Santiago de Compostela
- 2 nights in Vigo
- 2 nights in Baiona
- Free Cancellation Insurance (up to 30 coverage, including Covid'19)
- Total price per person in double / triple room: € 550 / Person
- To formalize the reservation, we will require a deposit : € 60 / person. Rest of payment, 15 days before the start.
- Optional: 5-seater rental vehicle throughout the experience.
Circuit at your own pace by car for 6 nights where you will enjoy the different country houses and charming accommodations around the Rías Baixas. You can visit places such as the island of La Toja, the area of Vigo and Pontevedra, the heavenly islands of Las Cíes, Baiona and much more.
Day 1. Arrival in Caldas de Reis
In case your arrival is at the airport or train station of Santiago de Compostela and you have chosen the rental vehicle option, you will pick up the car at the indicated place. Otherwise if you travel with your own vehicle, you will go directly to Caldas de Reis.
Halfway between Santiago and Pontevedra is Caldas de Reis near A Baxe next to the reservoir where with your own car and at your own pace you will arrive at the Torre Do Río hotel where it will be the first place for two nights.
On this first day, the check-in will be carried out in your accommodation and you will rest as much as it is necessary.
Depending on the time of arrival and the rest time you need, you will have the option of visiting the surroundings, where you will find the reservoir and its dam or you could approach Caldas de Reis and its Thermal Spring of Las Burgas and perhaps visit one of the spas in the town. In any case, this first day will be free to have a day for resting and regain strength for the next few days. First night to sleep in the assigned pazo in Caldas.
Day 2. Villagarcía de Arousa - O Grove - La Toja - Sangenjo - Accommodation in Pazo in Caldas de Reis
Breakfast at the hotel with the wonderful views that the complex offers you and once you have gathered strength, the first trip will begin on this second day. With your own car you will visit 4 towns and then return to the pazo to enjoy the second night. Without counting the time of visits, the total journey by car will be around 1h 45min in about 109 km.
The route we suggest is:
Villagarcía de Arousa
From the hotel, take the N-640 towards this town. Before arriving, it will be worth a stop at the Pazo de Baion, which was the former pazo of the drug trafficker Laureano Oubiña, and the Pazo de Rubiáns, very close to Villagarcía de Aurosa, which contains not only a very interesting building with a French air, but also its gardens, vineyards and wineries where you can taste albariño and a little cheese. Once this visit is done, we can go directly to Villagarcía, which is full of beauty such as its beaches, country houses and its port. In the city we can take a walk to see the convent of Augustinian nuns and a pazo with a joyful view that currently cannot be visited from the inside but its exterior perfectly reflects its typical Galician architecture style.
It is not the only pazo that it has, you can also see the Pazo de O Rial, Pazo do Castriño and the pazo da Golpelleira that today are reused as hotels or areas for events such as Weddings.
O Grove and La Toja
Going to the VG-4.3 towards the south we can turn off towards Cambados if you want to see the charming Pazo de Monstesacro and if you decide to continue, join the AG-41 and VG-4.1 towards El Grove and the island of La Toja in about 35 minutes by car. Before arriving at O Grove and La Toja, you will see the wonderful Lanzada beach and possibly feel tempted to touch its sand of the highest quality. These two towns are separated by the La Toja bridge. This area is idyllic and perfect for strolling along its beaches, forest park and maritime views. According to time management, it can be an incredible area to try its gastronomy with several steakhouses, seafood restaurants or several tapas bars.
If you decide to spend a bit of time on the island of La Toja, you will find the Thalasso Hotel Louxo la Toja where you can enjoy its offers of treatments for your relaxation before heading towards Sanxenxo or the 5-star Hotel Eurostars Gran Hotel la Toja with balneotherapy treatments.
Starting from where you have arrived at El Grove you will arrive at Sanxenxo in a small detour in O Vinquiño and it will only take you about 17 minutes to get there. You can enjoy its many beaches, viewpoints and nautical clubs. If you decided not to go to the Thalasso La Toja, here you have even more options such as the Hotel Carlos I Silgar, the Gran Talaso Hotel Sanxenxo or the Hotel Augusta Spa Resort Superior where you can relax in this last town on the circuit. It is also a good place to have tapas or eat at its bars, restaurants and inns while strolling through its seaport and beach.
Day 3. Pontevedra - Pazo in Vigo
Breakfast at the hotel de Caldas de Reis and end of services.
Connecting the N-640 with the AP-9 heading south or the N-550 we will head towards the next hotel, in Vigo. Before arriving, we can visit Pontevedra, which is very close, about 30 minutes away.
The city gets its name from Latin, "old bridge" and is one of the important centers on the Camino de Santiago Portugues. We will enjoy a Guided Tour of Pontevedra where we will visit an old town with numerous chapels, squares, convents, ruins and interesting museums, it is a city that invites you to stroll quietly and enjoy its landscapes and environment.
We can visit the Pazo de Mugartegui which is a baroque building with carved stone from the city's quarrymen. The great noble coat of arms that can be seen on its cover is noteworthy. You can also visit an abandoned Pazo with incredible gardens such as the Pazo de Lourizán. It is an incredible pazo with a very spectacular French Romanticism style.
Once the visit is over, you can choose to try its gastronomy in the city or go directly to the hotel in the town of Vigo, where we will check-in and we can have dinner there.
Day 4. Vigo - Cíes Islands
Breakfast at the hotel in Vigo and start of day four in Galicia.
According to the time selected to take the ferry to the Cíes Islands, we can take a walk through Vigo or go directly to its seaport.
The islands belong to the National Park of the Atlantic Islands and are totally paradisiacal islands and in perfect synchrony and balance between tourism and a careful ecosystem. It has some of the best beaches in Europe and the world, such as its spectacular Playa de Rodas.
There are two restaurants where you can eat, we recommend booking in advance.
The return to Vigo may change, depending on the time of return from the islands, they will have more time to enjoy the beautiful city.
Vigo has a very interesting old town and the castle of San Sebastián on the Castro hill. You can visit the contemporary Museum of M.A.R.C.O and its port, which is one of the most important fishing ports in the world. It is also interesting to visit the Pazo de Castrelos converted into a Museum, officially called the Quiñones de León Museum or the Pazo de San Roque.
Finally they will return to the hotel to enjoy the second night in this pleasant complex.
Day 5. Baiona - Accommodation in Pazo or Thalasso
We will have breakfast at the Pazo de Vigo and leave the hotel to continue on the N-552 or N-550 towards the south connecting with the AG-57 towards Baiona. The tour will last about 40 minutes.
The accommodation in Baiona according to your wish, can vary between a Thalasso hotel in Baiona if you would like to enjoy thalassotherapy treatments, or the Parador de Baiona located in an incredible bay on the Monterreal peninsula is an elegant walled building facing the sea or a Pazo con Encanto, one such as Pazo Mendoza. It will also depend in any case on availability on the dates you have selected.
This day is to enjoy Baiona, rest, taste its exquisite cuisine, or spend a wonderful day on the beach or take a relaxing bath in a thalasso.
The most remarkable thing in Baiona are its beaches and its nautical activities. Its old town was declared a "Historic Artistic Interest Complex".
We will spend the night in the chosen accommodation.
Day 6. Baiona - Castro Santa Trega - La Guardia - Tui - Valenca do Minho
Breakfast at the hotel, our sixth day begins.
We will head towards La Guardia, taking PO-552, a coastal road, where we will make a stop at Castro de Santa Tecla, in the most southwestern corner of Galicia, a privileged place where the entire estuary of the Miño River can be seen. The Castro is a walled town where you can see the settlement layout. It contains an archaeological museum where you can see the cultures that settled in this place.
After this endearing visit, we will go to Tui. It is a city where you have a lot to see starting with its Monte Aloia natural park, its Tui cathedral, the Santo Domingo de Tui monastery and its fascinating churches and landscapes.
Finally, passing the border over the bridge, you will be able to see the Valença fortress in Portugal where you will see its incredible moats and walls. If you go with plenty time, you will have the option of staying to taste their traditional cod.
After this visit, we will return to our accommodation in Baiona, where we will have dinner and rest.
Day 7. End of the Circuit
The next day in the morning we will have breakfast and we will check-out at the hotel. If you chose to rent the car, it will be left in the indicated place.
We wish you a safe journey back and hope that you have enjoyed these days in Galicia.
- If you have chosen a rental vehicle, the meeting point will be the Santiago train station or the Santiago de Compostela airport
- In case of traveling with your own car, the meeting point will be the first pazo in Caldas de Reis
- Check-in time: From 12:00 a.m., at your choice
- It is advisable to always wear comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes at all times during the experience.
- Some of the routes are longer than others and it would be a good idea to plan departure times well in advance.
- Be careful on the road, the trip and visits are enjoyed more calmly and with a lot of time.
- NO CANCELLATION FEES up to 7 days before the start
- 7 Days / 6 nights accommodation + breakfast in Pazos y Casas con Encanto
- Guided tour in Pontevedra.
- Ferry tickets to visit the Cíes Islands. Processing for the visitor of the authorization of the National Park
- Complete route itinerary
- Travel Insurance
- Free Cancellation Insurance (up to 30 coverages, including Covid'19)
- Telephone assistance service en route
- Half board supplement: € 190 / Person
- Single room supplement: € 290/ Person
- 5-seater rental vehicle for the entire route
HOW TO FORMALISE YOUR RESERVATION
Our travel agency advised to book minimum 15 days in advance for a better management. It remains feasible to book this gateway although is made less than 15 days. However it is recommended to do it with greater time in advance.
A deposit of 30€ will be required so as to formalise the reservation.
Once your reservation has been formalised, shortly after, our team will be en contract with you to specify all of the details.
Once the reservation is finalised, we will send you all the information for your compliance.
Once all the services have been booked and confirmed, the client must make full payment minus the deposit paid in advance, 15 days before the beginning date.
In case the reservation has been formalised less than 15 days before starting date, the client must paid in full the total amount from € per person.
Up to 7 days before the start date, there is no cancellation fee. In the unlikely event that it gets cancel, the deposit will get refund in full.
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