Circuit at your own through the interior of Galicia. Hotels
- NO CANCELLATION FEES up to 7 days before the start
- Circuit your own way - by car
- 7 days / 6 nights in hotels on a bed + breakfast basis in the interior of Galicia
- 2 nights in Santiago de Compostela
- 2 nights in Ourense
- 1 night Monforte de Lemos
- 1 night in Lugo
- Free Cancellation Insurance (up to 30 coverage)
- Total price per person in double / triple room: € 439
- To formalize the reservation, reservation deposit price: € 60 / person. Rest of payment, 15 days before the start.
- Optional: 5-seater rental vehicle throughout the circuit
Circuit at your own pace by car or with a car rental for 7 days.
We will visit places such as Santiago de Compostela, Monastery of Oseira, Allariz, Ourense, Ribadavia, the Sil canyon, Monforte de Lemos or Lugo.
If you choose the option of going by car "your own way", you have the option of making slight changes on the first and last day, such as going to Puebla de Sanabria, which is a highly recommended possibility.
Although the coasts of Galicia are spectacular, its interior is even just as fascinating. We will make a unique tour through very varied and charming areas between Santiago de Compostela, Ourense and Lugo.
Day 1: ORIGIN - Santiago de Compostela
On the first day, depending on the vehicle chosen (own vehicle or rental vehicle), we will go to the designated accommodation in Santiago de Compostela. If we opt for a rental vehicle, the vehicle will be collected at the indicated place. We chose Santiago because it has different stations that we can access easily and thus we take the opportunity to see this magnificent city. This day, after check-in at the hotel, we will visit the city on a guided tour. We will see different places in the city declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity such as its Cathedral, entering through its Pórtico de la Gloria, Plazas de Platerías, Plaza del Obradoiro or the Parador Reyes Católicos.
We will eat in the city to taste its exceptional gastronomy such as Galician broth, octopus, raxo, cheeses and wines.
We will end the day sleeping in assigned accommodation.
Day 2: Pazo de Santa Cruz de Rivadulla - Monastery of Oseira - Allariz - Ourense
After a good rest in the accommodation in Santiago, we head towards Ourense making some very interesting stops. The first one is in the Pazo de Santa Cruz de Rivadulla where we will see its gardens, mill, its famous fountains and vineyards where Ulla wine is made.
The second visit will be the Monastery of Oseira, a monastery that after a century abandoned a restoration was made and a group of Cistercian monks was installed who worked very hard to return the town to its greatest splendor where a remarkable library and a small file. A must see passing so close to the place. Depending on the time that we have in our favor, there are two options that if we have the opportunity, it is advisable to do both.
In Ourense we will do the check-in and we can visit the city and eat or we can go to a town called Allariz which is a charming place that received the European Prize for Urbanism for the rehabilitation of its historic center and enjoy its gastronomy and then visit Ourense .
After a fairly full day we will rest at the chosen accommodation in Ourense.
Day 3: Viña Costeira Winery - Ribadavia - Castelo de Ribadavia - Termas de Outariz
Once we have had breakfast at our accommodation in Ourense, we will go to Ribadavia, passing by the Pazo Casanova where we can enjoy its vineyards and wineries.
Continuing towards Ribadavia we will visit other vineyards and enjoy a guided visit to a D.O. Ribeiro called La Viña Costeira, including a special wine tasting.
Once the visit to the vineyards is finished, we will see the town of Ribadavia, which is a fascinating place on the banks of the Avia river; it is a pleasure to walk through its beautiful streets. In the town we find several places to have tapas or eat. In the same town you will find the Castelo de Ribadavia very close to its main beach and thus we take the opportunity to make time to then go to the Outariz Thermal Waters
The Thermal Baths consist of a place of Zen relaxation where you will find all the comforts of oriental civilization with its most innovative Japanese-inspired techniques.
Finally, we will return to the accommodation and enjoy a good rest in Ourense.
Day 4: Ribeira Sacra - Catamaran Route through the Sil Canyon - Monforte de Lemos - Ocas Augas Spa
We start the day having breakfast at the accommodation in Ourense that we will leave, to go to the Monastery of Santa Cristina de Ribas de Sil, it was one of the most important monasteries of the Ribeira Sacra during the Middle Ages, but in the confiscation of 1835 it was definitively abandoned. the place. Much of the monastery is preserved in good condition and is in a spectacular area with great views of the Canyon. To access it, you have to turn off at Parada de Sil.
Following the river near the Ribeira Sacra Viewpoint in Vilar de Cerrada, we find the Santo Estevo Pier where we will enjoy a Catamaran Route through the Sil Canyon.
According to mythology, the Sil Canyon was the result of one of the feelings most closely linked to human beings, jealousy. Jupiter, father of the gods of Roman mythology, was totally in love with Galicia, Juno, his wife, seeing the love he professed for the community decided to create a wound that would make Jupiter disenchanted with the area, the Sil Canyon . Far from achieving his goal, he became extremely angry with Juno whom he eternally condemned to wander through the wound created.
On this catamaran ride along the river, you will be able to admire the falls that reach 500 meters in various areas, the slopes of more than 70% or the canyon walls with lower slopes where the centenary vineyards of the Denomination of Ribeira Sacra Origin.
For lunch we can go to Monforte de Lemos where we can make a stop on the way at the Monastery of Santo Estevo de Ribas de Sil, a Baroque and Romanesque monastery dating back to the 6th and 7th centuries. After eating in Monforte de Lemos we can visit the Monastery of San Vicente do Pino, which is a monumental complex guarded by the remains of the Castle of San Vicente, which is preserved by the Torre del Homenaje and its walls.
When we finish, we will go to the Hotel Oca Augas Santas Spa where we will have the opportunity to enjoy a great "relax" moment.
We will sleep in Monforte de Lemos in the selected accommodation.
Day 5: Monasteries of Samos - Sarria - Lugo
After breakfast and check-out from the accommodation in Monforte de Lemos, we will go to the Monastery of Samos.
The Monastery of San Julián and Santa Basilica de Samos, has an early medieval origin, specifically from the time of the Visigothic Kingdom in the 7th century, its foundation being attributed to San Martín Dumiense and renovated by San Fructuoso.
Unfortunately, two great fires star in the most outstanding events in the recent history of the abbey, which currently shows no trace of them and which is the headquarters of the Benedictine Order.
With the visit concluded, we have the option of eating in Samos or Sarria, or directly heading to Lugo to eat. Once we are in Lugo we will visit the city, where undoubtedly what stands out most of the city are the Roman walls of the ancient city Lucus Augusti. We can see in its old town its provincial museum, the Casa dos Mosaicos and its cathedral.
We will spend the night in the assigned accommodation.
Day 6: Castelo de Pambre - Monte do Gozo - Santiago
We have breakfast at the hotel in Lugo, leaving it and we will go to Santiago de Compostela through the municipalities of the Camino de Santiago Frances. On the way we will stop at the Castelo de Pambre. A 14th century castle in Palas de Rey that was owned by the Counts of Monterrei where it served as custodian of the Camino de Santiago for the protection of its pilgrims.
We recommend stopping in Melide and enjoying its exquisite cuisine, a famous town where you can taste the best "Pulpo a Feira" in all of Spain.
Arriving in Santiago de Compostela, we can make a stop at Monte do Gozo to see the picture that leaves every pilgrim in their minds when they arrive in Santiago.
Finally, we check-in at the assigned accommodation in Santiago de Compostela and we will dedicate the rest of the day to walking around and enjoying the city that started this adventure.
Day 7: Breakfast and End of Services
The next day, in the morning we will have breakfast and check-out at the accommodation. If we have chosen to rent a vehicle, we will deliver it to the indicated place (train station or airport).
We wish you a safe journey back hoping that you have enjoyed these days in Galicia.
- If you have chosen a rental vehicle, the meeting point will be the train station or the Santiago de Compostela airport.
- In case of traveling with your own car, the meeting point will be at the first accommodation in Santiago.
- Check-in time: From 12:00 a.m., at your choice.
- It is advisable to always wear comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes in any type of experience and visit.
- 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 more enjoyed with calm and time.
- NO CANCELLATION FEES up to 7 days before the start
- 7 days / 6 nights accommodation + breakfast in Singular Hotels in Galicia
- Guided tour in Santiago de Compostela
- Guided tour of a Winery, vineyards, production and special tasting
- Catamaran route through the Sil River Canyon in the Ribeira Sacra
- Complete route itinerary
- Basic Travel Insurance
- Free Cancellation Insurance (up to 30 coverages)
- Telephone assistance service en route
The guided tour included in the circuit will be subject to availability depending on the season.
It doesn't include
- Visit to the Samos Monastery. Reservations are not allowed. Donation price: €5 to be paid in cash
- Visit to the Oseira Monastery. Reservations are not allowed. Donation price: €3.5 ti be paid in cash
- Tickets to the Outariz thermal baths. Reservation is not allowed. Entrance price Adults: € 5.7. Children: € 4.85
- Half board supplement: € 160 / Person
- Single room supplement: € 195 / Person
- 5-seater rental vehicle for the entire route
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 advisable to do it with more time in advance.
A deposit of 60€ will be required so as to formalise the reservation.
Once your reservation has been formalised, shortly after, our team will be in contact 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 NO CANCELLATION FEE up to 7 days before beginning date.
In this case, we will refund the total amount paid as deposit. 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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