DATES: 5 June 2018 – 10 June 2018
DESTINATION: Galicia – Spain
PRICE: $ 4,763.00
This expertly guided Hosted Journey will take you on a trip through Galicia, from the Rías Altas to the Rías Bajas. Highlights will include historical lighthouses, crossing some of Europe’s highest cliffs, visiting Romanesque churches in Ribeira Sacra, sailing to the islands of Cíes where the beaches are among some of the most beautiful in the world, to tasting exceptional Albariño wines.
Arriving at Santiago de Compostela, you will be transferred to an 18th century paper mill which has been restored to an opulent 4-star boutique hotel. Explore Santiago’s old town, historical sites and enjoy phenomenal views, all from the privacy of your own rooftop balcony where you can sit back relax and prepare for the rest of your journey.
Ribeira Sacra, a land of vineyards and monasteries awaits you to unfold its myths and enchantments. Enjoy a private boat cruise and travel along the Miño River, discovering remote landscapes, and an opportunity to visit one of the many monasteries.
Your next couple of days will be spent in Ria. Here you will be visiting the towns of Betanzos, La Coruña and Ferrol, and enjoying some of the Galicia’s finest seafood. Take a deep breath and get ready to climb one of the world’s ancient (and still operative) Roman lighthouses, experiencing some of the most exquisite views over the Atlantic Ocean.
In Rías Bajas, you will embark on a truly unique journey, only exclusively available to some. Board a classic ketch yacht built by a renowned Dutch shipyard, navigating along the Ría de Arousa until Cambados, and is well-known for its cannery tradition and Albariño wines. Pair your last day with picturesque views and enjoy some of the most exceptional wines.
Relaxation and fun also have a space in this itinerary: enjoy a fun Galician cooking workshop, preparing pies, tasty octopus, Santiago cake and other gastronomic delights of the region. Some of our selected properties offer world class beauty and health spas with breathtaking sceneries.
Pack your gear and let the Iconic Journeys specialists plan your tour to the “land of Meigas”.