Galicia Short Break Sailing Tour of Vigo Bay visiting the Cies and Ons Islands on the Rias Baixas

 
 
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Galicia Short Break Sailing Tour of Vigo Bay visiting the Cies and Ons Islands on the Rias Baixas
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3 Days / 2 Nights

Vigo

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The Journey starts in Vigo, the most important fishing port in the world, which has a beautiful bay holding the secrets of sunken treasure and historic battles...
 
Highlights
 
  • Enjoy the Rias Baixas the best way possible, by the sea
  • Visit the Atlantic islands park: Cies and Ons Islands
  • Sailing in a area with picturesque bays and fishing ports
  • Eat like a Galician enjoying seafood lunches right on the port!
  • Option to sleep on board yacht or at selected hotels
  • You can add on tours and excursion from the marinas/ports
 
 

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General Overview


Country: Spain
Region: Galicia
City: Vigo
Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
Type: Private Group Tour
Theme: Sailing and Cruising Journeys and Yacht Charter Services
Group Size: 1 to 8 People
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Introduction

The Journey starts in Vigo, the most important fishing port in World, which has a beautiful bay holding the secrets of sunken treasure and historic battles. Being an important fishing port it is obvious that the area is blessed with an abundance of the freshest fish & seafood, on this trip we will get a chance to savor many fish & seafood dishes in the best restaurants of the region.

Also we will visit many of the small Island off the shore, like the Cies Islands know as "The Island of the Gods" and the Ons Islands, these islands and few smaller ones close by, have been declared as a national park "The Archipelago Atlantic Islands National Park" . Here can be found all types of wild Flora & Fauna, excellent for nature hikes & walks.

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:
VIGO - RIA DE VIGO - CIES ISLANDS - PLAYA DE AMERICA - BAIONA

  • Arrival to VIGO Spain´s largest fishing port (Inquire for pre-tour services or hotel night stays)
  • Make your own transportation arrangements (Transfer can be provided upon request) to arrive (10:00 am) at the yachting port, Real Club Nautico de Vigo
  • Board the yacht & introduction to the group
  • Starting our Sailing journey around the RIA OF VIGO with selected stop in small fishing villages & stunning beaches
  • Leaving the Ria de Vigo we cross over to the CIES ISLANDS where we will anchor the yacht next to the beach and enjoy a catered lunch with products & wines of the area aboard the yacht
  • A short walking tour to observe the islands flora & fauna
  • Free time at leisure to sit on the beach and explore the Island
  • Boarding the yacht we sail across to the Playa de America just like La Pinta did bringing word of the discover of America to Europe.
  • Disembark in BAIONA at the yachting port, Monte Real Club de Yates
  • In the harbor we will also see the replica of the Caraval Pinta
  • Transfer by land to the Castle of Monterreal, now a Parador hotel where we will be staying tonight (NOTE: We have the option as well to stay aboard the yacht and not in a hotel, see pricing)
  • Dinner on your own (NOTE: We could add the options of a fun tapas and wine tour of the best restaurant and bars of the old quarter in Baiona with our local foodie guide, please see addons for extra cost)
  • Overnight in Baiona

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DAY 2:
BAIONA - COSTA DA VELA - RIA DE ALDAN - ONS ISLANDS -
RIA DE PONTEVEDRA - SANXENXO

  • Breakfast
  • In the morning we embark our yacht to set sail over to the next Ria, passing by DONON on THE PENINSULA OF O MORRAZO, then passing by the Ria of Aldan.
  • Then we sail crossing over to the ONS ISLAND
  • Disembarking you will have some time at leisure to walk around the island to view it´s natural beauty
  • Then we will have lunch in a Fishermen´s Tavern with fresh fish & seafood located on the port
  • In the Afternoon we will sail across the next Ria, which is the RIA OF PONTEVEDRA disembarking in SANXENXO, at the yachting port,
  • Transfer to our hotel in Sanxenxo (NOTE: We have the option as well to stay aboard the yacht and not in a hotel, see pricing)
  • Dinner on your own (NOTE: We can book you a table in a traditional or even at one of the Michelin star restaurants as there are a few in the area on 20 mins. away from the port of Sanxenxo.)
  • Overnight in Sanxenxo

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DAY 3:
SANXENXO

  • Breakfast
  • Our sailing journey will end here and you will say goodbye to your skipper.
  • Transfers can be arrange either to Vigo, Santiago or Porto Airport for you departure. We can as well transfer to the nearby train station of Pontevedra or Vilagarcia de Arousa. (NOTE: If you did want to extend your stay we can offer a wine country stay with exclusive visits to wineries even a cooking class or just relax at a Spa resort on the island of La Toja, inquire for a tailor-made addon to your trip)

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Included

THE TOUR INCLUDES:

  • 02 nights accommodations in...
    • Option 1: Aboard the yacht in the cabins there are 4 double cabins max.
    • Option 2: Double or single room with private bathroom in selected Paradors, Historic Hotels, Manor Houses etc..
  • 02 Days of Sailing in a luxurious yacht with an English/Spanish Speaking Skipper
  • Land Transfer as specified per itinerary with English/Spanish Speaking Chauffeur either in Sedan Car or Minivan depending on group size
  • (B) Breakfast Daily except day of arrival (NOTE: Lighter breakfasts and self-serve when accommodation option 1 on board the yacht)
  • (L) 02 Lunches: 2 course gourmet meals changing the cuisine & wines typical of each region visited. All restaurants are selected for location, service & fine quality.
  • All appetizers, snacks & beverages when aboard the yacht
  • Entrance fees to sights specified in the itinerary
  • Local Taxes

Excluded

THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Airfare
  • Transfers not specified in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees not specified in the itinerary
  • 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
  • Tips /Gratuities to Skipper, Guides or Drivers (Not mandatory but given if you enjoy)

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Lodging

 
OPTION 1: WITH HOTELS


1 NIGHT BAIONA

PARADOR DE BAIONA 4*

1 NIGHT SANXENXO
COASTAL HOTEL OR MANOR HOUSE


OPTION 2: CABIN ABOARD THE YACHT

2 NIGHTS ON BOARD
SELECTED YACHT DEPENDING ON AVAILABILITY AND GROUP SIZE

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