8 Days / 7 Nights
Santiago de Compostela
Price from: 2010.00 euros
On this deluxe food & wine tour of Spain you will explore Galicia's Rias Baixas an exceptionally indented coastline, with creeks and hidden coves at every turn, a scattering of inlets lying close inshore, and an alternating pattern of cliffs and beaches. In this Forgotten Celtic region of Northwestern Spain nature alone is not at play however. There is much to be enjoyed including its famous Albariño wines accompanied by rich local cuisine most notably Seafood.
On this tour you will discover the Galicia, Northwestern Spain with all senses... starting off in Santiago de Compostela the Capital of the region and also the end of the important Pilgrimage Way of St. James. Here you will walk the streets of the old quarter and visit the Cathedral which marks the heart of this historic centre. Then you will follow down the Atlantic coast in the area called the Rias Baixas (Low Estuaries or Bays), here you will get a chance to stroll along the ports of small fishing villages and enjoy exclusive visits to various wineries making the highly acclaimed Albarino white wines of the D.O. Rias Baixas.
In between winery & cultural sites you will stop to dine in a mix of different types of restaurants while touring, we have selected them to show you the variety of the Galician Cuisine... from Michelin Star Restaurants in Santiago to small fishermen´s taverns right on the docks offering an abundance of fresh seafood (Spider Crab, Bay Prawns, Lobster, etc...) caught just that morning and served in handmade wicker baskets right on the table for everyone to dig in and enjoy this delectable finger-food. You will get the chance to learn in-depth about the Galician gastronomy by cooking side-by-side with a Galician chef who knows just about all the traditional coastal cooking secrets of Galicia!
After following down the Rias Baixas coast your inland journey begins alongside the Mino River visiting a few more Albarino wineries, before winding down our unforgettable wine journey of the Rias Baixas
For your comfort during the trip we have selected a mix of Paradores (Baiona), these accommodations are placed within historic building like Monasteries, Castles, etc..., a few more rural stays in Galician Pazos, which are Noble Manor Houses with all the amenities of a Parador but on a smaller more personal scale, and modern 5* spa-hotels.
Come Savor Seafood and Albarino wines of Galicia, Atlantic Spain!
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SANTIAGO - BAROÑA - CORRUBEDO - CATOIRA - CAMBADOS
CAMBADOS - COMBARRO - BUEU - DONON - NATURE WALK AROUND MAN´s CAPE - HIO - VIGO
VIGO- CANGAS - MOAÑA - VIGO
VIGO - BAIONA - O ROSAL - LA GUARDIA - TUI - AS NEVES
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AS NEVES - BAIXO MINO RIVER WINE COUNTRY - AS NEVES
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AS NEVES - SANTIAGO, VIGO OR PORTO TRANSFERS
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NOTE: Or similar type vehicles in the same class as mentioned above.