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Discovering the Rias Altas Day Tour from Santiago de Compostela


 

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ProductID: 1294

Type: Full Day Tour Scheduled Group

Country: Spain

Theme: Scheduled Coach Sightseeing Tour

Region: Galicia

Group Size: 2 or more

Start City: Santiago de Compostela

Duration: 1 Day (Duration: 08h30 - 09h30)


 
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Santiago Group Tour Excursion Stop ~ PUENTEDEUME a lovely medieval fishing and vacation village On this excursion from Santiago de Compostela you will enjoy a full day tour discovering Rias Altas.

Tour highlights include stops at PUENTEDEUME; a lovely medieval fishing and vacation village. It was built on the sides of very steep hills (at the foot of the Breamo Mountain). Narrow streets with arcades - Castle and Tower of the Andrade family who were once lords over most of this lands. Parish church of Santiago. "Brige over th Eume River" which gives the name to the village. The Magdalena beach and the vacation village of Cabañas. BETANZOS; a monumental town, having interesting romanesque and gothic churches: Santa Maria del Azouge, Santiago and San Francisco with the burial of Fernán Perez de Andrade "O'Bo". (the good) Capital of the "As Mariñas dos condes"Santiago Group Tour Excursion Stop ~ BETANZOS a monumental town, having interesting romanesque and gothic churches area. And A CORUÑA; the provincial Capital, It is a beautiful seafaring city situated on a peninsula which is divided into three parts; the old City, the centre or "pescadería" and the "Ensanche". It has on active international fishing and passengers port. Wonderful galleries enchance the facades of the houses which gave it the name of "Glass city". Hercules Tower being the only roman light-house still workes in the world. Orzan and Riazor beaches. Some free time in the centre.


 
Day by Day Itinerary:
1 Day (Duration: 08h30 - 09h30)


DAY 1:
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA - PUENTEDEUME - MIÑO - PONTE DO PORCO - BETANZOS - EL PEDRIDO - SADA - MEIRÁS - SANTA CRUZ - A CORUÑA -
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
- Departure from Santiago
- First stop at PUENTEDEUME a lovely medieval fishing and vacation village.
- Then pass threw MIÑO tourist villa with a long beach and sandy hills. Camping site. Wonderful view to the Betanzos Estuary.
- Cross over PONTE DO PORCO medieval bridge over Lambre river. Beautiful beach and Camping ground.
- Next stop at BETANZOS a monumental town
- Cross over EL PEDRIDO bridge with a splendid view of Betanzos estuary. Beautiful marshes and shellfich-growing plots.
- On to SADA fishing and sport port in Fontán. Fine sand beaches. Wonderful view of Betanzos estuary.
- LUNCH
- After Lunch MEIRÁS Meiras Palace. It was the summerhouse of General Franco´s family.
- SANTA CRUZ tourist villa on one border of La Coruña Estuary. Castle of Santa Cruz on a small island close to the coast. Beaches.
- Last stop A CORUÑA The provincial Capital.
- Return to Santiago
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