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Discovering the Rias Baixas Day Tour from Santiago de Compostela


 

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ProductID: 1295

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)


 
Introduction:

Santiago Group Tour Excursion Stop at CAMBADOS Fefiñanes Manor house On this excursion from Santiago de Compostela you will enjoy a full day tour discovering Lower Rias Biaxas.

Tour highlights include stops at CARRIL; with views of Cortegada Island. Description of marine cultures. CAMBADOS; Fefiñanes Manor house dating form the 16th century. Manor house of Bazán, nowadays being a three star Parador. Port and fish market. Good wine and excelent shellfish. ISLA DE A TOXA; a dream like an island. A very luxurious tourist resort with one of the best hotel, Spa and Springs in Galicia form making the famous black soap of La Toja. There are also Apartments, Casion and beaches.Santiago Group Tour Excursion Stop at ISLA DE A TOXA a dream like an island COMBARRO; declared as monumental place because of its narrow medieval streets, granaries and stone-crosses. Walking-visit. PONTEVEDRA; provincial capital which is surrounded by Lerez river. Walkingtour to see St. Mary, San Francisco and the Pilgrim madonna churches.


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


DAY 1:
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA - ESCLAVITUD - IRIA FLAVIA - PADRÓN - PUENTECESURES - CATOIRA - CARRIL - VILAGARCÍA DE AROUSA - VILAXOAN - CAMBADOS - O' GROVE - ISLA DE A TOXA - A LANZADA - PORTONOVO - SANXENXO - COMBARRO - PONTEVEDRA - CALDAS DE REIS - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
- Departure from Santiago
- ESCLAVITUD a remarkable 18th century Marian shrine.
- IRIA FLAVIA it was a very important site of roman emperors, and was the Episcopal See from the early times of the christianity. Collegiate church with pointed arches and romanesque columns.
- PADRÓN medieval town with a very important jacobean tradition, lying between the rivers Sar and Ulla. Land of poets like Rosalia de Castro, Macías, Rodrigo de Padrón, Camilo José Cela.
- PUENTECESURES medieval bridge over Ulla river which separates La Coruña and Pontevedra provinces. It is the begining of Arosa Estuary.
- CATOIRA view of Arosa Estuary.
- Stopping at CARRIL with views of Cortegada Island. Description of marine cultures.
- VILAGARCÍA DE AROUSA it was the first international port in Galicia.
- VILAXOAN Manor house of Sobrán and a ronmanesque church.
- Stopping at CAMBADOS Fefiñanes Manor house dating form the 16th century. Manor house of Bazán, nowadays being a three star Parador. Port and fish market. Good wine and excelent shellfish.
- O' GROVE it has the best Galician seafood.
- Stopping at ISLA DE A TOXA a dream like an island. A very luxurious tourist resort with one of the best hotel, Spa and Springs in Galicia form making the famous black soap of La Toja. There are also Apartments, Casion and beaches.
- A LANZADA beach of 4 km. Long open to the Atlantic ocean. Romanesque church from the 12th century dedicated to Mary.
- PORTONOVO small fishing villa.
- SANXENXO modern tourist resort with promenades and beach.
- LUNCH
- Stopping at COMBARRO declared as monumental place because of its narrow medieval streets, granaries and stone-crosses. Walking-visit.
- Stopping at PONTEVEDRA provincial capital which is surrounded by Lerez river. Walkingtour to see St. Mary, San Francisco and the Pilgrim madonna churches.
- CALDAS DE REIS thermal waters discovered by the romans. Spas and Umia river.
- Return to Santiago
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