Green Spain Route: Bilbao – Santiago de Compostela (6 days - 5 nights)

Departure dates from Bilbao, 2023 season:

  • May: 27
  • June: 10 and 24
  • July: 8 and 22
  • September: 16 and 30
  • October: 14

 

Day one, Saturday: Bilbao-Santander

Reception at Concordia-Bilbao station, at 10 a.m., followed by presentation of the crew and rooms on board the train. Panoramic tour of the city and visit to the Guggenheim museum. Lunch on board while the train leaves for Santander. In the afternoon tour of the city, free time and dinner in a restaurant. Overnight in Santander.

Day two, Sunday: Santander-Llanes

While passengers eat their breakfast on board the train it will arrive at Cabezón de la Sal, from where the bus will take us to visit the medieval town of Santillana del Mar and the Neocave of Altamira. After lunch, the train will enter the Asturias region. Tour, dinner on board and overnight stay in LLanes.

Day three, Monday: Llanes-Oviedo

After breakfast the bus will take us to the first capital of the Kingdom of Asturias, Cangas de Onís, then we will go into the heart of the Picos de Europa featuring Covadonga Sanctuary and Lake Enol. Later we will return to the train that will set off for Oviedo while we eat. Tour, dinner and overnight stay in Oviedo.

Day four, Tuesday: Oviedo-Luarca

After breakfast we will visit the vibrant coastal city of Gijón where will have some free time to wander around, followed by lunch. In the afternoon the train will take us to Luarca for a tour, dinner on board and overnight stay.

Day five, Wednesday: Luarca-Viveiro

While we have breakfast we will arrive at Ribadeo, the first Galician enclave on our route. Visit, free time and food in Ribadeo. In the afternoon, the train will take us to Viveiro. Visit, dinner and night at Viveiro.

Day six, Thursday: Viveiro-Santiago de Compostela

On our last day, while we are eating breakfast we will arrive in Ferrol, where we will say goodbye to the crew and travel to the capital city of Galicia by bus. Santiago de Compostela. Visit and lunch at the Parador Reyes Católicos, where we will say goodbye around 4 p.m.

 

Green Spain Route: Santiago de Compostela - Bilbao (6 days - 5 nights)

Departure dates from Santiago de Compostela, 2023 season:

  • May: 20
  • June: 3 and 17
  • July: 1 and 15
  • September: 9 and 23
  • October: 7

Day one, Saturday: Santiago de Compostela-Viveiro

Reception at the Parador Reyes Católicos de Santiago de Compostela at 10 a.m. Tour of Santiago and lunch. In the afternoon by bus we will arrive in Ferrol where the train will be waiting for us. Presentation of the crew and accommodation. Visit to Viveiro, free time, dinner and night in Viveiro.

Day two, Sunday: Viveiro-Oviedo

While we have breakfast on board the train, it will arrive at Ribadeo, for a visit, free time and lunch in Ribadeo. In the afternoon the train will take us to the first Asturian enclave, Luarca, the 'White Town of the Green Coast'. Tour. Dinner on board and overnight stay in Oviedo.

Day three, Monday: Oviedo-Llanes

After breakfast we will take the bus to visit Gijón. In the afternoon we will visit the capital of the principality, Oviedo. Visit and free time. Late in the afternoon the train will set off for Llanes. dinner on board and overnight stay in LLanes.

Day four, Tuesday: Llanes-Cabezón de la Sal

After breakfast we will take the bus to the heart of the Picos de Europa, Covadonga Sanctuary, Lake Enol and the first capital of the Kingdom of Asturias, Cangas de Onís. Lunch. In the afternoon, we will visit the village of Llanes, and then leave for Cantabrian lands. We will have dinner on board and spend the night in Cabezón de la Sal.

Day five, Wednesday: Cabezón de La Sal-Santander

After breakfast we will visit the Neocave of Altamira and the Medieval Village of Santillana del Mar. After lunch the train will arrive in Santander. Tour, free time and dinner in a typical restaurant. Overnight stay in Santander.

Day six, Thursday: Santander-Bilbao

During breakfast the train will head for the Basque region, arriving at the Biscayan capital, Bilbao. Visit and food. After lunch we will go back to La Concordia station, where the trip will end around 4 p.m.