Holiday Itinerary

Day 1

Regional departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Portsmouth/Plymouth for the overnight crossing to Santander.

Day 2

We arrive at the port of Santander and travel by coach to our hotel in the Palencia area for one night. D

Day 3 - Leon

We follow some of the Pilgrims’ route of the ‘Way of St. James’ en-route to the historic city of Leon with its 13th century Gothic cathedral and the Gaudi designed Casa Botines Palace. We stay overnight. B,D

Day 4 

We continue into Galicia for a two-night stay on the outskirts of Santiago de Compostela. During the day, there will be the opportunity to walk some of this famous route. B,D

Day 5 - Santiago de Compostela

Join our included excursion today to the famous pilgrimage site of Santiago de Compostela with a guide, visiting the Old Quarter and the cathedral. B,D

Day 6 - Porto

We cross into Portugal and head to Porto, a wonderful, walled city on the banks of the Douro River and origin of the famous fortified wine. An optional guided tour will show you many sights linked to Porto’s history including the scenic historical quarter and cathedral. We end our tour at a traditional port cellar before continuing to to the popular resort of Figueira da Foz, where we stay for four nights. Figueira has long been a favourite with the U.K. holidaymakers, thanks largely to its extensive white sandy beaches, cosmopolitan atmosphere and mix of traditional and modern architecture. B,D

Day 7 - Coimbra

Included excursion to the pretty town of Coimbra. This former medieval capital of Portugal is home to one of Europe’s oldest universities and today its historic centre of multi-coloured houses combines with a lively, vibrant atmosphere; a delight we’re sure you will enjoy. B,D

Day 8 - Fatima and Obidos

Optional excursion, which takes us firstly to the Pilgrimage town of Fatima. The town is regarded as one of the most important catholic shrines in the world dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Explore the beautiful architecture of the town and see the most famous sights – the Batalha Church and Monastery. Fatima’s Sanctuary welcomes thousands of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world. We continue to the pretty, walled town of Obidos. See the winemaking techniques, along with a tour of the vineyard followed by a tasting of the local produce. B,D

Day 9

A final relaxing day at leisure on the Portuguese coast. B,D

Day 10

Leave Portugal and travel to the Burgos area for an overnight stay. B,D

Day 11 - San Sebastián

Spend some time in Burgos. The city's cathedral is a masterpiece of Spanish Gothic architecture. Explore the historic old quarter on the north bank of Rio Arlanzon. Later we head to the beautiful Spanish resort town of San Sebastián, picturesquely situated on a shell-shaped bay. We continue into France and stay overnight in the Biarritz/Ciboure area. B,D

Day 12

Travel north to the Paris area for an overnight stay. B,D

Day 13

Return home. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Silver Service Coach Departure Dates & Prices 2020/2021 : tour code 13PSCV

To book, call Leger Reservations on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote T55 plus tour code

May 8 2020
May 4 2021
September 15 2020
Prices are per person based on two sharing a room. Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, call for details; single room supplement £399.
Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Leger Holidays Terms & Conditions
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Travel Door-to-Door

If you are travelling on one of Leger's coach holidays, you can take advantage of their Door-to-Door service where they collect you, and others who may live locally to you, from your individual homes and take you to meet your transfer vehicle, then return you back home at the end of your holiday – from just £40 per booking.

Leger Holidays
Santiago de Compostela, the 'Way of St. James' and Hidden Portugal

Coach Holidays 13 Days

Prices from only £1299

Take in the delights of northern Spain, walk along parts of the ‘Way of St. James’ Pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela and explore some of Portugal’s historic towns and picturesque villages. Visiting the traditional towns and villages of Portugal, including Porto and Coimbra.

To book this Santiago de Compostela and Hidden Portugal tour, book direct with Leger Holidays on 01709 786 554 and quote the Travel 55 code T55.

To book with Leger call them direct on 01709 786 554 or contact them by email. When booking quote code T55.

What's included and excursions

  • 11 nights hotel with continental breakfast and 10 evening meals
  • Overnight ferry crossing from Portsmouth/Plymouth to Santander with Brittany Ferries in en suite inside cabins (meals at extra cost)  
  • Regional joining points

To enhance your holiday the following excursions and visits are included:

  • Leon –fabulous architecture, including Gaudi’s Casa Botines
  • Coimbra – medieval city with colourful houses and a lively atmosphere
  • Burgos – see the Gothic cathedral
  • Santiago de Compostela – famous pilgrimage town
  • Porto – separated by the River Douro, explore the two halves of Portugal’s second city
  • San Sebastián – beautiful Basque beach town

A range of optional excursions are offered for added interest:

  • Porto Guided Sightseeing Tour – uncover Porto’s history and most interesting sights
  • Obidos and Fatima with Wine Tasting – important pilgrimage site and pretty, walled town

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Your Hotels

You will stay for one night in the 4-star Europa Centro Palencia in the Palencia area, followed by one night at the 4-star Hotel Conde Luna, then two nights at the 4-star Eurostars San Lazaro, in the Santiago de Compostela area.

Four nights are spent at the 4-star Eurostars Oasis Plaza, and then one night at the Puerta de Burgos, in the Burgos area.

Overnight stays in France will be in city-style hotels.

On the overnight ferry sailing, accommodation will be in en suite cabins. Meals are not included on board ship. 

Silver Service Coach

✓  Specially-designed reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than
executive coaches.
✓  Onboard climate control  will ensure the temperature remains comfortable throughout your journey.
✓  A spacious rear lounge where you can relax, socialise and get to  know your fellow passengers better

✓  Toilet and servery on board, offering a range of refreshments including tea, coffee and soft drinks.
✓ Personal tables so you can enjoy your refreshments in comfort as  you watch the world go by and take in the passing scenery
✓ The option to pay for your optional excursions using a GBP credit  or debit card during your tour. 

✓  Time flies with our onboard entertainment and satellite  navigation system. 
✓ With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs being played by your crew.


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