Late arrival by air. Transfer to Pontevedra and check in.
Settle in, enjoy Pontevedra with our recommended routes on your own. At night we meet up with the guide and the group and the welcome dinner consists of the delicacies of the sea with Galician wines.
Breakfast followed by a boat trip to La Costa Atlántica’s beautiful island world and an insight into the mystery of the Mussel and other seafood delicacies cultivation in Rías Baixas. Optional hikes / walks (5-8km) and your chance for a swim in the cold Atlantic. Lunch, back in the harbor. On the way back, we visit the O Grove peninsula with its beautiful scenery and architecture, as well as a small family run winery by the sea in D.O. Rias Baixas. The white wine district with the special tied Albariño grapes in the so-called Parrales. For dinner, more modern dining experience in Pontevedra.
After breakfast we visit to the market in Pontevedra, followed by a nice bus ride towards the inland D.O. Ribeiro where the wineries have returned to the Treixadura grape after ripping up the Palomino vines that devalued the Ribeiro. Exciting visit and genuine lunch at local “furanxo” (simple traitional bodega / taverna) in the neighborhood. We continue to Ribera Sacra check in Parada del Sil. Evening stroll 2-4km to one of the amazing views of the river Sil. Dinner with the regional food & wine from D.O. Ribera Sacra.
Breakfast followed by 5km hiking along the beautiful river Sil with amazing views where we experience its “Heroic viticulture” with the Mencia vines in terraced slopes! Beautiful scenery, Romanesque architecture and birdlife. Winery visit D.O. Ribera Sacra in the subdistrict Amandi (heart of Ribera Sacra) and rural lunch. Night trip with catamaran and dinner.
Breakfast and morning visit to another winery, then on to Santiago de Compostela – the pilgrims’ goal! We stop at the mythical Monte de Gozo (the mountain of joy where we get a first view of cathedral tower), lunch in town & check in. In the afternoon we follow a guided walk about 3km with an authorized city guide. Dinner on your own.
Breakfast followed by optional day trip (not included) to beautiful Finisterre with nice walk (about 3km) to the lighthouse. Lunch on your own along the nice beach or at the harbor. Back in Santiago with time on your own before we join for farwell dinner.
Breakfast and transfer to airport.
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