Trip Overview

Barcelona and Northern Spain

Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 35 Reviews
Private tour to Spain

Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience as you tour the greatest destinations located in Spain's North. In 13 days you see the rich cultural heritage of Catalonia in Barcelona and the authentic legacy of the Basque Country. Then continue to the dazzling province of Castile and Leon and explore Galicia's Santiago de Compostela.

Barcelona and Northern Spain

13 days5 cities
Spain1 country
Private tour to Spain
From
$5,498
Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 35 Reviews

Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience as you tour the greatest destinations located in Spain's North. In 13 days you see the rich cultural heritage of Catalonia in Barcelona and the authentic legacy of the Basque Country. Then continue to the dazzling province of Castile and Leon and explore Galicia's Santiago de Compostela.

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Day-By-Day

Barcelona

first destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Barcelona
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the proud capital of Catalonia and one of the most beautiful cities in the world - Barcelona! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the airport.

Day 2
Tour of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, your guide meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you on a wonderful half-day walking tour around the most outstanding attractions of Barcelona.

Day 3
Gaudi Tour & Train to San Sebastian
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you meet your private guide and private driver and enjoy a fantastic sightseeing tour dedicated to the world-renowned architectural works of Antonio Gaudi. After the tour, you have a train ride to San Sebastian.

5-star hotel
5

Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

train
Barcelona
San Sebastian
5 hrs 40 min

The train ride from Barcelona to San Sebastian is undoubtedly a route to discover while in Spain! Crossing some of the most beautiful areas in the northern part of the country it is a great way to marvel at its postcard-like sceneries and simply enjoy the journey. 

San Sebastian

second destination
3 days in the city
3 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
San Sebastian City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you have a sightseeing tour of the city. During the tour, you see the Kursaal Palace area, the historic Cathedral area and one of the most-visited tourist sites - Santa Maria del Coro's Basilica.

Day 5
Free Day in San Sebastian or Optional Day Trip to Pamplona
Free day
Free day

This day is free for you to enjoy and explore San Sebastian on your own. Alternatively, you can join our carefully planned optional day trip to Pamplona.

Day 6
Rioja Wine Tour & Visit to Laguardia
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

After breakfast, you check-out from the hotel and have a day trip to Rioja region to visit a couple of traditional wineries. After the tour, you are transferred to your Bilbao hotel.

5-star hotel
5

Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

car
San Sebastian
Bilbao
1 hr

Enjoy the landscapes of northern Spain while our professional driver takes care of your comfort and transportation from San Sebastian to Bilbao. The journey is not long but undoubtedly a scenic one.

Bilbao

third destination
1 day in the city
2 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Bilbao City Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you meet your experienced guide who takes you on a fantastic sightseeing tour around the city's most interesting landmarks. During the tour, you see the Guggenheim-Bilbao Museum.

5-star hotel
5

Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

train
Bilbao
Leon
4 hrs 50 min

The train is a comfortable and fast way to reach any destination, especially in Spain. Don't miss the chance to travel onboard a modern train with all the necessary amenities during your trip from Bilbao to Leon. 

Leon

fourth destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Arrival to Leon and City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast at the hotel, you check out and meet your driver in the hotel lobby for a transfer to the rail station to board a train to Leon. After check-in, meet your guide for a walking city tour of Leon. 

Day 9
Free Day in Leon or Optional Day Trip
Free day
Free day

Today is free for you to savor magnificent Leon on your own or join our carefully planned optional tour to Burgos.

5-star hotel
5

Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

train
Leon
Santiago de Compostela
4 hrs 30 min

Crossing some of the most scenic landscapes in Spain, the train from Leon to Santiago de Compostela is among the most convenient ways of transportation between the two cities. Allowing you to gaze at the surroundings during the trip, it provides with enough legroom and compartments for your belongings, as well as electric sockets and other amenities. 

Santiago de Compostela

fifth destination
4 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 10
Arrival to Santiago De Compostela
Transfer
Transfer

The first half of the day is free for you to enjoy and explore Leon on your own. Alternatively, you can join our carefully planned optional tour to Oviedo. In the afternoon you take a train to Santiago De Compostela.

Day 11
Santiago de Compostela Sightseeing
City tour
City tour

After breakfast at the hotel, meet your private guide in the lobby and enjoy a wonderful walking city tour of all the must-see places of Santiago de Compostela. During the tour, you see its main attractions, including the Catedral.

Day 12
Day Trip to La Coruna & Finisterre
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast you meet your guide and driver and proceed to La Coruña. Upon arrival you have a sightseeing tour of the city and have a chance to see the Hercules Tower, the only working Roman lighthouse in the world.

Day 13
Departure
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing Spanish adventure! After breakfast, your driver transfers you to the Santiago de Compostela airport or train station for your departure back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

5-star hotel
5

Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Barcelona, San Sebastian, Bilbao, Leon & Santiago de Compostela;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport / railway station transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary;
  • 1st class train tickets Barcelona - San Sebastian, Leon - Santiago de Compostela;
  • Standard class train tickets Bilbao - Leon;
  • Private transfer San Sebastian - Laguardia - Bilbao;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Customizable day-by-day itinerary
  • Experienced local guides
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Madrid, Salamanca, Leon and Santiago De Compostela
  • Tour of Gaudi masterpies
  • Rioja wine tour
  • Day trip to La Coruna and Finisterre

What To Know

  • The currency used in Spain is the Euro. Debit cards are more common in Europe while credit cards are not accepted at many places, so make sure to withdraw some cash from the ATM beforehand.
  • Make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes as you'll spend many hours exploring major Spanish sights on foot.
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