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PORTUGAL, DOURO VALLEY

& Picos De Europa

Combine an 8 night tour in Northern Spain and the Picos de Europa with Portugal and the Douro Valley. From beaches to mountains this tour encompasses Cantabria, Asturias and the Pyrenees, a treasure trove of landscapes full of winding scenic roads, great cities and untouched villages and superb local fare.

Portugal offers exquisite food, idyllic scenery and captivating history. Visitors will be left in awe of its majestic cities, golden beaches, imposing castles and cobblestone villages and, above all, its incredible drives.

The Douro Valley is known locally as the enchanted valley. Following a route between the viewpoints that offer the best vistas, you need to cross the Douro River from north to south and back again. However, along the way you can admire breathtaking landscapes over the river and visit vineyards, towns and villages until you reach Miranda do Douro, the point at which the river enters Portugal. The N222 between Pinhão and Régua was voted the World’s Best Drive in 2015. We also recommend the N101 from Régua through Mesão Frio in the direction of Amarante and the N322-3 between Pinhão and Alijó.

The Picos de Europa on the borders of Asturias, Cantabria and Castilla y León, is probably the most stunning National Park in Spain, or even Europe. The contrasts within these 300 square miles of spectacular natural beauty, that link Cantabria and Asturias, are amazing. Small mountain villages are tucked away in the higher slopes and are almost completely isolated. Deep gorges that plunge vertically down into deep river valleys, sparkling lakes and magical forests make this an adventure playground just begging to be explored.

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Picos, Portugal & Douro Valley

Tour Itinerary

Drive to Plymouth/Portsmouth to board an evening Brittany Ferries sailing to Santander or Bilbao.

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Look What’s Included

• Return Brittany Ferries Crossing from the UK to Spain - see crossings options above

• 2 Berth Inside Cabin Accommodation on the return ferry crossings

• 1 Nights at the Parador de Cangas di Onis

• 1 Night at the Parador de Benavente

• 1 Night at the Longroiva Rural Hotel

• 3 Nights at the Monverde Wine Experience Hotel, Amarante

• 1 Night at the Parador de Benavante

• 1 Night at the Parador Santillana Gil Blas

• Breakfast each morning & Dinners as meal basis below

• Detailed Road-book featuring Maps, Great Drives & Local Attractions

• Commemorative Tour Rally plate

• Car Parking at the Hotels (some charges may apply locally)

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OUR TOUR

HOTELS

See our selection of  wonderful hotels, all of which have been hand-picked for their quality, facilities and location

*Please note: Brittany Ferries routes are based on a fluid pricing policy which can fluctuate subject to capacity. Our prices are based on our estimated rate for this period and may be subject to change at the time of booking.

Dates & Prices

Portugal, Picos & the Douro Valley Tour

Including 4 Nights in the Picos de Europa & 4 Nights in Portugal

*Please note: All prices shown above are per person and based on 2 persons sharing a car and a twin/double room
Meal Basis -​ Breakfast each day & 7 Dinners
Single Occupancy Supplement - From £800.00

Other Tours to the Picos de Europa Include

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PICOS DE EUROPA

& THE PYRENEES

June & September

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NORTHERN SPAIN &

THE PICOS DE EUROPA

June & September

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DOURO VALLEY CRUISE

& THE PICOS DE EUROPA

August/September

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