Door 2 Tour

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Explore The History & Romance Of Spain & Portugal

Europe
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TBAK10830

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Holiday Highlights:

Santiago de Compostela

Guided tour of the city of Porto

The charismatic city of Braga

Cruise through the Douro Valley

Tuesday
We make our way to Portsmouth forthe ferry to Spain with en suite cabin and dinnerand breakfast included.

Wednesday
On arrival in Santander we makeour way to the Milagros Golf Hotel and Spa forour overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Thursday
Today we continue through Spain andonto Picos de Europa to arrive in Santiago deCompostela and the Los Abetos Hotel for ourovernight with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Friday
Morning free to explore the historic townof Santiago de Compostela before heading intoPortugal and the Axis Vermar Beach Hotel forthe next 5 nights with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Saturday to Tuesday
• Full day in the vibrant fascinating UNESCO cityof Porto to enjoy a guided tour of the ramblingold town on foot followed by free time toexplore this fascinating city – perhaps visit oneof the many Port Wine Houses where port isstill stored and matured in the huge cellarsthat stretch along the banks of the DouroRiver.• Visit the charismatic city of Braga to wanderround the maze of narrow streets, surroundedby peaceful plazas.• The historic town of Guimares, known forwell-preserved medieval buildings like thehilltop, 10th-century Guimarães Castle, with itssweeping city views. The restored Dukes ofBragança Palace, built in the style of a Frenchchateau, has a museum.• You’ll leave the hotel early and enjoy breakfastand lunch on board whilst cruising through thepicturesque Douro Valley with its dramaticcliffs, hillside villages and towns (many ofwhich are colourfully painted), wineries andvineyards. You’ll pass through two of the fivedams on the river, Crestuma Lever Dam andCarrapatelo Dam both are operated by a lockand are part of hydroelectric power plants.• Free time in the resort to make the most of thesuperb beach location.

Wednesday.
Head back to Santander for ourreturn crossing to Plymouth with en suite cabinand dinner, bed and breakfast included.

Thursday.
Arrival in Plymouth in the afternoonthen our return home.

Other Information

Your Main Stay Hotel

The Axis Vermar is situated on the beach in Povoa de Varzim

and facilities include a Spa, indoor and outdoor pools with a

sun-lounger terrace and all bedrooms are en suite with TV, air

conditioning and minibar. The hotel has a lift.

PRICE FROM ? £1309 per person
Plan My Trip

Tuesday
We make our way to Portsmouth forthe ferry to Spain with en suite cabin and dinnerand breakfast included.

Wednesday
On arrival in Santander we makeour way to the Milagros Golf Hotel and Spa forour overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Thursday
Today we continue through Spain andonto Picos de Europa to arrive in Santiago deCompostela and the Los Abetos Hotel for ourovernight with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Friday
Morning free to explore the historic townof Santiago de Compostela before heading intoPortugal and the Axis Vermar Beach Hotel forthe next 5 nights with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Saturday to Tuesday
• Full day in the vibrant fascinating UNESCO cityof Porto to enjoy a guided tour of the ramblingold town on foot followed by free time toexplore this fascinating city – perhaps visit oneof the many Port Wine Houses where port isstill stored and matured in the huge cellarsthat stretch along the banks of the DouroRiver.• Visit the charismatic city of Braga to wanderround the maze of narrow streets, surroundedby peaceful plazas.• The historic town of Guimares, known forwell-preserved medieval buildings like thehilltop, 10th-century Guimarães Castle, with itssweeping city views. The restored Dukes ofBragança Palace, built in the style of a Frenchchateau, has a museum.• You’ll leave the hotel early and enjoy breakfastand lunch on board whilst cruising through thepicturesque Douro Valley with its dramaticcliffs, hillside villages and towns (many ofwhich are colourfully painted), wineries andvineyards. You’ll pass through two of the fivedams on the river, Crestuma Lever Dam andCarrapatelo Dam both are operated by a lockand are part of hydroelectric power plants.• Free time in the resort to make the most of thesuperb beach location.

Wednesday.
Head back to Santander for ourreturn crossing to Plymouth with en suite cabinand dinner, bed and breakfast included.

Thursday.
Arrival in Plymouth in the afternoonthen our return home.

Other Information

Your Main Stay Hotel

The Axis Vermar is situated on the beach in Povoa de Varzim

and facilities include a Spa, indoor and outdoor pools with a

sun-lounger terrace and all bedrooms are en suite with TV, air

conditioning and minibar. The hotel has a lift.

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