Reception of the pasengers in Santiago, the universal goal of pilgrims, awaits us looking like a jewel; the Obradoiro`s Square, the Platerías and its Cathedral. From Santiago our coach will take us to Ferrol, where the train awaits us. Welcome and accommodation on board. From here we will start our journey by train to Viveiro, a beautiful walled city. Lunch in Santiago de Compostela. Dinner and night in Viveiro.
Breakfast on board while we arrive in Ribadeo, right on the boundary between Galicia and Asturias. From here we will go to visit Taramundi and Teixois where the water will lead us hundreds of years behind. Later we will visit Ribadeo and from here to Luarca, the 'White Town' of the Green Coast. Lunch in Ribadeo. Dinner and night in Luarca.
Once into the Principality of Asturias, the train heads Oviedo, the capital of Asturias, we will find a selected sample of its traditional gastronomy. Also in Oviedo, we will visit the most remarkable Pre-Romanesque monuments of Spain. In the afternoon we will arrive in Gijón, the other great city of Asturias. Lunch in Oviedo. Dinner and night in Gijón.
On our way to Arriondas, we will find ourselves reaching the heart of Asturias, the National Park of Picos de Europa, the ascend to the Lake Enol, the Sanctuary of Covadonga, and finally Cangas de Onís. In the evening we will arrive to Ribadesella and then Llanes. Lunch in Cangas de Onís. Dinner and night in Llanes.
Towards Unquera, getting into the cantabrian territory and going through the gorge of La Herminda, we will arrive to the Sanctuary of Santo Toribio de Liébana and the Potes. In the afternoon, the train will takes us to Cabezón de la Sal. Lunch in Liébana. Dinner and night in Cabezón de la Sal.
In the morning we will visit Santillana del Mar. A middle-aged town with its collegiate Romanesque church. Visit of the Neo-cave & Museum of Altamira. Later by train we will arrive in Santander, the calm city that joins qualities such as beauty, fascination, charm,... and the Casino. It is worthwhile just looking at the building, standing right in El Saredinero quarters like a gift. Lunch in Santillana del Mar. Dinner and night in Santander.
The train will cover the distance between Santander and Bilbao, visiting the Guggenheim Arts Museum and the old quarters. Lunch on board the train. In the afternoon we will visit the Guipuzcoan coast, Zarautz and Guetaria. Dinner and night in San Sebastián.
San Sebastián, a fascinating city which captures our hearts with an unusual attraction to visit. Visit of the old quarters and La Cocha beach. If the traveller has chosen this itineary, his trip will finish here. On the other hand, if he starts it here, it will be an exceptional beginning of trip.