Offbeat Spain and Portugal

This tour originates from Madrid.

Package Description


Journey across offbeat Spain and Portugal. Experience natural and cultural diversity while soaking in the sun and the rich heritage and architecture.

Cover offbeat Spain and Portugal while visiting the Basque region of Spain with strong cultural traditions, a celebrated cuisine, and a distinct language, the vibrant riverside city of Bilbao and San Sebastian known for its world-renowned cuisine. 

Porto, a World Heritage city, is the gateway and departure point for a journey across the natural and cultural diversity of the region. It is known for the Port wine which is shipped from here all over the world, but also for a heritage which combines ancient churches and monuments. Come experience offbeat Spain and Portugal.

Discover more of Offbeat Spain and Portugal with our 9 Nights/10 Days Package

This package covers Madrid (2N), Bilbao (1N), San Sebastian (1N), Oviedo (1N), La Coruna (1N), Santiago de Compostela (1N), Vigo (1N) and Porto (1N)

Ideal season for the tour

The best time to go to the Basque country is in June or September. It’s warmer, less wet, and you’ll avoid the higher prices – and swelling crowds – of the summer holidays.

The autumn months – September and October is the best time to visit Porto. At this time of the year, Porto is still enjoying great temperatures but the city is not packed with tourists.

Package Highlights

  • Competitive pricing
  • Hosts approved by the local tourism board
  • Private tours with local experience and ample leisure time
  • Quality checked stays and coordinated transfers
  • We do the research so that you don’t have to spend hours online

Regular market packages for Spain are mostly focused on city hopping and regular heritage site visits. SelfRoadiez invites you to think beyond the normal and explore the vibrant side of Spain with focus on unexplored areas and experiential tours.



Tour Duration

9 Nights/10 Days

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This tour originates from Madrid.
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Day 1: Madrid Arrival and Sightseeing

Madrid, Spain's central capital, is a city of elegant boulevards and expansive, manicured parks such as the Buen Retiro

Upon arrival at Madrid, our representative shall receive you and you shall be transferred from  Madrid airport to the hotel in Madrid.

After check-in at the hotel, you shall have a day at leisure to explore the city.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Madrid.

Day 2: Madrid -> Zaragoza -> San Sebastian

You shall have breakfast at the hotel and depart for Zaragoza by coach.

After a short break at Zaragoza you shall proceed to San Sebastian.

After check-in at the hotel, have a sumptuous dinner and retire for the day.

Overnight stay at the hotel in San Sebastian.

Day 3: San Sebastian -> Bilbao

Bilbao, an industrial port city in northern Spain, is surrounded by green mountains. It’s the de facto capital of Basque Country, with a skyscraper-filled downtown. It’s famed for the Frank Gehry–designed Guggenheim Museum

After breakfast at the hotel, you shall have the morning at leisure.

At noon, check-out and depart to Bilbao, capital of the province of Vizcaya.

Enjoy a short panoramic tour where you can admire the Guggenheim Museum building. Rest of the day shall be at leisure to walk through the old town or to try  Basque dishes.

After check-in, enjoy your dinner and retire for the day.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Bilbao.

Day 4: Bilbao -> Santander -> Santillana -> Covadonga -> Oviedo

Santander is the capital city of the Cantabria region on Spain’s north coast.

Santillana del Mar is a town in the Cantabria region of northern Spain. It’s known for its medieval towers, Renaissance palaces and the Romanesque Santa Juliana Collegiate Church

Covadonga is one of 11 parishes in Cangas de Onís, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in Northwestern Spain.

After breakfast at the hotel, you shall proceed to Santander.

Upon arrival, leisure time to explore the place. Later continue to Santillana del Mar, a medieval village considered as a National Monument.

Through splendid landscapes, we arrive at Covadonga with leisure time to visit the shrine. Proceed to Oviedo after the tour.

After check-in, enjoy your dinner and retire for the day.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Oviedo.

Day 5: Oviedo -> Lugo -> La Coruña

After breakfast at the hotel, depart for the region of Galicia and arrive in Lugo.

You shall be at leisure to visit the old town or to walk along its Roman walls.

After the tour continue to La Coruña. Here you shall have a short panoramic tour of the city. In the afternoon optional excursion to the Rías Altas through typical villages such as Pontedeume, Betanzos, etc.

After check-in, enjoy your dinner and retire for the day.

Overnight at hotel in La Coruña.

Day 6: La Coruña -> Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela is the capital of northwest Spain’s Galicia region. It’s known as the culmination of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route, and the alleged burial site of the Biblical apostle St. James.

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Santiago de Compostela. Enjoy a city tour of this legendary pilgrimage town to see Plaza del Obradoiro, the cathedral, etc.

The afternoon will be at leisure to enjoy other attractions of the city.

On completion of the sightseeing, you shall return to the hotel and enjoy your dinner and retire for the day.

Overnight at hotel in Santiago de Compostela.

Day 7: Santiago de Compostela -> Rias Bajas -> Vigo

The Rías Bajas is series of four estuarine inlets located on the southwestern coast of Galicia, Spain

After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and proceed towards the area of the Spanish fjords (Rias Bajas).

Enjoy the drive through splendid landscapes: La Toja Island, Ría de Arosa and Pontevedra. You can opt for an excursion to Santa Tecla and Valença do Miño across the Portuguese border.

After the tour continue to the city of Vigo.

On completion of the sightseeing, you shall return to the hotel and enjoy your dinner and retire for the day.

Overnight at the hotel in Vigo.

Day 8: Vigo -> Viana do Castelo -> Braga -> Porto

Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production

After breakfast at the hotel, you shall be crossing the Portuguese border.

We arrive at Viana do Castelo, a city located between the mouth of the river Miño and Porto.

Upon arrival, free time to visit the old town with cobbled streets and emblazoned buildings.

Later we continue to Braga, known as the city of the archbishops and the third most populated city in Portugal. You shall have leisure time at Braga.

Later proceed to Porto, considered as World Heritage City. Enjoy a panoramic tour to admire the cathedral, the stock exchange building, St. Clara church. In the afternoon we stop at a local wine cellar to enjoy a tasting of the famous Port wine.

Return to the hotel and enjoy your dinner and retire for the day.

Overnight at hotel in Porto.

Day 9: Porto -> Salamanca -> Madrid

After breakfast at the hotel, check out and depart for Spain and arrive at Salamanca.

You shall be at leisure at Salamanca to walk through this monumental city and see its famous Plaza Mayor.

Proceed to Madrid after the city tour.

Overnight at the hotel in Madrid

Day 10: Madrid Departure

After breakfast at the hotel, checkout and as per the flight timing you shall be transferred to the airport.  

Tour inclusions

  • Accommodation for 1 night at 3* hotel in San Sebastian, Bilbao, Oviedo, La Coruna, Santiago de Compostela, Vigo, Porto.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights at 3* hotel in Madrid
  • Buffet breakfast and lunch throughout your stay (except the day of arrival)
  • Airport transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services:
    • Sightseeing at Santiago de Compostela
    • Sightseeing at Porto

Tour exclusions

  • GST @ 5% on the package pricing
  • International or local flights
  • Train tickets between the cities of visit
  • Spain visa processing charges
  • Entry fees to monuments and attractions and local city taxes
  • Meals other than mentioned in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic beverages with meals.
  • Expenses of personal nature (tips, porterage etc.)

Terms & Conditions

  • The itinerary mentioned here is indicative and the final itinerary might vary as per the client preferences.
  • The rates mentioned (if any) is been based on an estimated price for the season and bookings will be made after discussions for the customization.
  • The actual rates might vary based on the availability on the exact travel date, actual flight charges and currency exchange rates on the date of booking.
  • Flights and visa charges are optional and can be booked by the client directly if required so. SelfRoadiez can provide the same if requested by the client

Cancellation policy

Cancellation charges will vary for specific destinations and seasons. For flight inclusive packages, the cancellation policy of the respective airline will take precedence. Below is the general guideline for cancellations:

  • From booking date till 31 days prior to departure - 20 % of Package Cost
  • 16 to 30 Days prior to departure - 40% of Package Cost
  • Less than 24 hrs to 15 Days prior to departure - 100% of Package Cost.
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