This impressive Green Northern Spain Tour from Madrid (4 days) will offer you the opportunity to discover the northern part of Spain visiting cities such as Zaragoza, San Sebastian, Bilbao, Santander, Santillana del Mar, Covadonga, Oviedo and Salamanca. During this Northern Spain Itinerary you will discover incredible places of religious and historical value. If you are a solo traveller willing to join a group, this tour also suits you as you can be accommodated in a single room (Single Room Supplement: 140 €). This is a group guided tour (also suitable for solo travellers) that starts from Madrid every Sunday from March 24, 2024 to October 27, 2024.

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In the morning, you will depart from Madrid at 8:00 a.m. towards Zaragoza. You will make a short stop and have free time to discover the Cathedral-Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, Patroness of the Hispanic people. It is considered the first Marian temple of Christianity and together with the sanctuaries of Torreciudad, Montserrat, Meritxell and Lourdes make up the Marian Route, an itinerary guided by Marian spirituality and devotion, which possesses a great patrimonial, gastronomic and natural wealth.

Next, you will continue you trip to San Sebastian.

Dinner and accommodation in San Sebastian.

After breakfast at the hotel, you will depart to Bilbao, capital of the province of Vizcaya. You will make a short stop in order to admire the avant-garde building of Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, work of the American architect Frank Gehry that represents an architectural milestone for its bold configuration and innovative design. Frank Gehry’s design creates a spectacular structure perfectly integrated into the urban concept of Bilbao and its surroundings. Since its installation, an imposing size guard dog known as Puppy and designed by Jeff Koons guards the doors of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao completely covered in tens of thousands of flowers. It does not matter if it rains or it is sunny, the West Highland white terrier is always alert, has welcomed visitors for more than two decades bringing admiration and joy to the spectators.

You will continue your trip to Santander. This Green more Northern Spain Tour from Madrid offers you the possibility to enjoy some free time in Santander on this day.

Dinner and accommodation in Santander.

In the morning, you will travel to Santillana del Mar, a city considered a National Monument, being one of the places of highest historical and artistic value in Spain.

You will continue your journey through beautiful landscapes to reach Covadonga, where you will have free time to visit the Sanctuary, a place of high historical, natural and spiritual value, and cradle of a mythical monarchy. It is located in the Picos de Europa National Park and the first National Park of Spain.

Later, you will travel to Oviedo.

Dinner and accommodation in Oviedo.

The day will start with the departure to Salamanca where you will make a short stop and will have free time to get to know the old town and its famous Plaza Mayor.

Arrival in Madrid and end of services.


Travel dates

Every Sunday (from March 24, 2024 to October 27, 2024)

Price per person in €

2 Pers.

6 Pers.

18 Pers.

4* Hotels (March - June)




4* Hotels (July - October)




Travel dates Accommodation Price per person in €
2 Pers. 6 Pers. 18 Pers.

Every Sunday (from March 24, 2024 to October 27, 2024)

4* Hotels (March - June) 525€ 525€ 525€
4* Hotels (July - October) 560€ 560€ 560€

What's Included

  • 3 nights accommodation in a double (DBL) or twin (TWN) room at 4-star hotels;
  • Breakfast at the hotel;
  • Dinner on day 1, 2, 3 of the itinerary;
  • Excursions on the entire itinerary;
  • Multilingual tour escort;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Transportation according to the entire itinerary (bus with free WI-FI onboard).