In the north west of Spain, Santiago de Compostela, European City of Culture in 2000 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is famous for its cathedral, the end point of a medieval pilgrimage route since the 9th-century.
This tour takes you on a historic journey through the verdant regions of Green Spain, where you can discover the highlights of Old Castile and rural Galicia, follow in the footsteps of the famous pilgrimage trail 'the Camino de Santiago', and stay in magnificent historic buildings known as Paradores.
Explore ancient cities such as Santiago de Compostela and see the rugged Galician coast along the way.
See the sights at a laid-back pace. On these tours you'll rarely spend more than three or four hours travelling a day and there will usually be a few days for you to simply stay put and relax. Typically, any walking during the excursions will be at a leisurely pace and will amount to just a few hours of the course of the day.
Enjoy an orientation tour of León, taking in the medieval beauty and its cathedral, known for its exquisite stained glass.
In the afternoon, you can join your tour manager for an included walk along the river and follow in the footsteps of the 'Camino de Santiago' as Leon was one of the stations on the great pilgrimage trail.