Walk Way of St. James & Discover Rioja Wine: 8-Day Tour

Walk Way of St. James & Discover Rioja Wine: 8-Day Tour

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8 days
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Biarritz or San Sebastian airport. Please provide full details of your arrival.

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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy a 4-day pilgrimage along Spain's famous The Walk of St. James
  • Relax after your challenging pilgrimage with 3 days in the Rioja wine region
  • Sample delicious local wines and meet local wine makers
  • Visit charming towns and villages along the way, including the city of Pamplona
Overview
Join this spectacular 8-day tour including a 4-day pilgrimage along The Walk of St. James, followed by a glorious 3 days exploring the fantastic Rioja wine region. Visit quaint towns and villages along the way, and experience the unique glory of Spain.
What to Expect
This spectacular 8-day tour takes you through the some of the most popular routes along The Way of St. James, one of the most important medieval Christian pilgrimages and now considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Spend 4 days walking down the famous French Way route from Valcaros to Puenta la Reina, then end the trip with a 3 glorious days exploring the Rioja wine region from the comfort of your van. Get access to numerous cultural highlights, breathtaking landscapes as well as some of the top wineries of the region on this unique and rewarding tour.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

After arrival in the Biarritz or San Sebastian airport, transfer directly to St. Jean Pied de Port. Spend the evening exploring the medieval town and settle into your accommodations for the night

Day 2

After a leisurely breakfast, transfer from St. Jean Pied de Port to the village of Valcarlos. You will begin your pilgrimage here, as you embark on the 17-kilometer walk to the village of Roncesvalles, where you will spend the night.

Day 3

Enjoy another challenging day with a 22-kilometer walk to the settlement of Zubiri, where you will spend the night.

Day 4

It is fitting that the last full day of your pilgrimage ends in the beautiful historical capital of Pamplona. After your 21-kilometer walk, enjoy sightseeing through the famed town, and settle into your accommodations for the night.

Day 5

Enjoy your last day of the pilgrimage with your longest walk yet – a 24-kilometer trek to Puenta la Reina. Meet your car and driver here and enjoy a 65-kilometer drive to Logrono. Spend the evening exploring the town and settle into your accommodations for the night.

Day 6

Begin the day with a drive down the famed Rioja wine road. Visit the beautiful wine town of Laguardia, pay a visit to a local winery to partake in a wine tasting, and then continue your journey to the quaint town of Haro, where you will spend the night.

Day 7

After a short drive to Biarritz on the Bay of Biscay, explore the luxurious seaside town and enjoy a farewell dinner in one of the town's wonderful restaurants. Spend your last night of the tour here.

Day 8

Transfer from Biarritz to the airport.
What's Included
  • Private driver and guide
  • 7 nights of luxury accommodation in a double room
  • Daily breakfast, water and snacks
  • 2 dinners
  • 8 days of transportation (including gas, toll, and parking)
  • Airport transfers
  • Informational program and route map
  • Pilgrim Passport
  • Private van support and luggage transfer
  • Morning Yoga lessons
  • Winery visit & wine tasting
  • Visits to St. Jean Pied de Port, Pamplona, Logrono, Haro, and Biarritz
What's Not Included
  • Food and beverages not mentioned in the tour description
  • Private expenses

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