Classic car touring Spain

Cruise to Spain with your vintage, collectors’ or classic car and discover breathtaking mountain roads and coastal drives, world-class heritage sites, wines and gastronomy – all straight from the ferry!

For classic car touring Spain provides an exciting alternative to France for discerning enthusiasts who like to tour with their own special vehicle.

Take the ferry with your classic car direct to the north of Spain for the driving holiday of a lifetime!

Roll off the ferry at Santander or Bilbao and you’ll be into the Picos de Europa or the Pyrenees in no time! Take the coast road and enjoy truly magnificent views, with the mountains ever present as a backdrop, or head up and over the coastal range into Spain’s historic interior, totally authentic and untouched by tourism.

Roads conditions are generally excellent, driving civilised and you’ll find no end of delicious things at tempting prices to bring home in the boot.

Photo of classic car touring Spain

Seven ferries every week.

Brittany Ferries offer seven crossings a week from the UK to Spain. Crossings are direct to Bilbao and Santander from Portsmouth and Plymouth. In Spain the ports are only one hour apart, which means they can be easily combined to fit your holiday plans.

Bring your own vintage, collector’s or classic car and cruise down to Spain in style for a superb driving holiday!

We’ve put together a handful of round tours to fit with the ferry routes, staying in delightful small hotels and travelling at your own pace. If you don’t see what you’re looking for here do please give us a call and we’ll happily put together a bespoke itinerary for you.

For vintage and classic car touring Spain is the perfect destination!

Choose from our northern Spain ferry tours

Lastres, Asturias
Map of Cantabria - Asturias tour

3 stops - Asturias, Cantabria, Picos de Europa

The heart of northern Spain. The spectacular coastline & Picos de Europa steal the show but you will find so much more

7 days (flexible)

Compact 7 day tour, easily extended to include Bilbao or La Rioja.

Ferry tour from £550 to £900 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 7 nights bed & breakfast
  • ferry travel based on two people + car
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
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La Rioja - Dolmen
Map of Cantabria - Rioja - Bilbao driving tour

3 stops - Bilbao, Rioja, and coastal Cantabria

A shorter route with gastronomy, wine, culture, architecture, mountains and sea – why not indulge yourself!

7 days (flexible)

7 day tour – easily adapted to include La Rioja or Bilbao

Ferry tour from £700 to £1000 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 7 nights bed & breakfast
  • ferry travel based on two people + car
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
Burgos Cathedral
Map of Grand Tour of North Spain

6 stops - Northern coast, mountains and interior

A circular tour full of contrasts; monumental cities, the coast, mountains and high plains, wonderful wine and food.

14 days at least

14 days minimum but extra nights can be added in many places – please consult

Ferry tour from £900 to £1300 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 14 nights bed & breakfast
  • ferry travel based on two people + car
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
Cudillero
Map of Santiago circular tour

6 stops - Bilbao - Santiago, coastal, interleaved

The Camino del Norte – out-and-back – to combine with ferry travel or flights to Bilbao and Santander

12-14 days (flexible)

Best at 14 days but can be adapted to 12 nights in Spain (to allow for 2 nights on the ferry)

Ferry tour from £950 - £1350 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 14 nights bed & breakfast
  • ferry travel based on two people + car
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
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Northern Spain ferry tours in the Pyrenees

Bardenas Reales, Navarra
Map of west Pyrenees circular tour

5 stops - Navarra, Aragon, Basque Country

Rolling Navarran hills to the Alpine peaks of Huesca – from the Atlantic coast to the very heart of the Pyrenees.

7 - 10 days

We recommend 10 days – can easily be made into a one week tour

Ferry tour from £775 to £1050 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 10 nights bed & breakfast
  • ferry travel based on two people + car
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
Photo of San Juan de la Peña
map of Wine and Mountains driving tour Spain

5 stops - Pyrenees, Rioja and Basque Country

Culture, vineyards and mountain scenery. Amazing architecture, wonderful walking and a gastronomic tour-de-force

10 days (flexible)

10 day tour – can easily be reduced to a week or extended to two.

Ferry tour from £775 to £1050 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 10 nights bed & breakfast
  • ferry travel based on two people + car
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...

Classic car touring Spain

If you’re thinking of touring with your own classic, vintage or collector’s car in Spain please call and let our experts help you plan your trip.

We’ll adapt the route to suit your preferred ferry crossings and take into account any driving or parking concerns you may have. We can advise excursions and routes from each stop-over as well as road conditions, the best time to come and driving regulations and requirements in Spain.

Brittany Ferries‘ boats come into the Spanish ports of Bilbao and Santander. Depending on the duration of your stay you can visit Cantabria, Asturias, Galicia and the Picos de Europa, head south to Castilla y León and La Rioja, or east into the Pyrenees, You can, of course, make it further afield, please give us a call to ask about options.

For those who suffer from seasickness, don’t have the time or simply don’t want to make the sea crossing we can have your vehicle shipped down unaccompanied. You can then fly to within 20 minutes of either Santander or Bilbao and rejoin your vehicle at the port – please call for more details.

If you have particular requirements please do let us know. We can also advise on motorcycle touring in Spain

If you have a small group or owners’ club please give us a call – we’d love to hear from you!

Timetable - all Spanish ferries

Combined timetable - all Spanish crossings 2017