Fly-drive Spain & Portugal

Our fly-drive Spain & Portugal holidays offer bespoke, independent touring in delightful small hotels and guesthouses. We can help you design the touring holiday of your dreams using our expertise and our network of small, charming hotels and guesthouses.

We specialise in the more ‘off-the-beaten-track’ parts of Spain and Portugal, avoiding the crowds whilst at the same time taking into account ease of access from the UK. All our routes have direct flight links with UK airports and several can be taken as point-to-point itineraries, journeying between two airports at the Spanish or Portuguese end. Each itinerary has a Travel section which outlines the main options available but please do call us for personal information and advice.

About the tours:

  • Independent fly-drive touring with all the info and support you need
  • Bespoke itineraries – designed and organised by our experts
  • Hire car included in all itineraries – with excess insurance and no hidden extras
  • Travel with full directions, guidebook and touring map
  • Regional guides, essential docs formatted for mobile and tablet
  • Request a personal quote with route map, highlights…

Below are examples to give you an idea:

map of Spain and Portugal touring regions

Northern Spain Tours Spanish Pyrenees Tours Inland Spain Tours Andalucia Tours North Portugal Tours

Northern Spain Tours

airplaneNorth Spain is well served from the UK and Ireland with direct flights to Bilbao, Santander, Asturias (Oviedo), Santiago, La Coruña and Vigo. Biarritz and Porto can also serve as ports of entry – the hire car must be returned to country of origin but our fly-drive tours can be adapted as required.

The north is also well served by ferries from Portsmouth and Plymouth. Please see our ferry-drive tours for more details.

Photo of Santillana del Mar
Map of Camino del Norte - Camino de Santiago

6 stops - Bilbao to Santiago by the coast

The classic Northern Spain itinerary, from the land of the Basques to Santiago (or vice versa) via the coastal route.

10 - 14 days

We recommend 14 days but can be adapted to 10 (perhaps starting from Santander).

From £1000 to £1275 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 14 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
Las Medulas
Map of Camino del Frances - Camino de Santiago

5 stops - Navarra to Santiago - inland route

The French Way of St James, historically the most important Camino de Santiago with magnificent cathedrals; get a taste of Real Spain.

9 days or more

We recommend 9 days minimum but extra nights can be added perhaps in Bilbao, or south-west Galicia

From £700 to £850 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 9 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
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 Picos de Europa or Navarra.

From £575 - £700 p.p.

Per person shown includes:

  • 7 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance (also suits ferry travel – please ask for quote)
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
Lastres, Asturias
Map of Cantabria - Asturias tour

3 stops - Asturias, Cantabria & Picos

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.

From £450 to £600 p.p.

Per person shown includes:

  • 7 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance (also suits ferry travel – please ask for quote)
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
Rio Sil
Map of circular tour of Galicia

5 stops - Galician coast, interior & Santiago

The Celtic province, with Santiago at its heart; lush green hills, fabulous beaches and the best of Spanish gastronomy.

10 days (flexible)

We recommend 10 days but can be adapted to 8 or, better still, 12!

From £700 to £950 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 10 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance
  • 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.

From £900 to £1150 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 14 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance (also suits ferry travel – please ask for a quote)
  • 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).

From £950 - £1200 p.p.

Per person shown includes:

  • 14 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance (also suits ferry travel – please ask for quote)
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...

 

Inland Spain Tours

airplaneOur inland Spain fly-drive tours can be accessed via Madrid or the northern airports of Santander, Asturias (Oviedo) or Bilbao. The Via de Plata tour links north and south and can be adapted to fit with flights from Sevilla, Málaga or Jerez.

Train links are excellent from Madrid to the main cities such as Sevilla and Cordoba in the south. Burgos, León, Valladolid and Salamanca further north.

Trujillo Pizarro
map of Via de Plata topur

7 stops - North to South, Asturias to Andalucia

The ancient Roman trading route. An epic journey from the lush green north to the orange groves of the south.

14 days (full route)

We recommend 14 days but can be adapted to start further south (coming into Madrid perhaps).

From £900 to £1050 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 14 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
Photo of Avila walls
Map of Castilla y Leon driving tour

7 stops - Burgos, León, Salamanca, Segovia...

World-class heritage, monumental cities, awesome scenery and magnificent wines – Spain’s wonderful interior…

14 days (flexible)

We recommend 14 days minimum but this tour has many possible adaptations – do as little or as much as you like.

From £850 to £1050 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 14 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
Photo of Castle hotel
Map of wine tour Spain

3 stops - Rioja, Ribera de Duero, Salamanca

Stay in authentic, historic castles and discover Spain’s wonderful interior and her finest wine regions.

7 days minimum

7 day tour –  nights can be added near port of entry – Madrid, Bilbao or Santander perhaps.

From £500 - £650 p.p.

Per person shown includes:

  • 7 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...

 

Spanish Pyrenees Tours

airplaneOur Spanish Pyrenees fly-drive touring holidays are made easy by excellent flight links with the UK. At the western end Bilbao has many direct links, Zaragoza has flights from Stansted. At the eastern end there are direct flights to Girona and to Barcelona from almost every UK airport.

On the French side fly direct to Biarritz and Tarbes / Lourdes in the west and Perpignan in the east.

Some of the western routes can also be accessed by ferry – see our ferry tours page for details.

Photo of the Spanish Pyrenees
map of Spanish Pyrenees Tour

7 stops - Navarra, Aragon and Catalunya

Navarra to Catalunya – journey from coast to coast & discover the magnificent mountains of the Pyrenees.

14 days

We recommend 14 days but can be adapted to 12.

From £850 to £1275 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 14 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
Loarre Castle, Huesca
map of west pyrenees driving tour

5 stops - Mountains of Navarra & Aragón

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

8 - 10 days

We recommend 10 days minimum – can easily be adapted to 8

From £650 to £800 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 10 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
Sierra de Guara
Map of East Pyrenees driving tour

3 stops - Garrotxa, Aneu & Ordesa

Volcanic Garrotxa to Alpine Huesca. Fine wines and gastronomy, Wonderful walking and birdwatching.

7 days (flexible)

7 day tour –  or take it easy and do it in 10!

From £450 - £650 p.p.

Per person shown includes:

  • 7 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance
  • 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.

From £700 to £900 p.p.

Per person shown includes:

  • 10 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance (also suits ferry travel – please ask for quote)
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
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

From £700 to £900 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 10 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance (also suits ferry travel – please ask for a quote)
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...

 

Andalucian Tours

airplane

Our fly-drive Andalucia routes can be adapted to suit flight links with Málaga (from many UK airports), Sevilla and Jerez.

Or fly into Madrid and drive or take the train down – there are excellent high-speed links to Sevilla and Córdoba. We can also include a stop in the capital should you wish.

Alhambra 2
Map of Andalucia Golden Triangle

3 stops - Sevilla, Cordoba, Granada

Wonderful Sevilla, Cordoba and Granada. The treasures of Moorish Spain. Oranges & olives, flamenco & fiestas.

7 days

7 days is ideal – can be done in 5 or extended as long as you like.

From £450 to £725 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 7 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
Cordoba bridge
Map of Andalucia driving tour

6 stops - Ubeda to Sanlucar via Cordoba

Follow the Guadalquivir from source to sea. Moorish treasures and the riches of the Americas. Málaga & Ronda make a nice around trip.

14 days

We recommend 14 days – could fit into 12.

From £950 to £1275 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 14 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...
Photo of Osuna doorways
Map of Camino de Pasion

3 stops - Carmona, Osuna, Priego de Cordoba

Discover the hidden charms of small town Andalucia – immense heritage on a comfortable scale, wonderful scenery & gastronomy.

7 days (flexible)

7 days minimum but easily extended.

From £400 - £650 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

  • 7 nights bed & breakfast
  • 4 door car with excess insurance
  • guide book and touring map
  • travel app & doc manager
more details...

 

Portuguese Tours

airplaneThe north of Portugal (Porto airport) is well connected to most UK and Ireland airports with daily direct flights. Lisbon in Portugal or Santiago de Compostela or Vigo in Spain can also serve as ports of entry.

The hire car must be returned to country of origin but our fly-drive tours can be adapted as required.

oporto-port-stage
Map of north Portugal one-week tour

3 stops - Porto, Douro Valley & Viana do Castelo

Highlights of Northern Portugal itinerary, discover Porto, the Douro Valley and Viana do Castelo.

7 days

We recommend 7 days but can easily be extended.

From £475 to £700 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

7 nights bed & breakfast
4 door car with excess insurance
guide book and touring map
travel app & doc manager

more details...
peneda-geres-stage-3
Map of north Portugal Tour

5 stops - Porto, Douro, Peneda-Geres & Minho

The classic north Portugal itinerary, from Porto, up the Douro Valley, continue to the historic north and finish at the Atlantic coast and Viana do Castelo.

10 days

We recommend 10 days but can easily be extended into Galicia or mountains of the ‘Centro’ region

From £750 to £950 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

10 nights bed & breakfast
4 door car with excess insurance
guide book and touring map
travel app & doc manager

more details...
Santiago Cathedral
Map of Camino del Portugues tour

5 stops - From Porto to Santiago - interleaved

An out-and-back from Porto to Santiago or vice-versa. Two countries in one trip – Portugal & Spain – a tour full of culture, art, architecture, wine, gastronomy… indulge yourself!

10 days

10 days from Porto to Santiago

From £800 - £1000 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

10 nights bed & breakfast
4 door car with excess insurance
guide book and touring map
travel app & doc manager

more details...
douro-valley-stage
Map of tour of Douro Wine Valley

3 stops - Porto and the Douro Valley

The impressive Douro Valley and Porto. Spectacular scenery, Unesco heritage sites, gastronomy and world famous wines.

7 days

Compact 7 day tour of the Douro Wine Valley – easily extended to north or south.

From £475 to £700 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

7 nights bed & breakfast
4 door car with excess insurance
guide book and touring map
travel app & doc manager

more details...
guimaraes-stage
Map of tour - Madrid, Portugal, Galicia, Leon & Salamanca

6 stops - From Madrid to Santiago via the Douro Valley & Porto

The best of north west Spain & Portugal, starting from Madrid, through monumental Salamanca, discover northern Portugal and finish in historic Santiago de Compostela.

14 days

We recommend 14 days but can be adapted to suit your needs.

From £1000 to £1375 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

14 nights bed & breakfast
4 door car with excess insurance
guide book and touring map
travel app & doc manager

more details...
Oporto
Map of tour Portugal, Galicia, Salamanca and Leon

6 stops - Round trip Salamanca, Porto, Viana do Castelo & Leon

A circular tour full of contrasts; monumental cities, the coast, mountains and high plains, wonderful wine and food. North Portugal and north west Spain at their very best.

12 days

12 days minimum but extra nights can be added as required

From £950 to £1250 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

12 nights bed & breakfast
4 door car with excess insurance
guide book and touring map
travel app & doc manager

more details...

 

Fly-drive Spain & Portugal

airplaneCaminos fly-drive Spain and Portugal holidays are totally adaptable to suit your travel needs and possibilities. Each individual route has a travel section outlining the main connecting flights but please don’t hesitate to call us for information and advice.

We try to be as flexible as possible to maximise your holiday enjoyment and will take into account the arrival and departure times of your flights, driving distances, etc. and can arrange hotel transfers by taxi where necessary. Where flights are not on offer every day we can adjust the schedule to suit the connections available.