Northern Spain Touring Holidays

Take a northern Spain touring holiday and discover a different side of Spain. Far from the crowds further south, here you’ll find the best gastronomy and wines, unspoilt beaches set beneath soaring mountains and a tapestry of unique regional cultures criss-crossed by the Caminos de Santiago. Northern Spain is a paradise for walking, wildlife and outdoor activities and you’ll find a warm welcome wherever you go.

Map of northern Spain touring area
Photo of Asturias, North Spain
Real travel within easy reach

Numerous flights and seven ferries a week from the UK to North Spain mean that the region has never been easier to get to.

Direct flights to Bilbao, Santander, Asturias, La Coruña or Santiago de Compostela make point-to-point touring in north Spain easy. Follow the Camino de Santiago, head into or over the mountains or discover a particular region – you’re sure to find adventure

  • Independent self-drive touring with all the info and support you need
  • Bespoke itineraries – designed and organised by our experts
  • Fly to Spain and we’ll include a car or bring your own vehicle and we’ll build in the ferry.

Choose from our north Spain touring holidays

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 £950 to £1200 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

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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 £675 to £800 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

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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

From £550 - £650 p.p.

Price 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

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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 £400 to £550 p.p.

Price 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

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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 £650 to £900 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

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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 £850 to £1100 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

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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 £900 - £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 quote)
guide book and touring map
travel app & doc manager

more details...

Bespoke Northern Spain Touring Holidays

Our expert team will help you plan your trip – adapting the route to fit with your preferred flights and ferry crossings, taking into account your personal needs and interests be it gastronomy, bird watching, Rioja wine tasting, Romanesque architecture… you name it!

Our northern tours cover Cantabria, Asturias, Galicia, the Picos de Europa, Castilla & León and La Rioja – some follow the Camino de Santiago whilst others are of our own invention. We also have options further south into inland Spain and the Pyrenees which can combine well with our north Spain tours – please do ask about options.

If coming by ferry or flying into and back from the same Spanish airport you may find it helpful to consult our Circular Tours page.