Independent Touring in Spain & Portugal

Let us put together the touring holiday of your dreams in Spain and Portugal, using our expertise and our network of small, charming hotels and guesthouses throughout Spain and Portugal.

We specialise in the lesser known areas of Spain and Portugal, avoiding the crowds. Take an independent tour and discover a different side of these countries, with fantastic gastronomy, heritage and culture as well as beautiful landscapes and all the activities you can imagine.

About the tours:

  • Independent touring with all the info and support you need
  • Bespoke itineraries – designed and organised by our experts
  • Fly to Spain or Portugal and we’ll include a hire a car
  • Or we’ll build in the ferry travel to Spain
  • Request a personal quote with route map, highlights…
  • Travel with full directions, guidebook and touring map
  • Regional guides, essential docs formatted for mobile and tablet

Below are examples to give you an idea:

Northern Spain Tours Spanish Pyrenees Tours Inland Spain Tours Andalucia Tours Portugal Tours Cross-border tours

Northern Spain Tours

Photo of Santillana del Mar
NC1 Small Map of Camino del Norte

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
Las Medulas
NC2 Small Map of Camino Frances

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
La Rioja - Dolmen
NC3 Small Map of Taste of North Spain 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
Lastres, Asturias
NC4 Small Map of Mar y Montaña 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
Rio Sil
NC5 Small Map of Discover Galicia tour

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
Burgos Cathedral
NC6 Small Map of Grand North Spain Tour

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
Cudillero
NC7 Small Map oof Norte out and back 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

Inland Spain Tours

Trujillo Pizarro
Map of Via de Plata Route

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 £1500 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
Photo of Avila walls
IC2 Small Map of Castilla y Leon 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
Photo of Castle hotel
IC3 Small Map of Wine and Castles Tour

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

Spanish Pyrenees Tours

Photo of the Spanish Pyrenees
PC1 Small Map of Cross Pyrenees Tour

6 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 £950 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
Loarre Castle, Huesca
PC2 Small Map of Western Pyrenees 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
Sierra de Guara
PC3 Small Map of Eastern Pyrenees 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 £550 - £750 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
Photo of San Juan de la Peña
PC4 Small Map of Pyrenees and Rioja circular tour

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
Bardenas Reales, Navarra
PC5 Small Map of Western 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.

10 days (flexible)

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

Andalucian Tours

Alhambra 2
AC1 Small Map of Andalucia Golden Triangle tour

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
Cordoba bridge
AC2 Small Map of Guadalquivir tour

7 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 £1400 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
Photo of Osuna doorways
AC3 Small Map of Camino de Pasión tour

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

Portugal Tours

oporto-port-stage
PO1 Small Map of Taste of North Portugal 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

peneda-geres-stage-3
PO2 Small 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

Photo of vine, north Portugal
PO13 Small Map of Porto Douro and Dao tour

3 stops - Round trip Porto, Douro & Dão

A compact tour taking in the main wine  regions of north central Portugal from famous Porto & Douro to lesser-known but charming Dão.

7 days

7 days minimum but extra nights can be added as required

From £530 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

douro-valley-stage
PO4 Small Map of Porto and Douro Valley tour

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

Photo of Serra de Estrela
PO9 Small Map of Centro de Portugal Tour

6 stops - Coast, highlands; Coimbra and Viseu

Discover the many charms of Las Beiras and Estremadura, together known as ‘Centro de Portugal’, a fascinating region full of contrasts and steeped in history.

14 days

14 days minimum but extra nights can be added as required

From £950 to £1250 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

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

Grand Tour of Central Portugal
PO16 Small Map of Central Portugal Grand Tour

6 stops – Lisboa to Porto; highlands and the coast

All the highlights of Central Portugal, from Lisboa to Porto, in one two-week tour.

14 days

14 days recommended but can be adjusted as required

From £1000 to £1500 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

Photo of Monasterio de los Gregorios, Lisboa
PO12 Small Map of Lisboa-Evora-Estremadura tour

3 stops - Round trip Lisboa – Évora - Estremadura

The classic ‘golden triangle’ of central Portugal; Lisboa, Évora and the monasteries of Estremadura; six World Heritage sites in an area the size of Yorkshire!

7 days

7 days minimum but extra nights can be added as required

From £550 to £750 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

Photo of tram in Lisboa
PO11 Small Map of Cities of Portugal tour

3 stops – Lisboa, Coimbra & Porto

Lisboa, Coimbra, Porto – Portugal’s top-three magnificent, exciting, cultural cities in one compact tour.

7 days

7 days minimum but extra nights can be added as required

From £600 to £790 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

Wines of Portugal
PO14 Small Map of Portugal Wine regions tour

5 stops - Alentejo, Dão, Douro, Minho and Porto

A wine-lovers delight and a wonderful way to discover small-town and rural Portugal in a trip full of contrasts.

10 days

10 days minimum but extra nights can be added as required

From £900 to £1200 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

Photo of Palacio das Escolas - Coimbra University
PO10 Small Map of Porto, Douro and Las Beiras tour

6 stops – Porto & Douro, highlands and the coast

Romantic delights of old-world Porto and the Douro Valley plus the charming region of Las Beiras.

14 days

14 days recommended but can be adjusted as required

From £1100 to £1550 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

Cross-border tours

Photo of Porto - Dom Luis I Bridge
PO7 Small Map of Porto Run tour

7 stops - Round trip Santander to Porto & return

An epic adventure! Bring your own car or motorbike to Santander and cut a swathe right through the heart of Spain to Porto on the Atlantic coast.

14 days

14 days minimum but extra nights can be added as required

From £1150 to £1450 p.p.

Price per person shown includes:

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

Santiago Cathedral
PO3 Small Map of Camino Portugues from Porto

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

Photo of cloister in monastery of Batalha
PO8 Small Map of Camino Portugues from Lisboa tour

6 stops – Lisboa to Santiago & finish in Porto

The Portugues Way – packs a lot into one of the shortest, and perhaps the prettiest, of the pilgrim ways to Santiago de Compostela.

14 days

14 days minimum but extra nights can be added as required

From £1150 to £1450 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

guimaraes-stage
PO5 Small Map of Madrid to Santiago Tour

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

Oporto
PO6 Small Map of Cross-Border northern tour - Spain and Portugal

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