Real Food Adventure - Galicia Overview

Explore Galicia’s Santiago de Compostela and Allariz and discover the traditions, culture and culinary prowess of Spain’s delightful northwest corner.

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      USD $1,260
      CAD $1,345
      AUD $1,395
      EUR €970
      GBP £835
      NZD $1,655
      ZAR R12,695
      CHF FR1,195
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  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Discover Spain’s breathtaking region of Galicia while visiting Allariz and Santiago de Compostela

Take a bite out of Galicia, an autonomous community in the northwest corner of Spain. With stunning architecture, a fascinating history and a distinct cuisine, Galicia is one of Spain’s most authentic and beautiful areas. Visit artisan food producers and traditional taverns in Santiago de Compostela, taste the freshest of Galician produce in San Sebastian's Abastos Market, sample the region’s fiery liquor that has been distilled for centuries, feel like you’ve stepped back in time in the Old Town of Allariz, meet local food producers and savour regional dishes that are hard to find elsewhere in Spain. If you’re after a trip to a lesser-known but remarkable part of Spain, this delicious Bite-size Break is for you.

  • Bake bread with locals at a community oven
  • Lunch on the regional specialty of cocido, a chickpea stew with vegetables and pork
  • Match prized regional cheeses with local wines at a delectable wine and cheese evening
  • See how food has been produced for centuries during a trip though the Allariz countryside
  • Select produce from the Mercado De Abastos to be cooked by a local chef
  • Taste tapas in Santiago De Compostela’s traditional taverns
  • Visit a traditional smokehouse
  • Wander the historical streets of Allariz seeing its old city walls and monastery

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Finish:

    Allariz, Spain
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bus, Private Bus
  • Included activities:

    Churros breakfast, Cocido lunch, Cooking class, Vilar de Santos, Ethnographic museum of Vilar de Santos, Freshly prepared lunch at Mercado de Abastos, Galician cheese and wine tasting, Guided walk and market visit in Santiago de Compostela, Orientation walk around Allariz, Regional day trip through Allariz, Traditional bread making demonstration, Traditional Galician dinner

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    169kg pp per trip
  • Total price from

    USD $1,260
    CAD $1,345
    AUD $1,395
    EUR €970
    GBP £835
    NZD $1,655
    ZAR R12,695
    CHF FR1,195
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $252
    CAD $269
    AUD $279
    EUR €194
    GBP £167
    NZD $331
    ZAR R2,539
    CHF FR239
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Real Food Adventure - Galicia Summary

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Day 1 Santiago de Compostela

The finish point for pilgrims walking the Camino de Santiago, Santiago de Compostela is home to the cathedral where St James, one of the 12 Apostles, is purportedly buried.

Day 2 Allariz

A beautiful village on the Arnoia River, Allariz's town centre is full of cobbled streets, traditional houses and restaurants, cafes and produce stores serving up delicious local specialties.

Day 3 Allariz

Galicia is famous for the wide variety of cheeses it produces – from cows, sheep and goats; cured, semi-cured and smoked – and they match perfectly with local wines.

Day 4 Allariz

Located at the centre of a biosphere reserve, the hills and valleys surrounding Allariz are home to a wide variety of traditional food producers who still use centuries-old production techniques.

Day 5 Allariz

First populated during Neolithic times, Allariz's historic centre remains today with its impressive churches, old city walls and Romanesque bridge.
    • 5
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,260
      CAD $1,345
      AUD $1,395
      EUR €970
      GBP £835
      NZD $1,655
      ZAR R12,695
      CHF FR1,195
      *
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