9-Day Spain Road Trip from Santiago De Compostela to Ponferrada, Oviedo, Santander, and Leon

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9 days & 8 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Escape the ordinary with this exciting 9-day road trip through Spain that promises to leave you speechless. With this exciting adventure, you will have the chance to explore the diverse landscapes and local cultures of Santiago De Compostela, La Coruña, Ponferrada, Astorga, Oviedo, Gijon, Rionansa, Santander, Portugalete, Bilbao, Cueto, Villaescusa, Leon, and Lugo. Pack your bags, hit the road, and prepare for an unforgettable journey where every moment becomes a lasting story.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Spain takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 3 nights in Santiago De Compostela, 1 night in Ponferrada, 1 night in Oviedo, 2 nights in Santander, and 1 night in Leon. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Spain. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Santiago De Compostela, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Spain on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Spain. Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and Guggenheim Museum are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Santiago De Compostela, La Coruña, Ponferrada, Astorga, Oviedo, Gijon, Rionansa, Santander, Portugalete, Bilbao, Cueto, Villaescusa, Leon, and Lugo, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Spain. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Spain.

Throughout your road trip in Spain, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Spain.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in Spain fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in Spain today!

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Hotel, 8 nights
Rental car, 9 days
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

Cueto
Rionansa
Photo of aerial view of Ponferrada with Templar castle, province of Leon, Spain.Ponferrada / 1 night
Photo of aerial panoramic view of Lugo galician city with buildings and landscape, Spain.Lugo
Photo of Facade of Santiago de Compostela cathedral in Obradoiro square, Spain.Santiago de Compostela / 3 nights
Astorga
Villaescusa
Photo of Santander city beach aerial panoramic view.Santander / 2 nights
León - city in SpainLeón / 1 night
Photo of the Cathedral of Oviedo, Spain, was founded by King Fruela I of Asturias in 781 AD and is located in the Alfonso II square.Oviedo / 1 night
Photo of aerial view of Vizcaya bridge over the river and cityscape at Portugalete, Spain.Portugalete
Gijón - city in SpainGijón
Photo of aerial view of Bilbao, Spain city downtown with a Nevion River, Zubizuri Bridge and promenade. Mountain at the background, with clear blue sky.Bilbao
A Coruña - city in SpainA Coruña

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Photo of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela
Photo of Guggenheim, Bilbao, museum, modern art, Spain.Guggenheim Museum
photo of stunning landscape in the Cabarceno Nature Park in Cantabria. Northern coast of Spain.Cabarceno Natural Park
photo of León Cathedra at morning in Leon, Spain.León Cathedra
photo of Vizcaya Bridge in the Biscay province of Spain - A UNESCO World Heritage Site.Vizcaya Bridge
Photo of City council of La Coruna at day, Galicia, Spain.María Pita square
Parque da Alameda, Santiago de Compostela, Santiago, A Coruña, Galicia, SpainParque da Alameda (Santiago de Compostela)
Cueva El Soplao, Rionansa, Saja-Nansa, Cantabria, SpainCueva El Soplao
photo of a beautiful morning view on Tower of Hercules in La Coruña, Spain.Tower of Hercules
Centro Botin, Santander, Cantabria, SpainCentro Botin
Photo of Beautiful San Lorenzo beach in the city center of Gijón, Spain .San Lorenzo Beach
photo of The Roman walls and the Saint Mary Cathedral in Lugo - Galicia, Spain.Muralla Romana de Lugo
Laberinto De Villapresente, Reocín, Saja-Nansa, Cantabria, SpainLaberinto De Villapresente
Photo of The Eulogy to the Horizon or Elogio del Horizonte monument is a one of the most known symbols of Gijon in Asturias, Spain.Elogio del horizonte
Photo of Monte de San Pedro public park,spain.Monte de San Pedro
Photo of Fountain in Doña Casilda de Iturrizar Park at night - park in Bilbao, Vizcaya, Basque Country, Spain.Doña Casilda Iturrizar park
Palace of Gaudì Astorga, Astorga, León, Castile and León, SpainPalace of Gaudì Astorga
Praza de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Santiago, A Coruña, Galicia, SpainPraza de Galicia
Federico Moyua enparantza, Abando, Bilbao, Biscay, Autonomous Community of the Basque Country, SpainFederiko Moiua enparantza
City of Culture of Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Santiago, A Coruña, Galicia, SpainCity of Culture of Galicia
Jardínes de Méndez Núñez, A Coruña, Galicia, SpainMéndez Núñez garden
Photo of Labor University of Gijón, it is the most important architectural work of all those carried out in Asturias during the 20th century. In addition, it is the largest building in Spain .Universidad Laboral de Gijón
Museo y circuito Fernando Alonso, Llanera, Asturias, SpainMuseo y circuito Fernando Alonso
Plaza del GranoPlaza del Grano, León
Puppy, Abando, Bilbao, Biscay, Autonomous Community of the Basque Country, SpainPuppy
Centro de Arte Faro Cabo Mayor, Santander, Cantabria, SpainCentro de Arte Faro Cabo Mayor
Photo of View of plaza porticada square in Santander, Spain.Plaza Porticada
Parque de Santa MargaridaParque de Santa Margarida
Praza da Quintana de Vivos, Santiago de Compostela, Santiago, A Coruña, Galicia, SpainPraza da Quintana de Vivos
Cathedral of Santa María de Astorga
Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval, Santiago de Compostela, Santiago, A Coruña, Galicia, SpainParque de San Domingos de Bonaval
Museo del Pueblo Gallego, Santiago de Compostela, Santiago, A Coruña, Galicia, SpainMuseo del Pueblo Gallego
Domus Mitreo, Lugo, Galicia, SpainDomus Mitreo

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Day 1

Day 1 – Santiago De Compostela - arrival day

  • Santiago de Compostela - Arrival day
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  • Parque da Alameda (Santiago de Compostela)
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Welcome to Santiago De Compostela, the perfect starting point for your road trip in Spain! Pick up your rental car and let the adventure begin. You will spend 2 nights immersing yourself in Santiago De Compostela's charm before embarking on the next leg of your journey.

Santiago De Compostela is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. If you arrive before check-in time or prefer to get started on your sightseeing right away, we recommend checking out Parque da Alameda or taking a stroll in the city center. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Santiago De Compostela. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Santiago De Compostela. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Begin your culinary exploration in Santiago De Compostela by securing a reservation at Asador Gonzaba. This renowned restaurant holds a Bib Gourmand award and offers an exceptional menu of meats and grills cuisine. For another dining delight, visit A Tafona, celebrated for its delectable contemporary menu. This acclaimed 1-star Michelin-recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. Looking for a different experience? Discover Casa Marcelo, a top local spot known for its tantalizing fusion menu. With a 1-star Michelin recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure.

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting Pepa A Loba after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to Casa das Crechas (Santiago de Compostela), another bar with an inviting ambiance. Similarly, Bar O´46 also offers a great atmosphere, ensuring a night filled with enjoyment and relaxation.

Raise a toast to the start of your 9-day road trip in Spain!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Santiago De Compostela

  • Santiago de Compostela
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Drive 10 km, 44 min

  • Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela
  • Praza da Quintana de Vivos
  • Museo del Pueblo Gallego
  • Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
  • City of Culture of Galicia
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Day 2 of your road trip across Spain promises a magnificent time exploring Santiago De Compostela. You have 1 night left in Santiago De Compostela. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. This catholic cathedral is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Santiago De Compostela, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 71,359 visitors.

Praza da Quintana de Vivos is another popular place of interest you can visit today. The average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,255 reviews gives you an idea of other visitors’ experience at this attraction.

If it’s still bright and early, make your way to Museo del Pueblo Gallego. Visitors have rated this museum an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,800 reviews.

Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval is another unique site you can experience today. This attraction is a park rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 2,719 reviews.

Make your way to the fantastic Cidade da Cultura de Galicia, perhaps the most famous sightseeing destination in Santiago De Compostela. This attraction is rated 4 out of 5 stars by 9,542 travelers.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Santiago De Compostela, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Santiago De Compostela below.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Santiago De Compostela's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Esteemed as a much-enjoyed restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at Los Caracoles Restaurante, a top-rated dining spot in Santiago De Compostela. If you're in the mood for something new, try Bresca, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Casa de Xantar O Dezaseis. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Santiago De Compostela.

Continue the enjoyment post-dinner at Fuco Lois, a cherished local gathering spot renowned for its welcoming atmosphere. Similarly, Pub Momo offers a vibrant space for indulging in well-crafted drinks and engaging conversation. You may also want to check out Pub Modus Vivendi. This bar is a favorite among both locals and visitors looking for a delightful evening out filled with laughter and fun.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Spain!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Santiago De Compostela, La Coruña, O Portiño, and Ponferrada

  • Ponferrada
  • A Coruña
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Drive 294 km, 3 hours 45 min

  • Méndez Núñez garden
  • María Pita square
  • Tower of Hercules
  • Monte de San Pedro
  • Parque de Santa Margarida
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Dive into day 3 of your remarkable road trip in Spain. Today you will explore La Coruña, and O Portiño, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Ponferrada. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

After soaking in Santiago De Compostela’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: La Coruña. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 49 min. When you arrive in La Coruña, it's time to take a break from the road.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Méndez Núñez garden. This garden is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 8,337 reviews.

Next up, make your way to María Pita square. This square has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 26,562 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to Tower of Hercules. This ancient lighthouse has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 15,352 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Parque de Santa Margarida. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,603 visitors.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in O Portiño.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Monte de San Pedro, a remarkable mountain where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 9,683 reviews.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Ponferrada. Ponferrada offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Ponferrada. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the town, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Experience a symphony of flavors at Mu•na in Ponferrada by securing a reservation in advance. Renowned for its 1-star Michelin distinction, Mu•na delights its guests with its exceptional variety of meals showcasing delicious contemporary, and modern cuisine.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Spain!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Ponferrada, Astorga, Coruño, and Oviedo

  • Oviedo
  • Astorga
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Drive 238 km, 2 hours 44 min

  • Palace of Gaudì Astorga
  • Cathedral of Santa María de Astorga
  • Museo y circuito Fernando Alonso
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 4 of your road trip in Spain. Today, you will make 2 stops and experience some of the highlights of Astorga, and Coruño. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Oviedo, which will be your home away from home for 1 night.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Ponferrada, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Astorga. This drive usually takes around 42 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Palace of Gaudí Astorga, a remarkable museum where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 9,164 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Cathedral of Santa María de Astorga. This church has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,664 travelers.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Coruño, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Astorga to Coruño may take around 1 hour 46 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Coruño, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Museo y Circuito Fernando Alonso. This museum is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Coruño, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 7,323 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Oviedo, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Oviedo. Enjoy a satisfying meal that will recharge you for tonight's adventures.

Esteemed as a much-enjoyed restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at Restaurante Doña Concha, a top-rated dining spot in Oviedo. If you're in the mood for something new, try La Oveja Negra, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Restaurante La Tagliatella | Oviedo / Uviéu. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Oviedo.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Baam offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Mala Saña is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. L'Esperteyu Pub - Cervecería is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

Say good night to Oviedo and look forward to another great day of your road trip in Spain!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Oviedo, Gijon, Rionansa, Cerrazo, and Santander

  • Santander
  • Gijón
  • Rionansa
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Drive 239 km, 3 hours 41 min

  • Elogio del horizonte
  • San Lorenzo Beach
  • Universidad Laboral de Gijón
  • Cueva El Soplao
  • Laberinto De Villapresente
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On day 5 of your road trip in Spain, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Gijon, Rionansa, and Cerrazo. In the evening, you’ll end up in Santander, where you will stay for 2 nights.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Oviedo, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Gijon may take around 36 min. Upon your arrival in Gijon, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Elogio del horizonte. This much-appreciated sculpture is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in 10,387 reviews.

Next up is San Lorenzo Beach. This beach has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 11,583 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Universidad Laboral de Gijón. This labor universities has been rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 7,743 reviews.

Rionansa welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Cueva El Soplao. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 18,913 reviews.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Santander, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

As you explore more of Santander, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

Set out on a gastronomic journey in Santander by reserving a table at Cadelo. Known for its Bib Gourmand reputation, Cadelo captivates its guests with its exceptional variety of meals showcasing delicious modern cuisine. For a different taste, head over to Umma, renowned for its delectable modern dishes. This distinguished Bib Gourmand-recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. Craving more culinary excitement? Explore Agua Salada, a highly rated local gem known for its exquisite contemporary, and traditional menu. With a Bib Gourmand acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Santander.

Round off your dining experience by visiting Kings Pub, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of Grog, a bar catering to every mood and preference. HYGGE COCKTAIL likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Spain.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Santander, Portugalete, and Bilbao

  • Santander
  • Portugalete
  • Bilbao
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Drive 207 km, 2 hours 57 min

  • Vizcaya Bridge
  • Doña Casilda Iturrizar park
  • Federiko Moiua enparantza
  • Puppy
  • Guggenheim Museum
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Wake up to day 6 of your extraordinary road trip in Spain. With 1 night left in Santander, we encourage you to seize the day and discover the unexplored beauty of the city’s surroundings!

Portugalete’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Santander behind. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 11 min. Portugalete welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Drop by the renowned Vizcaya Bridge. This popular suspension bridge has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 28,202 visitors.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Portugalete, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Bilbao. This drive usually takes around 20 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Doña Casilda Iturrizar park. This extraordinary park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 9,643 visitors.

Next, make your way to Federiko Moiua enparantza. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 9,235 reviews.

While in Bilbao, we also recommend a visit to Puppy. This point of interest has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 5,913 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Guggenheim Museum. This attraction gets around 530,967 yearly visitors. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 64,815 travelers, this museum building is a highly recommended stop on your sightseeing around Bilbao.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to Santander and your accommodation.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Santander's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Enjoy a delicious meal at El Sol, a top-rated dining destination in Santander. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Restaurante Posada Del Mar, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Cadelo Restaurante. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Santander this evening.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, Little Bobby stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Spain!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Santander, Cueto, Villaescusa, and Leon

  • León
  • Santander
  • Cueto
  • Villaescusa
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Drive 289 km, 3 hours 17 min

  • Plaza Porticada
  • Centro Botin
  • Centro de Arte Faro Cabo Mayor
  • Cabarceno Natural Park
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On day 7 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Spain, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Santander, Cueto, and Villaescusa. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Leon, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

When you're ready to see some sights, Plaza Porticada is a great place to start. This square is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,395 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Centro Botin. This art museum has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 14,508 travelers. Every year, 111,096 travelers come to experience this site to make the most of their time in Santander.

Take the opportunity to see Centro de Arte Faro Cabo Mayor. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 6,037 visitors.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Leon. Leon offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Leon's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Enjoy an outstanding dining experience at Becook, a Bib Gourmand restaurant offering an exceptional fusion, and modern menu. If you are in the mood for trying an alternative dining experience, consider visiting the nearby 1-star Michelin-awardee, Pablo, known for its delicious modern cuisine. Another highly-recommended restaurant in Leon is ConMimo, a renowned Bib Gourmand restaurant, known for its delicious international menu.

Keep the evening going at Bar Chelsea, a great choice for enjoying the after-dinner hours with a drink. You could also go to Café Bar Silver, which offers a similarly pleasant setting and great drinks.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Spain!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Leon, Lugo, and Santiago De Compostela

  • Santiago de Compostela
  • León
  • Lugo
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Drive 332 km, 3 hours 58 min

  • León Cathedra
  • Plaza del Grano, León
  • Muralla Romana de Lugo
  • Domus Mitreo
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 8 of your road trip in Spain. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Leon, and Lugo. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Santiago De Compostela. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at León Cathedra, a remarkable catholic cathedral where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 30,058 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Plaza del Grano, León. This square has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 6,643 travelers.

After soaking in Leon’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Lugo. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 2 hours 25 min. When you arrive in Lugo, it's time to take a break from the road.

Journey into the unknown at Roman Walls of Lugo, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable city walls has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 10,704 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Domus Mitreo is a recommended place to visit. This museum is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 352 reviews.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Santiago De Compostela, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Santiago De Compostela's best restaurants.

Enjoy a delicious meal at Café Tertulia, a highly-rated dining destination in Santiago De Compostela. If you're eager to try something different, consider A Noiesa ~ Casa De Comidas (Santiago de Compostela), another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at RESTAURANTE SAN CLEMENTE. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Santiago De Compostela this evening.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at Pub Atlántico after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments. Or, head to A Novena Porta for a great selection of flavorful drinks and a charming setting. Furthermore, A Reixa Bar is perfect for those looking to extend their night with a touch of local flavor.

Head back to your accommodation in Santiago De Compostela and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Spain!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Santiago De Compostela - departure day

  • Santiago de Compostela - Departure day
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  • Praza de Galicia
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Day 9 of your road trip in Spain is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Santiago De Compostela before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

On your last day in Spain, take time to indulge in shopping at Santiago De Compostela’s popular marketplace. Look for keepsakes or souvenirs to remind you of your trip.

Kick off the day at Praza de Galicia, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This park is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars in 9,953 reviews.

Before you conclude your road trip in Spain, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Santiago De Compostela.

As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at A Gamela, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Restaurante trebol is another top choice with a popular menu.

You’ll then say farewell to Santiago De Compostela. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Spain!

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