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Santiago de Compostela - Gijón
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Santiago de Compostela – Gijón 2025

Santiago de Compostela – Gijón 2025

4 days / 3 nights. Itinerary: Santiago de Compostela – Ferrol – Viveiro – Ribadeo – Luarca – Gijón

Welcome to our guide to the itinerary of the Transcantabrico Train from Santiago de Compostela to Gijón!

This impressive journey will provide you with the opportunity to discover some of the most stunning landscapes in northern Spain while traveling surrounded by luxury and comfort. During the trip, you will pass through cities full of history and culture and enjoy beautiful scenery, all while experiencing first-class service and breathtaking views from the windows.

On this page, you will find detailed information about the itinerary, including details about the stops, tourist attractions, and other points of interest.

Get ready for an unforgettable journey from Santiago de Compostela to Gijón on the Transcantabrico!

Itinerary (summary)

(See detailed ITINERARY above)
Day 1 Santiago de Compostela – Ferrol – Viveiro
Day 2 Viveiro – Ribadeo
Day 3 Ribadeo – Luarca
Day 4 Luarca – Gijón

Departure Dates 2025

October 25

Prices per person for the 2025 season

Accommodation 4 days / 3 nights
Luxury Double Suite €4,700 
Single Supplement €3,300
Luxury Triple Suite Supplement €2,200
Prices subject to reconfirmation.

The program includes:

  • Accommodation in a Deluxe Suite on the Transcantabrico train with a 150 cm x 200 cm double bed (or twin beds of 85 cm x 200 cm), sofa, and full private bathroom.
  •  All train lounges permanently open for the client’s use 24 hours a day.
  •  Possibility for the crew to collect your luggage.
  •  All breakfasts, with à la carte dishes and buffet products.
  •  All dinners and meals, featuring select gastronomy, on board the train or at first-class restaurants (including wine, water, soft drinks, and coffee).
  • Welcome drink and appetizer.
  • All non-alcoholic drinks available in the suite minibar, at no cost.
  • Gala dinner and end-of-trip party.
  • Courtesy detail (toiletry kit and slippers).
  •  On-board activities: live music and performances, parties in the pub car, dancing, etc.
  •  Excursions and guided tours.
  •  Entrance tickets to museums, monuments, and shows.
  • Luxury coach accompanying the train throughout the journey to facilitate some transfers and excursions.
  • Taxes and services.
  • Daily newspapers and magazines.
  • At night, you can rest assured as the train remains stationary and does not resume until the early morning hours to facilitate rest. Additionally, the stopping stations remain open and have security services.
  • Multilingual accompanying guide throughout the journey: Spanish, English, French, and German.
  • An excellent human team at your disposal (Expedition Leader, waiters, cooks, technical staff, etc.).
  • Free train transfers across Spain (AVE, ALVIA, etc.), before and after the trip from/to the nearest train station to your place of origin. Additionally, at the stations, you can use the Club Lounges.

Other services available at the customer’s expense:

  • Laundry service.
  • Bar service.

Measurements of Deluxe Suite:

  • Cabin size: 12 m2
  • Double bed cabin: 1 bed 1.50 meters wide x 2 meters long + sofa 0.85 meters wide x 1.80 meters long
  • Twin bed cabin: 2 beds 0.85 meters wide x 2 meters long + sofa 0.85 meters wide x 1.80 meters long”

Santiago de Compostela is a historic and cultural city, famous for being the final destination of the Camino de Santiago, one of the most important pilgrimages in the Christian world. In addition to its religious significance, Santiago de Compostela boasts an impressive architectural and cultural heritage, including the majestic Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, the Convent of San Francisco de Asís, and the Plaza del Obradoiro, among other attractions. The city is also known for its vibrant university atmosphere and rich cuisine, featuring dishes such as Galician empanada and octopus à la Gallega.

On this page, you can book your journey and prepare for the excitement that this spectacular trip represents. Get ready for an unforgettable journey and discover the best of Santiago de Compostela with the Transcantabrico Train!

Departures: October 2025

Day 1: Santiago de Compostela – Ferrol – Viveiro

Reception at 10:00 AM at El Parador de los Reyes Católicos in Santiago de Compostela. Tour of the Historic Center followed by lunch. In the afternoon, our luxury coach will transfer us to Ferrol where the Train and its Crew await us. Welcome and accommodation as we begin our train journey to Viveiro. Tour, dinner, and overnight in Viveiro.

Day 2. Viveiro – Ribadeo

While we have breakfast, the train will arrive in Ribadeo, a historic Galician town on the border with the Principality of Asturias. With our coach, we will travel through the Oscos-Eo region, a biosphere reserve, reaching Taramundi, a true natural theme park where water plays a starring role. We will visit Os Castros and Texois, one of the best ethnographic complexes in the world, centered around water. Lunch, free time, and return to Ribadeo. Dinner and overnight stay in Ribadeo.

Day 3. Ribadeo – Luarca

After breakfast, we'll tour Ribadeo and its surroundings, including a visit to the Beach of the Cathedrals, one of the most spectacular beaches in the world. Lunch in Ribadeo. In the afternoon, we will continue our journey on the train to Luarca, the White Town of the Green Coast. We'll explore the town, have dinner aboard the train, and spend the night in Luarca.

Day 4. Luarca – Gijón

Enjoying our last breakfast on board, we will arrive in Oviedo, the capital of the Principality of Asturias. Here we will say goodbye to the train and its crew. We'll tour Oviedo and then transfer by coach to Gijón. Lunch in Gijón. The journey concludes at 4:30 PM.

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