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Motorcycle tours in Spain – single-centre tour example

This example shows arrival at Santander in Spain, however there are 6 sailings a week from 2 UK ports to 2 ports in Northern Spain and you can choose whichever ferry crossing you prefer or you could arrive by road from France.

Time actually spent in the saddle each full day is usually around 5 hours.

  • Day 1

    Travel to Spain

    Ride to your departure port. Board the ferry and sail to Northern Spain.

  • Day 2

    Escudo pass

    Arrive destination port eg. Santander – you will be met by your guide Hugh (Sierra Alma owner). After meeting and greeting we cross the Cantabrian mountain range to Burgos.

  • Day 3

    Burgos to Salamanca

    Via the country route visiting a vineyard en route. We plan to arrive in the city by the late afternoon. After settling in we offer you a tour of the city.

  • Day 4

    Sierra de Los Angeles

    Visit a honey farm in the Sierra de la Peña de Francia, followed by a ride through the stunning scenery of the Sierra de Los Angeles to historic Ciudad Rodrigo.

  • Day 5

    River Duero

    Las Arribes and the border lands along the River Duero. You may well see eagles and vultures, especially on the river boat trip. Visit the only organic olive oil mill in Castilla y León.

  • Day 6

    La Alberca

    Visit a micro vineyard and a jamón producer in the heart of the mountains. Ride to La Alberca the capital of the sierra and a small village famous for building their houses with 430 million year old fossils.

  • Day 7

    Sierra de Los Gredos

    At Peña Negra, some 6000ft, you can see “all” of Castilla y León. Breathtaking views. Ride through the Pico pass to visit the caves of Ramacastañas. Return via the famous city of Ávila.

  • Day 8

    Cáperra and Honduras

    Visit the Roman ruins of Cáperra and ride through the Jerte valley to Honduras pass to visit one of the most important motorcycle museums in Europe.

  • Day 9

    Your Day

    A day in the city or ride the roads you liked best. Go exploring or we can guide you to anywhere you want to see. We are always on hand to help. Last chance to buy a frog (the Salamanca mascot)!

  • Day 10

    Salamanca to León

    Via Zamora visit a grand vineyard in the heart of the Toro wine region. In the evening see the Barrio de Húmedo, famous for it’s multitude of tapas bars.

  • Day 11

    Picos de Europa

    Ride through the Picos de Europa, named because they were the first mountains of Europe to be seen by sailors returning from the Americas in olden times. The views and scenery are just awe inspiring.

  • Day 12

    Return ferry to UK

    Return journey on the ferry and your trip home, wherever that might be in the UK

How Much Does it Cost?

See the Money section on the Read this page concerning Single Centre tours.

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