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5 star review from Off Road Adventure Travel clients

This feedback has just been received from clients who joined the Galicia 4×4 Explorer tour in September 2018.

They are so pleased with the “5 star service” they have booked onto the next Pyrenees 4×4 Explorer tour in June 2019.

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August Explorer tour also available.

GALICIA 2018

In response to those interested in Spanish trips here’s an account of a great trip we made to Galicia with #offroadadventuretravel in September last year

We only had a week so kicked off with overnight ferry from Portsmouth and landing in Santander the following evening stayed locally At Santillana de la Mer. Day 1 was a long drive initially south then west to get us over to the general area we wished to explore but largely we found ourselves following the Camino de Compostela- a long distance pilgrims path culminating initially at the impressive Santiago de Compostela and then for the hardy the headland at Finnistere – all worthy of a few hours exploration.

Plenty of tracks in the hills and round the coast offered a huge variety of terrain and vistas, and with the luxury of having them pretty much to ourselves. With time of the essence we opted for hotels to save time on camping/cooking/packing which was a genius of an idea. Hotels were generally very good and the local food was outstanding and incredibly reasonably priced . Reckon our most expensive meal was £30 a head for 3 courses including wine!

Unfortunately the 110 let us down at quite possibly the furthest point from the Uk but here is where you really appreciate the benefit of a guided trip. Adam @ offroadadventuretravel really stepped up to the plate here. He knew exactly how to deal with the situation and the likely sequence of events that would ensue so his decision to get us to civilisation to wait for the AA was inspired- because at least we had access to food, toilets and WiFi! Despite the loss of the vehicle we were able to transfer our gear to his car and continue our trip. Although a few hours of off-roading were lost he took it all in his stride and was quick to quell any embarrassment we felt about the vehicle letting us down. The vehicle was returned 48 hours later with Adam dropping us at the garage and then he stayed with us as we embarked on the 350 mile return trip to the ferry with a clock very much ticking. Although the repair failed half way – even at 2am in the morning Adams professionalism shone through, staying with us till the AA recovery reappeared, hotel accommodation had been sorted and ferry travel rearranged. All in all a thoroughly enjoyable week despite vehicle challenges because of a 5 star service. We will definitely be returning to Galicia and we will definitely be customers of #offroadadventuretravel again – having just secured our place for the Pyrenees this June!

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Early Bird Price – Pyrenees 4×4 Explorer Tour – 4th August to 15th August 2019 – Including Ferry and camping.

EARLY BIRD PRICES ARE ONLY VALID UNTIL 31/1/2019.

We will start the journey from our meeting point in the UK and head to Plymouth International Port for our sailing to Santander at 16:15hrs.

Our routes wil take us from the Atlantic Ocean into the heart of the Pyrenees.

4x4 Pyrenees tours

Day 1 Sunday 4/8 – 16:15hrs Depart Brittany Ferries Plymouth with inside 2 berth cabin. Upgrades available subject to availability with Brittany Ferries.
Day 2 Monday 5/8 – 12:15hrs (midday) Arrive Santander. Disembark Ferry. Drive to St Jean Pied De Port, France (Approx 4.5 hour drive on the scenic route).
Day 3 Tuesday 6/8 – St Jean Pied de Port to Ochagavia.
Day 4 Wednesday 7/8 – Ochagavia to Loarre.
Day 5 Thursday 8/8 – Rest Day
Day 6 Friday 9/8 – Loarre to Ainsa
Day 7 Saturday 10/8 – Ainsa to Bonansa
Day 8 Sunday 11/8 – Bonansa to La Puebla de Roda
Day 9 Monday 12/8 – La Puebla de Roda to Loarre
Day 10 Tuesday 13/8 – Loarre rest day
Day 11 Wednesday 14/8 – Return to Santander via Bardenas Reales (desert) for sailing to Plymouth @ 21:15hrs with inside 2 berth cabin.
Day 12 Thursday 15/8 – Arrive Plymouth
Please note that this is only a sample and may be subject to slight changes.
The cost for this 4×4 tour based on a vehicle (up to 6m length and 2.6m height), return Brittany Ferries Crossing, camping, guide and support is £2795* (*£2995 after 31/1/2019).
Additional options;
Additional passengers £395 per person. Contact us if travelling with children as this may be reduced.
Club Cabin upgrade outside cabin with TV – from £70 return *subject to availability.
Campsite electricity hook up – £4 per day
Camping Bungalows (on selected campsites) – from £45 per night.
Additional tent £10 per night.
Early Bird Prices are based on receipt of deposit prior to 31/1/2019. After this date, prices will increase to £2995.
Deposit payment required to confirm booking will be 20% of the total (£559 before 31/1/2019 or £599 after this date – Balance payable by 31/5/2019).
Email or call Adam to make deposit payment by card or as any questions.
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Overseas 4×4 Adventures.

With less than 4 weeks until we start our summer tours in Spain, France and Andorra we still have a couple of spaces available.

If you’re in the area and only fancy joining us for a day or two then you can.

PYRENEES 4×4

Wednesday 25/7 to Tuesday 31/7

St Jean Pied de Port to Andorra. Western and central Pyrenees

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Saturday 4/8 until Friday 10/7

Vielha to the Mediterranean

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Both tours are 6 driving days and one rest day.

GALICIA 4×4

Tuesday 25/9 to Wednesday 3/10

Meeting in Portsmouth this trip includes Brittany Ferries crossing with cabin and b&b accommodation in the beautiful region of north west Spain. Fully escorted from the UK and back

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Adventure Overland and Bushcraft Show Spring 2018

As day one has drawn to a close we’ve enjoyed chatting with clients new and old.

Our Wild Wales 4×4 Explorer tours have proved very popular and we’ve dealt with a number of enquiries for the Pyrenees in summer 2018.

If you missed out today then come along and chat tomorrow. Pick up a free sticker too! Feel free to share in if your stickers too!

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2018 Pyrenees Tour Dates on our website 

We’ve published our dates for 2018 tours.

Don’t worry if you can’t join one of our preset dates. Drop us an email and we’ll see if we can help.

Ideal for individuals, groups, families and clubs.

Email offroadpyrenees@gmail.com 

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1965 miles travelled from the UK

Having just arrived in Barcelona after driving 1965 miles from the UK (not including the ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao) it’s now time to relax, explore the city and tonight involves learning how to make paella @panxaplena.