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Santiago Free tour: the original through the center of Santiago

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on July 31, 2018

We are the first free walking tours company of Galicia and we will be very happy to show you A Coruña, Santiago de Compostela, Pontevedra and Vigo. All our guide are local official tour guides, enthusiastic and looking forward to show you are beutiful Galicia.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Santiago de Compostela, city of pilgrimage and capital of Galicia has a lot to show.

In a two-hour tour, with anecdotes, interesting facts, and a lot of history, you will get to know everything that is essential in this city.

Find out with us why the famous Praza do Obradoiro is called that or where the name of Santiago de Compostela comes from. In addition, at this point we will know the powers of the city.

We will visit the squares around the Cathedral and we will know its importance and its meaning within the city and the pilgrimage.

We will go to the Alameda Park, with the most spectacular views of the city and we will meet characters who have left their mark on Compostela. Do you already know the Dos Marías?

We will find hidden streets and different enigmas that this city hides in the facades of its buildings or the ceilings of its arcades. Don't worry if you don't know what these strange things are: we will reveal all the secrets to you.


Route: the 4 squares that surround the Cathedral (Obradoiro, Inmaculada, Quintana and Platerías), Rúa da Raíña, Rúa do Franco, Parque de la Alameda, hidden streets, Plaza de la Universidad, Mercado de Abastos, Plaza de Cervantes.



IMPORTANT:

* Free payment for each attendee at the end of the visit.

* Punctuality is important. Reservations for visits will be held for 5 minutes after the start of the visit. Once this time has elapsed, the places will be released for the waiting list.

* In the case of not attending, it is requested and appreciated that the reservation be canceled or communicated so that the guide is not waiting and not make the rest of the attendees wait.

* Reservations of more than 6 people in the same group of friends/family are not allowed . In case of making separate reservations for a group larger than 6 people, the guide can refuse the attendees at the same meeting point.

* The client can request a receipt for their payment or claim forms.

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  • Meeting point:
    Praza do Obradoiro, Santiago de Compo...
    Praza do Obradoiro, Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain
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    In the center of the Plaza del Obradoiro look for the BLUE UMBRELLA, blue like the Galician sky.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

1292 ratings
4.8
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Professionalism
4.76
Fun
4.39
Expression
4.58
Quality
4.68
Route
4.65
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Ana ... 09 Dec 2022
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Travelled alone - Dec 2022
Gran recorrido brindado por Bárbara. Excelente información y muy entretenido. Gracias!
Lena 09 Dec 2022
Madrid
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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
Adrian was very knowledgeable on Santiago se Compostela! He knew a lot about the town and was very good at displaying his knowledge. There was a good balance of history and fun facts. 10/10!
Reyes 04 Dec 2022
San Adrián
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Travelled in group - Dec 2022
Muy ameno y completo
José 28 Nov 2022
Madrid
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Absolutamente recomendable
Ana ... 26 Nov 2022
Madrid
Verified booking
Travelled in group - Nov 2022
Nos ha gustado muchísimo el tour! Muy recomendable para conocer lo esencial de Santiago!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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