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The Original - Free Walking Tour

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  • Astorga
  • Available in: Spanish

About the guru MARIA

My name is Maria, I'm 40 years old and I'm very proud to be a lion. I am a Senior Technical Guide, Tourist Information and Assistance and I work as an Official Tourism Guide with an accredited card for the Spanish, English and French languages both in León and in the province. My visits are 100% authentic, natural, fun, nothing conventional, nobody better than me to show you... More »

My name is Maria, I'm 40 years old and I'm very proud to be a lion. I am a Senior Technical Guide, Tourist Information and Assistance and I work as an Official Tourism Guide with an accredited card for the Spanish, English and French languages both in León and in the province. My visits are 100% authentic, natural, fun, nothing conventional, nobody better than me to show you a part of our "beloved lion", the rest you will discover little by little with my recommendations and advice so you can enjoy the city to the fullest. I have guided tours in Cultural and Gastronomic Free Tours mode, theatrical paid visits, visits for groups and private. If you want more info, you can contact me.

About the tour

Have fun with us in this Guruwalk through the unique city of Astorga, where you will know the most interesting places and the most unique anecdotes. Asturica Augusta is known for its Roman legacy, for its famous characters such as the Panero or Antonio Gaudí, or for its world-famous maragato stew. Without a doubt, the best Free Tour ever!

ITINERARY:

Our free walking tour starts of the city begins in the Eduardo de Castro Square (in front of the Episcopal Palace), from where we will go to the Panero House, a famous family in Astorga.

We will continue to the Sancti Spiritus convent to see the beautiful altarpieces shown here. After passing in front of the Museum of Time, our next stop will be the Sanctuary of Fatima, with its beautiful polychrome coffered ceiling.

Walking through the renovated Synagogue Gardens, we will then arrive at an old Roman domus, before heading to the church of San Bartolomé to contemplate the famous silver dressing room of the Virgin.

Crossing the Roman ergastula we will find ourselves in the Plaza Mayor, where the Town Hall building is located. Then we will know the history of the Monument to the Sites, to finally arrive to the Casa Granell because of its chocolate relationship, and the ancient Roman walls.

BOOKINGS:

Do not include children under 12 years old in the reservation. Please note that this tour is only available to individual traveller and no more than 6 places can be booked per booking; from 7 places onwards they will incur a set basic rate and must be booked in advance to inform the price and if available.

For a tour in English only, prior reservation is required with a minimum of 8 people.

TRANSPORT:

Our guide will go by public transport from the Leon Bus Station. If there is someone who does not have a means of transport or does not want to take it, you can ask us to go together. The indicative price of the return ticket is about 4 euros per person (depending on the timetables).

Payment will be made directly to the guide. You will receive a ticket as proof of the payment made in which all our fiscal data will be included. All our visits have the corresponding VAT.

Meeting point
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How to find me: At Eduardo de Castro Square, right in front of Astorga Tourist Office. Our guide will have a red umbrella or jacket with our company name "Leonesa Tours".
Tour duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

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