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Ponferrada Castle Free Tour

Your Guru: (LEONESA TOURS)
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4.0
3 ratings
  • Ponferrada
  • Available in Spanish
  • 1 hour and 30 minutes

About the Guru

Hello World Gurus, Leonesa Tours is a company that offers guided tours services and is based in the city of León (Spain). We were born in 2018 as a response to a job opportunity that we decided to undertake, in order to take advantage of the increase in visitors that increasingly come to our city as a tourist destination. The visits are 100% authentic, natural, fun, uncon... More

Hello World Gurus, Leonesa Tours is a company that offers guided tours services and is based in the city of León (Spain). We were born in 2018 as a response to a job opportunity that we decided to undertake, in order to take advantage of the increase in visitors that increasingly come to our city as a tourist destination. The visits are 100% authentic, natural, fun, unconventional, nobody better than guides from León to teach you a part of our culture, the city, the lifestyle and that of our "countrymen, the cazurros". In short, we create a unique and personalized experience that as Gurus and Hosts we can offer you. We want to transmit the great passion and respect we have for our land, and for this reason we are committed to having excellent tourist quality on all our visits and responsible tourism by accredited Official Tourism Guides and identified according to the current legislation of our country. . For this we have formed a team that covers different specialties such as Graduates in Art History, Diplomas in Tourism and Superior Technicians in Guide, Information and Tourist Assistance. We have daily guided tours in Spanish in Cultural Free Tours, Dramatized Tours and Gastronomic Experiences for a fee, group and private tours in English, French and Italian. If you want more info, you can contact us.

About the Tour

Ponferrada Castle is the most important monument in the city. Founded by the enigmatic Order of the Temple in the 12th century, it was declared a national monument in 1924. With an area of 8,000m2, it is the largest medieval castle in northwestern Spain.

The manuscripts that it guards will teach us more about its ancient inhabitants as well as about our medieval past . The rule by which the Templars were governed, documents related to their strange disappearance.

Beatos, bestiaries, embrasures and machicolations are waiting for you to discover them. What are you waiting for?

Important information for the traveler:

  • The visit is carried out with a system of individual radio guides throughout the tour, completely disinfected before use with specific products following the recommendations of the Ministry of Health.


  • The visit does not include the entrance to the monument , the guide is paid the same day to do the paperwork before entering. The fees to the Castle are: Individual ticket : €6; Reduced admission : pilgrims with updated credentials, retirees, student card, unemployment card €4; Free admission : under 14 years old, people with + 33% disability and teaching staff.


  • You can complete your stay in our city with the rest of the Free Tours that LEONESA TOURS has in León, Astorga and Ponferrada. Also, we have paid tours and private visits. Ask us, and we will inform you.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: The start of the visit is on Calle Gil y Carrasco, in front of the Ponferrada Tourist Office. Our guides will go with a RED umbrella / jacket with our company name, Leonesa Tours (Guided Tours).

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are accepted. The maximum number of attendees per booking is 15 people.
Minimum of attendees:
A minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is not suitable for pets.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

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 per person, 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!

Tour opinions (3)

4.0
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Professionalism
3.5
Fun
3.0
Expression
3.0
Quality
3.5
Route
4.5
francisco
10 May 2022 Guadalajara
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Travelled in couple - May 2022

Toda una experiencia muy agradeble.

ALBERTO
17 Apr 2022 Úbeda
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Travelled in couple - Apr 2022

Response from (LEONESA TOURS)
Hola Alberto, gracias por la valoración y asistencia el tour. Hablaremos con el guía que hizo la visita para hacerle llegar tus sugerencias. Un saludo.
MARIA
19 Jan 2020
Verified booking
Travelled in group - Jan 2020

Nuestra guia ,Martina, nos hizo disfrutar de la ciudad en todo momento, descubriendonos sus secretos y detalles de una manera muy amena y divertida. Sin duda repetiriamos!!! Muchas gracias por hacernos disfrutar de un dia maravilllso!

Response from (LEONESA TOURS)
Hola María, gracias por darnos la oportunidad. Martina y Pablo estuvieron muy cómodos con vuestros comentarios, Palma de Mallorca también es una ciudad preciosa para que vayamos a visitarla. Un abrazo para los cuatro y la degustación fue una sorpresa eh !!!!!! Un saludo, Leonesa Tours
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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 per person, 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!