Free Tour Baeza, Jewel of the Spanish Renaissance

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish, French
Guru: Josué
Quality Verified Registered on February 03, 2020

Hi everyone! My name is Josué and I'm an Official Tour Guide from the city of Linares (Jaén). I have a full tourism formation and experience achieved during the last 10 years, working as an entertainer and tour guide. I truly love to share with people experiences as well as to show around different places, spots and landmarks that belong to my own land where all my roots start. Recently I moved to the city of Baeza where I prepare a brand new adventure within the Tourism World and... what's better than showing visitors around all the different jewels of your province? If you want to have a real fulfilling experience and find out something more about the history of our villages and cities and all the richness they hold, please, you're welcome to come by anytime and I'll be more than pleased to show you around. I'll be waiting for you all, see u soon! Josué

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Tour description

Very good to all of you!!!

I am Josué and I welcome you to this charming city in the region of La Loma, located in the heart of the province of Jaén .

In this fantastic tour you will have the opportunity to discover how Baeza , declared a World Heritage City by UNESCO in 2003, became one of the greatest references of the Spanish Renaissance of the 16th century thanks to the patronage exercised by some of the most important noble families that settled in this city and that contributed to beautify each corner with lavish constructions such as the Jabalquinto Palace , public infrastructures with clear Castilian reminiscences such as the Plaza del Pópulo or the Paseo de la Constitución that show us the great economic boom that It reached the city at this time with the intervention of such important architects as the architect Andrés de Vandelvira , in charge of the Renaissance restoration of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Nativity, located in the heart of the historic center.

This tour will consist of the following stops:

- Paseo de la Constitución 1 (Fountain of the Constitution, Alhóndiga).
- Tower of the Aliatares.
- Barbican
(Old Granary).
- Old University of Baeza (University and Arco del Barbudo).
- Plaza de la Santa Cruz (Church of the Holy Cross and Palace of Jabalquinto).
- Plaza de Sta. María (Cathedral, Upper Town Halls, Fountain of Sta. María and San Felipe Neri Seminary).
- Alleys of the Cathedral (Puerta del Perdón).
- Walk of the Walls (Viewpoint of the Valley of the Guadalquivir).
- Plaza del Pópulo (Fountain of the Lions, Old Butchers, Civil Court and Notaries, Arch of Villalar and Puerta de Jaén).
- Paseo de la Constitución 2 (Lower Town Halls and Fuente del Triunfo).

IMPORTANT: For the tour to take place, it will be necessary for 4 walkers to attend it. If the agreed minimum is not reached, it will be canceled at most one hour before the start of the event.

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  • Meeting point:
    23440 Baeza, Jaén, Spain
    23440 Baeza, Jaén, Spain

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).

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Juan 18 May 2023

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Travelled in group - May 2023
Simplemente...genial!!! si tengo que volver, será con él. Profesional, entretenido, muy bien documentado.
Vict... 15 Apr 2023
Aldea del Fresno

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2023
Una visita muy amplia tanto en tiempo como en conocimiento, totalmente recomendable. Josué muy profesional y atento,
María 15 Apr 2023

Me gustó su capacidad para entretener y explicar y en todo momento atento al grupo para mayor comodidad de todos
Aurora 15 Apr 2023

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2023
Profesional, didáctico, ameno. Tres horas de tour sin darte cuenta. Muy completo. El guía, Josué, encantador, amable. Recomendable 100%
José 11 Apr 2023

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Travelled in group - Apr 2023
Pasamos más de dos horas y media muy amebas que se hicieron cortas
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Who is this tour for?

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

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 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.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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