Free tour Pontevedra Essential

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on April 03, 2019

We are a team of young professionals in art history and tourism, passionate about our country and our culture; we want to show and offer visitors all kinds of experiences. We have decided to dedicate ourselves to what we like the most, that is why we have trained as Galicia Official Guides and we offer both guided tours and accompanying guide services in different places in Galicia.

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

Tour description

Get to know the historic city of Pontevedra with our free tour of the most important Old Town in Galicia after Santiago de Compostela. A port city of Roman origin, with endless bridges that honor its name, maritime and monumental. The city of Valle Inclán has a lot to offer and with our help you will discover all its corners, buildings and museums that make Pontevedra a charming place, perfect to get lost and explore. We will be in front of the Sanctuary of the Pilgrim Virgin. From there, we will begin our tour of the historic center of this city of Roman origin, the most important in Galicia after that of Santiago de Compostela. During this walking tour, we will discover the secrets of Pontevedra, which has buildings from the 19th century, such as the Town Hall or the Provincial Government, although we will also see the ruins of the church of Santo Domingo and those of the medieval wall. Next, we will admire the exterior of Santa María la Mayor, one of the most significant temples in the Galician town. On the facade of this church you may find a nice figure with glasses ... Let's see if you can find her! We will continue heading towards the banks of the Lérez river, where we will see the bridges that give the city its name, among which the one in Burgo stands out. Did you know that Pontevedra means "old bridge"? We will finish the guided tour visiting the alleys that Valle Inclán walked through until we reached Plaza do Teucro and Plaza de la Herrería, where two of the most emblematic monuments are found: the convent of San Francisco and the famous church of the Pilgrim. Join us!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Praza da Peregrina 21 36001 Pontevedr...
    Praza da Peregrina 21 36001 Pontevedra Spain
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    Pilgrim Church, the guide will be with a white umbrella

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    Outside visit
    Pilgrim's Square
  • 2
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    Convent of San Francisco
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    Ferrería Square
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    Outside visit
    Praza do Teucro
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    Outside visit
    Valle Inclán Sculpture
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    Outside visit
    Firewood Square
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    Outside visit
    Food Market
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Royal Basilica of Santa María la Mayor
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    Outside visit
    Ruins of Santo Domingo
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Alameda de Pontevedra

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

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Marcos 25 May 2024
A Coruña

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Muy buenas experiencia, totalmente recomendable. Nos alegro mucho el día de lluvia y quedamos encantados con sus recomendaciones. 😃
Magdalena 25 May 2024

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Fue muy grato pasear junto a Darío, ameno y conocimos aspectos históricos y actuales de Pontevedra y Galicia Vayan a disfrutarlo
Patricia 24 May 2024

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Travelled in family - May 2024
La verdad que fue un Tours muy interesante, Pedro nos explico muy bien todas las curiosidades, historia y edificios de su ciudad. Nosotros llevábamos a una persona con movilidad reducida y se adaptó en todo momento para que no tuvieses problema en el transcurrir del Tours. La verdad que lo recomiendo 100%.
Ana 23 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Excepcional. Un millón de gracias a nuestro guía. Un enamorado de Pontevedra que lo sabe transmitir
elena 19 May 2024
Miranda de Ebro

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Muy recomendable pedro uun encanto de guia
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What should you know?

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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