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Free night tour of the Templars and the Game of the Goose

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: 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 payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Mystery, curiosities, surprises and history are mixed in this one and a half hour tour in which we will show you the different functions that the Knights Templar had related to the pilgrimage to Santiago.

One of the best known orders and at the same time with a greater aura of mystery around it. With us you will discover the beginnings of the so-called Order of the Poor Knights of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon, how they provided different services along the Camino de Santiago, what profits they obtained, and the different traces they left in this city.

We know that this part of the "Game of the Goose" catches your attention and, honestly, we are sure that we will surprise you when you learn about the relationship between that famous game, the Order of the Templars, and the Camino de Santiago.

We will also learn about other lesser-known stories of the city, such as the stay of the Holy Inquisition in Santiago or where the walls ran in ancient times, or even seeing an old cemetery for pilgrims.

Join us on this visit where we will put ourselves in the shoes of a medieval pilgrim and together we will reach the end of the road , in the Plaza do Obradoiro where, finally, you will learn how and when the end of the Order of the Temple happened.


Route: Quintana de Mortos, Praza de Cervantes, Praza da Oliveira, Porta do Camiño, Praza de San Roque, San Martiño Pinario, Old Pilgrim Cemetery, Praza do Obradoiro.



* 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 receipt of their payment or claim forms.

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  • Meeting point:
    Praza da Quintana de Vivos, s/n, 1570...
    Praza da Quintana de Vivos, s/n, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain
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    Quintana dos Mortos Square. Look for the BLUE UMBRELLA.

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

289 ratings
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Beatriz 27 Sep 2022
Madrid
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Visita muy amena. La guía muy implicada en su trabajo. Paseo muy agradable

Ana Romero 23 Sep 2022
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Travelled in group - Sep 2022

Tour was great and we learnt quite a few things about the templars. Adriana the host made the tour very entertaining and provide good stories about Santiago. Definitel...

Juan 19 Sep 2022
Buenos Aires
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022

El tour fue espectacular, Bárbara la guía tenía amplio conocimiento de toda la historia que relataba. Incluso respondió a todas las preguntas que los turistas inquieto...

Blanca 16 Sep 2022
Valencia
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Muy entretenido, nunca pensé que un simple juego de toda la vida tuviera tanta historia

Agustin 27 Aug 2022
Mendoza
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Travelled in group - Aug 2022

Marichel ha sido una excelente guía. Hizo comentarios muy interesantes. El tour fue muy entretenido. Super recomendable!

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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 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.
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