Free Tour Santiago Essential

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: 12Tours
Quality Verified Registered on June 22, 2020
  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

This tour is the perfect way to introduce us to the fascinating history of Santiago de Compostela, allowing us to be enveloped by its monuments, churches, palaces and monasteries.

We will begin our walk in the famous Plaza do Obradoiro, located among all the powers that have erected and governed the city for centuries: the imposing Cathedral, the destination of tens of thousands of pilgrims each year; the Pazo de Raxoi, headquarters of the Compostela City Council; and the Pazo de San Xerome, rector of the University. Then we will immerse ourselves in the millennial streets of the old town to learn everything that the ancient stones of Compostela hide, in whose origins History and legend intermingle. Our path will take us to places such as the Hostal de los Reyes Católicos, the Monastery of San Martín Pinario, the squares of Quintana and Cervantes, and the second most visited place in the city: the Mercado de Abastos.

We will leave the old area through Porta Faxeira, and, after passing by the 2 Marías, we will enjoy one of the best views of Compostela from the Alameda viewpoint.

1. Plaza del Obradoiro
2. Santiago Cathedral
3. University and Town Hall
4. San Martín Pinario Monastery
5. Plaza de Quintana, Platerías and Azabachería
6. Camino de Santiago
7. Food Market
8. Las 2 Marías
9. Parque de la Alameda
10. And much more!

In the case of the english tour the umbrella is BLUE

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Praza do Obradoiro 1 15705 Santiago d...
    Praza do Obradoiro 1 15705 Santiago de Compostela A Corua Spain
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    In the Plaza del Obradoiro with a GREEN umbrella

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Praza do Obradoiro
  • 2
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    Immaculate Square
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Quintana Square
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Praterias Praterías
  • 5
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    Cervantes Square
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Food Market of Santiago (Santiago de Compostela)
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Mazarelos Square
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Church of Santa Maria Salome
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Praza do Toural
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Alameda Park

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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Jorge 08 Jun 2024

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Travelled in family - Jun 2024
Super guia María!!!
Marta 04 Jun 2024

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Nuestro guia Maria nos pareció muy profesional y muy culta en toda la información. Muy agradable la caminada y la información muy completa.
Martin 03 Jun 2024

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Habe bei meinem dritten Besuch in Santiago de Compostela dank dieser Tour zusätzliche Informationen erhalten.
Eva 03 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Super didactico. Andres fantastico.
Marta 02 Jun 2024

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Estaba en el punto de encuentro desde 5 minutos antes de la hora, y allí no apareció ningún paraguas verde. Es cierto que reservé el tour 1h antes de su inicio, pero recibí email de confirmación. Si no se iba a hacer, deberían haber avisado igualmente.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 9 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people 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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