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Free Tour Essential Santiago

Your Guru: Optimus Tours
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4.8
123 ratings
  • Santiago de Compostela
  • Available in Spanish
  • 1h and 30min

About the Guru

At OptimusTours we have many years of experience in the world of tourism; In our tours you will only have the best Accredited Official Guides (historians, philologists, art historians) who will make you fall in love with their cities. Our guides will tell you about the history, the heritage of each of them, but also, like good locals, they will tell you about the best areas ... More

At OptimusTours we have many years of experience in the world of tourism; In our tours you will only have the best Accredited Official Guides (historians, philologists, art historians) who will make you fall in love with their cities. Our guides will tell you about the history, the heritage of each of them, but also, like good locals, they will tell you about the best areas to eat, where to go shopping and what to see in the cities, going beyond traditional travel guides because what we want is that you feel part of them, that you experience the city not as a tourist, but as one of us.

About the Tour

Come with us to experience the city like a local! Our Free Tour is the perfect way to get to know the city, letting you be enchanted by its monuments , its churches and its monasteries. We will meet in the Plaza do Obradoiro, in front of the imposing Cathedral, to learn about its history and talk about its beautiful squares accompanied by our Official Guides . We will discover the French way, we will follow its "scallops" until we reach the Mercado de Abastos , the second most visited place in the city; We will meet an important and beautiful King, we will discover the ancient remains of the medieval wall and we will end up walking through its magical and ancient streets .

Itinerary:

  • Obradoiro Square
  • Platerias Square
  • Quintana Square
  • Immaculate Square
  • Cervantes Square
  • Food Market
  • Faculty of History and Xeography
  • Mazarelos Square
  • Main streets


Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: The guide will wait for you at Praza do Obradoiro. ORANGE umbrella

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require 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 (123)

4.8
By category
Professionalism
4.83
Fun
4.56
Expression
4.76
Quality
4.81
Route
4.75
Pilar
18 Jul 2022 Quart de Poblet
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Travelled in couple - Jul 2022

Diego nos hizo un recorrido por el casco antiguo de Santiago de Compostela interesante, divertido y con buenas recomendaciones para pasar allí el resto del día.

Ana Gamboa
11 Jul 2022 Dubai
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Travelled in family - Jun 2022

Victor
10 Jul 2022 Seville
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Travelled in group - Jul 2022

Caroline
30 Jun 2022 Bordeaux
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Maria did really good! Good amount of information and a nice walk through the old Town. Good recommendations at the end of the tour. Thanks!!

John
30 Jun 2022 Vancouver
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Our guide Diego was very knowledgeable and approachable. Good pace, just the right amount of walking and information given. We enjoyed the tour a lot and would recommend it to anyone.

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!