History of an ancient city.

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Marcos
Registered on July 11, 2020

My name is Marcos Lozano, an official Andalousia Tour Guide. I've been working for six years as a tour guide in Almeria, including different city museums. I also can guide you all along the region of Almeria, including Mojácar, Cabo de Gata Natural Park and the Alpujarras.

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

Tour description

Learn from the hand of an official guide the history of Almería from its foundation in 955 to the present, going through its main stages: Muslim, Christian and contemporary Almería. Throughout the tour you will get to know the main monuments of the city, highlighting among them the Alcazaba of Almería, the Old Square and the Cathedral of the Incarnation. Throughout the tour we will also get to know different cultural and social details that will help us understand the most deeply rooted traditions of Almería.
Route itinerary:
-Presentation and description of the route.
-Purchena Gate.
-Shelters of the Civil War.
-Church of Santiago.
-Plaza Vieja (Town Hall, Monument to the Martyrs of Liberty and Convent of Las Claras)
-Alcazaba of Almería (Extensive visit to the monument)
-Rest Street and Almedina.
-Barn Square.
-Cathedral Square.
-Blessed Square
-Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Sea.
-Walk of Fame and Cervantes Theater.
-End of tour.

Important notice: During the visits it is necessary to comply with all the security measures recommended by the health authorities, so the use of a mask and respecting the safety distances will be essential.

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  • Meeting point:
    Pl. de la Catedral, 04001 Almería, Spain
    Pl. de la Catedral, 04001 Almería, Spain
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    See you in the Plaza de la Catedral. I wait for you there!

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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Javier 16 Jan 2023

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Visita perfecta para conocer el casco antiguo de Almería. Y qué mejor que de la mano de una persona que se ha criado en esas mismas calles. Genial. Muy recomendable.
Mª I... 10 Dec 2022
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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
Marcos es un guía EXCEPCIONAL. Muy ameno y entretenido. Se expresa muy bien y emuestra una gran cultura. Imprescindible la visita guiada, y si es con él, mejor
Mari... 19 Oct 2022

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Travelled alone - Oct 2022
Un tour muy ameno con todo tipo de explicaciones y curiosidades de Almería.
Dr P... 13 Oct 2022

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
Nos encanto. Para ir con una perrita estaría bien algún consejo que ayude. Gracias
Angel 08 Oct 2022

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
Opción genial para conocer Almería y Marcos un guía excepcional que hizo la visita amena y divertida.
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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 4 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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