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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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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • 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!

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Almeria Cathedral
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Campoamor Square
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Almedina Street
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Almeria fortress
  • 5
    Outside visit
    old square
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Walls of La Hoya/Khayran
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Shop Street
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Church of Santiago (S. XV)
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Shelters of the Spanish Civil War in Almería
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Purchena Gate

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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4.87
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4.82
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4.88
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4.85
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Daniel 05 May 2024
Stuttgart

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Como no podría ser de otra manera, un auténtico máquina. Un recorrido super ameno. Recomendado 100%
Francisco 19 Apr 2024
Alicante

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Buen comunicador. Visita muy satisfactoria , con motivación y entretenida.
Naiara 04 Apr 2024
Vitoria-Gasteiz

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Muy profesional, agradable y entretenido
Aurora 04 Apr 2024
Alicante

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Travelled in family - Apr 2024
Muy entretenida y divertida.
Carla 02 Apr 2024
Granada

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Marcos es un guía estupendo! Sabe muchísimo de Almería y lo comparte con alegría, entusiasmo y cariño, tanto para la ciudad como para los visitantes que tenemos la oportunidad de explorar el sitio con él! Muy dinámico y nada pesado, a pesar de que hicimos el tour con lluvia! Muy muy 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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