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The Kingdom of Asturias and the Cathedral of Oviedo

Duration: 1h and 15min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Fernando
Quality Verified Registered on September 03, 2019

Hello! I'm Fernando. Senior Technician in Guide, Information and Tourist Assistance and I have the qualification of OFFICIAL GUIDE and OFFICIAL GUIDE OF THE OVIEDO CATHEDRAL. If you want to spend a pleasant, pleasant and fun time, do not hesitate to book this tour.

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  • 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

THE KINGDOM OF ASTURIAS AND THE CATHEDRAL OF OVIEDO
Welcome
to the Sancta Oventensis!

Do you want to know the interior of the Oviedo Cathedral? This is your free tour!

More than 1200 years ago , King Fruela I of Asturias ordered the construction of a basilica that his son, Alfonso II, would end up consecrating and originating the CAMINO DE SANTIAGO. From there and during XI centuries the temple underwent reforms, changes in architectural styles, lightning... and much more!

  1. Why is it born?
  2. Why does it grow?
  3. Why is it maintained?
  4. What relics are kept inside the Holy Chamber?

We will begin the tour next to the sculpture of Alfonso II, El Casto and we enter the garden of the Asturian kings. Later, we will enter the temple where we will see:

  • Portico
  • Entrance in the gothic temple
  • main altarpiece
  • Holy Chamber and its relics
  • Cloister
  • Pilgrims Cemetery
  • ambulatory
  • chapels


Important information for the traveler:
- It is advisable to leave a telephone number and an email to be able to contact you if necessary.
- Limit number of people.
- A minimum of 4 people is required

-This free tour requires the payment of entrance to the temple (5 euros) that must be paid by the walker

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Pl. Alfonso II el Casto, 33003 Oviedo...
    Pl. Alfonso II el Casto, 33003 Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
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    I will be next to the sculpture of Alfonso II El Casto with a backpack.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Alfonso II the Chaste Square
  • 2
    Entrance not included
    Catedral de Oviedo
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Garden of the Warlord Kings
  • 4
    Free admission
    Cámara Santa
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Cloister of the Cathedral of Oviedo/Uviéu

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

(11 ratings)
4.45
By category
Professionalism
4.44
Fun
4.4
Expression
4.22
Quality
4.5
Route
4.75
Philippe 29 May 2024
Barcelona

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Fernando, nuestro guía es una muy buena opción para recorrer la catedral que bien merece una visita. Muy recomendable!!
Carolina 20 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Me quedé con las ganas de tener un guia...
Antonio 02 Aug 2023
Yecla

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2023
Nuestro guía Fernando nos hizo un tour muy entretenido y detallado por la Catedral de Oviedo, explicándonos toda la historia del edificio, a la vez que lo relacionaba con la situación de la ciudad de Oviedo en esos momentos. Es un monumento que merece mucho la pena visitar, porque está cargado de historias y hechos relevantes para la capital asturiana. Fernando es un guía con el que nunca te aburres, porque te aporta mucha información y, además, de calidad. Por lo tanto, no dudéis en contratar este tour, porque es muy interesante.
Oscar 15 May 2023
Miami Beach

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Great guide. Very knowledgeable especially about the cathedral. Lots of historical and dialog on other topics
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires 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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