šŸ„‡ Ourense Historical Center Get to know the best of the city!

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on April 03, 2019

We are a team of young professionals in art history and tourism, passionate about our country and our culture; we want to show and offer visitors all kinds of experiences. We have decided to dedicate ourselves to what we like the most, that is why we have trained as Galicia Official Guides and we offer both guided tours and accompanying guide services in different places in Galicia.

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

Tour description

Discover the beautiful Roman city of Ourense known as the "City of Gold" with a local guide.
This city, on the banks of the MiƱo River , stands out for its abundant hot springs , its Roman archaeological remains , its medieval past with its Cathedral and its many narrow streets that will transport you to another era. Numerous artists and writers were inspired by this city, located in a magical setting such as the Ribeira Sacr a and famous for its good gastronomy and traditions.

We will start with the Roman past of Ourense in Las Burgas, ancient hot springs where the Romans used to go to enjoy and which the people of Ourense continue to do today.
We will continue entering the Old Town until we reach the Plaza Mayor , where we will find some of the main monuments such as the Town Hall or the Episcopal Palace.

We will continue through different squares with names that already tell us about the past of the activity of the people of Ourense such as the Plaza del Trigo until we reach the beautiful Cathedral, Romanesque and Gothic and whose "PĆ³rtico del ParaĆ­so" has little to envy to the famous "PĆ³rtico del ParaĆ­so" of Gloryā€ of the cathedral of Santiago.

We will continue towards Alameda and its beautiful Mercado de Abastos where you will see all the fresh Galician products and later we will arrive at Plaza do Ferro , known as the wine area.
We will continue to finish by very mysterious places that will surprise you in the city of Ourense.

Do not miss it! Galicia has many cities that are worth exploring. Join us!

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  • Meeting point:
    Praza das Burgas, s/n, 32005 Ourense,...
    Praza das Burgas, s/n, 32005 Ourense, Spain
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    We will be at the As Burgas Fountain. Look for the white umbrella!

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 ā‚¬10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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maria 01 Nov 2023
A CoruƱa

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Muy bien preparado y documentado. Una maravilla la guĆ­a.
Susana 13 Oct 2023

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Travelled in family - Oct 2023
Visita muy interesante. Mucha informaciĆ³n y de forma amena.
Adrian 01 Oct 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Excelente explicaciĆ³n, muy bueno todo..!!!
Joan 29 Sep 2023
la Vall d'UixĆ³

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Recorrido ameno.Buenas explicaciones.Recomendable
Elena 19 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Nos sorprendiĆ³ la ciudad muy gratamente y la guĆ­a era muy comunicativa e hizo de la visita un gran entretenimiento
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What should you know?

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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