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🥇 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 Miño 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 "Pórtico del Paraíso" has little to envy to the famous "Pórtico del Paraíso" of Glory” 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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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • 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!

  • 1
    Outside visit
    As Burgas
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Main Square
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Council of Ourense
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Igrexa Santa Maria Nai
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Magdalena Square
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Cathedral of Saint Martin of Ourense
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Church of Saint Euphemia
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Alameda Park
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Plaza Abastos
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Progreso Street
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Provincial Council of Ourense
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Ferro Square
  • 13
    Outside visit
    San Francisco Cemetery

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

(141 ratings)
4.79
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4.87
Fun
4.48
Expression
4.76
Quality
4.87
Route
4.67
Henar 06 Jul 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Me ha sorprendido mucho .Orense era una gran desconocida para mi.Me ha hecho ver mas bonita y interesante a la ciudad Gracias Gracias
Manuel 06 Jul 2024
Algeciras

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Travelled in family - Jul 2024
Muy amena la visita
Piedad 16 Jun 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
La visita fue muy amena y la guía conocía muy bien su ciudad y comunidad. Una profesional y todo muy bien explicado.
Maria 03 Jun 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Muy buena guía y nos dio mucha información. Un 10.
Eugenia 30 May 2024
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Guía amable, buena profesional Se hace corto el tiempo
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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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