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Free Tour "The essence of Zaragoza"

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Jorge
Quality Verified Registered on October 08, 2021

Hi there! Mi name is Jorge. I am 100% maño. That means I was raised and born here. I always liked History and Art. Consequently, I studied the History Degree between 2012 and 2016 at the University of Zaragoza. As a tour guide I try to share my passion with the adventurers who want to discover the capital of the Ebro. Furthermore I try to reveal the secrets spots that are hidden in the most remote corners of the city. Don't think twice and book a tour with me!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Embark on a captivating journey through Zaragoza's historic core with this specially curated tour, designed to highlight the city's astonishing 2000-year history. From timeless monuments that have withstood the test of centuries to vibrant squares, this tour encompasses the essence of Zaragoza.

Our tour adopts a circular route, beginning at the striking statue of Augustus and concluding at the bustling Plaza del Pilar, situated conveniently near our starting point. As you traverse the city, you'll encounter the architectural grandeur of the city's most iconic structures.

Be amazed by the intricate design of the Church of San Juan de los Panetes, feel the tranquility of the Church of Santa Isabel, and step back in time at the Roman Theater of Zaragoza. Additionally, you'll bear witness to the magnificence of the city's dual cathedrals, a testament to Zaragoza's rich ecclesiastical history.

If your time is limited yet you yearn to delve deep into the city's heart, this tour provides the perfect balance. As we saunter through the city center, the hidden stories of each monument you encounter will come to life, making this a memorable and enlightening experience.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Av. de César Augusto, 115, 50003 Zara...
    Av. de César Augusto, 115, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain
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    Av. de César Augusto, 115. I will be holding a sign featuring the face of a red lion.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Murallas Romanas de Zaragoza
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Iglesia de Santa Isabel de Portugal
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Plaza San Felipe
  • 4
    Outside visit
    El Tubo de Zaragoza
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Iglesia de San Gil Abad
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Mirador Teatro Romano
  • 7
    Outside visit
    La Seo Cathedral
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Plaza del Pilar
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar

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

203 ratings
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4.56
Fun
4.27
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4.27
Quality
4.67
Route
4.73
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Wayne 17 Apr 2024
Hereford

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Jorge was a good locally based guide. As he had a a history degree it showed in his depth of local knowledge plus in relation to other countries in the same periods of history. We enjoyed our tour
Archie 01 Apr 2024
Edinburgh

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Jorge, the tour guide, didn’t show up and didn’t message any of the people waiting either. A small group waited 20 mins and looked all around the area for him but gave up after it became apparent he wasn’t going to show. According to other walking tour sites, this has happens regularly. He messages to say to meet at the statue (where all the walking tours meet) but then makes the excuse he was waiting at an address opposite it (he wasn’t). We looked all around. When messaged he claimed he had been waiting there for us keen to do the tour. Strange that no one booked on this tour could find him! And he didn’t try to contact any of the people waiting either. I really don’t understand how anyone thinks it okay to have visitors to a city waste their time like this. Completely selfish and unprofessional behaviour! If a tour guide doesn’t want to do a tour (for lack of numbers?) they really should at least let people know. Karma will catch up with Jorge someday.
Jennifer 30 Mar 2024
Wyoming

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
Jorge knows everything about this city, he’s very humorous and speaks great English!
Frank 16 Mar 2024
Dublin

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Excellent tour, very nice guide, who provided some lovely local stories and tales
John 14 Mar 2024
Uppingham

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Absolutely excellent,superb knowledge because he was born in Zaragoza, he has the personal touch. George was happy to answer any questions. He was very personable and we would highly recommend.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 8 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people 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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