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Free Tour The secrets of Casa Botines with guides from Leon

Duration: 1h and 15min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Francisco
Registered on August 19, 2021

He introduced me, I am Francisco, official tour guide in León and also passionate about the art and history of my city. Our company Caminos de León is one of the oldest, so we have extensive experience in the tourism sector. If you want to discover the secrets of this two-thousand-year-old city, book with us and you won't regret it! We wait for you!!

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

Tour description

Did you know that Casa Botines has one of the best private collections in Castilla y León with works by artists such as Luis de Morales, Francisco de Goya, Ramón Casas, Raimundo de Madrazo, Joaquín Sorolla, Salvador Dalí, Delhy Tejero, Antoni Tàpies, Antonio Saura? or Eduardo Chillida and Leonese authors such as José Vela Zanetti, Luis García Zurdo and the sculptor Castorina.

During the visit we will talk about the origins of the building, its construction, Gaudí's architecture and many more secrets.

We will see the original furniture and some rooms from the end of the 19th century designed by Gaudí himself, we will discover the relationship that the house has with the legend of Saint George and the dragon.
We will visit all its floors until we reach the last one, the attic, where we will have a magnificent panoramic view of the entire center of León from one of its towers.
In addition, Casa Botines has been selected as a finalist for the European Museum Award 2022, are you going to miss it?



Important information for the traveler:

  • The visit is carried out with a system of individual radio guides throughout the tour, completely disinfected before use with specific products following the recommendations of the Ministry of Health.


  • You can complete your stay in our city with the rest of the Free Tours that Caminos de León has in the city and surroundings (Astorga and Ponferrada). Also, we have paid tours and private visits. Ask us, and we will inform you.


COVID-19 MEASURES:

The use of a mask is mandatory to carry out the visit.

The interpersonal safety distance will be maintained throughout the tour.

Meeting point:

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How to find us: The start of the visit is in the Plaza de la Catedral, on the benches in front of the Tourist Office. Our guides will go with a BLACK umbrella / jacket with our company name, CAMINOS DE LEÓN (Guided Tours).

Frequent questions


Accessibility:

The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.


Large groups:

Large group reservations are not accepted. The maximum number of attendees per reservation is 6 people.


Minimum of attendees:

The minimum number of participants is 4 people.


Pets:

The tour is not suitable for pets.


Additional costs:

The tour requires the payment of tickets

What is the price?

A guruwalk is a free payment tour, that is, it is completely free to book, but the guru expects to be rewarded at the end with the amount you want. Some walkers give €10 per person, others give US$50‎, you choose the price.

For an organizational issue, it is mandatory to book before attending. Booking is super easy, fast and totally free. Book your guruwalk now!






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  • Meeting point:
    Pl. de S. Marcelo, 35, 24003 León, Spain
    Pl. de S. Marcelo, 35, 24003 León, Spain
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    In front of Casa Botines Caminos de León the guides will wear a black jacket with white letters or a black 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 €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Marta 16 Mar 2022
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Travelled in family - Dec 2021

Una visita super interesante. Nuestro guía francisco es un comunicador excelente con muchísimos conocimientos que hizo que nuestra visita fuera amena e inolvidable.100...

Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
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.
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