History, Myths and Legends of Zaragoza and Aragon.

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Félix
Quality Verified Registered on January 19, 2022

Hi, I'm Félix, graduated in Art History from the University of Zaragoza. I've walked the city since my childhood, so I know every nook and cranny. Some time ago I began to make tours of its historic center, in which I combine my knowledge of the city with the artistic knowledge resulting from my studies, which makes them enjoyable and interesting.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
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Tour description

Do you want to know the legends and mysteries that surround the ancient city of Zaragoza? Do you want to know the stories of conquest and power that made the Crown of Aragon great?

Then join me on this 2-hour tour in which you will be terrified and marvel at the history of the city.

You will learn the story of San Pedro Arbués, a saint who was not such, or Uncle Candiola, a traitor who tormented the city even after his death. You will be fascinated when you discover that elves exist, and that they are anything but charming. You will be fascinated by the stubbornness of the people of Zaragoza, which led us to carry out the first uprising against the Austrian monarchy and defeat the most powerful army in the world. You will see churches burned for the greater good, and you will be stunned to hear the true story of Saint George and the Dragon. We will walk together to the Pilar, and there you will learn the story of the Virgin and the miracles that made her so beloved among the people of Zaragoza. We will cross the stone bridge, the oldest in the city, and we will stand next to a well in the Ebro that hides hundreds of corpses and that according to legend communicates directly with the Mediterranean. We will pass under an arch built by the devil and we will lose our soul... All this and more in a tour that surely will not leave you indifferent.

Places we will pass:
1. Plaza del Justicia (meeting point).
2. The missing New Tower.
3. House of the Goblin.
4. Central market.
5. Statue of Caesar Augustus.
6. Tower of the Zuda.
7. Church of San Juan de los Panetes.
8. Basilica of the Pillar.
9. Stone Bridge and Pilar viewpoint where to take photos
11. Well of San Lázaro.
12. Seo Cathedral.
13. Arch of the Dean.

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  • Meeting point:
    Pl. Justicia, 11, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain
    Pl. Justicia, 11, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain
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    I am 23 years old and I wear a blue backpack and a ponytail.

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

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Maria 17 Nov 2022

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Muy entretenido y totalmente recomendable! Un paseo agradabilísimo con una narración acorde a lo esperado. Felix no solo enseña los monumentos mas bonitos de la ciudad sino que también cuenta mitos y leyendas que amenizan todo el recorrido. Muy profesional
Marta 06 Nov 2022

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Travelled in group - Nov 2022
Felix, como buen maño, se conoce muy bien Zaragoza y su historia. Ha sido muy atento y ameno.
Lydia 05 Nov 2022

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Travelled in group - Nov 2022
Un encuentro muy emocionante con la historia de Zaragoza
jaime 03 Nov 2022

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Un tour totalmente recomendable
Rosalia 02 Nov 2022
Nord de Palma District

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
Un recorrido ameno, Félix tiene/sabe un montón de historias /leyendas e historias reales. le puedes preguntar cualquier duda de cualquier edificio o monumento muy entregado
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 18 people.
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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