The fascinating Historic Center of Ourense

Duration: 2h
Quality Verified Registered on July 31, 2018

We are the first free walking tours company of Galicia and we will be very happy to show you A Coruña, Santiago de Compostela, Pontevedra and Vigo. All our guide are local official tour guides, enthusiastic and looking forward to show you are beutiful Galicia.

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

Tour description

"There are three things in Ourense that are not in the rest of Spain: the Holy Christ, the Roman Bridge and the Burgas boiling the water".

This saying perfectly defines what we are going to show in this tour:

We begin in the Plaza Mayor, the heart of the old town of Ourense, talking about its Roman origins that still play a leading role in the city today, such as its thermal baths or the Roman Bridge.

Of course, the Mercado de Abastos is also part of this route, between the Alameda Park and Las Burgas.

The Cathedral of San Martiño de Ourense, known for housing the chapel with the Holy Christ, whose image of Christ on the cross seems to be alive, as tradition says that even his hair grows. In the Cathedral you can also see the Pórtico del Paraíso, one of the most impressive and best preserved porticoes reminiscent of that of the Cathedral of Santiago.

In the surroundings of the Cathedral is located the well-known "wine area", because if Ourense is known for something, it is also for its gastronomy and great variety in its tapas area within the old town and the best place to finish our route.

Do you think they are enough reasons to discover the city of Ourense with us?

* Free payment for each attendee at the end of the visit.

* Punctuality is important. Reservations for visits will be held for 5 minutes after the start of the visit. Once this time has elapsed, the places will be released for the waiting list.

* In the case of not attending, it is requested and appreciated that the reservation be canceled or communicated so that the guide is not waiting and not make the rest of the attendees wait.

* Reservations of more than 6 people in the same group of friends/family are not allowed . In case of making separate reservations for a group larger than 6 people, the guide can refuse the attendees at the same meeting point.

* The client can request receipt of their payment or claim forms.

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  • Meeting point:
    Pr. Maior, 32005 Ourense, Spain
    Pr. Maior, 32005 Ourense, Spain
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    In the Praza Maior (Main Square) look for the BLUE 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).

Tour opinions

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Roció 23 Aug 2022
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Travelled in group - Aug 2022

Gabriel ha sido un chico súper simpático y agradable, sabía muchos detalles con los que han hecho la experiencia más amena

Josep 21 Aug 2022
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Aun que fue correcto puede mejorar

Miguel 19 Aug 2022
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Gabriel es un buen profesional y nos brindó un freetour de calidad

Jerónima 05 Aug 2022
Ciudad Real
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Travelled in group - Aug 2022

Muy recomendable, Gabriel es una persona muy amable y preparada.

María 28 Jul 2022
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Travelled in group - Jul 2022

A pesar de ser un free tour te marcan el precio que, según lo que he visto, es superior a los que puedes contratar en la oficina de turismo ya que los menores pagan me...

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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is 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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