The fascinating Historic Center of Ourense

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
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, Vigo, Ourense, Lugo, Sarria and Fisterra. All our guide are local official tour guides, enthusiastic and looking forward to show you are beutiful Galicia.

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Tour description

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

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

We will 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 baths or the Roman Bridge.

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

We will visit 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 porticos reminiscent of that of the Cathedral of Santiago.

The well-known “wine area” is located in the surroundings of the Cathedral, 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 end 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 does 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 reject the attendees at the same meeting point.

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

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  • Meeting point:
    Pr. Maior, 32005 Ourense, Spain
    Pr. Maior, 32005 Ourense, Spain

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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jona... 30 Apr 2023

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Travelled in group - Apr 2023
Ha sido fascinante, muy bien explicado. Hemos disfrutado muchísimo. Muchas gracias
Marina 30 Apr 2023

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2023
Muy entretenido el tour con Gabriel. Lo recomiendo para conocer Orense.
Marian 09 Apr 2023

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2023
La guía fue muy dinámica y amena, merece la pena hacer el tour con ella
Ana De 06 Apr 2023

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2023
Yo soy Ourensana y mi chico de Madrid, y, aunque conocemos la ciudad, nos ha encantado como Merichel transmite la cultura y la historia de la ciudad, además de descubrirnos curiosidades históricas de la misma que no conocíamos. Lo recomendamos 100%, súper ameno e interesante :)
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
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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 4 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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