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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. Now we're also expanding our free walking tours to the United States in cities like Miami, Chicago, New Orleans, etc

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

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?


IMPORTANT:
* 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
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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

(122 ratings)
4.35
By category
Professionalism
4.64
Fun
3.9
Expression
4.15
Quality
4.57
Route
4.4
Celia 29 Jun 2024
Benalmádena

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Travelled in family - Jun 2024
Un recorrido muy ameno y el guía Gabriel nos ha dado mucha información, no sólo de la ciudad y monumentos también de horarios y sitios para comer.
Cristina Arnanz Matamala 23 Jun 2024
Segovia

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Gabriel es un buen profesional
SILVIA 23 Jun 2024
Palma de Mallorca

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
No me pareció interesante.
Lola 18 Jun 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Muy atento y dispuesto a solventar todas nuestras dudas
Nacho 11 Jun 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Buen recorrido, bueno información
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
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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