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Free Tour Museum and Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela
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.
Guided tour of the Cathedral Museum and the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela that focuses on the history of the Cathedral and the tomb of the Apostle, the heart of the city that bears his name. We are official guides authorized by the Cabildo of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela to carry out these visits.
The tour begins by visiting the Cathedral museum. For this, the entrance fee for access to it will be previously charged. Prices are based on the Cathedral Chapter Rate, which ranges between €4 and €6 depending on age or if you are a pilgrim, retiree or student.
Tickets to the museum are mandatory for the visit and must be paid by each client.
We will tour with the guide authorized by the Cabildo the different floors and rooms where we will see works of art from the 13th and 14th centuries, the Renaissance cloister, the Chapel of Relics, the Chapter Library with incalculable writings such as the Codex Calixtino... and many other treasures that can only be seen by visiting the museum. This will be the threshold to the evolution of the Cathedral throughout the centuries.
Then we will go to the Cathedral, without queuing.
We will talk about the Portico de la Gloria and many other curiosities such as El Botafumeiro. We will be amazed by the majesty of the Baroque altar with the image of the seated Apostle in the center of the 13th century. This image is to make the long-awaited hug that pilgrims make once they have reached the goal of their pilgrimage. Every detail of the altar has its meaning. We will continue our tour of the central nave and adjacent ones, minor chapels and under In the dressing room of the High Altar is the sepulcher of the Apostle Santiago along with those of his two disciples Teodoro and Atanasio.
* 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.
Meeting point:Rúa de San Miguel dos Agros, 3, 15704...Rúa de San Miguel dos Agros, 3, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain
We are waiting for you at our Walking Eating Galicia agency located at Rúa San Miguel dos Agros number 3 Bajo. It is 350 meters from the Plaza do Obradoiro and located in front of the Gothic House, another point of interest in Santiago de Compostela.
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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