Free tour

Free Tour - Comillas, modernist, marine and cinema!

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Elia
Registered on March 30, 2022

My name is Elia, I am a very active person with many hobbies. Graduated in tourism, Official Guide and Graduated in English Philology. I have worked as a guide in Manresa, my hometown, and in some towns in Cantabria for different foreign institutions and schools. In my free time I write children's books in English and Spanish. I have designed various tourism manuals for vocational training students. I am outgoing and cheerful, which has led me to participate in films that have been recorded in Comillas. I love to travel and show the heritage of the beautiful place where I am lucky to live.

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

Tour description

Throughout this tour of one hour and 20 minutes we will walk through the picturesque streets of Comillas, the Villa de los Arzobispos while we enjoy its most emblematic monuments such as La Fuente Tres Caños, the Casa Ocejo, the Palace of Sobrellano, the Capricho de Gaudí and the Pontifical University .

We will visit these magnificent places while discovering their history. We will see the house where King Afonso XII stayed . Did you know that Comillas was the capital of Spain for a day?

I will show you a sculpture that had to be relocated since it did not enter the place it was destined to be. Let's see who is the first on the tour to discover it!

We will see all the details of Gaudí's Capricho , as well as its relationship with music and why there are so many sunflowers on the façade.

We will find two figures hidden in the entrance gate of the University and I will explain why they are there.

We will continue towards the cemetery where we have an amazing story to tell you, but first we will give a few brushstrokes to the history of Comillas with the cinema.

24 films have been recorded in Comillas and we will go through some of the enclaves where they have been filmed, I will also tell you that I have participated in the recording of 4 of them. Comillas is so beautiful that film directors have been filming their films in our town since 1935.

We encourage you to discover this fishing village with me!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    C. Joaquín del Piélago, 39520 Comilla...
    C. Joaquín del Piélago, 39520 Comillas, Cantabria, Spain
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    Three-spout fountain with the official guide card hanging around the neck.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Fuente Tres Caños
  • 2
    Outside visit
    eye house
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Finca La Portilla
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Marqués de Comillas Street
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Sobrellano Palace
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Sobrellano Pantheon Chapel
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Gaudi's Caprice
  • 8
    Outside visit
    CIESE University Center - Comillas Foundation | Hispanic Studies
  • 9
    Outside visit
    House of the Duke of Almodóvar del Río
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Comillas Cemetery
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Statue of the Marquis of Comillas
  • 12
    Outside visit
    the spur
  • 13
    Outside visit
    Corro San Pedro Square
  • 14
    Outside visit
    Old Comillas prison.
  • 15
    Outside visit
    Nuestra Señora del Carmen Geriatric Residence
  • 16
    Outside visit
    San Cristobal de Comillas Church
  • 17
    Outside visit
    Comillas Town Hall
  • 18
    Outside visit
    Old Town Hall of Comillas

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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Pedro 18 Jul 2024
Nord de Palma District

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Luisa 05 Jul 2024

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Travelled in family - Jul 2024
Muy agradable y preparada, con muchos recursos. Repetiríamos con ella.
Ral 27 Jun 2024

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Luz Mabel 18 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Una guía excepcional y un tour de maravilla!
Antonio 17 May 2024

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Travelled in family - May 2024
Nuestra guía fue excepcional, haciendo que la experiencia fuera aún más memorable. Su conocimiento profundo, combinado con su pasión y entusiasmo, nos mantuvo cautivados durante todo el recorrido. Además, su amabilidad y atención a cada detalle hicieron que todos nos sintiéramos bienvenidos y seguros. Gracias a ella, no solo disfrutamos de la ruta, sino que también aprendimos muchísimo. Sin duda, una guía de primera categoría que hizo de esta ruta una experiencia inolvidable.
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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.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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