Free tour

Free tour of historic Santiago, an authentic journey through time

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Vanessa
Quality Verified Registered on July 12, 2023
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Our free tour will be exclusively outdoors and will take us through the most epic places in Santiago de Compostela.

To do this, we will travel back in time to medieval and modern times to discover churches, squares and manors that are related to an event that occurred more than a thousand years ago.

We will see in person the place where, according to legend, the soul of a pilgrim is seen night after night, as well as the exact point from which a medieval hermit sighted lights in the distance that would change the history of the world. We will witness some places that seem to hide treasures and many others that remain harmless over time. In short, we will learn about the legends, still alive, that will help us understand the beauty and magic of Santiago.

Our route will take us through the following points:

  • Museo do Pobo Galego (meeting point)
  • San Roque Hospital
  • Oldest house in Santiago
  • Pazo de Amarante
  • Cervantes Square
  • Church of San Bieito
  • Church of Santo Agostiño
  • Food Market
  • Church of San Fiz de Solovio
  • Mazarelos Arch
  • Statue of Alfonso II
  • Church of San Martin Pinario
  • Plaza de la Azabachería
  • Obradoiro Square - Cathedral
  • Platerias Square
  • Quintana Square

Please note that the free tour does not include entry to the museums or the cathedral, but is based on an outside tour.

You will leave my tour knowing the history of the capital of Galicia through an authentic journey through time.

And, of course, discovering the legends and mysteries that make Santiago a truly magical place.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Costa de San Domingos, 3, 15703 Santi...
    Costa de San Domingos, 3, 15703 Santiago de Compostela, La Coruña, Spain
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    I will be next to the access stairs to the Museo do Pobo Galego with my guide accreditation and the GuruWalk logo

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Museo do Pobo Galego
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Chapel of San Roque
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Amarante Manor
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Cervantes Square
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Mazarelos Square
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Church of San Benito del Campo
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Food Market of Santiago (Santiago de Compostela)
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Statue of King Alfonso II of Asturias
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Obradoiro Square
  • 10
    Outside visit
    San Martin Pinario Monastery
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Plaza de la Azabacheria
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Plaza de las Platerías
  • 13
    Outside visit
    Quintana Square

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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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 20 people.
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
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
When do you want to go?
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