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Free Tour "Discover the historic Ourense"

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Viaxamos
Quality Verified Registered on October 14, 2022

Hello! We are Travellers, and we want to offer you the best way to get to know Galicia in an educational and entertaining way. We do not want to make a succession of data, we want to make you part of what you see. With a little imagination and the necessary resources you can travel back in time with us and feel the city as your own. Shall we travel?

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  • 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

If you are looking for a plan to get to know Ourense, this free tour is ideal. We will take a journey through time to learn how this city of nobles, churches and inclined squares grew throughout history. Are you coming to discover it?

We will meet at the indicated time in As Burgas , the symbol of the city, where you can touch the scorching waters that spring at more than 60ºC from the interior of the Earth. Will you dare?

After explaining the origins of the city, we will delve into the Middle Ages observing two buildings that perfectly explain the history of Ourense: the Pazo Episcopal and the Church of Santa María Nai , both next to the Casa do Concello . In both, the fiercest fights took place between the clergy and the free men of the city.

From there we will head to the Cathedral of San Martiño , known for the Portico of Paradise, one of the best preserved with influences from the Portico of Glory of the Cathedral of Santiago.

Finally, we will get lost in the small streets and squares such as Praza do Ferro , the best place to discover the gastronomy of Ourense, or Eironciño dos Cabaleiros , a meeting place for Galician intellectuals in the last century.

After almost two hours of walking, we will conclude our free tour in Praza Maior .

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Praza das Burgas, s/n, 32005 Ourense,...
    Praza das Burgas, s/n, 32005 Ourense, Spain
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    We will be waiting for you in As Burgas, next to the thermal spring. Look for our orange umbrella!

  • 1
    Outside visit
    As Burgas Interpretation Center
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Igrexa Santa Maria Nai
  • 3
    Outside visit
    wheat square
  • 4
    Outside visit
    San Martiño Square
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Ferro Square
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Eironciño dos Cabaleiros Square
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Plaza Mayor

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?

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 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.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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