Free tour POPULAR OVIEDO. Discover Asturian culture!

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on September 01, 2022

At SER ASTURIANU ® we are graduates in history and official guides accredited by the government of Asturias since 2014, with years of experience. You have the guarantee that the contents are treated with rigor and professionalism. We are Asturian, we are passionate about our culture and being able to share it closely so that you feel at home. You will enjoy a pleasant, original and entertaining visit. Authentic tours!

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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

Discover the most popular view of Oviedo–Uvieo and immerse yourself in the authentic Asturian culture. We will even introduce you to the world of cider.

Why is Asturias a principality? Why are the inhabitants of Oviedo called "carbayones"? Did you know that the Camino de Santiago was our “invention”? What is the origin and meaning of the Asturian flag ?

An official tourist guide dressed in the Asturian hat (montera picona) will accompany us through the most emblematic places of Oviedo-Uvieo to get closer to the most traditional neighbourhoods of its old town, where the medieval, the baroque and the contemporary come together. They mix perfectly: The square and the market of El Fontán, Los Trescorrales, La Escandalera, the Rúa palace, the church of San Isidoro, the colorful streets of Mon and Cimavilla or the outer of the Cathedral.

We will tour the authentic Oviedo through its gastronomy, its festivals and folixes, its History and most importantly, its people. Remembering real people such as Clarín, Doña Balesquida or Pachu Barbes.

To complete the whole experience, we will teach you how to pour like a true Asturian in a friendly and fun way. Do you dare?

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Pl. Porlier, 33003 Oviedo, Asturias, ...
    Pl. Porlier, 33003 Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
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    Plaza Porlier (in front of the sculpture of "The Traveler"). Look for the green umbrella!

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Catedral de Oviedo
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Academia de la Llingua Asturiana
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Capilla de la Balesquida
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Plaza de la Escandalera
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Plaza Trascorrales
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Iglesia San Isidoro El Real
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Plaza del Fontán

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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Karen 07 Jun 2024

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Travelled in family - May 2024
Jorge was welcoming, informative & engaging. His passion about Asturias shone through.
Robert 31 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Great guide. Very informative.
Paul 30 May 2024

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Travelled in family - May 2024
Jorge was great, told us lots about many different aspects of Oviedo. He was also very willing to answer questions, which was most appreciated.
Lisa 17 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Jorge was a wonderful tour guide! Small group only 4 of us! Jorge was very pleasant and informative! We thoroughly enjoyed our tour today! Gracias ☺️
Lyn 10 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Informative good paced walking tour
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Who is this tour for?

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 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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