Free Tour Oviedo Essential

In this free tour you will know and learn about the history of the main monuments in the center of the city of Oviedo in Asturias


What is a Free Tour?

It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.

Things to do Free Tour Oviedo Essential

Together with the professional guide who is fully fluent in Spanish, you will visit the most enchanting places in the city. Why do the locals say that San Francisco Park is magical? You will have the opportunity to explore the city, while listening to facts and the fascinating history of Oviedo. You will be surprised by the amount of stories hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Oviedo. We will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city - perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to make the most of it!


Our tour starts at the beautiful Plaza Porlier in Oviedo in the center of Oviedo, right next to the Plaza de Alfonso II. We will appreciate the beautiful buildings and tell you about The Palace of the Counts of Toreno, one of the main examples of baroque architecture, which currently houses the headquarters of the Royal Institute of Asturian Studies; the Palace of Camposagrado, where the Supreme Court of Asturias is currently located and the Cathedral of San Salvador which can be clearly seen from the square. We will talk about one of the curiosities of the square, the sculpture The Traveller, a man with a hat and a coat, surrounded by suitcases. Since its installation in 1993, El Viajero has become one of the most photographed places in the city.


We will go to La Plaza de la Constitución, which has served as a public square since 1505, houses the Casa Consistorial de Oviedo, as well as one of the most beautiful churches in the city, the Iglesia de San Isidoro, and many other architectural structures that we will comment on. We will tell you the different names that the square has and we will tell you the reason for these changes.


We will take you to the Convent of San Pelayo of the women of the Benedictine order, also known as the Monastery of the Pelayas. Founded by King Alfonso II of Asturias, and initially dedicated to St. John the Baptist. We will pass in front of the Museum of Fine Arts of Asturias which is located in three buildings: the Palacio de Velarde, the Casa de Oviedo-Portal and the Casa de Solís-Carbajal. 


We will finish our tour at the Cathedral Square where we will see the beautiful Oviedo Cathedral and we will explain the architectural details and its history

Highlights to see in Free Tour Oviedo Essential

  • Plaza de la Constitución
  • Plaza Porlier
  • Catedral de Oviedo
  • Convento de San Pelayo
  • Universidad de Oviedo
  • Parque San Francisco
  • Teatro Campoamor
  • Plaza del Fontán
  • Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias

Details

Duration
1 hour 30 minutes
Language
Guide in Spanish
Price

Adults: free

Availability and starting time
Not available
When to book?
You can reserve up to before the activity

Included

Guide in Spanish

Excluded

Entrance fees inside the monument

Meeting point

Plaza Portier next to the Viajero sculpture

Conditions

How to book?
Limited availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability. Choose date and fill in the required fields. Secure and protected payment. You will immediately receive your booking confirmation.
Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts
Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.
Is the interior of the monuments visited?
Only the exterior of the named sites
Is the tour adapted for people with reduced mobility?
Fully adapted
Guaranteed departures without min of travelers
Yes
Are animals allowed?
Yes
Activity recommended for children?
Yes, families are welcome

Our promises

Best price guaranteed
Quick and easy reservation
Multilingual Customer Service
Secure payment

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