Discover Compostela, hidden legends and interesting facts as you walk the Camino de Santiago and delve deep into the soul of a pilgrim when you sign up on our tour.
We will discover the stories behind thousands of pilgrims on our Legends of Camino de Santiago Free Walking Tour. Our starting point is Praza do Obradoiro, the place where every day thousands of people gather as they reach the end of their journey. We will unearth the hidden legends of all the routes that lead to Compostela.
Accompanied by a Spanish speaking guide, we will travel up as far as the Porta da Pena, where we will discover the views that are enjoyed every day by pilgrims just before reaching their destination. Little by little, we´ll share the stories of the Camino Inglés or English Way and the incredible wall that decorates its entrance. We´ll also enter the Camino Francés or French Way and relive stories of wizards and witches, the origins of the popular Portuguese Rooster and the famous Nicolas Flamel. Does this fascinating character from the Harry Potter saga ring any bells?
On our tour we´ll also sneak our way through the stories of fights and battles involving the powerful Carlo Magno and then continue our route around the churches of Santa Clara and the Virgen del Carmen. The tour will gradually draw you to the city where you will discover the origin of the Pilgrim as well as the Camino as you stroll through the historic literature that defines him… Even the well-known Goethe has something to tell us on our Tour!
Reach the highest and lesser known viewpoints in the city. Here, we will discover the beginning of our adventure: the history of the Saint that has made Santiago one of the most famous destinations in the entire world. Learn about the miracles that the old pilgrims keep hidden away and the thousands of legends that fill this cathedral with magic. Be amazed by the creation of characters that are part of the Harry Potter saga!
Unravel all the fascinating facts about Compostela. Put your walking boots on, grab your pilgrim hat and pick up your walking stick. Let´s begin walking on our Legends of Camino de Santiago Free Walking Tour.
1 hour 30 minutes
Spanish speaking guide
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We will visit from outside all monuments and places of our tour description.
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