Ponferrada Essential Tour: City & Castle

In this combined view you will discover in the first part, how the city has been for centuries, an obligatory step for pilgrims who travel the Camino de Santiago to Compostela, which were protected by the Knights Templar within the walls of the Castle And in a second part, the Castle of the Templars. We will enter the bowels of this magnificent fortress to discover its wall of three rounds, its five towers, spiral staircases, palaces, as well as its libraries.


Things to do Ponferrada Essential Tour: City & Castle

In this combined view you will discover in the first part, how the city has been for centuries, an obligatory passage (between the plateau and the neighboring Galician lands) of the pilgrims who travel the Camino de Santiago to Compostela, which were protected by the Knights Templar within the castle walls; thus growing the walled city and forming a Jewish community.

And in a second part, the Castle of the Templars. We will enter the bowels of this magnificent fortress to discover its wall of three rounds, its five towers, spiral staircases, palaces, as well as its libraries.

Do you know what the cave of the blackberry is? And the cross of Tau?

All this and much more are waiting for you in the most complete guided tour of the city of Ponferrada, in which you cannot miss the Fiestas de la Virgen de la Encina, the Protected Designations of Origin (Bierzo Wine, peppers, chestnuts, apple Pippin, etc.)


Highlights to see in Ponferrada Essential Tour: City & Castle

  • Edificio de las Cuadras
  • Puente
  • Iglesia de San Andrés
  • La Casa de los Escudos
  • Plaza de la Encina
  • Iglesia de la Encina
  • Antigua Cárcel
  • Calle del Reloj
  • Convento de la Purisima Concepcion
  • Ayuntamiento
  • Instituto Gil y Carrasco
  • Casa Macías
  • Gastronomía del Bierzo
  • Arquitectura Tradicional
  • Leyendas y curiosidades

Details

Duration
3 hours
Language
Guide in Spanish
Price

Adultos y mayores de 15 años: 20.00 €

Reduced rate: 18.00 €

Adult (11-14 years old): 14.00 €

Less than 11 years old: free

Availability and starting time
Not available
When to book?
You can reserve up to before the activity
Free cancellation
Cancel free up to 6 hours before the activity and receive a full refund.

Included

Leonese official tourism guide
Radio service individual guides
1 Participación en Premios Mensuales: Ver Premios

Excluded


Meeting point

The start of the visit is on Calle Gil y Carrasco, in front of the Ponferrada Tourist Office.

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?
Exterior and interior of most named sites
Is the tour adapted for people with reduced mobility?
Almost fully adapted
Guaranteed departures without min of travelers
Not
Are animals allowed?
Not
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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