Free walking tour in the historic center of Pontevedra, that goes through the pedestrian old town of the city at the same time that we will tell you the stories behind them.
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 Historic Centre Pontevedra
The tour starts from the Ferreria Square, the very heart of the city, where the evolution of Pontevedra through the centuries will be explained. From a strategic point to cross the river at Roman times, continuing in the hectic 15th century when Pontevedra’s sailors conquered the seas, until nowadays, when Pontevedra is a model of urban development that has obtained plenty of international recognition.
From the starting point we move to the next square, the impressive Peregrina church that show us the Camino to Santiago. The tour continues at the Alameda with the governmental buildings and at the Santa Maria basilica, the old church built by the town sailors. Crossing streets and squares of the city the visit finishes at the Mercado de Abastos, the best place in all Pontevedra to get a taste of local gastronomy.
What Greek hero is the mythological Pontevedra’s founder? How Pontevedra became so powerful in the late Middle Age? What are the best places to enjoy Galician food? What is behind the mysterious Pedro Madruga and why is he so important to human History?
All these questions will be answered in our free walking tour meanwhile we enjoy a nice walk in the pedestrian streets of Pontevedra with full of curiosities of the city. And at the end of the tour, you decide how much you want to pay.
Highlights to see in Free Tour Historic Centre Pontevedra
Praza da Peregrina
Alameda y Plaza España
Praza Alonso de Fonseca
Santa María la Mayor
Plaza del Muelle
Guide in Spanish
A partir de 12 años: free
Availability and starting time
When to book?
You can reserve up to before the activity
Food and drinks
Plaza de Ferrerías
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?