The first and original free walking tour in Santiago de Compostela walks through the most monumental area of Santiago’s old town, the essential to get to know the city at the end of the Camino.
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 Freetour Santiago de Compostela
The visit starts at the very end of the seven Caminos, the Obradoiro Square, where we will present you the introduction of tour and of the city. The foundation of Santiago in the Middle ages, the finding of Saint James mausoleum and the later development through the centuries that has made Santiago de Compostela on of the most important pilgrimages places for worldwide Catholic religion.
From the starting point at the Obradoiro Square we will continue the walk through the most famous squares of Santiago (Inmaculada, Quintana, Platerías, Fonseca) in direction to the Alameda Park, to later head to the History Faculty and the Local Market.
How Saint James came to Compostela? Who was the first pilgrim of the Camino? What is the purpose of the Botafumeiro? What is a castro?
These and many other questions and funny stories about Santiago de Compostela and Galicia will be answered during the visit at the same time that we will see the time trace in the stoned streets of the city. At the end of the visit we will give you all the gastronomic and leisure recommendations that you may need in Santiago and surroundings. And you are free to pay as much as you want.
Highlights to see in Freetour Santiago de Compostela
Plaza del Obradoiro
Rua do Franco
Rúa do Vilar
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
Meeting point is at the center of Obradoiro Square
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?