Legends of Camino de Santiago Free Walking Tour

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.

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 Legends of Camino de Santiago Free Walking 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.

Highlights to see in Legends of Camino de Santiago Free Walking Tour

  • Praza do Obradoiro
  • Church of Obradoiro
  • Church of Virgen del Carmen
  • Church of Santa Clara
  • Old Town Compostela
  • Viewpoints in the city


Guide in Spanish
1 hour 45 minutes

Adults and children: free

Availability and starting time
Not available
When to book?
You can reserve up to before the activity
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel the reservation, so that the guide does not wait.


The best Spanish Speaking guides of Santiago de Compostela
Covid-19 safety and protection regulations
1 Participación en Premios Mensuales: Ver Premios


Food and drinks
Transportation (walking tour)

Meeting point

Obradoiro Square


Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts
Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.
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.
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
Are animals allowed?
Activity recommended for children?
Yes, families are welcome
Guaranteed departures without min of travelers

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