Admire the beauty and historical wealth of Santiago de Compostela,  in a guided visit through the most emblematic monuments that represent the tradition of the Apostle.

What is a Free Tour?

It is about a walking visit with an official tour guide for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.


Join us and discover the Santiago pilgrimage city lead by our English speaking guide. Take a stroll along its streets, discover the best-hidden secrets and learn about its history, on this Santiago de Compostela Free Walking Tour.

This journey starts in Plaza del Obradoiro, the monumental centre of the Galicia’s capital, where the impressive Santiago Cathedral stands and welcome thousands of pilgrims after their experience along the Camino de Santiago. In the surroundings of this square, we can contemplate the Hostal de los Reyes Católicos, Colegio de San Xerome and Palacio de Raxo

We will then continue towards the main squares surrounding the Cathedral: Plaza de la Inmaculada, Plaza de la Quintana, the emblematic Puerta Santa and Plaza de las Platerías. We will get into the narrowest streets of the Old Town, like Rúa do Franco, very popular and plenty of bars and restaurants where you can taste the best Galician gastronomy.

We will also visit Parque de la Alameda, the authentic city centre, where we will witness the amazing views of the Cathedral. Later, we will visit some lesser-known places, but really special: Entrerrúas, Iglesia de Salomé, Facultad de Historia, etc. Then, one of the main landmarks in Santiago is waiting for us: the Market Hall, the famous market where we can see the freshest products coming straight from the nearest ports.

Finally, we will admire the Plaza de Cervantes, and go to our office, where we will give you the city maps and take some group photos. Here, we will put an end to our Santiago de Compostela Free Walking Tour, the perfect option during your stay in the city!

Featured places

  • Santiago Cathedral
  • Plaza del Obradoiro
  • Plaza de Quintana
  • Plaza de la Inmaculada
  • Puerta Santa
  • Plaza de las Platerías
  • Parque Alameda
  • Market Hall
  • And much more!



2 hours


English speaking guide


Free tour


10:30 AM



Outside guided visit

We will visit from outside all monuments and places of our tour description


The best English Speaking guides of Santiago de Compostela


Food and drinks
Transportation (walking tour)

Meeting point

Plaza del Obradoiro.


How to book?

Limited tickets. Do not miss it! Choose the date on the calendar and fill in with your details to complete the booking. Immediate confirmation.

Do the tours run despite bad weather conditions and public holidays?

Affirmative! Otherwise we will contact you in advance to inform you about it.

Can I modify or cancel my booking?
Are you unable to attend our tour? Let us know to reschedule your booking.

Our promises

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Contact us

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  • Posted by: Pamela Dawson
    It was an excellent tour with Marco. Thank you.
  • Posted by: Ignacio Calatayud Fernandez
    Hicimos el tour la semana pasada. Nos gustó mucho, fue ameno y pudimos tener información interesante sobre la ciudad de Santiago de Compostela. Lo recomiendo a todos los viajeros que quieran conocer más sobre una ciudad.
  • Posted by: Cheryl Wesley
    THANK YOU!! Our tour was amazing!! Really appreciated all the knowledge shared! Buen Camino!Cheryl
  • Posted by: Antonio Gomez Mateos
    Visite Santiago de Compostela con un guía llamado Xavi. Excelente profesional, plantea una visita con información histórica, artística y cultural muy interesante. La visita duró sobre dos horas. Todo muy bien planeado. Encuentro, recorrido y contenido. Por último indicar qué nos realizó consejos de visitas, lugares de compras y comidas. Comprobé que lo expuesto era muy acertado y nada comercialmente interesado. Recomiendo los servicios prestados totalmente
  • Posted by: Carlos Murillo Ceciliano
    Muy bueno para orientarse en la ciudad. Elena es una excelente te guia. Muy recomendado
  • Posted by: Christine Joy Thomson
    We thought it was an excellent tour! David was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Gave us a look around the town and helped us to get our bearings! We went back to the market again later!Cheers Christine
  • Posted by: Jonathan Arnold
    We met Marcos at the appointed time. It was a little difficult to identify him as the correct guide amongst so many people in the square. A more definite meeting place would have been helpful but this is a minor point. There were four of us - myself, my wife, my sister and brother in law. Two other people joined for a short time but one of them was unwell so dropped out fairly quickly. We therefore had Marcos to ourselves which was a real privilege and a treat. Marcos is a charming young man whose command of English is commendable. He is very knowledgeable and made our tour fascinating and very enjoyable. He answered our questions patiently and authoritatively. It is clear that he has a great passion for and pride in Santiago de Compostela. Without the insight into the city that Marcos gave us, our visit to Santiago would not have been as rich and enjoyable as it was. The detail of his commentary was impressive. We were very pleased with the tour and would recommend it to anyone who visits the city. Thank you Marcos
  • Posted by: Maribel Martín
    Nos gustó por dónde nos llevó el chico y la manera de explicarlo. Buena experiencia y buen trato.
  • Posted by: Pablo Bilmes
    Todo ok!!
  • Posted by: Chris Hodges
    Good morning It was excellent with a very pleasant and knowledgeable guide. Highly recommended Chris
  • Posted by: Olivia Melara
    Elena, nuestra guía en Santiago de Conpostela, nos ofreció un paseo fabuloso. Muchas gracias.
  • Posted by: Javier Alberto
    Todo perfecto con Javier, fenomenal

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