Santiago de Compostela Private Walking Tour with Cathedral Ticket

Santiago de Compostela Private Walking Tour with Cathedral Ticket

Explore Santiago de Compostela, declared by UNESCO as a world heritage site, next to a local licensed tour guide. You will discover, explore and learn the history, legends and secrets of this wonderful city next to a local expert.

This famous pilgrimage site in north-west Spain became a symbol in the Spanish Christians' struggle against Islam. Destroyed by the Muslims at the end of the 10th century, it was completely rebuilt in the following century. With its Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque buildings, the Old Town of Santiago is one of the world's most beautiful urban areas. The oldest monuments are grouped around the tomb of St James and the cathedral, which contains the remarkable Pórtico de la Gloria.

Your guide will provide you with interesting historical and cultural insights into each landmark and help you discover hidden gems.



Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Plaza del Obradoiro, Praza do Obradoiro, 15704, Santiago de Compostela Spain

This expansive plaza is the heart of Santiago de Compostela and home to several of the city's most important buildings, including the cathedral, the Palacio de Raxoi (seat of the regional government), and the Hostal de los Reyes Católicos (a former hospital that now serves as a luxury hotel). The plaza is a popular gathering place for pilgrims and visitors alike, and its size and grandeur make it an impressive sight to behold.
Your guide will explain you the origin of the city, the cathedral and what does Obradoiro means.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, Praza do Obradoiro S/N, 15704, Santiago de Compostela Spain

This grand cathedral is the final destination of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage and a breathtaking example of Romanesque, Gothic, and Baroque architecture. Inside, visitors can admire the Pórtico de la Gloria, a stunning masterpiece of medieval sculpture, and the Botafumeiro, a giant incense burner that swings through the nave during special ceremonies.
Around the Cathedral retains a valuable historic centre worthy of one of the greatest holy cities of Christianity.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Praza das Praterias, Praia do Vao, 15704, Santiago de Compostela Spain

This square is one of the main symbols of Santiago, and is named after the many shops of silver articles in its arcades. You will see a 19th Century Fountain, Casa del Cabildo and Casa de los Canónigos.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Praza da Quintana de Vivos, 15074, Santiago de Compostela Spain

Here is located the oldest convent in the city: San Paio de Antealtares. From here you can also see the Portico Real of the Cathedral, the towers Berenguela and Torre del Reloj and the Puerta del Perdon (which opens only in a Holy Year)

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Monasterio de San Martin Pinario, Praza San Martino S/n, 15704, Santiago de Compostela Spain

This massive baroque monastery was once one of the wealthiest and most powerful institutions in Spain, with extensive lands and properties across Galicia. Today, visitors can tour the monastery's ornate chapel, library, and refectory, as well as its beautiful cloisters and gardens.

Stop At: Parroquia de Nosa Señora a Antiga da Corticela, Catedral de, Praza da Inmaculada, s/n, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain

Located in Plaza de Azabachería

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Mercado de Abastos de Santiago, Praza de Abastos Torre Central Baixo, 15704, Santiago de Compostela Spain

This lively indoor market is a food lover's paradise, with dozens of stalls selling fresh seafood, meat, cheese, produce, and other local specialties. Visitors can sample some of Galicia's famous octopus, enjoy a glass of wine or vermouth, and soak up the bustling atmosphere of the market.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Parque de la Alameda, Rua do Campino da Ferradura, 15705, Santiago de Compostela Spain

This picturesque park offers stunning views of the city and the surrounding countryside, as well as plenty of green space for walking, picnicking, and relaxing. The park is home to several monuments and sculptures, including the Monumento a los Héroes de la Guerra de Independencia (a tribute to Galician soldiers who fought in the War of Independence), and is a popular spot for watching the sunset over Santiago de Compostela.

Duration: 15 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Near public transportation"
"Stroller accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Duração: 3 Hours
Ponto de partida: Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Praza do Obradoiro, s/n, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel must be in the heart of the city center for walking pick up, otherwise meeting point in front of the cathedral.

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluído

  • Hotel/apartment pickup and drop-off (if hotel is centrally located)
  • Private official tour guide for 3 hours
  • Skip the line ticket to Santiago de Compostela cathedral
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela

Não Incluído

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation

Instalações


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