Freetour Old Historic Town of Santiago de Compostela

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Free tour visit through the Old Historic Town of Santiago de Compostela.

Guided tour through the medieval street in Galicia’s capital which will covers all that is necessary to learn and find out the most important details of the city at a glance. The first part of the visit encompasses the most tourist part of the city: the different squares around the Cathedral (Obradoiro, Inmaculada, Quintana, Platerías, Fonseca) as well as, of course, the famous street “Rúa do Franco“.

The second part of the visit leads into less known places and cortes of Santiago de Compostela, as is Parque de la Alameda (point with the best views the city), hidden squares, narrow streets and the Farmer’s Fresh Market.

Besides walking the most emblematic streets in Santiago Old Town, the whole visit is full of entertaining stories that will help you understand the history of Santiago and it’s Camino, the discovery of the Apostle’s tomb and the consequent pilgrimage from all of Europe’s boundaries in addition to other curiosities related to typical elements such as the scallop shells, Saint Jame’s Cross or the Botafumeiro. We’ll see the University or the city most important characters city: Valle Inclán, Hemingway or the cherished Dos Marías.

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Meeting point

Middle of Obradoiro Square. Look for the BLUE UMBRELLA


Low Season (13 Oct-4 Apr): Monday to Saturday 10.00h English; 18.00h Spanish.
Mid Season: (5 Apr-14 Jun and 15 Sept-12 Oct): everyday 10.00h English; 10:00h and 18.00h Spanish
High Season: (15 Jun-14/Sept): everyday 10.00h and 16.00h English; 10.00h and 18.00h Spanish
August: Extra tour daily at 20.00h spanish.


Spanish and English


Freetour (You are free to price the tour)

Min/max people

1 to 30 people

Minimum attendees

1 person is the minimum number of attendees to perform the service


2 hours