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  1. Spain
  2. Galicia
  3. Santiago de Compostela
  4. Hostal dos Reis Católicos

Santiago de Compostela Guided Tour

Product ID: 275487
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Explore the old town of Santiago de Compostela on a guided tour. Wander through the narrow streets, admire the majestic Cathedral and its squares, and visit the inside of the Hostal of the Catholic Kings, the old hospital for pilgrims.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the historic town of Santiago de Compostela
  • Marvel at the Cathedral, the focus of pilgrimage since the 9th century
  • Visit the interior of the old hospital for pilgrims
  • Enjoy a glass of wine at La Galiciana
Full description
Start the tour with an introduction to the story of the Apostle Saint James and the origins of the city. You will go through Franco street, one of the most important areas in the old town, full of restaurants, and you will get to the Palace of Fonseca, one of the buildings belonging to the University of Santiago de Compostela.

Enter Obradoiro Square, where you will be amazed by the main façade of the Cathedral and its towers. You will learn about the history of the Cathedral and the pilgrimage in Santiago de Compostela, as well as about the different buildings that surround the square. Visit the Hostal of the Catholic Kings, the old hospital for pilgrims, constructed at the beginning of the 16th century. Nowadays it is a hotel, but it still maintains its original structure and patios. Pass by Inmaculada, Quintana, and Platerías Squares as the tour leads you to Vilar Street, where you will discover some long-standing stores and coffee shops in the city. The tour will end at La Galiciana, the new Food Market in Santiago de Compostela, where you will enjoy a glass of wine.
Includes
  • Ticket to the Hostal of the Catholic Kings
  • Glass of wine at La Galiciana

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Art Natura, Praza de Fuenterrabía, 2, 15702 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, España

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Important information
Know before you go
• The tour in English is at 10:30 AM.
• The tour in Spanish is at 12:30 PM.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 22 reviews
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Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.9/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Art Natura

Product ID: 275487