1. Portugal
  2. Porto District
  3. Porto
  4. Camino de Santiago

Santiago de Compostela Full Day Tour

Product ID: 1161
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Discover the historic city of Santiago de Compostela during this interesting and dynamic day trip from Porto. Experience the wonder of this traditional landmark for religious pilgrims, and visit the city's old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the traditional Pilgrim Mass at Santiago de Compostela which has been held since the Middle Ages
  • Marvel at the historical and achitectural beauty the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral has to offer
  • Visit the Santiago de Compostela Historical Center, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • See the Valença do Minho city center
  • Explore the Fortress of Valença
Full description
Relax as you are personally collected from your hotel in Porto at 8.00 am and depart immediately for Santiago de Compostela. At 11.00 am you will experience the famous Pilgrim Mass. This special mass is held each day to recognize the pilgrims who have travelled along the Way of St. James to arrive at Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. You will have the chance to be a part of a historical ceremony that has been taking place since the 9th Century. At the beginning of the mass it is traditional for the home country and starting point of all the pilgrims to be announced.

Following the mass you will get a chance to learn more about the historic Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela which is dedicated to St James, one of Jesus’ apostles, and is a UNESCO World Heritage listed site.
Includes
  • Guided tour
  • Visit to Santiago de Compostela Cathedral
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point: Rua Mouzinho da Silveira, 350 - Porto.

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Important information
Please bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Tour can be cancelled due to technical reasons, weather conditions, maintenance and other.
• This tour must have at least 2 people to be able to go ahead.