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Santiago de Compostela Private Guided Tour

Product ID: 105997
Explore Santiago de Compostela with a private guide. Visit the old town, learn about its history and find out where to eat, what to see and more.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history of Santiago de Compostela and its traditions
  • Explore the streets of the old town and see many of the city's symbols
  • Visit the Cathedral, Hostel of the Catholic Monarchs and more
Full description
Take in the major sights of Santiago de Compostela on a 2-hour guided walk. Visit the city’s best-known squares, the Cathedral, the City Hall and the Hostel of the Catholic Monarchs. Learn about the history of the Camino de Santiago and the legend of St. James.

See the many symbols of the city, including the shell, the arrow and the azabache, all of which are important elements to understanding the secrets of Santiago. In addition, you’ll see the market, the university and Cervantes Square.

The tour ends at the operator’s office, where you’ll be introduced to typical products from Galicia. Receive free maps, souvenirs and information about other activities.
Includes
  • Private guide
What’s Not Included
  • Admission tickets for museums and other sites

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is in the center of Obradoiro Square, look for your guide who will be holding a white umbrella.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Guides are official Galician guides
• The operator is an official travel agency of Galicia (XG-634)
• The weather in Santiago is rainy during the winter. It is always a good idea to bring an umbrella and wear comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.3 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Concentrated knowledge in 2 hours: Wow!

We were very satisfied. Only the young lady ran a little too fast for us, we are over 70 years old, and have managed to keep up with her. Next day we tried allkes again alone to run slower. The investment was well worth it. The contact to make an appointment was not possible at midday. The Spanish telephone line said something in Spanish which is incomprehensible to a tourist. You should still work on this so that contact on site works. Lunch break or no. Keep in mind that if I dial a number in Spain with my mobile phone, I will incur roaming expenses. All together some euros until I have someone from the agency erred. Such costs can be avoided with perfect organization. I often go with GetyourGuide but the contact was excellent. Maybe my buddy will help you improve your service. Greetings.

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August 31, 2018

Marcis is a fantastic guide and very knowledgeable

What a great introduction to this fabulous city. We learnt more in 2 hours than we did from our guide book in two weeks

May 18, 2019

Concentrated knowledge in 2 hours: Wow!

We were very satisfied. Only the young lady ran a little too fast for us, we are over 70 years old, and have managed to keep up with her. Next day we tried allkes again alone to run slower. The investment was well worth it. The contact to make an appointment was not possible at midday. The Spanish telephone line said something in Spanish which is incomprehensible to a tourist. You should still work on this so that contact on site works. Lunch break or no. Keep in mind that if I dial a number in Spain with my mobile phone, I will incur roaming expenses. All together some euros until I have someone from the agency erred. Such costs can be avoided with perfect organization. I often go with GetyourGuide but the contact was excellent. Maybe my buddy will help you improve your service. Greetings.

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August 31, 2018

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Product ID: 105997