Santiago de Compostela and A Coruña Private Tour

Santiago de Compostela and A Coruña Private Tour

Santiago de Compostela or Saint James of Compostela is the capital of Galicia and the city’s Old town was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will love it for its gastronomy,architecture and history. A city with a huge cultural wealth , walking through Santiago means discovering infinity of treasures, palaces, monasteries, temples and squares. Its charming alleys and streets form a incomparable and harmonic group.
La Coruña is called the “Glass city” due to its unique architectural style of constructing enclosed glass balconies onto its buildings. You will visit places like the famous Hercules tower, the only Roman tower still in operation , the amazing views of the port and beaches or its charming old town.

With this tour you will have the opportunity to know two very different citys and both gorgeous. Feel the excitement of the pilgrimage and immerse yourself in the past in Santiago and enjoy the sea breeze of a city surrounded by the sea as La Coruña.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

We will have a guided visit inside the cathedral. “The basilica”, “the major chaptel” and the “tomb crypt”, its chapels, the huge “Botafumeiro”, ”Royal pantheon”, the “cathedratic treasure”, ”archaeological rooms” and the “cloister”.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Plaza del Obradoiro, Santiago de Compostela Spain

"Obradoiro square" which is the ”Zero kilometer for pilgrims” in the middle of the square

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Palacio de Raxoi, Plaza del Obradoiro, Santiago de Compostela Spain

In other side of the square we have the ”Palace of Raxoi” (the town hall).

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Official Cathedral de Santiago Bookstore, Rua do Vilar 1, 15705, Santiago de Compostela Spain

Route visiting the outside squares of the Cathedral.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hostal de los Reyes Catolicos, Plaza del Obradoiro, Santiago de Compostela Spain

And in the last side the ”Hostal Reyes católicos”.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de las Platerias, Plaza Praterias s/n, 15704, Santiago de Compostela Spain

The next square surrounding the cathedral is ”Platerías square” where we can see famous ”Platerias Facade”

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Portico de la Gloria, Plaza del Obradorio, 15704, Santiago de Compostela Spain

In one side of the Obradoiro square is the ”Portico of Glory”.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de la Quintana, 15074, Santiago de Compostela Spain

The next one is the ”Quintana square” where the ”Holly Door” is and the ”Inmaculada Square”.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

You will feel the history of this monastery.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Church of San Miguel dos Agros, Praza de San Miguel dos Agros, 15704, Santiago de Compostela Spain

One of the most important churches of Santiago de Compostela.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Fuente de Los Caballos, Plaza de Platerias, 15704, Santiago de Compostela Spain

The ”Fountain of the Horses” in the middle of the Platerias square.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, Santiago de Compostela - Provincia de a Coruna - Galicia - Espana, 15704, Santiago de Compostela Spain

We will visit the ”Casa da Parra”, Cervantes square, San Agustin Square and its convent, S.Maria Salomè, University Square, the Art University, Two Maries statue, Franco street, Fonseca Square and its Fonseca Palace, and pass by Nova street, Casa do Cabildo, S.Fiz church, Pazo de Bendaña and Pilgrimage Museum.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Nice place for a walk.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Obelisco, Canton Grande, La Coruna Spain

A landmark in A Coruña

Pass By: Avenida de la Marina, Centro Historico, 15001 La Coruna Spain

"La Marina Avenue” and its “galerías”, with beautiful glass-fronted balconies. That’s why this city is known as the glass city.

Pass By: Castle of San Anton, Paseo Maritimo Alcalde Francisco Vazquez 2, 15002 La Coruna Spain

”San Antón castle”. We have the opportunity to stop here to take a photo and have a small explanation.

Stop At: Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), Dr. Vazquez Iglesias s/n, 15002 La Coruna Spain

Visit only outside. Bordered by the “Hercules garden”. Has served as a lighthouse at the entrance in the city harbor in north- western Spain since 1st century when the Romans built it. According to a myth the hero Hercules slew the giant tyrant Geryon after 3 days and 3 nights of continuous battle. Hercules then buried his head with his weapons and ordered that a city be built on the site. “Breogan statue” and the Menhires” in the “Sculpture park”.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de Maria Pita, Centro Historico, 15001 La Coruna Spain

We will visit the Maria Pita square which is where the hall of La Coruña and the Maria Pita statue (the heroine who defended the city in a battle).

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Giardini San Carlos, Paseo Parrote 3, 15001 La Coruna Spain

This is a place of history, with the tomb of Sir John Moore, famous for his heroism in saving the British army. A quiet place in a busy city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia de Santiago Apostol, Rua Parrote 1, 15001 La Coruna Spain

Oldest church in La Coruña

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Praza de Azcarraga, Praza Xeneral Azcarraga, s/n, 15001, La Coruna Spain

Beautiful square covered by very old trees.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Colegiata de Santa Maria do Campo, La Coruna Spain

Beautiful and old medieval temple from XII century.

Duration: 5 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 8 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"We will be operating only with private groups, only your party, and we follow government mandates."



Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered

Ports

  • Puerto de Vigo, 36202 Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
  • Terminal de Cruceiros, Muelle de Trasatlánticos, 36202 Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain



Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • Cathedral ticket
  • Port pickup and dropoff
  • Private Tour
  • Professional Local Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela

No Incluye

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

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