From Porto: Santiago de Compostela Cathedral Private Tour

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Travel to the city of Santiago de Compostela on a private day trip from Porto. Explore the famous Santiago de Compostela Cathedral and learn about the history of pilgrimages made to Saint James.

Highlights

  • Catedral Santiago Compostela
  • Santiago Compostela City
  • Fortaleza Valença do Minho

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After a pick-up from your hotel in Porto, meet your private guide and sit aboard a comfortable vehicle. With exclusivity and complete privacy, go to the north of Portugal through the north of Portugal to Galicia. Enjoy the impressive views of the Minho region and if you want do a stop in Valença do Minho, an historical village in the north of Portugal, located on the border between Portugal and Spain. Also known by its 'Caminhos de Santiago' Valença do Minho is dominated with a fortress of two towers and a double great wall projected in the Vouban Style. An Engineer and an military architect from the XVII e XVIII centuries. Arriving in Santiago de Compostela, let yourself be enveloped by a unique atmosphere as you tour the historic center and visit the Cathedral. Follow in the footsteps of thousands of pilgrims on St James Way, one of the most famous pilgrimage routes in the world. Holy seekers have been traversing this path since the early Middle Ages, and the tradition continues on today. At the end of your walk along the trail, your reward is confronting the Gothic, housing the remains of the apostle St James. Listen to your guide illuminate this holy site with its history. Then, explore the cathedral, admiring its majestic interior, stately bell towers, golden altar and Romanesque sculptures. Refuel with an authentic local lunch consisting of octopus or seafood in Santiago (own expense), then head to Santiago's UNESCO World-Heritage-listed old town district. This is a private tour. You can adapt the program according to your preferences.

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