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From Porto: Santiago de Compostela Full Day Tour

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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.

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

Description

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 Lunch

Important Information

  • The activity provider reserves the right to cancel or change (without prior notice) any service due to the impracticability of performing the service (for reasons beyond the activity provider's control). Should a visit be cancelled for reasons beyond their control, customers will not be entitled to a refund
  • This tour must have at least 2 people to be able to go ahead
  • The tour does not operate on December 25th or January 1st

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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