Santiago de Compostela: Private Tour

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Take the perfect opportunity to explore the historical city of Santiago de Compostela with an experienced guide. Learn about the city's fascinating history and marvel at the ancient structures that still stand tall to this day.

Highlights

  • Explore every corner of these two historical cities
  • Enjoy Santiago's historical center and discover the importance of its cathedral
  • Witness the medieval fortress of Valença do Minho

Description

Start your tour with a convenient pick-up service at your accommodation in Porto city center. After a short meet and greet with your driver/guide, you will take a brief scenic drive to Santiago de Compostela and Valenca do Minho.  On this tour, your guide will show you why Santiago de Compostela has been such a famous and important location for Christian pilgrims. See why the ancient city has long been considered a symbol of faith and devotion. Explore the old part of the city that has been UNESCO listed since 1985. Take a stroll to witness the gorgeous cathedral of Santiago, a Catholic church built in Romanesque style, that bears the scars of many years of conflict. The building is an astounding feature, designed in gothic, baroque and renaissance elements. Before departing for Valença do Minho you will take a break in the historical center of Santiago to enjoy a tasty, traditional lunch. Next, drive to the medieval fortress of Valença do Minho, built with great strategical value, it was the defense wall of Minho. This monument was built to protect Portugal from the Spanish troops. Your guide will take you to the best spots to marvel at this architectural wonder. Your private tour will end with a relaxing drive back to your accommodation. 

Includes

Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Porto city center Private Van transportation Private Expert Guide Traditional lunch (Vegatarian & Gluten-free options available if informed in advance) Porto City Walking Tour (available from the day after your experience)

Important Information

  • Vegetarian and Gluten-free meal options are available if requested before the day of the booking. Make sure you inform us before the tour starts.
  • Discover Porto in a unique way with a Free Walking Tour with Living Tours, available to all customers who book this activity. Free Walking Tour departs daily in English and Spanish at 9:30 a.m. from Cordoaria (Campo dos Mártires da Pátria 31, Porto) and 4:30 p.m. from Batalha (Rua Alexandre Herculano 412, Porto).

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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