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Free tour Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

MEETING POINT

Rúa San Miguel dos Agros, 3
(at the We Galicia office)

15704 – Santiago de Compostela

Look for our blue umbrellas!

The guided tour of the Museum and Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela focuses on the history of the Cathedral and the tomb of the Apostle, the heart of the city that brings his name.

During the visit, we will see the evolution of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela over the centuries, we will learn about the importance of the discovery of the tomb of Santiago and we will understand how it affected all of Europe in the Middle Ages. In addition, we will see relics, treasures andarchaeological remains.

You are free to price the tour!

Does not include entrance to the Museum (6 €).

At the end of the visit, each client is free to decide how much they want to pay for the tour.

1 hour and 30 minutes.

HIGH SEASON

From June 1 to September 30.

Tuesday to Saturday:

  • SPANISH: 12:30.
  • ENGLISH: 16:00.

MID SEASON

From Easter to May 31 and from October 1 to November 1.

Tuesday to Saturday:

  • SPANISH: 16:00.

  • Spanish.
  • English.

MEETING POINT

Rúa San Miguel dos Agros, 3
(at the We Galicia office)

15704 - Santiago de Compostela

Look for our blue umbrellas!


ROUTE

  • Museum of the Cathedral of Santiago.
  • Cathedral of Santiago.

From 1 person to a maximum of 25 people.

  • The customer can request receipt of their payment or claim forms.
  • Free payment for each attendee at the end of the visit.
  • Reservations for visits will be kept for 5 minutes after the start of the visit. Once this time has elapsed, the places will be released for the rest of the users.
  • Reservations of more than 6 people in the same group of friends or family are not allowed. In case of making separate reservations for a group larger than 6 people, the guide can reject the attendees at the same meeting point.

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The guided tour of the Museum and Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela focuses on the history of the Cathedral and the tomb of the Apostle, the heart of the city that brings his name. During the visit, we will see the evolution of the Cathedral over the centuries, we will know the importance of the discovery of the tomb of Santiago and we will understand how it affected all of Europe in the Middle Ages.

The first part of the guided tour begins at the Cathedral Museum, where we will tour its four floors in ascending order. The first floor stands out for its archaeological rooms. The second floor houses the Chapter House and the library where a replica of the famous and valuable Codex Calixtinus is kept. On the third floor is the balcony that overlooks the Plaza del Obradoiro, as well as the cloister and the cemetery. Last but not least, we will reach the fourth floor, which contains the complete collection of the cathedral’s precious tapestries .

The second part of the tour takes us inside the Cathedral. We will talk about the Portico of Glory and we will tour the transepts of the temple. On the way we will see its numerous interior chapels, the botafumeiro, the baroque organs, the crypt of the Apostle and we will see the image of the Apostle located in the High Altar.

Departure point: Walking Eating Galicia office

Rúa San Miguel dos Agros, 3

15704 – Santiago de Compostela

Look for our blue umbrellas!

Santiago de Compostela turismo | Walking Eating Galicia

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