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  • Rías Baixas: Full-Day Trip with Boat Ride, Mussels, and Wine

    1. Rías Baixas: Full-Day Trip with Boat Ride, Mussels, and Wine

    The first stop is the Natural Park “A Barosa,” an oasis of peace perfect for relaxing, spending time in tranquillity, and experiencing the sensations of the real and genuine Galicia: rural, calm, and away from aggressive tourism. Take a walk through the vineyards of the very prestigious Albariño. You will have the opportunity to learn about the production of this excellent wine as well as engage in a tasting of three wines of the denomination Rias Baixas in good company. The next stop is the shrine of “la Lanzada.” Get a full overview of this mystical place, established in the 9th century, and take a beautiful walk. Its importance is not only related to its history, but also to its location, on the shores of one of the most beloved beaches in Galicia. This temple welcomes and offers a ritual most popular in the light of the moon, which makes it even more unique in its genre. Combarro ...

    this tour today was a fantastic day out from start to finish . our driver and tour guide couldn't have been professional and friendly . the experience of seeing parts of Galicia will always be with me. highly recommend going on the tour. beautiful wine at the Albarino winery, the boat trip with mussels and more wine was a real treat the crew kept bringing more. seeing how the grow the shellfish was an eye opener, very entertaining crew. you will not be disappointed that's for sure. The small € paid for a full day with all the extras was a great package. The tour guide explained everything to me in English as well. fantastic

  • Finisterre, Muxía and Coast of Death: Full-Day Cultural Tour

    2. Finisterre, Muxía and Coast of Death: Full-Day Cultural Tour

    Start this tour at 09:30 am in Santiago de Compostela before going to Muxía to visit the Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Boat where the legend speaks about the arrival of the apostle Santiago.  Next, head to Cape Finisterre, the end of the Camino de Santiago. Enjoy lunch in the town of Finisterre, known for its delicious seafood and visit the Finisterre Lighthouse. After lunch, continue to Ézaro Village to see its beautiful waterfall and river Xallas before going to Carnota. In this small town, learn from your guide about the horreo, a typical construction in the area. On the Coast of Death, discover leftover shipwrecks while hearing about the land of legends, inhabited by Celts who left countless stories wrapped in mystery. End the tour at 06:30 pm back at the starting point.

    Great tour guide and driver, wonderful communication with company. The timing of the stops worked well and the bus was comfortable, too! A+!! Thanks so much!!

  • Santiago de Compostela Full-Day Tour From Porto

    3. Santiago de Compostela Full-Day Tour From Porto

    Discover 2 beautiful cities of southern Europe on a full-day sightseeing tour from Porto, crossing the border into Spain to explore the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, and returning via Valença do Minho. One of the most important pilgrimage destinations in the world, Santiago is best known for the Caminhos de Santiago (St. James Way) pilgrim trail following the cult of St. James. Upon arrival, you will visit the magnificent 11th-centuty cathedral, dedicated to the apostle. Originally built in a Romanesque style, today the cathedral is an amalgam of harmonious influences. You will have the opportunity to attend mass if you wish, and there will be free time for lunch and a stroll in the UNESCO World Heritage city center. In the afternoon, drive back to Porto, stopping at Valença do Minho, an historical village in the north of Portugal, located right on the border betw...

    A guide was great! A kind and a detailed explanation about our spots. If there were someone who wants to experience indirectly of Santiago pilgrimage. it could be a suitable option.

  • Private Santiago de Compostela Downtown Tour

    4. Private Santiago de Compostela Downtown Tour

    On this walking tour of the city of Santiago, discover the most important monuments and places in the city. This tour is free-form, so your tour guide will adapt each individual tour to the participants' moods and desires. The first part of the tour is focused in the main squares surrounding the Santiago Cathedral, your guide will fill you in on their histories and tell you fascinating stories that will help you to understand the significance of what you're seeing. Understand the meaning of the shells, the origin of the Botafumeiro, why the city is called Compostela, and more. The second part of the tour escapes the most touristic parts of the city to enter into the downtown area from the eyes of a local. Discover the local market, hidden squares and narrow streets while your guide gives you the best recommendations for some tapas, lunch, dinner and nightlife. Finish off the tour where...

    Meri was very informative,not a moment wasted. Tour made the visit to the city much more interesting and meaningful.

  • Santiago: Gastronomic Night Tour

    5. Santiago: Gastronomic Night Tour

    This Santiago night experience includes many activities to live the evening atmosphere in Santiago through restaurants, pubs and typical Queimada. You will be doing all of this with an expert local guide. The tour takes around 4-hours starting at 8:30 PM with a special tour to discover the city by night and hear about the legends and stories of spirits and witches.  At 10:00 PM, have dinner in a typical Galician restaurant tasting the most famous dishes. Dinner includes entrées, drinks and the choice of fish or meat as a main meal. At the end of the dinner, a surprise awaits you. You will experience one of the most mystical Galician experiences - Queimada, a burning drink that was, and still is, known because of its magical properties to take away the bad spirits. Afterwards, visit a typical pub in the historical town with live music and enjoy the nightlife in Santiago de Compostela (P...

    The tour on July 9, 2019 was wonderful. Our guide, Elena, was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and great fun. She presented everything in a very engaging way. We were very impressed. Elena picked a wonderful restaurant - the food was great and typical of Galicia. Afterwards, Elena prepared the queimada - a traditional Galician beverage involving magical incantations - like a true (good) witch. :) She's a great actress. Everything was perfect - a fantastic experience. Definitely to be recommended. Thank you, Elena.

  • Rias Baixas Tour from Santiago de Compostela

    6. Rias Baixas Tour from Santiago de Compostela

    Visit Rias Baixas, known for its winemaking traditions and stunning natural landscapes. On this 9-hour excursion, enjoy the area's art, history, wine and succulent seafood. Stop in Pontevedra, and explore this ancient town with an official guide. Visit Combarro, a picturesque place known for its unique architecture, Galician hórreos and charming streets. Enjoy the views from Ria of Pontevedra, and learn about bateas – a popular dish in Galicia. Savor this delicacy on a boat ride. Continue to Cambados, which was designated European City of Wine 2017. Learn about its history and visit its winery and vineyards.

  • Santiago: Gastronomic Day Tour

    7. Santiago: Gastronomic Day Tour

    Discover the secrets of Santiago de Compostela on this walking tour. This experience will take around 4-hours with different activities. Have a walking tour around the city and visit the historical town (Zona Vieja) and Alameda Park with the best views of the cathedral. Then, enjoy appetizers at a famous restaurant called A Moha, in Rúa Nova, where you will try the most delicious Spanish omelette in the city with Galician wine or beer (soft drinks are also available such as soda, juice and water). Lunch in a typical Galician restaurant with one of the most famous Galician dishes known as "Pulpo á feira" (Galician octopus). Visit inside the Cathedral of Santiago and see the saint’s grave, hug the main sculpture of Saint James and walk around its chapels. Afterwards, have coffee at the Airas Nunes, the best place in town for chocolate cake.

    Fantastic 4 hours we spent in a company of well educated, passionate, thoughtful, caring, friendly and humorous guides who shared with us fascinating history of Santiago de Compostela, stories and legends, as well as introduced us to the delicious Galician cuisine, wine and sweets. Highly recommended tour created and guided by local company Galicia Experience. ❤️

  • From Porto: Santiago de Compostela Full Day Tour

    8. From Porto: Santiago de Compostela Full Day Tour

    Relax as you are personally collected from your hotel in Porto at 7:30 AM and 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.

    It was a great trip. The guide was fantastic. The weather didn't cooperate, but you can't have everything.

  • Braga/Guimarães/Oporto: Santiago de Compostela Private Tour

    9. Braga/Guimarães/Oporto: Santiago de Compostela Private Tour

    After being picked up at your accommodation, this full-day tour commences with a scenic journey over the border between Portugal and Spain, crossing the magnificent landscape of Minho and winding to Spain's Galicia Province. You will arrive at Santiago de Compostela, a UNESCO World Heritage Center famous for its pilgrimage route, the Camino de Santiago (the Way of Saint James). In Santiago de Compostela you will have the opportunity to visit the gorgeous 11th-century cathedral, dedicated to the apostle James. Should you wish, you will also be able to attend the pilgrim mass. After taking a pause for lunch (not included), you can walk around and explore local shops and arts and crafts stalls. After visiting Santiago, you will begin your journey back home, stopping along the way in the Portuguese fortress city of Valença do Minho. Inside this lovely medieval town, you will venture inside...

  • From Oviedo: Half-Day Camino de Santiago Hike

    10. From Oviedo: Half-Day Camino de Santiago Hike

    Experience part of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route on this half-day tour. Start your tour at the Cathedral of Oviedo, a very important visiting point for pilgrims where you will learn more about the roots of the Camino de Santiago and Primitivo and the role that the Asturian kings and Oviedo played. The first part of the route leads through Oviedo city center and its outskirts. Here, learn more about Asturian culture and gastronomy before entering the beautiful Asturian countryside. You can stamp your pilgrim passport (which you'll receive at the start of the tour) in chapels and bars along the way. Follow the road through small villages along the original, hilly route that hundreds of thousands of pilgrims have taken in previous centuries. Stop along the way to sample some delicious typical Asturian snacks. The tour guide will lead you and tell you about the Camino and Asturias...

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What people are saying about Santiago de Compostela

this tour today was a fantastic day out from start to finish . our driver and tour guide couldn't have been professional and friendly . the experience of seeing parts of Galicia will always be with me. highly recommend going on the tour. beautiful wine at the Albarino winery, the boat trip with mussels and more wine was a real treat the crew kept bringing more. seeing how the grow the shellfish was an eye opener, very entertaining crew. you will not be disappointed that's for sure. The small € paid for a full day with all the extras was a great package. The tour guide explained everything to me in English as well. fantastic

A lot of quality as a guide. We made the decision to go with you for a few hours and it has been a success. Quality and variety, coupled with a guide eager to share what he has lived and everything he knows.

A guide was great! A kind and a detailed explanation about our spots. If there were someone who wants to experience indirectly of Santiago pilgrimage. it could be a suitable option.

Meri was very informative,not a moment wasted. Tour made the visit to the city much more interesting and meaningful.

Very good excursion, very enjoyable and the tour operator Miguel sensational