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Úbeda and Baeza Combo Tour in Spanish

1. Úbeda and Baeza Combo Tour in Spanish

Stroll the beautiful streets of Úbeda and Baeza on the same day, or on different days if you prefer, on a combined sightseeing tour with a Spanish-speaking guide. Discover fine examples of Renaissance architecture in the narrow alleys and wide squares, and learn the still-present multi-faith history of the Jewish, Muslim and Christian settlers. Enter Baeza Cathedral, nominated as one of the 12 Treasures of Spain in 2007. Learn its fascinating history alternating as a mosque and church in the Middle Ages. Go to the historic El Salvador Chapel in Úbeda and hear about the artistic legacy of the great architect Andres de Vandelvira. Enjoy impressive views of the sea of olive trees of Jaén from different viewpoints in both cities, and taste the local olive oil at a free oil tasting. To cap things off, you'll also visit the Vela de los Cobos Palace in Úbeda

Úbeda: City Highlights Walking Tour in Spanish

2. Úbeda: City Highlights Walking Tour in Spanish

Get an insider’s view of Úbeda's most historic neighborhoods on a small-group walking tour of the Plaza Primero de Mayo, the Old Town Hall, the Church of San Pablo, and more. Begin your urban walking adventure of this UNESCO World Heritage Site by meeting your Spanish-speaking guide at the supplier's office in the city center. Move across to the Plaza Primero de Mayo, a historic square that has hosted the city's main market for centuries. Find yourself marvelling at the Old Town Hall, and the monument to San Juan de la Cruz — the revered saint of the city — as your guide explains in detail their historical context. Then, stroll over to the part of town steeped in religious history to visit the Church of San Pablo and the Convent of San Miguel. Marvel at the architecture of one of the most exclusive landmarks of the city, and the last great inhabited Renaissance palace in the province, the Old Palace of Fancisco de los Cobos. Then, make your way to the Plaza Vázquez de Molina, where a host of buildings rich in history are located, all of which your expert guide will explain in detail. Gaze at the stunning Sacra Capilla del Salvador, a famous chapel built between 1536 and 1559 and the flagship of the Úbeda Renaissance architecture. Then take in the equally stunning Palace del Deán Ortega, the Old Pósito, or the old public granary, the Palace of the Marquis of Mancera, the Basilica of Santa María de los Reales Alcázares, and the Vázquez de Molina Palace. End your tour at the Plaza de Ayuntamiento by visiting the Palacio Vela de los Cobos, giving you a unique insight into how Spanish aristocracy lived back in its heyday.

Úbeda: Historic Walking Tour

3. Úbeda: Historic Walking Tour

Úbeda’s history comes to life with the help of a Spanish-speaking guide who takes the group through the historic city center. Enter the Capilla de El Salvador, visit the Palace of Francisco de los Cobos, and the Church of Santa Maria de los Reales Alcázares before strolling through the Plaza 1º de Mayo to see the Church of Saint Paul and Monument to San Juan de la Cruz.   After viewing the Marqués de Mancera Palace, enjoy views of the Guadalquivir River and explore the walls, tower, and fortress built under Muslim rule.

Úbeda or Baeza: Tours & Entry Tickets 7-Day Tourist Pass

4. Úbeda or Baeza: Tours & Entry Tickets 7-Day Tourist Pass

The Tourist Pass is valid for 7 days and includes guided tours, entry tickets, and an olive oil tasting. Take advantage of discounts on numerous landmarks. Enjoy the flexibility to visit these World Heritage cities at your own pace.   The Úbeda & Baeza Tourist Pass includes: - Úbeda Guided Walking Tour (2 hours and 15 minutes) - Baeza Guided Walking Tour (2 hours and 15 minutes) - Capilla de El Salvador Entry Ticket - Sinagoga del Agua Entry Ticket - Catedral de Baeza Entry Ticket - Palacio del Deán Ortega Entry Ticket- Palacio Vázquez de Molina Entry Ticket - Antigua Universidad, Aula de Antonio Machado, Paraninfo, Palacio de Jabalquinto, Iglesia de Santa Cruz Entry Ticket - Baeza Extra Virgen Olive Oil tasting The pass offers as well discounts on:  - Santa María de los Reales Alcázares 1,00€ (audio guide included) - Museo Cultura del Olivo (2 entry tickets for the price of 1) - Oratorio San Juan de la Cruz 1,00€ - Úbeda Turistic Tren 1,00€ - Baeza Turistic Tren 1,00€ - Centro de Interpretación La Baeza Medieval - Museo Ciudad de Baeza - Castillo de Sabiote 1,00€ (guided tour included)

From Granada: Úbeda and Baeza Day Trip

5. From Granada: Úbeda and Baeza Day Trip

Explore these two impressive collections of historical buildings on this tour. Throughout this tour, your guide will highlight many details of civil, military and religious symbolism as the region is rich with magnificent examples. Beginning with a trip to Baeza a magnificent monumental town of quiet streets and golden stone, with a wonderful collection of exquisite artistic and historical context. Úbeda offers up a profusion of Renaissance architecture comparable to the Italian counterpart. Wonder about the town comparing the beautiful classic buildings in perfect harmony with occasional modern architecture styles.  Taking tradition and celebration seriously, these towns maintain festive occasions that draw in tourists from all corners. Easter week is an intimate visit to Baeza or intensely colorful in Úbeda. Autumn is the San Miguel Fair in Úbeda, and the Yedra pilgrimage in Baeza. 

From Jaen: Day Trip to Ubeda and Baeza

6. From Jaen: Day Trip to Ubeda and Baeza

Explore two impressive collections of historical buildings on this tour of Ubeda and Baeza from Jaen. Learn about the civil, military, and religious symbolism in the architecture from your guide. Begin with a trip to Baeza, a town of quiet streets and golden stone. Explore the town and see its impressive collection of buildings built in the Italian Renaissance style.   Next, visit Úbeda and continue your journey in the fascinating world of Renaissance architecture. Admire the old buildings as they mix with examples of more modern architectural styles. Take part in some local traditions at certain times of the year. Easter week is a quiet and solemn visit in Baeza and intensely colorful in Ubeda. In Autumn, the San Miguel Fair comes to Ubeda while the Yedra pilgrimage takes place in Baeza. 

Valencia: Ghost Legends of Valencia Self-Guided AR Game Tour

7. Valencia: Ghost Legends of Valencia Self-Guided AR Game Tour

Adventure across breathtaking Valencia with augmented reality. The virtual AI guide will keep you companied throughout the walking tour game and tell you all about the enthralling lore and facts Valencia has to offer in the most fun and interactive fashion. How does the self-guided tour game work? The virtual AI person will guide you along the route with secret courtyards and breathtaking views and tell stories about them while challenging you with all sorts of tasks and different types of interaction. The game contains audio guides, video clips, riddles, quizzes, and more. You will be playing in augmented reality while walking in beautiful places of Valencia. All the stories of the game are collected from the local experts. Starting from the Plaza de Toros de Valencia, see Valencia City Hall, Plaça de la Reina, González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Decorative Arts, Plaza del Ayuntamiento and its foundtain, and more (sights are seen from the outside only). You can play alone or invite up to 5 friends. Log-in credentials will be sent to you in 1-12 hours after the purchase. The total route is 3 km.

From Barcelona: Andalusia and Toledo 8 Day Tour

8. From Barcelona: Andalusia and Toledo 8 Day Tour

Enjoy a 8-day sightseeing tour of several distinct areas of Spain, where you can learn about the Moors in Iberia. Departing from Barcelona, you will visit historic attractions in the cities of Cordoba and Seville, and stroll around the magnificent Alhambra in Granada. Drive through the mountains to Toledo, and discover the meeting point of 3 great cultures. Day 1 (Friday): Barcelona Meet and greet at the airport. Take a transfer to your hotel and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. Day 2 (Saturday): Barcelona Half-day sightseeing tour around Barcelona, including stops at Las Ramblas, Cathedral Square, the Old Jewish Quarter. Later in the day there is a bus tour to Passeig de Gràcia Street (Where's Gaudi's famous 'Casa Batlló' and 'Casa Milà' are found), the Triump Arc, Olympic Village and Montjuic Mountain. Day 3 (Sunday): Barcelona - Madrid Depart from Barcelona. Detailed departure information will be provided. Day 4 (Monday): Madrid - Cordoba - Seville Pass through La Mancha country (Don Quijote's land) and travel towards Córdoba. There you will take a sightseeing tour of the historic city, visiting the famous Mosque and Cathedral, as well as the fascinating Jewish Quarter. Continue to Seville and spend the night there. Day 5 (Tuesday): Seville Today, enjoy a morning city tour of Seville, visiting the Park of María Luisa, the fanciful mosaics of the Plaza de España, and the typical Barrio de Santa Cruz. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure, strolling along orange-scented streets. Day 6 (Wednesday): Seville - Granada Upon arrival in Granada, take a sightseeing tour of the extraordinary Alhambra, with its beautiful Nazari palaces and gardens. Day 7 (Thursday): Granada - Toledo - Madrid Depart for the imperial city of Toledo, where the 3 cultures of Spain - Christians, Moors, and Jews - have lived together for centuries. Wander the narrow streets, stopping at sights such as the Primate Cathedral, Church of Santo Tomé, and Plaza del Ayuntamiento. See fine examples of the characteristic Damasquino iron, inlaid with gold and silver. Continue to Madrid for the end of your tour services. Day 8 (Friday): Madrid Hotel transfer to the airport

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What people are saying about Úbeda

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 57 reviews

Marta was an excellent guide. Knowledgeable, interesting, flexible, enthusiastic and with very good English. We had a great tour. Thank you

La visita muy interesante, vale la pena hacerla, la ciudad tiene mucha historia.