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Vigo: Private Walking Tour with local guide

Activity provider: Walkin & Eatin Galicia

Vigo: Private Walking Tour with local guide

Activity provider: Walkin & Eatin Galicia

From US$ 64.41 per person

Enjoy a 2-hour walking tour through the city center of Vigo, including highlights of both the Old Town and the modern part of the city. Your friendly local guide will show you over 10 of Vigo's most beloved sights.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Galician, English
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the fascinating secrets of Vigo
  • Learn about the many figures of Vigo's history including Jules Verne, Isaac Newton, Matahari and many others
  • Get tips on the best where to eat, where to drink, and where to go in Vigo
  • Visit Vigo's most celebrated sights and locales
Full description

Meet your guide at the “El Sireno” statue at the Puerta del Sol square. Your guide will lead you through a scenic and informative walking tour of Vigo, showing you over 10 of the city's most beloved sights.

Hear about Vigo’s fascinating role in Spanish, Roman, Viking, and French history. Learn about the many famous historical figures who have spent time in Vigo including Julio Verne, Isaac Newton, and Francis Drake.  Stroll through the “Casco Vello,” the historic district of Vigo. Take a walk down “la Calle del Príncipe,” Vigo’s best street for shopping. See the La Alameda park, which hides a stone zoo of animal sculptures. Walk by the gorgeous Neo-Baroque theater Teatro Garcia Barbón.

Admire the La Farola de Urzaíz, a beautiful street lamp designed by Jenaro de la Fuente which is also an iconic meeting point in Vigo. Stop at Los Galeones de Rande, a monument to the dozens of ships sunk during the 1702 Battle of Rande.

Your tour continues as you visit other famous sights of Vigo such as El Cruce de Los Bancos, El Teatro Fraga, El Marco, La Puerta del Sol, El Monumento a Los Galeones de Rande, El Olivo, La Plaza de la Constitución, and La Colegiata. Your tour ends with a visit to the statue of Jules Verne located at Vigo’s port.

Includes
  • 2-hour private walking tour
  • Local official guide
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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The walk starts in front of "El Sireno" statue, at the Puerta del Sol square. Just look for the blue umbrella.

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Know before you go

  • The weather can be rainy and cold, so please check the weather forecast and bring comfortable shoes for the walk
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    4/5

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Very knowledgeable guide

June 18, 2019

Total value. The knowledge of our guide Olally was amazing and she really made our walk around Vigo entertaining

October 29, 2019

Product ID: 170856