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Free Tours Castilla y León

Enjoy the best free tour offers in Castilla y León. It is an ideal plan to discover the towns and cities of Spain in an economical way. Find out more here and book your free tour with one of our partners in the destination.

Whether you come as a couple, family with children or alone, discover the corners of Spain with local guides.

Discover the beauty of Spain on a free walking tour through the region of Castilla y León! Learn about the history and culture of this amazing place while you exercise and get some fresh air.

We will show you the best places in the city center and tell you all about the must-see attractions.

Castilla y León is one of the best regions to visit in Spain. It offers an incredible variety of landscapes, from the snow-capped mountains of the Picos de Europa to the green plains of the Central Plateau. And of course, we cannot forget the historic city of Salamanca.

But best of all, you can enjoy all these wonders without spending a euro. How? With the Free Tours Castilla y León. These free tours will take you to the most emblematic places of the region and allow you to discover its history and culture. You can’t miss them!

 

The Best Free Tours of Castilla y León

Castilla y León is one of the most beautiful regions of Spain. With its historic cities, breathtaking natural scenery and a wide variety of activities to enjoy, it is no wonder that many visitors choose to explore it on a free tour.

Here are the best free tours in Castilla y León so you can enjoy this beautiful region without spending a lot of money:

1. Free Tour Segovia

This tour will take you to discover the beauty of the historic city of Segovia. You can admire its famous Gothic cathedral, the Roman Aqueduct and the Alcazar, among other places.

2. Free Tour Salamanca

Salamanca is known for its University, considered the second best university in the country after the Complutense University of Madrid. On this tour you will see the Patio Chico, the Claustro Mayor and La Casa Lis, as well as many other interesting attractions.

3. Free Tour Avila

The walled city of Avila is one of the most visited places in Castilla y Leon. On this tour you will be able to admire its incredible walls, the Cathedral, the Palace of the Dukes of Alba and many other historical and cultural sites.

4. Free Tour León

León is a city full of impressive history and architecture. On this tour you will see the Gothic Cathedral, the Royal Palace of Los Guzmanes, Antoni Gaudi’s Casa Botines and many other interesting places.

5. Free Tour Zamora

Zamora is a city with a great historical and cultural heritage. On this tour you can admire its Romanesque Cathedral, the Castle of Zamora, the Church of San Pedro de Rocamador and many other interesting places.

What to see and do in Castilla y León?

Okay, so, let’s take a look at some of the best things to see and do in Castilla y León. For starters, if you like monuments and history, then you have to visit the cathedral of Burgos. It is one of the largest cathedrals in Spain and has more than 800 years of history. It is also worth visiting the monastery of San Juan de los Reyes in Toledo, or the royal palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso.

But Castilla y León is not only historical – there is also a lot of nature to discover. If you like scenery, then you definitely have to go to the natural park of Picos de Europa. You can also enjoy hiking and cycling in the mountains of northern Castilla y León. And if you like animals, then you must visit the Salamanca Zoo, which is the second largest zoo in Spain.

But wait, there is more! If you like food, then you have to try some of the best cheeses in Spain. And if you like cities, then you have to visit León and Salamanca.

So start planning your trip to Castilla y León today!

5 Main Points of Interest in Castile and Leon

– Burgos Cathedral: built between the 12th and 16th centuries in the Gothic style, Burgos Cathedral is a jewel of Spain’s medieval heritage. It can be visited free of charge every day except Sunday mornings.

– The collegiate church of San Isidoro de León: founded in 1063, this Romanesque church houses one of the most important sculptural ensembles in Spain. Admission is free except on Sunday mornings.

– The monastery of San Vicente de Astorga: built in the 9th century, this Benedictine monastery is a good example of Mozarabic art, a decorative style that emerged in southern Europe during the High Middle Ages. Admission to the monastery is free.

– Coca Castle: located in the province of Segovia, this impressive castle was built in the mid-15th century to protect the border with Portugal. Today it can be visited free of charge.

– Valderrabanos Palace : located in the province of Valladolid, this 16th century palace houses a collection of Spanish art from the 14th to the 19th century. Admission is free on Sunday mornings and the first Friday of each month.

There are many more free places to visit in Castilla y León, including natural parks and museums.

 

Main cities of Castilla y León

Castilla y León is made up of nine provinces, each of which has its own capital. The main cities of Castilla y León are listed below:

Salamanca 

Salamanca is famous for its university, which is one of the oldest in Europe. The city also houses the Convent of San Esteban, a baroque jewel.

Segovia 

Segovia is known for its Roman aqueduct, which dates back to the 2nd century AD. The cathedral of Segovia is another must-see attraction; built in the 16th century, it is a perfect example of Plateresque Gothic.

Burgos

The gothic cathedral of Burgos is the second largest in Spain and is considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Also worth a visit is the Monastery of Las Huelgas Reales, built in the 13th century.

Ávila

Ávila is located on top of a mountain, which means that the city is crossed by stone walls ten meters high. The gates and towers of the wall are particularly impressive.

León

A visit to medieval León is one of the main reasons to visit the city, where there are many churches and monasteries, such as the Royal Palace of San Isidoro.

Palencia

Palencia has many unique monuments. If you like Romanesque churches, then you should visit San Miguel and Santullano; if you like Gothic wall paintings, then you should go to San Andrés; and if you like Baroque convents, then you should go to Santa Clara.

 

 

Other Experiences and Activities in Castilla y León

Free Excursions in Castilla y León

Included in the price of many hotels and hostels in the region of Castilla y Leon, you can find information about free excursions that will take you to the best corners of this beautiful area.

From walks through the most emblematic cities, such as Salamanca, Burgos or León, to nature trails in search of the most impressive landscapes, Castilla y León has a lot to offer. And best of all, you can enjoy it without spending a euro. What are you waiting for?

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