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Free Tours in Galicia

Enjoy the best free tour offers in Galicia. 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.

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Galicia is an autonomous community of Spain located in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. Galicia’s landscape is unique and varied, from the mountains of the interior to the beaches and rivers of the coast. The capital of Galicia is Santiago de Compostela, famous for its cathedral and the Camino de Santiago.

Galicia offers many free activities for visitors. One of the most popular places to visit is the Cathedral of Santiago which attracts hundreds of thousands of pilgrims every year. The cathedral has free admission, and you can also visit the cloister, the museum and the Treasury free of charge.

Another popular option is the Rías Bajas Natural Park, where you can see waterfowl and go hiking. There are also numerous museums in Galicia that are free or have reduced admission, such as the National Museum of Romanticism or the Provincial Archaeological Museum.

 


The Best Free Tours in Galicia

Don’t miss the best free tours in Galicia! This Spanish region is full of incredible landscapes, history and culture. Get to know the city of Santiago de Compostela, the Camino de Santiago, the Costa da Morte and much more with these fantastic free tours.

Santiago de Compostela Free Tour
This free tour will take you to discover all the secrets of Santiago de Compostela, from its famous cathedral to its picturesque streets. You can also learn about the history and culture of this city in one day.

Free Tour Vigo                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                If you plan to do the Camino de Santiago, this free tour is perfect for you! You can discover everything you need to know about this popular Galician city, as well as meet other pilgrims who are also doing the Camino.


Free tour of the Costa da Morte
The Costa da Morte is a noisy and wild coast in Galicia. This free tour will take you to some of the most incredible places on the coast, such as the Finisterre lighthouse and the natural monument of the Corrubedo Dunes.


A Coruña Free Tour
If you want to discover the city of A Coruña, this is the perfect free tour for you! You will visit the Tower of Hercules, one of the best views of the city, as well as visit some historical and cultural sites.

What to see and do in Galicia?

Galicia is a region of Spain that is full of beautiful landscapes, both natural and urban. Here are some ideas of places to visit and activities to do during a trip to Galicia.

Monastery of Santa Maria of Oseira
This 12th century Cistercian monastery is located in a riverside forest, although there is also a beautiful garden. You can visit the monastery and, if you wish, attend a religious service. There is also a restaurant in the monastery where traditional Galician dishes are served.

Pontevedra
The city of Pontevedra is known for its Renaissance and Baroque architecture. There are many buildings and churches worth visiting, such as the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore and the Convent of San Francisco. There are also museums, stores, and bars in this charming town.

Rías Baixas
Rías Baixas are a group of fjords in the northwest of Galicia. The scenery is breathtaking, and there are many activities that can be done, such as hiking, climbing, kayaking, and fishing.

Cíes Islands
Cíes Islands: The Cíes Islands are a group of three islands located in the Vigo estuary. These islands are known for their natural beauty, and there are many activities that can be done, such as hiking, scuba diving, and bird watching.

Main Points of Interest in Galicia

Galicia is a beautiful region of Spain that offers many interesting activities for visitors. The city of Santiago de Compostela is the highlight of the region, as it is the most important pilgrimage site in Europe. Other interesting places in Galicia include:

– The medieval city of Coruña with its famous bridge and tower.

– The city of Vigo which offers a wide variety of stores and restaurants.

– The fishing port of A Coruña, where you can watch the boats and relax on the beaches.

– The green and mountainous forests of the area of Galicia.

– The historic city of Lugo, walled and with an interesting architecture.

– Orense, with its Roman baths and its impressive landscape.

– Pontevedra, a beautiful coastal city with a lot to offer to visitors.

Main cities of Galicia

The main cities in the Galician community are: La Coruña, Ferrol, Ourense, Pontevedra, Santiago de Compostela and Vigo.

La Coruña                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         It is the capital of Galicia and is located in the province of the same name. It stands out for being an important commercial port and having a great seafaring tradition. It is also known for its monuments, such as the Tower of Hercules, and for being the birthplace of the writer Emilio Pardo Bazán.

Ferrol
It is a city located in the province of the same name, in the northwest of Galicia. Ferrol is located in the estuary of the same name, at the mouth of the river Mero. The city is divided into two areas: Ferrol Vello (the old part of the city) and Ferrol-Novo (the modern part). Among the monuments are the Cathedral of San Julián, the Castle of San Felipe and the Convent of the Poor Clares.

Orense
It is a city and municipality of Galicia, capital of the homonymous province. It is located in the northwest of the autonomous community, at the confluence of the Miño and Arnoia rivers. Among its monuments are the Cathedral of San Martín, the Convent of San Francisco and the City Hall.

Pontevedra
It is a city and municipality of Galicia, capital of the homonymous province. It is located in the southwest of the autonomous community, on the estuary of the same name. Among its monuments are the Cathedral of Santa María, the Episcopal Palace and the City Hall.

Santiago de Compostela                                                                                                                                                                                                                             It is a Galician city and municipality, capital of the province and autonomous community of the same name. Located in the northwest of Spain, in the European Finisterre, it is also the episcopal see of the Diocese of Santiago de Compostela. In 1985 it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The city is divided into four zones: the Casco Histórico (where the most important monuments are located), the Ensanche (the modern zone), the Villa (a residential neighborhood) and the Ciudadela (an industrial zone).

Vigo
It is a city and municipality of Galicia, capital of the homonymous province. It is located in the southwest of Galicia, in the estuary of the same name. Among its monuments are the Cathedral of Santa María, the Palace of the Counts of Gondomar and the City Hall.

 

 

Other Experiences and Activities in Galicia

Free Excursions in Galicia

Galicia has a large number of free excursions available for those who want to discover the beauty of this region. Whether you are interested in history, nature or just want to stroll and enjoy the scenery, you will find an excursion to suit your needs.

One of the best ways to see Galicia is through its villages. There are many charming towns full of history and culture that can be visited free of charge. There are also numerous hiking trails throughout the region, allowing you to admire the natural beauty of Galicia while getting some exercise.

If you prefer to do something more leisurely, there are also several bike tours available, or even boat trips if you are interested in seeing the Galician coast.

 

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