FREE TOUR ALMERIA
The best option to discover the city in an economical way.
What does the Free Tour Almeria consist of?
Possibly your best option to get to know Almeria in a fun and authentic way.
A moment of culture and fun for everyone.
Enjoy your free tour in Almeria as a couple, with friends or in a group!
Free tours of Almeria are the perfect excuse to take some time to learn more about Spain’s cultural heritage.
The free tours Almeria are free tours organized by guides that show the most emblematic tourist sites of a town or city. These tours are usually done on foot.
While there are several options and types of free tours in Spain, most are usually tours that include approximately 10 to 12 people. and last between 1 and 3 hours depending on the planned itinerary.
In any case, always check the detailed information we provide to know all the details of your free tour: schedules, cancellation policy, meeting point and all the information you need to make the most of your experience without having to worry about anything.
What to see and do in Almeria?
Almeria was founded by the Phoenicians around 859 B.C. and was later reconquered by the Carthaginians in 238 B.C. After the fall of Carthage, Almeria became part of the Roman Empire and later of the Byzantine Empire. In the year 711 A.D. C., the city was occupied by the Muslims, who turned it into an important commercial port during the Middle Ages.
Fortress of the Alcazaba
The Alcazaba of Almeria is a fortress located in the city of Almeria, in Andalusia, Spain. It was built by the Muslims during the 10th century and is considered one of the best examples of Nasrid art. The Alcazaba consists of three defensive enclosures: the palace, the tower and the wall. The palace was the governor’s home and was protected by a great wall. The tower was the highest part of the Alcazaba and served as a place of observation and defense. The wall surrounded the entire Alcazaba and was defended by towers and gates.
The cathedral square in Almeria, Spain is a very popular place among visitors. The square is surrounded by stores, restaurants and cafes, making it a good place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. The cathedral of Almeria is located at one end of the square and is a magnificent example of the Gothic style. The construction of the cathedral began in the 14th century and was completed in the 16th century.
Old Muslim Quarter
The old Muslim quarter of Almeria is located in the southeast of Spain, in the province of the same name. It is the best preserved urban complex in Europe and one of the largest in the medieval Arab world. During the Middle Ages, this area was known as “Al-Andalus” and was an important commercial and cultural center. Today, the Muslim quarter of Almeria is an important historical and tourist reference.
We will meet at the indicated time at the
Plaza de la Catedral
one of the most central places in the historic center of Almeria.
We will observe the impressive facade of the Cathedral and talk about its curious details. Next, we will pass by the Civil War shelters Civil War shelters and we will see in the distance the
fortress of the Alcazaba
while we discover its history.
We will continue our free tour in the direction of the Almeria Walk of Fame. Do you know which celebrities have their star here? We will find out! Afterwards, we will go to the Heritage Interpretation Center or the
Doña Pakyta Art Museum
two places where we will learn about the culture of the area.
After this visit, we will take a pleasant stroll through the old old Muslim quarter and the Almedina to discover its picturesque streets. Thanks to how well preserved the area is, you will be able to imagine what it was like years ago.
After a two-hour tour, we will end the free tour and return to the starting point.
Meeting Point and Duration
The meeting point is the Plaza de la Catedral. The approximate duration is two hours.