FREE TOUR LINARES
The best option to discover the city in an economical way.
What does the Linares Free Tour consist of?
Possibly your best option to get to know Linares in a fun and authentic way.
A moment of culture and fun for everyone.
Enjoy your free tour in Linares as a couple, with friends or in a group!
Free tours of Linares are the perfect excuse to take some time to learn more about the cultural heritage of Spain.
Linares free tours 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 Linares?
Linares, Andalusia is a historic and vibrant city located in the province of Jaen. Known for its rich mining history, Linares became one of the main lead and silver producing centers during the 19th century. Today, its streets are lined with impressive historic buildings that remind us of its industrial past.
Basilica of Santa Maria la Mayor de la Asuncion
The Basilica of Santa María la Mayor de la Asunción is an impressive church located in Linares, Andalusia. Construction began in the 17th century and was completed in the 18th century, resulting in a magnificent example of the Spanish Baroque style.
The Plaza de la Constitución is one of the most emblematic sites of Linares, located in the heart of the historic center. This beautiful square gathers a great number of tourist attractions such as the imposing City Hall, built in neoclassical style and crowned by a tower with a clock dating from 1884.
The Linares Granary, located in the province of Jaén, is a historical building built at the beginning of the 17th century. This monument was used to store grain and other agricultural products for a long time. Today, this imposing building has become a popular tourist attraction offering guided tours of its impressive facilities and ancient artifacts.
At the time indicated, we will meet at the Virgen de Linarejos promenadefrom where we will access the
interpretation center of the Mining Landscape
. Are you ready to discover all the secrets of Linares’ past? Let’s start the free tour!
We will visit the exhibition, consisting of five rooms, and we will know the details of the glorious era of mining in the region of Linares. Lead, silver, copper…
What minerals were found in these lands?
How did the workers and their families live? We’ll tell you all about it!
On the way out, we will admire the exterior of the
old railway station of Madrid
whose trains were in operation until the eighties. Afterwards, we will go to the historic center of Linares passing by the Plaza de la Constitución, the bullring and the parish church of San Francisco .
We will also talk about some of the illustrious characters of the city. Did you know that the singer Raphael was born in Linares? And that one of the most important bullfighters in history died tragically in this town?
While we chat, we will be able to see the façade of the Linares Granary and the basilica Santa María la Mayor de la Asunción, built on the remains of an old mosque remains of an ancient mosque.. Nearby, the Archaeological Museum of Linares awaits us, where we will find numerous pieces taken from the Ibero-Roman city of Cástulo, which will surprise you!
After a two-hour tour, we will finish the free tour next to the Linares City Hall and the House of Ammunition.
Meeting Point and Duration
The meeting point for the Free Tour Linares is at Paseo Virgen de Linarejos, 17. It has an estimated duration of two hours.