FREE TOUR Oviedo
The best option to discover the city in an economical way.
What does the Free Tour Oviedo consist of?
Possibly your best option to get to know Oviedo in a fun and authentic way.
A moment of culture and fun for everyone.
Enjoy your free tour in Oviedo as a couple, with friends or in a group!
Free tours of Oviedo are the perfect excuse to take the time to learn more about Spain’s cultural heritage.
The free tours Oviedo 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 Oviedo?
The city of Oviedo is located in the center of Asturias, in northern Spain. It is a historic city with a great cultural heritage. It was founded in 761 A.D. by King Fruela I of Asturias and since then has been the site of important historical events. Oviedo Cathedral is a jewel of Spanish and international architectural heritage. You can also visit other interesting places such as the Royal Palace of Oviedo, the Market Square or the Pre-Romanesque Museum. If you like nature, you can’t miss the Picos de Europa, which are located just outside the city. Oviedo is a very welcoming city with a lot to offer to its visitors.
Oviedo Cathedral is a catholic basilica located in the Spanish city of Oviedo, capital of the autonomous community of Asturias. It was built in the 12th century on the site of an ancient Visigothic temple and is known for its numerous artistic gems, including the Palace of Santa María del Naranco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Alfonso II El Casto Square
The Plaza de Alfonso II El Casto is located in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain. It is one of the many squares in the city and has a very interesting review. This square was built in the 13th century and was used as a marketplace for many years. In the 16th century, the square was renovated and some buildings were added. In the 20th century, the square was used as a leisure area and gardens were added. Currently, the Plaza de Alfonso II El Casto is a very popular place to visit in Oviedo.
The Fontán Square is located in the historic center of Oviedo, Asturias, Spain. It is one of the most representative squares of the city and is surrounded by emblematic buildings such as the City Hall, the Cathedral or the Palacio del Cortes. In its center is the Fountain of the Lions, a monument dating from the sixteenth century and was sculpted by Juan de Tornamira. The square is a very popular place for both tourists and locals, as it is the scene of numerous cultural events and festivals.
At the appointed time, we will start our free tour of Oviedo in one of the most historic places in
one of the most historic places of the Asturian capital: the Plaza de Alfonso II El Casto.
. Before starting the route, we will take the opportunity to contemplate the famous bronze lady that rests elegantly on one side of the square. Do you know who it is? She is Ana Ozores, the protagonist of Arias Clarín’s masterpiece, La Regenta.
As we move away from the square, we will go into the elegant streets that make up Oviedo until we arrive at the
. We will stop in the largest and most important square of the city to contemplate the façade of the
Oviedo City Hall
church of San Isidoro El Real
a former Jesuit school.
The next stop on our free tour of Oviedo will be the Plaza del Fontán.
. The contrasting colors of its buildings, its strategic location and the incessant atmosphere of its terraces make El Fontán one of the most charming corners of the city.
one of the most charming corners of the city.
. You will not be disappointed!
Oviedo is known for the many sculptures that decorate its streets. One of these silent characters is Maternity, a work by the famous Colombian artist Fernando Botero.. Mother and son meet in the elegant
Plaza de la Escandalera
flanked by bourgeois style buildings, such as the
. Did you know that this is where the
Princess of Asturias Awards
Finally, we will return to the Plaza de Alfonso II and contemplate the façade and the portico of the
Oviedo Cathedral, symbol of the capital of Asturias.
. In front of this Gothic temple we will put an end to our tour of Oviedo, after two hours discovering its attractions.
Meeting Point and Duration
The meeting point is the Plaza de Alfonso II El Casto. The duration is approximately two hours.