DE LA LAGUNA
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What does the Free Tour San Cristobal de La Laguna consist of?
Possibly your best option to get to know San Cristobal de la Laguna in a fun and authentic way.
A moment of culture and fun for everyone.
Enjoy your free tour San Cristobal de la Laguna as a couple, with friends or in a group!
The Free tours of La Laguna are the perfect excuse to take some time to get to know better the cultural heritage of Spain.
La Laguna 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 San Cristobal de la Laguna?
San Cristóbal de La Laguna is a city in Spain, in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, and the head of the municipality of the same name. It is located about 9 km north of the capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is popularly known as “La Laguna”. It was founded by Alonso Fernández de Lugo in 1496, who also built the first city hall and the first cathedral. The city was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999.
The Plaza del Adelantado is located in San Cristobal de La Laguna, Spain. It is an important square of the city and is dedicated to the adelantado Alonso Fernandez de Lugo, who founded the city in 1496. The square is surrounded by historic buildings, such as the town hall and the church of Nuestra Señora de los Remedios. There is also a monument to Fernández de Lugo in the plaza. During the holidays, the Plaza del Adelantado is filled with people enjoying the good weather and the company.
The Cathedral of San Cristóbal de La Laguna is a Catholic cathedral located in the Spanish city of La Laguna, on the island of Tenerife. It was built in the 15th century by order of Alonso Fernández de Lugo and is the main temple of the Diocese of Tenerife. The Cathedral of San Cristóbal de La Laguna has been a national monument since 1851 and is part of the historic-artistic ensemble known as the Monumental Complex of San Cristóbal de La Laguna, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999.
The Leal Theater of San Cristobal de La Laguna is one of the oldest in Spain. It is a baroque theater built in the seventeenth century that is still standing and in full activity. Throughout its history, the theater has witnessed many important events, from the proclamation of the first president of the Canary Islands to the visit of King Alfonso XIII. Today, the theater remains a popular place to see plays, opera and other forms of performing art.
We will meet at the Plaza del Adelantado, in the historic center of La Laguna. From this point, we will admire the facades of the 17th century convent of Santa Catalina de Siena and the palace of Nava. What better way to start the free tour?
Afterwards, we will stroll through this city World Heritage Site the parish church of Santo Domingo de Guzman and the chapel of the Green Cross.
We will tour two of the main arteries of La Laguna, Herradores and Obispo Rey Redondostreets , and you will fall in love with their colorful facades! In addition, we will talk about the different nicknames that some streets receive linked to their former uses.
We will see the exteriors of the Casa de la Alhóndiga, the Casa del Corregidor, the Palacio Salazar, the Casa de los Capitanes…. La Laguna has numerous historic buildings that deserve to be known! Not in vain, for centuries it was the capital of Tenerife.
Of course, we will visit the exterior of the Cathedral, declared an Asset of Cultural Interest. Do you want to know its history? After discovering it, we will end the free tour of La Laguna in front of the Leal Theater after a two-hour tour.
Meeting Point and Duration
The meeting point is the Plaza del Adelantado. The estimated duration is two hours.