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Our most recommended Galicia Museums & Exhibitions

Santiago de Compostela: Cathedral and Museum Guided Tour

1. Santiago de Compostela: Cathedral and Museum Guided Tour

Skip the line and discover the Romanesque architecture of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela with an expert guide. Explore the Cathedral and its museum and get a better perspective of the last stop on the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route. Choose between the two options: 1) Guided tour of the cathedral and its museum: Admire the beautiful interiors of the Cathedral on four floors. See notable features of the Cathedral, such as the Chapel of Relics, the Royal Pantheon, the Treasury, the Chapter Library, the Botafumeiro, and the Obradoiro balcony. Learn more about the construction and destruction of the Cathedral throughout the centuries. 2) A guided visit to the roofs of the cathedral, the carraca tower, the interior of the cathedral and its museum, which is available only in Spanish. On this tour, you will get to know the Cathedral of Santiago in its entirety, touring its museum and enjoying the best views of the city from the roofs of the cathedral and the viewpoint of the Torre de la Carraca, more than 50 meters high.

A Coruña: MEGA Beer Museum Tour with Beer and Cheese Tasting

2. A Coruña: MEGA Beer Museum Tour with Beer and Cheese Tasting

Visit the museum and active brewery Mundo Estrella Galicia (MEGA) for a guided tour. Stroll through 3,000 square meters of interactive exhibits. Learn to pour the perfect draft beer and sample a variety of beers and cheeses. Get a welcome pack and a free glass. Follow your guide through all 8 sections of the beer museum to discover the origins of beer and find out what raw materials are used to craft it. Uncover the secrets of the brewing and bottling process. Hear about how it is distributed and delve into the world of beer advertising. Learn how to pour the perfect draft beer. Finally, head over to the beer tasting area to try a flight of 5 beers that are expertly complimented with 5 cheeses.

Santiago Vip Full Experience

3. Santiago Vip Full Experience

The vip experience starts at 10:00 from Plaza de Obradoiro, where our guide will wait for you to show you all the beauty of the historic center of Santiago de Compostela; we will know its history, its squares, the wonderful gastronimic market and much more. At the end of the guided tour of the ancient city, you will have a short break and the second part of the tour will begin, visiting the Cathedral Museum and the interior of the Santiago Cathedral. A 3-hour experience in which you will get to know the city of Santiago in depth with a specialized guide.

La Coruña: Guided Tour at MEGA - Mundo Estrella Galicia

4. La Coruña: Guided Tour at MEGA - Mundo Estrella Galicia

Embark on an adventure and visit MEGA - Mundo Estrella Galicia, the First Beer Museum in Spain. Dive into the world of beer and enjoy a Beer Museum placed into an Active Brewery. Discover the way of brewing beers in our company since 1906. Explore more than 3.000 square meters of fun and interaction, always with the beer world as the main Experience. Receive a Welcome Experience Kit before starting the guided tour. This Welcome Experience Kit includes a backpack with hops and malts to be tasted, a tactile pointer, an Atlantic glass of Estrella Galicia, and a coaster for tasting. Be part of a master class after the 75-minute visit where you will learn about beer service. Choose between a pack of 5 small beers in 12 cl glasses or a draft extra beer, eat crisps as an appetizer.  At the end of this activity, enjoy some free time in the Official MEGA Store, where visitors may receive a Beer Museum Gift, which is a 1906 Black Coupage Dark Beer, and a Wooden MEGA Opener.

O Grove: Pescanova Biomarine Center Museum Tickets

5. O Grove: Pescanova Biomarine Center Museum Tickets

Dive into the world of aquaculture with this skip-the-line ticket to the Nueva Pescanova Biomarine Center Museum in O Grove. Experience interactive exhibits where you can hear what different underwater species sound like and view octopuses and turbot fish.  Learn about the main operations of the Nueva Pescanova Biomarine center. Board modern vessels to learn about the fishing, farming, processing, and marketing of seafood products. Find out how they guarantee sustainability on their vessels. Uncover the importance of marine ecosystems for life on earth and hear about the problems that the seas and oceans face in the future. See a self-contained and self-sufficient ecosystem invented by NASA. Walk thorugh the "Farming the Sea" exhibit to learn about the benefits of aquaculture and how to ensure a responsible and sustainable aquaculture practice. Step back in time as you find out the main milestones of more than 5,000 years of aquaculture history. Admire graphic murals that mix illustration with animation or an interactive aquarium that provides information on 580 farmed species. This interactive system even allows you to launch the fish into the water from the control station. Visit an underwater laboratory and be introduced to the different technologies used in aquaculture like hydrophones and aquatic drones. Select marine species that you want listen to. See how oxygen, temperature, and the PH balance of the water can be measured using different sensors. Answer your burning aquaculture questions as you find out how Artificial Intelligence and Big Data are used in aquaculture to ensure animal welfare. Enjoy a 360º virtual reality experience and head to the research center to see octopuses and turbot swim. Finally, delve into the health benefits of seafood consumption in an interactive way.

Ourense: Guided Tour and Ticket to Ourense Cathedral

6. Ourense: Guided Tour and Ticket to Ourense Cathedral

Explore the secrets of the Ourense Cathedral with this ticket and tour with an official guide. Hear about the legends and stories surrounding this majestic Cathedral and view the museum of relics. Watch as your guide points out facinating details in the interior.  Meet your guide at the Cathedral of San Martiño and delve into the history of the site where the church was built while admiring its complete exterior. Appreciate the full range of architectural styles that make up the final product and snap some pictures.  Head inside and take the time to see little details while listening to myths and tales about the church. Head to the museum of relics to see items like the Treasure of San Rosendo. Take a look at the archway Pórtico del Paraíso and the Gothic dome.  Take in the flamboyant style of the high alter and visit the baroque chapel of the famous Santo Cristo. After your tour, have the chance to climb the bell tower and marvel at the views. 

From Porto: Santiago de Compostela Full Day Tour

7. From Porto: Santiago de Compostela Full Day Tour

Relax as you are personally collected from your hotel in Porto at 7:30 AM and depart immediately for Santiago de Compostela. At 11:00 AM you will experience the famous Pilgrim Mass. This special mass is held each day to recognize the pilgrims who have travelled along the Way of St. James to arrive at Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. You will have the chance to be a part of a historical ceremony that has been taking place since the 9th Century. At the beginning of the mass it is traditional for the home country and starting point of all the pilgrims to be announced. Following the mass you will get a chance to learn more about the historic Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela which is dedicated to St James, one of Jesus’ apostles, and is a UNESCO World Heritage listed site.

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What people are saying about Galicia

Diego was very informative and delight guy. He helped alot and introduced well about santiago with history and culture. He told us good spot to enjoy and it was worth to visit the spots! Thank you Diego! You are the BEST

Diego was a very competent guide. His English was very good. He was very clear in his instructions, informative and patient with demanding customers.

Diego was an amazing guide! He explained Santiago’s history so diligently and in such a captivating manner! Thank you :)

Our guide was interesting and spoke clearly. Thanks, Tiego for bringing history to life for us!

I really enjoyed the experience, Diego was excellent guide!