Guided tour

Potes: Historical Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: EXPLORING CANTABRIA

Potes: Historical Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: EXPLORING CANTABRIA

From US$ 11.53 per person

Uncover the fascinating history of Potes on this guided walking tour. Walk through the cobbled streets of the Solana district, and see the Torre del Infantado tower, small squares, and bridges.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Step back in time as you hear the history of Potes from your local guide
  • See the new Church of San Vicente and the Torre del Infantado tower
  • Walk along the river and capture pictures of the many romantic bridges
  • Discover local customs and get recommendations on which local foods to try
  • Let your guide navigate through the narrow, winding streets of the Old town
Full description

Discover the beauty of Potes and its medieval Old Town on this guided walking tour. Admire the town's highlights like the new Church of San Vicente and the Torre del Infantado tower. Learn about the town's history, culture, and cuisine as you stroll.

Meet your local guide in front of the monument to Jesus de Monasterio in the park in front of the new Church of San Vicente. Unlock the history of illustrious figures such as Jesús de Monasterio as you walk down cobbled streets and take in views of the Peña Labra and Peña Sagra mountains.

Hear about the San Pedro, Calseco, and Linares towers and find out which remains. View the 14th-century Torre del Infantado tower which was used by the Mendoza family in their fights with the Manrique house.

Pass by emblematic historical buildings as you make your way through the Solana district in the heart of the historic quarter of the town. Capture pictures of stone mansions with balconies full of flowers, narrow cobbled streets, charming squares and bridges that cross the Deva and Quiviesa rivers.

Find out about local customs, festivals, and traditions. Listen to mouth-watering descriptions of lebaniego stew (chickpea, potato and meat stew), orujos (pomace brandy), and homemade desserts. Finish your tour at your meeting point.

Includes
  • Walking tour
  • Spanish-speaking guide
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Date

Meeting point

Meet your local guide in front of the monument to Jesus de Monasterio in front of the new Church of San Vicente.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Product ID: 412739