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Santiago de Compostela

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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.

Santiago Vip Full Experience

2. 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.

From Porto: Santiago de Compostela Full Day Tour

3. 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 Santiago de Compostela

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!