Guided Walking Tour in Santiago de Compostela

Explore the enchanting city of Santiago de Compostela on this delightful walking tour. From the iconic Plaza del Obradoiro and its majestic Cathedral to the serene Praza da Quintana de Vivos, where pilgrims once gathered, our journey unravels the city’s rich history. Discover the hidden gem of Praza da Inmaculada and its elegant architecture before immersing yourself in the vibrant Mercado de Abastos de Santiago. This captivating tour weaves together the spiritual importance, cultural heritage, and gastronomic delights that make Santiago de Compostela a truly unique destination. Lace up your walking shoes and let the city’s charm sweep you away on an unforgettable adventure.

General information

Price / 29 USD

You can pay online


English & Spanish


Tuesday to Saturday

Starting time

10:00 hrs


1 hour 10 minutes

Included / excluded

Local tour guide

Guided walking tour


Food and drinks


Full description

Explore the captivating city of Santiago de Compostela, España, on this delightful walking tour. Our journey begins at the iconic Plaza del Obradoiro, a square steeped in history and graced by the awe-inspiring Cathedral of Santiago. As we stand in the heart of the city, let the grandeur of the cathedral’s façade and the surrounding architectural gems transport you back in time.

Next, we make our way to Praza das Praterias, a charming square adorned with artisan shops and quaint cafes. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local craftsmanship, with beautiful silverwork and souvenirs on display. Don’t forget to take a moment to appreciate the intricate stonework of the Cathedral’s western façade.

Our exploration continues to Praza da Quintana de Vivos, a serene square nestled near the Cathedral. This quiet oasis carries a profound historical significance, as it was once a gathering place for pilgrims embarking on their journey to Santiago de Compostela. Feel the peace and tranquility in the air as we learn about the Camino de Santiago and its spiritual importance.

From there, we venture to Praza da Inmaculada, a hidden gem often overlooked by tourists. Here, we encounter the elegant architecture of the Colegio de San Jerónimo and the Monastery of San Paio de Antealtares. Let the stories of the past unfold before your eyes as we meander through this historical square.

Lastly, our tour concludes at the vibrant Mercado de Abastos de Santiago, the bustling marketplace of the city. This lively scene offers a feast for the senses, with stalls brimming with fresh produce, artisanal delicacies, and local treats. Take in the aromas and colors, and perhaps indulge in some regional delights to savor the true taste of Santiago de Compostela.

Meeting point

Meet your guide at Praza do Obradoiro.

Important information

This tour will take place rain or shine.