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Santiago de Compostela Mysteries and Legends Tour

4.3
(34 Reviews)

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Duration: 2 hours
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Experience Highlights

On this tour you will have the opportunity, for about 2 hours, to get to know the main mysteries, myths and legends of the city of Santiago de Compostela. You will be accompanied by an expert guide, thanks to whom you will learn many interesting facts about the city and its history.

You will see the main monuments of the historic centre of Santiago, while you will learn interesting facts, such as the relationship of the Way of St. James with the Order of the Templars or with the Game of the Goose. An original tour, ideal for lovers of the paranormal and extraordinary.

  • Walk through the most ghostly and legendary side of the city of Santiago de Compostela.
  • Learn, from the hand of an expert guide, a multitude of paranormal facts and interesting historical facts about the Galician capital.
  • Learn about the relationship between the Way of St. James and the Templars, as well as the famous Game of the Goose.

What’s included

  • Tour of mysteries and legends in Santiago de Compostela
  • Expert guide
  • Headphones to listen to the guide

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Step by Step

Join this tour of Santiago de Compostela and discover the most mysterious and ghostly side of the Galician capital. The tour will last approximately 2 hours and you will be accompanied by an expert guide, from whom you will learn a multitude of historical facts, myths and legends of the city of Compostela.

In the Plaza de las Praterías, you will listen to the legends and miracles of the Apostle St. James and learn about the history of this city and its relationship with the follower of Christ.

In the Plaza del Obradoiro, the most famous square in the city, you will see the multitude of emblematic buildings that surround it. These include the Rajoy Palace, the Hostal de los Reyes Católicos, the Colegio de San Jerónimo and the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela itself.

You will also see the Plaza de la Inmaculada, the place where the last stretches of the Pilgrims' Road to Santiago, the French, English and Northern Ways, meet. These complete the route arriving at the Cathedral's Puerta del Paraíso. This is why this square was known as Plaza del Paraíso in the Middle Ages.

In this square you will hear about witches, charms and spells, as well as the Templars, the importance of the Camino de Santiago in the Middle Ages and how the Game of the Goose was based on this unique route .

You will visit the Monastery of San Martín Pinario, where the Holy Inquisition was based, and continue to the Capital de Ánimas, where Queimada was made. This is a well-known Galician drink, traditionally used to ward off spirits and evil beings .

Other legends also await you in the Church of San Félix de Solovio and the Plaza de la Quintana, where, at nightfall, the ghost of a mysterious pilgrim appears.

An original and fun tour, full of mystery and history, ideal for lovers of the paranormal .

Reviews

4.3
· 34 Reviews
  • M
    Maria
    4
    (0 Reviews)
    The tour went very well, the tour was quite pleasant and the experience was good, but we expected something more. Recommended to do it once.
  • R
    Rebecca
    5
    (0 Reviews)
    All ok.
  • J
    James
    5
    (0 Reviews)
    Good tour, one of the best I have done with my family. If you have the opportunity to do this tour do not hesitate, it is a totally different experience from other tours. Highly recommended.
  • C
    Colin
    5
    (0 Reviews)
    Wonderful experience.
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