The city was built around the Cathedral where one can find the remains of the apostle James (Santiago). The famous St. James Cathedral incorporates different elements from the Gothic, Baroque, Plateresco and Neo-Classic eras. Life of the city of Santiago has always formed around this 9th century Cathedral.
During the day you will visit: Plaza do Toural (the Bendana Palace of the 18th century), Rua Nova (the principal theater and the Church of St. Maria de Salome), Rua do Vilar (the famous street of arches), Rua do Franco (traditional zone for walking around and eating tapas), Plaza Fonseca (the University Library that was originally commissioned as a college by Archbishop Fonseca in 1532), Plaza do Obradoiro, Gelmirez Palace, the College of St. Jerome, the Reyes Catolicos Hotel, and the Rajoy Palace.
The tour includes a three course lunch hosting some delicious Galician cooking and local wine, as well as some afternoon tapas in the old quarter next to the Cathedral.
Length: approx. 9 hours
Time: 9:00 am daily
Summary: 30 DAYS MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED. This tour provides hotel pickup in Santiago. Minimum of 2 people required for reservation, maximum of 6 people. Rates are per person and in US dollars. Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 800-750-2859.
There is a $5.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.
There are no refunds. All sales are final.
Tour Does Not Include:
Airfare, Transfers not specified in the itinerary, Entrance fees not specified in the itinerary, Beverages not specified in selected meals, Meals not specified in itinerary, Telephone & Facsimile charges, Excess Baggage charges, Passport & Visa fees, Personal & Travel Insurance, Airport & Departure Taxes, Optional excursions, Room Service, Tips & Gratuities to Driver/Guide.
Tour does not operate on January 1, Easter, Thanksgiving, December 24, 25 or 31.
30 DAYS MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED. This tour provides hotel pickup in Santiago. Minimum of 2 people required for reservation, maximum of 6 people. Rates are per person and in US dollars. Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 800-750-2859.