Oviedo Free Tour
Join us on our free tour of the ancient capital of the kingdom of Asturias. We'll see the starting point of the Camino de Santiago, legends of the past, and the main attractions of Oviedo.
Oviedo Free Tour
We'll meet at Plaza Alfonso II El Casto at the indicated time, in the centre of the square. From here, we'll spot the first monument of our tour: the Monument to Alfonso II El Casto. Alfonso II El Casto was the king of Asturias and was the first pilgrim to embark on the famous Camino de Santiago.
Next, we'll come to the Arco San Tirso, we'll find out why this pre-Romanesque window of the Asturian Monarchy is the tourist emblem of Asturias. Then we'll continue our tour to the San Salvador Cathedral which is the very first stop on the famous Camino de Santiago pilgrimage. Here, we'll also be able to admire the beautiful chapel of the Balesquida.
Then we'll see the Monastery of San Pelayo - a women's cloistered monastery with over 1000 years of history. From here we'll go and see the statue of Friar Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, a Spanish monk and scholar who has become known as the Father of the Spanish Enlightenment!
Our next stop will be San Isidoro Square, your guide will tell you all about the customs, folklore, modern traditions and famous figures of this fascinating town. Then we'll come to the University of Oveido, where we'll learn some interesting historical facts!
The last stop on our tour will be Plaza de La Escandalera. You'll find out why it's nicknamed the square of 100 names...
Finally, we'll end the tour at Parque de San Francisco.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.
When to book?
You can book up until 8 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Most areas are accessible.
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No printing of documentation required.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
If you have any other questions please contact us .
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Plaza de Alfonso II El Casto