Posted on 16/06/2020
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From Porto: Santiago de Compostela & Viana do Castelo Full-Day Sightseeing Tour with Lunch

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Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour from Porto to one of the world’s most significant pilgrimage sites in the world, the Santiago de Compostela. Discover the majesty of Santiago de Compostela’s historical center and marvel at the grand architecture of the Cathedral of Santiago. On your way to the site visit, the famous Viana do Castelo and benefit from the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Porto hotel.

DURATION: 9 hours
DEPARTURE: 9.00 am
LANGUAGES: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese
MEETING POINT: At your hotel in the areas of Porto or center of Vila Nova de Gaia
OPENING SEASON: All year round
WHO CAN COME: This tour is suitable for anyone. An adult must accompany children

Highlights

◾ Visit the charming city of Viana do Castelo
◾ Explore the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela
◾ Learn about the cult of St. James of the Greater Saracens
◾ Wander the historic UNESCO World Heritage streets

What is included

✔ Your expert guide
✔ Air-conditioned vehicle
✔ Bottled water & Lunch
✔ Hotel pickup and drop-off
✖ Monument entrance fees

Description - What to expect

Take a full-day sightseeing tour from Porto and explore two beautiful cities of southern Europe on a full-day sightseeing tour. Visit Viana do Castelo and then cross the border into Spain for a tour of the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela.

Listen to your guide and learn all about this important pilgrimage destination. Santiago is best known for the Caminhos de Santiago (St. James Way) pilgrim trail following the cult of St. James. Upon arrival, visit the majestic 11th-century cathedral, dedicated to the apostle.

You will have the opportunity to attend a mass if you wish, and there will be free time for lunch and a walk in the UNESCO World Heritage city center before you start your return trip back to Porto.

Language/s

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Cutoff time before activity

  • 12 hours

COVID-19 - Update information

All guests' touchpoints are regularly cleaned
Number of guests is limited
Masks are required, please bring your own