Santiago de Compostela Full Day Tour

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From US$ 110 per person

Key Details

Tour Duration
10 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese

Pick-up service

Pick up and drop off in Oporto and Vila Nova de Gaia hotels.

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What You'll Do

  • Experience the traditional Pilgrim Mass at Santiago de Compostela which has been held since the Middle Ages
  • Marvel at the historical and achitectural beauty the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral has to offer
  • Visit the Santiago de Compostela Historical Center, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Also marvel at the Viana do Castelo Cathedral, built in the first half of the 15th Century
  • Explore Viana do Castelo downtown which is home to one of the main ports from which Portuguese explorers set sail to embark on their discoveries


Discover the historic city of Santiago de Compostela during this interesting and dynamic day trip from Porto. Experience the wonder of this traditional landmark for religious pilgrims, and visit the city's old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

What to Expect

Relax as you are personally collected from your hotel in Porto at 8.00 am and depart immediately for Santiago de Compostela. At 11.00 am you will experience the famous Pilgrim Mass. This special mass is held each day to recognize the pilgrims who have travelled along the Way of St. James to arrive at Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. You will have the chance to be a part of a historical ceremony that has been taking place since the 9th Century. At the beginning of the mass it is traditional for the home country and starting point of all the pilgrims to be announced.

Following the mass you will get a chance to learn more about the historic Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela which is dedicated to St James, one of Jesus’ apostles, and is a UNESCO World Heritage listed site.

After immersing yourself in the history and architectural beauty of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela you will journey to Viana do Castelo which is set beautifully on the north bank of the Lima River estuary. Expect to see many fine historical buildings and renaissance architecture during your visit.

You will also have the opportunity to marvel at the Sé Cathedral, a large fortress constructed in 1150 A.D. by Afonso Henrigues, which is the burial place for Lisbon’s patron saint – St Anthony.

What's Included

  • Guided tour
  • Visit to Santiago de Compostela Cathedral
  • Visit to Viana do castelo Sé Cathedral

What's Not Included

  • Lunch
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs

Meeting Point

Meeting point: Rua Mouzinho da Silveira, 350 - Porto.

What to Remember

• Tour can be cancelled due to technical reasons, weather conditions, maintenance and other.
• This tour must have at least 2 people to be able to go ahead.
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