Guided tour

Cuenca: Medieval Old Town

Activity provider: CUENCA VIAJES

Cuenca: Medieval Old Town

Activity provider: CUENCA VIAJES

From US$ 9.23 per person

Discover one of the best preserved medieval cities of Spain on a guided tour of Cuenca, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. Enjoy a 16th c. skyscraper (12 stories high) from inside

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Stroll the narrow streets of Cuenca's old town with a Spanish-speaking guide
  • Get panoramic views of the deep gorges of the Júcar and Huécar rivers
  • See the impressive and implausible hanging architecture
  • Get inside a 12 stories residential building, probably the highest in the 16th c
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Take a tour of Cuenca and experience its historic sites and stunning location with a Spanish-speaking guide. Perched on a natural rock, whose slopes descend into deep gorges of the Júcar and Huécar rivers, the city is often referred to as the "Eagle's Nest" and the old town is a great example of unbelievable architecture. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996, Cuenca is an undiscovered gem of Spain, full of dramatic "Hanging Houses" and splendid ecclesiastical architecture. Take a stroll through the old town and discover the secrets of the main monuments. Travel back in time along the narrow streets and marvel at the hanging buildings. Get an insight into the local lifestyle and history along the way. Then, get the chance to look inside the 12th-century cathedral, first built between 1182 and 1270 in the Gothic style, and altered several times during the Renaissance and 18th century. (Week ends only)
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Meeting point

Meet just below the arches of Cuenca City Hall, next to the tourist office. Look for the guides wearing a red uniform.

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Know before you go

  • Please note that this tour is only conducted in Spanish
  • Please be at the meeting point at least 5 minutes before the scheduled starting time
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A fantastic tour, there was only a little heat left over and a dog that was going on the tour, thank goodness that the group was divided and I did not have to do the tour with why I should have canceled it, I have an allergy and panic.

August 23, 2021

Nice visits, very fun experience, and a very friendly guide.

October 12, 2020

Excellent tour and guides ... highly recommended, you always learn things that you can't even imagine and it helps to love the city more

September 28, 2020

Product ID: 99042