Timeless Giant Stories Tour in the City of Guarda

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Duration: 2:30
Provided by Historias Com Passadas
Portuguese  |  10:00 AM
Thu, Sat
Spanish  |  3:00 PM
Thu, Sat
from €0 Tip based

Overview of the tour in Guarda

This is a different look at the city; the people who shaped it and its works that they left for posterity. Travel back in time to the twelfth century with D Sancho I and unveil his main concerns.

Get to know the magnificent Cathedral, built with the influence of different architectural styles and be dazzled by the interior and the view from the terraces. Discover in giant strides the ancient streets, cross the walls and centuries, until you return to the present and learn why the Rooster is tried and burned at the stake every year.
Meet Rui de Pina, the important chronicler and ambassador; Friar Pedro da Guarda, the Deer of God; Lopo de Carvalho and Sousa Martins, physicians dedicated to the treatment of tuberculosis; José Maria Pedrosa, the creator of the oldest local radio station.

We will visit:
-Estátua de D. Sancho I
-Sé Catedral (Indoor; Terrace)
-Praça Luis de Camões
-Portas D’el Rei e da Erva
-Igreja de S. Vicente (Outdoor only)
-Rua Rui de Pina
-Torre dos Ferreiros (Outdoor only)
-Largo de Frei Pedro
-Jardim José de Lemos
-Edifício do arquivo Distrital (Outdoor only)
-Teatro da Guarda (Outdoor only)
-Parque de Saúde
-Escola de Santa Clara (Outdoor only)

This activity includes:

  • Sé da Guarda
  • Porta da Erva
  • Church of San Vicente
  • Torre dos Ferreiros
  • District Archives of Guarda
  • Municipal Theater of Guarda
  • Porta d'el Rei
  • Histórias Com Passadas guide during the walking route.
  • RNAAT License No. 506/2022 of Turismo de Portugal.
  • Personal accident and liability insurance - Allianz

Meeting point

Cathedral of Guarda

On arrival

I'll be on the access stairs to the Se Cathedral, with an orange umbrella Address: R. Dr. Miguel de Alarcão 7, 6300-684 Guarda, Portugal

Things to note

- Please, when making the reservation, indicate the total number of people who will come (Numerous group bookings are not accepted - more than 15 visitors).
- If possible, please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour time, to start at the indicated time.
- The route is circular, beginning and ending next to the statue of D. Sancho I; presents an easy/moderate level of difficulty and has a total of 3.36 km, with an accumulated uneven of 108 m.
- No specific equipment is required to carry out this tour (e.g. walking sticks).
- Not included:
- Payment of the entrance ticket to the Cathedral (2,50 €)
- Meals or drinks during the walk, all consumption in any establishments eventually visited during the activity.
- Transport to the starting point of the walk.
- Anything that is not declared as included.

Free Cancellation

You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.

Portuguese  |  10:00 AM
Thu, Sat
Spanish  |  3:00 PM
Thu, Sat
from €0 Tip based
Tours Organized by Historias Com Passadas
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