If you are in Galicia and especially in the city of Santiago de Compostela, one of the places you should know is the city of A Coruña. It is a few hours away by car. Take advantage of this Private La Coruña Tour from Santiago de Compostela .
This magnificent city is famous for three specific things. Having the oldest lighthouse in the world still in operation. It contains the largest glass gallery on the planet to date and owning the longest maritime promenade in Europe.
During the tour you will be accompanied by your own private guide. Your guide will show you the areas that best suit your interests. You will also have an assigned luxury vehicle with a driver. This way you can easily move from one area to another, do all the shopping you want and not worry about transportation schedules.
Points of Interest & Landmarks
In Tour Travel & More, we are proud to create itineraries tailored to our customers. No ride is the same as another. However, in this section we’ll talk a little about the places of interest you will find in A Coruña. You can indicate which of them is the one you would like to visit the most.
The first thing is that we will coordinate with you the place where we’ll pick you up. It can be your hotel, the airport or somewhere in the city of Santiago de Compostela. From there we will leave for Coruña. Our first mandatory stop will be the Tower of Hercules. This is the oldest lighthouse in the world. It dates from the time of the Romans, specifically from the second century AD. The best of all is that it’s fully functional. Around it there are beautiful gardens. There are a wide variety of sculptures that you can photograph and admire in detail. You can also climb the tower paying a small fee for the entrance.
The second section of the tour will take us into the Old Town of A Coruña. During this trip that we’ll make mainly on foot. It is the best way to know this part of the city. We will visit emblematic places such as the María Pita Square. This is a place where a life-size statue of this hero is located. Your guide will tell you the story of who this woman was and why she is so important to the locals. Then we will admire the Church of San Jorge, the Church of Santiago, the Mirador and the Garden of San Carlos. All very popular tourist sites of this city.
Finally, we will go down to the Port area. There you can taste delicious local dishes, admire the glass gallery that adorns the Maritime Avenue and for which La Coruña is also known as the City of Crystal. In this area you can make your traditional souvenirs shopping and walk on the maritime promenade, having as background music the breaking of the waves.
This is one of our best Private La Coruña Tour from Santiago de Compostela.