Discover the cultural heritage of Lugo's historic center when you take our fantastic guided walking tour of the ancient Roman city. Best of all, it's free!
Free Tour of Lugo
Our free guided tour of Lugo begins at the giant chess set in Plaza Mayor square. The route takes us from this point through the historical heart of this elegant city and past some of the most important sights.
Lugo, called Lucus Augusti during the times of the Roman Empire, is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites - the Roman Wall and Lugo Cathedral. It is also one of the principal stops on the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route which runs along the north of Spain.
After exploring the essential sights around the historical center of Lugo, it is time to try some of the famous local gastronomy in the traditional bars and eateries around the Plaza do Campo square.
- You can make a reservation for a maximum of 6 people for this free tour of Lugo.
- Children under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. A maximum of three children is allowed per adult.
- On the tour we will not enter any monument which requires payment, however, we will visit their exterior grounds.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more
Tours or activities will not consist of more than 20 people per group.
A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
1 hour 30 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english.
English speaking guide specialized in the history of Lugo.
When to book?
You can book up until 36 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more
Printed material is avoided.
No single-use plastics are used.
The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.
The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.
The activity promotes local production.
No printing of documentation required.
Promotes local employment.
Has a gender equality policy.
Has a carbon footprint offset policy.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
The giant chess set in Plaza Mayor square in Lugo.