Gothic Betanzos of the Knights and its Art

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Youth and Family, Shore Excursion, Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



Spanish (fluent), Italian (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

A promenade through architecture and art from Rubens to Picasso, Dali and Miro

Betanzos was part of the Provinces of the old Kingdom of Galicia and the family Andrade lived and left signs of its presence in walls, in gothic churches, bridges and hospitals.
The town is also part of the English Way that leads pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela.
In the XX century the town the Naveira brothers - migrants in Argentina being successful there, once they came back they created schools, social buildings, a park and a senior residence.
A visit to the As Marinas Museum will give the visitor the chance to discover among many traditional objects of Galician everyday life , archeological examples of the galician Celt and Roman presence. Probably the hightlight is the Apostolate made by Rubens and his scholars.
Wood made balconies look so attractive although they were actually once created with purposes such as drying clothes or corn.
The visit to the International Center of Contemporary Printmaking where its gallery show us works by Picasso, Dalí, Mirò and Tapies among many others is a must.


Once we leave Coruna, in about 30 minutes we reach Betanzos where we will first visit the >Museum of Marinas. A promenade will follow in the alleys of the medievsl town, contemplating the gothic churches of Santiago, Santa Maria and San Francisco. We will head to the International Graphic Foundation to visit its art gallery and the activity of students in graphic design. Time for a drink before we head back to Coruna.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We meet at the Coruna pier or by your Hotel

End location: We leave you at the Coruna pier or by your Hotel

Duration: 5 hours

On mondays the Tour doesn't include both museums being closed so the alternative is a visit of the gardens of El Pasatiempo and panoramic of the river area.


Modern Private AC car for 2 persons or AC minibus for up to 10 persons.

What’s Included

The Tour includes Private Transport with driver, services of Tour Guide, tickets for Museo das Marinas and International Graphic Design Foundation.

What’s Extra

Everything that it's not included in the Included section.

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