Freetour.com reveals winners of 2019 Best Free Tour Award
Zaragoza Free Tour (Zaragoza, Spain), created by Spanish guide Diego Laborda, won first place in the Best free walking tour worldwide category. This 2-hour tour takes visitors through the capital of the Aragón region, home to iconic cathedrals such as the Basílicia del Pilar, as well as impressive Moorish and Roman architecture.
The tour showcases the rich historical and artistic heritage of Zaragoza, Spain's fifth-largest city, and provides excellent sightseeing tips and interesting facts on its 2,000 years of history. Laborda, the creator of the award-winning tour, has also been voted Best Free Tour Guide, being the most top-rated and reviewed individual local guide on the platform.
On the other side of the Atlantic, the Walking Tour of Comuna 13 provided by Zippy Tour in Medellín, Colombia, was ranked second in the Best Free Tour category - the company's second FREETOUR.com award, having last year being ranked the best free tour in South America 2018.
Organized by a team of young Colombian guides from the infamous Comuna (commune in Spanish) 13, this top-rated tour curates a truly authentic local experience as it shows the story of transition from Medellín's dark past to a colorful and hopeful city through graffiti and urban art and the intriguing personal first-hand stories of the guides.
This inspiring walk helps to understand how some of Colombia's most notorious neighborhoods reinvented themselves and introduces visitors to the local traditions and fascinating dance culture. One of the many reasons they are enjoying multiple awards.
The third Best Free Tour Worldwide Award was given to Alfama and Mouraria Free Walking Tour, created by Live History, a Portuguese licensed company by the Tourism Bureau of Portugal operating tours in the city of Lisbon. On this sightseeing tour, you can go back to the past and learn the history of the oldest and the most multicultural neighborhoods of the city, Alfama and Mouraria, accompanied by traditional fado music.
The guides not only offer an insightful view of the identity and the real essence of Lisbon but also takes visitors through the city's narrow alleys, up and down hills and around the most charming landmarks, such as the Castle area or the Miradouro do Graça.
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Kristina Kinson - PR Manager