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I am Italo Pendola, qualified Galicia Tour Guide. Discover the best Santiago and Galicia on a private, customised Tour! From celtic open air villages to stunning Galician natural landscape. Urban guided visits can include St. James Cathedral in...more
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15705, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
+34 667 43 59 81
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

If you are lucky enough to find Italo and take a tour with him, please do! We weere in Santiago de Compostela and did a private tour of the plaza and cathedral with Italo. He is personable, knowledgeable and professional. The passion he has for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Italopendola, Manager at Italo Pendola, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Thank you so much Mamak279 It makes me happy to know you had a great time! Best regards Italo

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Mr Pendola is an excellent guide with extensive knowledge of the history and architecture of Santiago and Galicia. He is a friendly gentleman with a great sense of humor. Highly recommended

Date of experience: July 2018
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Italopendola, Propietario at Italo Pendola, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words! It's been a pleasure! Italo

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We had a small, private tour of the centre of Santiago de Compostela with Italo. It was a brilliant way to get our bearings and to understand all the great things Santiago has to offer. Italo tailored the afternoon to us and, upon discovering our...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Italopendola, Propietario at Italo Pendola, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you sp much Lisa for your words! Yes, Santiago has a lot of things to offer, and we started..strong with the Botafumeiro at the Cathedral! Galician wines are most of the times a nice surprise so going beyond Albariño is always great! I loved...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Italo was a wonderful tour guide, he was able to give a detailed and fascinating history of each town that we went to while also focusing in on what makes that town great today. Italo is funny, personable, knowledgeable and easy to approach to ask...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Italopendola, Propietario at Italo Pendola, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you so much Mr Meccia for your kind words! It's been a pleasure for me to share with you and the group the beauties of Galicia. And having you enjoying some good time! My best regards, Italo

Reviewed 18 April 2018

I contacted Italo in November 2016 for our trip to Spain. A family medical emergency forced us to re-schedule our trip for late March 2018. Italo remembered me and was very understanding about our cancelled 2016 trip. With many e-mails going back and forth across...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Italopendola, Propietario at Italo Pendola, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you so much Mrs Marianne! I felt so happy to know you really could come to visit Galicia. Believe me..the greatness of the Atlantic..its waves..its wind..make me feel great too. Like a kid! There must be a photo of me jumping over one of...More

Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

My uncles, aunt, parents, cousin and I had a walking tour with Italo back in 2015. Italo was very knowledgeable, reliable and friendly. We enjoyed his company so much and we invited him, his wife and kids for dinner. My parents and I came back...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We first met Italo in 2014 on our first visit to Santiago. We promised him that we would be back and he would take us to Finisterre. We had an amazing time in Finisterre with an amazing lunch. Italo is a great guide and he...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Italopendola, Owner at Italo Pendola, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! It's been for me a pleasure to show you such fascinating area in here that..yes! I feel enthusiast about. I hope that you will have the chsnce to vome back in the next futire for new experiences...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Italo Pendola led my husband and me on a customized 3 hour tour of Santiago de Compostela. The tour covered the places we wanted to see, plus some things we wouldn't have known about, and was just the right pace. Italo is very knowledgeable (with...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Susan C
Italopendola, Manager at Italo Pendola, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you so much! I am happy to know you had a good time in this wonderful city! And to share some of the stories this town hides in his granit and window galleries. Italo

Reviewed 21 June 2016

Excursion from cruise ship. Decided to skip Santiago de Composta and other more famous sites and just deal with the immediate town. So, we find that Italo is hired by the town to impersonate historical figures. We learn from him that Northern Spain "discovered" and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Italopendola, Gerente at Italo Pendola, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2016

Thank you very much for your opinion! It has been a pleasure for me to show you the best spots, with a bit of history and why not..ideal advices on drinks and food! A big hello from Spain and..local celts descendants.

Reviewed 16 June 2016

It's a joy to have a guide who combines these three things as Italo does ... par excellence. He loves his job, knows the area and Its history and was a brilliant communicator with our diverse group of nine Aussies and one kiwi. Our tour...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Italopendola, Gerente at Italo Pendola, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2016

Thank you so much for your words! I try to give my visitors the best in the area..and there is a lot as you could see. With nice people in restaurants, catamarans and cellars to make it funny and ..instructive. The magic was created and...More

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Response from Italopendola | Property representative |
Good evening from Santiago. You find my email on side this page or whatsapp message to +34667435981 Thank you and I wait for your email. Italo Pendola
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