Visit one of the oldest cities in the world, San Juan, founded by the Spanish in 1521 AD. Get to know Old San Juan's history and sights on this walking tour of the city! With an expert local guide and a small group tour, you will discover the neighborhood, it's architecture and learn about the powerful colonial influence our Island has.
Your local guide will take you on a 2 to 2.5 hour walking tour along the Paseo de la Princesa (Princess Promenade) to the La Fortaleza, which is currently the official residence of the Governor of Puerto Rico and the Castillo San Felipe del Morro (fort visited may vary).
Once tour finishes your guide will gladly share any tips and insight on shopping, dining or other activities to do in the area.
Professional historian/tour guide
What's Not Included
Transportation not included (unless booking tour option with transportation from San Juan or Rio Grande)
ADULT: Age: 1 - 99
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Face masks provided for travellers
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Minimum of 4 persons required for tour to operate.
Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
Dress code is smart casual
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regular temperature checks for staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
What To Expect
Old San Juan
Get to know Old San Juan's history, architecture and sights on this walking tour of the city! With an expert local guide, you will discover in depth the neighborhood and culture, while learning about it's powerful colonial influence.
Your local guide will take you along Paseo de la Princesa (Princess Promenade) to the Fortaleza, which is currently the official residence of the Governor of Puerto Rico. You will walk thru the city's brimming with colors and cobble stone streets, and have magnificent picture opportunities.
Some sights and landmarks you will see are:
San Juan Gate (built in 1520 to guard the city from the harbor), Ballaja Barracks (built by the Spanish militia for housing in 1864), San Jose Church and Plaza, El Convento Hotel and Plaza del Quinto Centenario.
Your guide will be happy to answer any questions you have about additional sightseeing, dining or shopping plans once the tour has concluded.
Admission Ticket Free
Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista
As part of the multiple stops we will do during this walking tour, we will visit the San Juan Bautista Cathedral (subject to opening hours). Ask about Juan Ponce de León's tomb!
Admission Ticket Included
Castillo San Felipe del Morro
We will visit this historical and world wide known fortress, that was built in 1539 and played such an important role to the city and soldiers.
In the event you have mobility issues or prefer, can choose to visit the San Cristobal fort instead. Entrance fee included only to one fort.
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