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Cartagena: Guided City Tour w/ La Popa and San Felipe Castle

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Visit the Cartagena essentials on this half-day, small-group city tour. Hop on an air-conditioned van to discover the main sites such as La Popa, The San Felipe Castle, the history within the Walled City, and the Old Shoes Monument.

Highlights

  • Visit Cartagena’s old city and see the Fort of San Felipe
  • Take a drive around Cartagena Bay and admire the views
  • Enjoy the commentary of an informative bilingual guide

Description

Discover the magic of Cartagena — declared a World Heritage Site for its architectural distinction and its history — on this 4-hour, small-group tour. Visit the main sites around the city and learn the rich stories behind its culture. Head to the La Popa monastery, located on the tallest hill in the city, to get amazing views and take the best pictures from above. From there, explore the Fort San Felipe de Barajas, a 16th-century hilltop fortress built by the Spanish to protect against pirates and the English navy. Your guide will accompany you to tell the stories within the fort and explain more of its importance to Cartagena. Make a quick stop at an emblematic symbol of Cartagena — the Old Shoes Monument — and continue into the Walled City. Take a guided walk around the historic center and gain a deep understanding of its culture and architecture before returning to your hotel.

Includes

Admission tickets for and guided tour of San Felipe Fort Hotel pickup and drop-off Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle Entrance to La Popa Visit to Old Shoes Monument Walled City walking tour
Food and drinks

Important Information

  • Bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen and a camera. • When booking, please provide hotel details for everyone in the group.

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