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Cartagena: Walled City, San Felipe, La Popa Tour & Tastings65 Reviews
Discover the most important places of Cartagena and experience them authentically during this multi-stop, private full-day trip. Spot historic sights, explore hidden gems, and taste local foods.
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- Savor authentic flavors while tasting typical Caribbean sweets and snacks
- Discover the historical Walled City and its squares, fortresses, and bastions
- Explore the San Felipe Castle and the Gold Museum
- Enrich your tour with a visit to La Popa for views of Cartagena’s landscapes
- Get plenty of unique photo opportunities to capture your unforgettable trip
DescriptionIf you're wanting a complete Cartagena experience with no corners unturned, this private full-day tour is made so you can see the city in the most complete way possible. Taste local foods and visit sights such as San Felipe Castle and the city's main squares. Enjoy optional entry to La Popa Convent. Start the day by meeting your local guide, who will pick you directly up from your hotel or address. Then, head first to the historic San Felipe Castle, the city’s old fortress built by Spaniards (entry tickets included). Walk through the castle and let your guide bring back to life adventure stories of conquerors, treasures, and pirates. Learn more about how Colombia became so mixed due to African, Indigenous, and Spanish roots. Visit afterward the Walled City of Cartagena and stroll around the colonial and colorful houses as you get to know more about the main squares and bastions that traced the city’s path to independence. See Santo Domingo Square, the church, and the Cathedral of Santa Catalina de Alejandría. It wouldn’t be the perfect tour of Cartagena without tasting Colombia’s flavors, so you’ll get to try typical coconut sweets and, fried arepa with egg, a traditional snack famous on the Caribbean Coast. If choosing the longer tour option with entry tickets to the Convent of La Popa (Convent of the Stern), round off your tour by visiting the convent and a viewpoint located at the top of a hill where the city, its sea, and one of its islands can be seen and photographed. Cartagena is not only the touristic capital of Colombia but one of the most memorable cities that holds Colombia’s history, making it a place for culture, tradition, and diversity, with many historic places and unique corners to discover.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off Local guide Walking tour Tastings San Felipe de Barajas Castle entry La Popa Convent entry (if option chosen)
- Be aware this tour is mostly walking Cartagena's Gold Museum is closed on Mondays, however, the guide will give you options for another museum according to your interests This tour operates in all weather conditions