Santa Marta: Old Town, Harbour & Highlights Self-guided Tour

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Experience the colonial old town, discover the harbour promenade, historic buildings and lively alleyways. Get to know the history of the city and enjoy insider tips for culture and cuisine.


  • Interactive, as each booked participant has the tour infos on their smartphone
  • A varied tour with interesting stories awaits you
  • Solve entertaining tasks and riddles while strolling through the streets
  • Read interesting facts about the history and culture of Santa Marta
  • Follow the tour at your own pace and take time to explore at each stop


Get to know Santa Marta in a relaxed way. Start the self-guided tour whenever you like and spend a varied and enjoyable time in this exciting and fascinating city. The tour begins in the charming 'Café del Parque' park, which was once called 'Parque de Venezuela'. From there, the tour continues to the historic town hall and old prison, where you will learn the story of Don Antonio Nariño, a pioneer of Colombian independence. Continue to the Gold Museum and the 'Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino', the place where Simón Bolívar, the famous liberator of South America, spent his last days. You will visit the 'Parque Bolívar', where you can find handicrafts and souvenirs from various South American countries. On the city beach, you will get a view of the harbour. You will visit the monument to the founding of the city and discover the diverse street art in the city's alleyways. The tour continues to the magnificent 'Teatro Santa Marta' and the impressive Catedral de Santa Marta. You will visit the historic 'Casa del Correo', which once served as a post office, and the lively 'Parque de los Novios', the park of lovers. Throughout the tour, you will receive insider tips on culture and cuisine, nightlife and excursions. Discover for yourself why Santa Marta is known as the 'Pearl of the Caribbean'. At the tour stops, there are entertaining tasks to solve and fun questions to answer. Who knows, for example, what ... but no, we won't tell you yet! It's like being shown Santa Marta by a good friend who knows the city like the back of his hand and has many exciting stories and anecdotes to tell. You can start the tour at any time and as often as you like in the browser of a smartphone. On site or even from the comfort of your sofa. Enjoy your time in Santa Marta! *** Good to know *** You will receive the link to start the tour in an email directly after booking.


Self-guided tour with the smartphone for every booked participant Fun tasks and puzzles for every booked participant Map and tour access offline

Important Information

  • You will receive the link to start the tour on your smartphone in a separate email shortly after booking. An internet connection is required to start the tour. The tour is downloaded automatically and can then be used offline. During the tour you only need an internet connection if you want to use links to further information.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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