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Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours
Puerto Vallarta- Jalisco- Mexico
( 137 )
2 Hours
10 Persons
English
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Brief

Fall in love with Puerto Vallarta on a walking tour that gives you an intimate look into the oldest part of the city. Stroll along cobblestone streets while you learn how the town began as a small fishing village over 150 years ago. Enjoy the ocean, sun and breeze as you visit many historical places.

Tour Detail

- Hear about the legends of the Huichol Indians, whose beautiful and intricate beadwork you see demonstrated

- Meet several local merchants while enjoying their many crafts, food and artisan wares

- Walk the cobblestone streets, typical of Spanish Colonial architecture, while absorbing the sights, smells and sounds of daily life

- Explore the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and gaze up at the sky-high bell tower—a Puerto Vallarta icon—that's still rung by hand

- Visit old cigar factory while tasting Mexico's famous products: coffee, chocolate, vanilla, and tequila

Tour runs from 10-12; M,T,W,Sat; reservations online 48 hours in advance; visit website for details and photos:  www.puertovallartawalkingtours.com

Price Detail
Cancellation Policy

You will get

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Reviews

4tunes2015

2019-04-17 09:04:31

"We had a great time with both Sandra and Emily!" We did 3 tours, the Snorkel Swim Hike Tour, the Southside Neighborhood Tour and the Chocolate Tour. They were all really great, we enjoyed meeting Sandra and Emily and the people they used to help...

+More

SaraMosh

2019-03-22 18:57:20

"A must-do walking tour in Puerto Vallarta! Book more than one." Sandra is absolutely amazing!! She feels like a friend who is showing you around. We booked a tour with her on a Wednesday, loved it so much, we booked in on her Thursday tour too. (We especially...

+More

Joyce Ann M

2019-03-21 04:05:40

"Gringo Gulch Tour in PV" Great tour of Gringo Gulch in PV--Sandra has a wealth of knowledge about this area, which has a fascinating history.

+More

Kathleen H

2019-03-15 11:28:47

"Informative and Insightful" My friend and I love walking tours so we signed up for Sandra's walking tour of the Southside Neighbourhoods. It was fantastic. Sandra provided a lot of historic context, personal and relevant...

+More

Mike D

2019-03-02 02:24:54

"Day Trip to Pitillal Centro" Our hostess Sandra Cesca was excellent! I had accidentally stumbled upon Pitillal one day after getting on a wrong bus. The neighborhood fascinated me and I wanted to know more. So I booked a...

+More

Janet H

2019-02-28 18:43:54

"El Centro" This was our second walking tour with Sandra. Last year we toured the Southside Neighbourhoods which gave us a great introduction to Puerto Vallarta. This year we toured the historic El centro area...

+More

JerseaGirl

2019-02-20 10:34:55

"Pleasant Pitiallal" Pitiallal is an extension of Puerto Vallarta, but less congested and less 'touristy'. Sandra took us on a lovely walk of the city where we visited the beautiful St. Michael Church, purchased fruits...

+More

Michael W

2019-02-20 05:15:18

"Great waking tour of Gringo Gulch in the Centro district of Puerto Vallarta" We had booked this tour well in advance and were worried it would be cancelled due to the unusual rainy and cool weather we had yesterday, but Sandra showed up on time and in great spirits and took...

+More

Jo ann M

2019-02-11 16:07:02

"Fun and informative!" Sandra was a terrific guide- fun and informative. She was able to arrange a walking tour with very short notice for our small group. We had fun while learning so much about the area and Puerto...

+More

Ron B

2019-02-03 15:32:13

"Chocolate walking tour" I would highly recommend this as a MUST DO while in P.V. the amount of chocolate sampled and discussed is amazing

+More

Terry M

2019-02-03 04:31:04

"Chocolate walk" Sandra was a great guide. She was very knowledgeable and kept us moving at a good pace. Definitely a tour we will do again.

+More

JimB357

2019-02-02 17:25:21

"Great way to get to know Puerto Vallarta" My wife and I took the historical El Centro tour with Sandra. We were pleasantly surprised to get to discover some important shops that we had previously walked by without really knowing what they...

+More

gary g

2019-01-15 13:25:06

"Treat Yourself and use Sandra as your guide to Puerto Vallarta" Sandy is soooo good. My wife and I have used her services for two years now. This year we did El Centro. A great deal of history, art, culture and specialty shops. One example was the Peyote...

+More

MrsWeis

2019-01-08 10:19:40

"Guided Walking Tour" We saw Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, known locally as La Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, is a church building in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. The church has been called "one of the...

+More

evenyl

2018-12-31 15:10:31

"The Best Things in Life are Free - Sculpture walking tour" There's a saying "the best things in life are free." . I don't know who to attribute the saying to but I have Puerto Vallarta in mind. Of course there is also "you get what you pay for.". That's...

+More

Lynnel K

2018-11-22 03:46:25

"PV Historic walking tour with Paco-Isreal as our guide." Our walking tour was delightful. Our tour guide placed a lot of effort to make it educational, fun and engaging. Tip him well! P.S. Wear good walking shoes and be willing to climb stairs and...

+More

FellowTraveler606989

2018-10-13 23:29:34

"Southside Neighborhood Walking Tour" The tour was very educational and fun. We met some of the locals and their business establishments. Also we visited local meat, fruit and vegetable markets. Sandra was a fantastic tour guide...very...

+More

Heathcourt

2018-09-03 13:52:02

"PV Historic El Centro Walking Tour" We were very excited about going on this walking tour, and we were not disappointed at all!! Sandra was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and residents. One of our favorite highlights...

+More

Kathleen A

2018-05-24 09:17:32

"gringo gulch beauty and stories" Love learning the history and quirky stories of the different nooks and crannies by Sandra at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours. Our gringo gulch tour with a friend visiting from Dallas was adored by...

+More

Norrene G

2018-05-23 15:43:43

"Chocolate tour" This was our first time in Mexico so we decided to start out our 7-day adventure with the Puerto Vallarta Chocolate tour with Sandra and this was the best decision. Not only did we taste chocolate...

+More

micaelaw345

2018-05-19 12:54:25

"Pitillal Tour a taste of everyday Mexico" The Pitillal Tour was great for me because I'm looking to live in Mexico. It was more authentic sights and sounds and less tourist nonsense. The Saint Michael's Church and the Herb Shop were...

+More

Mxgringa

2018-04-26 17:19:22

"PV Walking Tours" I took the tour of Gringo Gulch and was amazed at how informed Sandra is about the history, architecture and stories of Puerto Vallarta. Even though I’ve been living here half time for several years...

+More

Betsy F

2018-03-30 05:19:55

"A sweet tour we loved!" My boyfriend and I did the chocolate-themed walking tour. It was outstanding. We learned about the history of chocolate in PV and then got to visit local chocolatiers - even the self-proclaimed...

+More

suzeemcm

2018-03-28 06:31:34

"Average at best and not worth the money" We did the 2 hour walking tour in March. It started off positively with some history but quickly went downhill from there. The tour was a random series of stops some which the guide was able to...

+More

Aaron D

2018-03-15 19:23:56

"Southside neighborhoods - Knowledgeable guide, beautiful sights" We had a lot of fun with Sandra on the southside neighborhoods walk. We enjoyed walking the Emiliano Zapata neighborhood and seeing the Riviera del Rio hotel, Sandra's stories and observations about...

+More

Katy83UnitedStates

2018-03-05 13:33:28

"Interesting and Knowledgeable Walking Tour Guide" Sandra was a joy to listen to and follow along the walking tour of the Puerto Vallarta historic district. The first part of the store we visited several local shops and met the owners at most of...

+More

Glgat

2018-03-03 09:36:00

"Great Walk" My wife and I did the Gringo Gulch walk with Sandy during early January. The walk was informative and fun. Sandy is a great guide. Susan and I normally taking walking tours wherever we go. Sandy is...

+More

Patricia B

2018-02-27 18:12:55

"Walking tour" We enjoyed our 3 hour walking tour with Sandra. She is very knowledgeable and well-known about town. She introduced us to local crafts people and showed us some of the architectural points of...

+More

Carla P

2018-02-17 00:45:51

"Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours a definite MUST for a first-time visitor to PV and even locals!" Time short during your visit to Puerto Vallarta? Just got off a cruise ship and need to find out lots of information in a short time? Just arrived and want to find out as much as possible about the...

+More

Carollyne S

2018-02-09 10:17:20

"A Tour with Sandra" My husband and I booked a walking tour with Sandra while in Puerto Vallarta a couple of weeks ago. Sandra is knowledgeable about PV's history, past and more recent and she is able to answer any...

+More

zorepm

2018-02-05 08:10:26

"Around the Centro" We spent several hours walking with Sandra around El Centro, hearing about the city and visiting various shops with quality merchandise. Sandra was friendly and knowledgeable. There was no pressure...

+More

Joyce Ann M

2018-02-01 04:53:44

"Chocolate Walking Tour, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico" I joined some other friends for the Chocolate Walking Tour with Sandra Cesca. As in all her other walking tours, this was a fun, as well as wonderful learning experience. Sandra always knows her...

+More

Sharon T

2018-01-31 18:55:12

"chocolate walk with Sandra Cesca Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours" We had a fabulous time with Sandra and all the other chocoholics on the tour. We got to taste different chocolatiers" wares and make hot chocolate drink at the Museo Chocolate. Sandra is very well...

+More

bridget125

2017-12-19 12:56:08

"PV Walking Tours with Sandra" We have taken Sandra's Walking Tours on several occasions, and each time she is informative and the tour is fun. It is clear that she has done her homework and her love of her adopted city shines...

+More

tomwT7318XB

2017-12-11 15:17:24

"Great way to get to know Puerto Vallarta" Sandra knows Puerto Vallarta and its history. She led us on a walking tour of the Emilio Zapata Colonia where she lived for many years. She knew the people as well as the architecturally interesting...

+More

Joe F

2017-12-01 10:31:29

"The cove is great." If you're looking for a small, fairly private area to enjoy the beach or go snorkeling, Colomito's cove is great place to visit. The cove is abundant with a large variety of ocean dwellers that can...

+More

micaelaw345

2017-11-12 14:49:22

"The Chocolate Tour was fabulous! We heard history and were able to sample excellent chocolate." Touring various places was a great way to get to know Vallarta. The last stop was a cooking experience which was very unique. Everyone was very friendly as well.

+More

petcherl

2017-10-15 17:47:00

"Gringo Gultch Tour" 4 of us enjoyed our GG walking tour. Really didn't know what to expect but got a nice history of the area and saw a lot of interesting architecture. Stronger relationships with the locations we...

+More

julie32162017

2017-09-18 14:59:21

"Good start to our PV vacation" My partner and I arrived on Sunday evening and, as is our habit, we started the next day with a city walking tour. We didn't know beforehand that Sandra had moved to PV from nearby our home. We...

+More

MBK_Victoria

2017-06-15 10:22:25

"Touring with Sandra" My wife and I have just returned from a holiday in Puerto Vallarta. We like to do walking tours to learn more about the culture, history and some of the interesting hidden places off the tourist...

+More

Barbara J

2017-05-11 06:55:50

"Lovely Puerto Vallarta" My husband and I enjoyed a lovely walking tour around the Gringo Gulch area of Puerto Vallarta with Sandra. Sandra was full of history and fun stories. We learned so much about the founding of...

+More

mkangell81

2017-05-05 11:12:17

"Great information about the history of the city" We really enjoyed the tour and the tips Sandra gave us. We had a nice, small group and plenty of time to explore. Great introduction to the city - gave us lots of ideas for other activities and for...

+More
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Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
( 137 )
2 Hours
10 Persons
English
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Brief

Fall in love with Puerto Vallarta on a walking tour that gives you an intimate look into the oldest part of the city. Stroll along cobblestone streets while you learn how the town began as a small fishing village over 150 years ago. Enjoy the ocean, sun and breeze as you visit many historical places.

Tour Detail

- Hear about the legends of the Huichol Indians, whose beautiful and intricate beadwork you see demonstrated

- Meet several local merchants while enjoying their many crafts, food and artisan wares

- Walk the cobblestone streets, typical of Spanish Colonial architecture, while absorbing the sights, smells and sounds of daily life

- Explore the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and gaze up at the sky-high bell tower—a Puerto Vallarta icon—that's still rung by hand

- Visit old cigar factory while tasting Mexico's famous products: coffee, chocolate, vanilla, and tequila

Tour runs from 10-12; M,T,W,Sat; reservations online 48 hours in advance; visit website for details and photos:  www.puertovallartawalkingtours.com

+More
Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Tour Guide
Reviews

4tunes2015

2019-04-17 09:04:31

"We had a great time with both Sandra and Emily!" We did 3 tours, the Snorkel Swim Hike Tour, the Southside Neighborhood Tour and the Chocolate Tour. They were all really great, we enjoyed meeting Sandra and Emily and the people they used to help...

+More

SaraMosh

2019-03-22 18:57:20

"A must-do walking tour in Puerto Vallarta! Book more than one." Sandra is absolutely amazing!! She feels like a friend who is showing you around. We booked a tour with her on a Wednesday, loved it so much, we booked in on her Thursday tour too. (We especially...

+More

Joyce Ann M

2019-03-21 04:05:40

"Gringo Gulch Tour in PV" Great tour of Gringo Gulch in PV--Sandra has a wealth of knowledge about this area, which has a fascinating history.

+More

Kathleen H

2019-03-15 11:28:47

"Informative and Insightful" My friend and I love walking tours so we signed up for Sandra's walking tour of the Southside Neighbourhoods. It was fantastic. Sandra provided a lot of historic context, personal and relevant...

+More

Mike D

2019-03-02 02:24:54

"Day Trip to Pitillal Centro" Our hostess Sandra Cesca was excellent! I had accidentally stumbled upon Pitillal one day after getting on a wrong bus. The neighborhood fascinated me and I wanted to know more. So I booked a...

+More

Janet H

2019-02-28 18:43:54

"El Centro" This was our second walking tour with Sandra. Last year we toured the Southside Neighbourhoods which gave us a great introduction to Puerto Vallarta. This year we toured the historic El centro area...

+More

JerseaGirl

2019-02-20 10:34:55

"Pleasant Pitiallal" Pitiallal is an extension of Puerto Vallarta, but less congested and less 'touristy'. Sandra took us on a lovely walk of the city where we visited the beautiful St. Michael Church, purchased fruits...

+More

Michael W

2019-02-20 05:15:18

"Great waking tour of Gringo Gulch in the Centro district of Puerto Vallarta" We had booked this tour well in advance and were worried it would be cancelled due to the unusual rainy and cool weather we had yesterday, but Sandra showed up on time and in great spirits and took...

+More

Jo ann M

2019-02-11 16:07:02

"Fun and informative!" Sandra was a terrific guide- fun and informative. She was able to arrange a walking tour with very short notice for our small group. We had fun while learning so much about the area and Puerto...

+More

Ron B

2019-02-03 15:32:13

"Chocolate walking tour" I would highly recommend this as a MUST DO while in P.V. the amount of chocolate sampled and discussed is amazing

+More

Terry M

2019-02-03 04:31:04

"Chocolate walk" Sandra was a great guide. She was very knowledgeable and kept us moving at a good pace. Definitely a tour we will do again.

+More

JimB357

2019-02-02 17:25:21

"Great way to get to know Puerto Vallarta" My wife and I took the historical El Centro tour with Sandra. We were pleasantly surprised to get to discover some important shops that we had previously walked by without really knowing what they...

+More

gary g

2019-01-15 13:25:06

"Treat Yourself and use Sandra as your guide to Puerto Vallarta" Sandy is soooo good. My wife and I have used her services for two years now. This year we did El Centro. A great deal of history, art, culture and specialty shops. One example was the Peyote...

+More

MrsWeis

2019-01-08 10:19:40

"Guided Walking Tour" We saw Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, known locally as La Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, is a church building in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. The church has been called "one of the...

+More

evenyl

2018-12-31 15:10:31

"The Best Things in Life are Free - Sculpture walking tour" There's a saying "the best things in life are free." . I don't know who to attribute the saying to but I have Puerto Vallarta in mind. Of course there is also "you get what you pay for.". That's...

+More

Lynnel K

2018-11-22 03:46:25

"PV Historic walking tour with Paco-Isreal as our guide." Our walking tour was delightful. Our tour guide placed a lot of effort to make it educational, fun and engaging. Tip him well! P.S. Wear good walking shoes and be willing to climb stairs and...

+More

FellowTraveler606989

2018-10-13 23:29:34

"Southside Neighborhood Walking Tour" The tour was very educational and fun. We met some of the locals and their business establishments. Also we visited local meat, fruit and vegetable markets. Sandra was a fantastic tour guide...very...

+More

Heathcourt

2018-09-03 13:52:02

"PV Historic El Centro Walking Tour" We were very excited about going on this walking tour, and we were not disappointed at all!! Sandra was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and residents. One of our favorite highlights...

+More

Kathleen A

2018-05-24 09:17:32

"gringo gulch beauty and stories" Love learning the history and quirky stories of the different nooks and crannies by Sandra at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours. Our gringo gulch tour with a friend visiting from Dallas was adored by...

+More

Norrene G

2018-05-23 15:43:43

"Chocolate tour" This was our first time in Mexico so we decided to start out our 7-day adventure with the Puerto Vallarta Chocolate tour with Sandra and this was the best decision. Not only did we taste chocolate...

+More

micaelaw345

2018-05-19 12:54:25

"Pitillal Tour a taste of everyday Mexico" The Pitillal Tour was great for me because I'm looking to live in Mexico. It was more authentic sights and sounds and less tourist nonsense. The Saint Michael's Church and the Herb Shop were...

+More

Mxgringa

2018-04-26 17:19:22

"PV Walking Tours" I took the tour of Gringo Gulch and was amazed at how informed Sandra is about the history, architecture and stories of Puerto Vallarta. Even though I’ve been living here half time for several years...

+More

Betsy F

2018-03-30 05:19:55

"A sweet tour we loved!" My boyfriend and I did the chocolate-themed walking tour. It was outstanding. We learned about the history of chocolate in PV and then got to visit local chocolatiers - even the self-proclaimed...

+More

suzeemcm

2018-03-28 06:31:34

"Average at best and not worth the money" We did the 2 hour walking tour in March. It started off positively with some history but quickly went downhill from there. The tour was a random series of stops some which the guide was able to...

+More

Aaron D

2018-03-15 19:23:56

"Southside neighborhoods - Knowledgeable guide, beautiful sights" We had a lot of fun with Sandra on the southside neighborhoods walk. We enjoyed walking the Emiliano Zapata neighborhood and seeing the Riviera del Rio hotel, Sandra's stories and observations about...

+More

Katy83UnitedStates

2018-03-05 13:33:28

"Interesting and Knowledgeable Walking Tour Guide" Sandra was a joy to listen to and follow along the walking tour of the Puerto Vallarta historic district. The first part of the store we visited several local shops and met the owners at most of...

+More

Glgat

2018-03-03 09:36:00

"Great Walk" My wife and I did the Gringo Gulch walk with Sandy during early January. The walk was informative and fun. Sandy is a great guide. Susan and I normally taking walking tours wherever we go. Sandy is...

+More

Patricia B

2018-02-27 18:12:55

"Walking tour" We enjoyed our 3 hour walking tour with Sandra. She is very knowledgeable and well-known about town. She introduced us to local crafts people and showed us some of the architectural points of...

+More

Carla P

2018-02-17 00:45:51

"Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours a definite MUST for a first-time visitor to PV and even locals!" Time short during your visit to Puerto Vallarta? Just got off a cruise ship and need to find out lots of information in a short time? Just arrived and want to find out as much as possible about the...

+More

Carollyne S

2018-02-09 10:17:20

"A Tour with Sandra" My husband and I booked a walking tour with Sandra while in Puerto Vallarta a couple of weeks ago. Sandra is knowledgeable about PV's history, past and more recent and she is able to answer any...

+More

zorepm

2018-02-05 08:10:26

"Around the Centro" We spent several hours walking with Sandra around El Centro, hearing about the city and visiting various shops with quality merchandise. Sandra was friendly and knowledgeable. There was no pressure...

+More

Joyce Ann M

2018-02-01 04:53:44

"Chocolate Walking Tour, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico" I joined some other friends for the Chocolate Walking Tour with Sandra Cesca. As in all her other walking tours, this was a fun, as well as wonderful learning experience. Sandra always knows her...

+More

Sharon T

2018-01-31 18:55:12

"chocolate walk with Sandra Cesca Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours" We had a fabulous time with Sandra and all the other chocoholics on the tour. We got to taste different chocolatiers" wares and make hot chocolate drink at the Museo Chocolate. Sandra is very well...

+More

bridget125

2017-12-19 12:56:08

"PV Walking Tours with Sandra" We have taken Sandra's Walking Tours on several occasions, and each time she is informative and the tour is fun. It is clear that she has done her homework and her love of her adopted city shines...

+More

tomwT7318XB

2017-12-11 15:17:24

"Great way to get to know Puerto Vallarta" Sandra knows Puerto Vallarta and its history. She led us on a walking tour of the Emilio Zapata Colonia where she lived for many years. She knew the people as well as the architecturally interesting...

+More

Joe F

2017-12-01 10:31:29

"The cove is great." If you're looking for a small, fairly private area to enjoy the beach or go snorkeling, Colomito's cove is great place to visit. The cove is abundant with a large variety of ocean dwellers that can...

+More

micaelaw345

2017-11-12 14:49:22

"The Chocolate Tour was fabulous! We heard history and were able to sample excellent chocolate." Touring various places was a great way to get to know Vallarta. The last stop was a cooking experience which was very unique. Everyone was very friendly as well.

+More

petcherl

2017-10-15 17:47:00

"Gringo Gultch Tour" 4 of us enjoyed our GG walking tour. Really didn't know what to expect but got a nice history of the area and saw a lot of interesting architecture. Stronger relationships with the locations we...

+More

julie32162017

2017-09-18 14:59:21

"Good start to our PV vacation" My partner and I arrived on Sunday evening and, as is our habit, we started the next day with a city walking tour. We didn't know beforehand that Sandra had moved to PV from nearby our home. We...

+More

MBK_Victoria

2017-06-15 10:22:25

"Touring with Sandra" My wife and I have just returned from a holiday in Puerto Vallarta. We like to do walking tours to learn more about the culture, history and some of the interesting hidden places off the tourist...

+More

Barbara J

2017-05-11 06:55:50

"Lovely Puerto Vallarta" My husband and I enjoyed a lovely walking tour around the Gringo Gulch area of Puerto Vallarta with Sandra. Sandra was full of history and fun stories. We learned so much about the founding of...

+More

mkangell81

2017-05-05 11:12:17

"Great information about the history of the city" We really enjoyed the tour and the tips Sandra gave us. We had a nice, small group and plenty of time to explore. Great introduction to the city - gave us lots of ideas for other activities and for...

+More
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