St. Augustine History and Conquistadors Walking Tour

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Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

St. Augustine is among the oldest cities in the country—and this immersive walking tour offers the perfect opportunity to learn about its rich past. Meet your guide in the morning at the St. Augustine Civic Center, and set off on foot. You’ll discover highlights like the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Huguenot Cemetery, Bridge of Lions, and more—and will hear stories covering more than 300 years of St. Augustine history.

Highlights

See many of St. Augustine’s top landmarks, all in a single walking tour
Your guide’s stories will bring 300 years of St. Augustine history to life
Exploring on foot lets you get up close and personal with the sights
This quick, cost-effective tour offers the perfect introduction to the city

Itinerary

A monument not only of stone and mortar but of human determination and endurance, the Castillo de San Marcos symbolizes the clash between cultures which ultimately resulted in our uniquely unified nation. Learn about the wooden forts that were all burned before building the stone fort. These marauders couldn't break the spirit of the citizens of St. Augustine.
Learn about the first protestant cemetery outside the city gates and the Yellow Fever epidemic that filled it!
Learn about the builder of the bridge and the dream for a new city on the other side.
Learn about what was once called the Royal Road.
Learn how the building went from hotel to museum. See where the largest pool in the world sat!
The former Hotel Ponce de Leon, listed as a National Historic Landmark. Learn about the finest hotel and the finest people who stayed there!

Inclusions

Pet-Friendly Activity
See traces of the Spanish Empire in Florida
See historical sites such as Castillo de San Marcos, Huguenot Cemetery, and the Bridge of Lions
90-Minute Guided "Conquistatour of Saint Augustine" Historical Walking Tour
Unique Historical Walking Tour lead by Licensed Guide
View wonderful architecture as you experience Henry Flagler’s era and learn about his influence here
Learn when the British took possession of Florida in a Treaty of Paris and later returned to Spain

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.