Walking Guided History Tour of Old St. Augustine


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A full refund will apply if you cancel more than a day before the activity start time.

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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Enjoy a leisurely walk through the ancient streets of the nation's oldest city. A more intimate and in-depth telling of the history of the people and events that led the city through the trials and tribulations of the past. Learn the complete history of our Oldest City, from its founding by the Spanish, through the various colonial periods, into the territorial period and statehood and finally into the revitalization of the Gilded Age Renaissance of the city as an exclusive tourist destination.
Groups are kept small by design, tours are interactive, ask all the questions you would like, and hear the a complete history not just a few blurbs of stories as you pass by. Let us introduce you to the real history of the Nation's Oldest Continuously Occupied European Settlement, or as we say, the Oldest City.


Our guide will introduce you to the heart of historic St. Augustine, 'the plaza' has always been the traditional center of the colonial city
While learning the story of the founding of Florida by the Spanish, you will experience St. Augustine's famous Bridge of Lions, an icon of the oldest city
Learn the story of this awesome location, the Castillo de San Marcos, or 'old fort', the oldest stone fortress in North America and the center piece of the city's defenses.
Experience the only portion of the city wall which protected the colony, that still exists. Here the story this location played in the protection and function of the nation's oldest city.
Visit the oldest Catholic Cemetery in Florida and learn of the famous and infamous characters from the city that are buried at the city's first official cemetery.
See the first church constructed by Henry M. Flagler in his development of Gilded Age St. Augustine and the key role it played in his plans for the revitalization of the city.
See what many consider the most beautiful building in the city. Henry Flagler's Memorial Presbyterian Church is a lasting tribute to his family and it's influence on the area.
Learn about the former Ponce de Leon Hotel and how it drew the richest and most powerful of the Gilded Age to the sleepy little town of St. Augustine, an act that would change the city, state, and history forever.


Historical Narrative: The Story and Reasons behind the Oldest City


Admissions Fees: No admissions to any visited locations are required

Additional Information

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

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

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

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