St. Augustine Historical Walking Tour of Old St. Augustine

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

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Explore St. Augustine’s past on this small-group historical walking tour around Old St Augustine. Learn the comprehensive history of the city, from its Spanish origins through colonial periods to modern times as you follow your guide around, from the Bridge of Lions and Castillo de San Marcos National Monument to Memorial Presbyterian Church and Flagler College.

Highlights

Learn the comprehensive history of St. Augustine on a walking tour
Pass by Bridge of Lions, City Gates Spirits, Tolomato Cemetery, and more
Ideal for first time or repeat visitors, and history buffs
Enjoy plenty of opportunities to ask questions on a small-group tour

Itinerary

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.

Inclusions

Historical Narrative: The Story and Reasons behind the Oldest City

Exclusions

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 24 hours before the activity start time.

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