The Old San Juan City and Fortress tour takes you back in time to the days of pirates and kings. Be driven through the streets of a long lost time when cobblestones were the norm.
This City of Old san Juan, with its 400 year history has amazing architectural value including forts, monuments and beautiful colonial streets.
On the Old San Juan City and Fort tour, you will be taken by an air-conditioned tour bus through the beautiful colonial streets of San Juan to see the Ventana Del Mar ( window of the sea).
A beautiful drive along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean to the state Capital building, statues of the presidents with stops at Fort San Cristobal, Fort San Felipe Del Morro and The Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzi cemetery.
The Island Marketing Old San Juan City and Fortress tour will show you everything that New and Old San Juan have to offer.
Ventana Del Mar is the first stop on this incredible tour, a great photo opportunity. Following this stop there will be a drive continuing through the Condado area where you will see how today’s Puertorriquenos live and also how tourist choose to spend their vacation days in the San Juan area.
Along the Atlantic Ocean drive you will get the chance to see many points of interests like the Luis Munos Riviera Park, statues of the sitting presidents and the Capital State building while your expert guide narrates the history and folklore of these locations.
Next you will visit the San Cristobal fort ( Castillo De San Cristobal) which is the largest fortification built by the Spanish in the New World! Here you will experience how this fortress operated centuries ago, from the living quarters, ammunition rooms, cisterns, tunnels, garitas and more.
Fort San Felipe Del Morro is next on the list, the oldest Spanish fort in the New World. El Morro Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Here you will spend some leisure time visiting the grounds of the Fort on a self-guided tour. During this time, you will have the opportunity to also visit the Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzi cemetery which is one of the island’s most famous landmarks.
Your tour ends at Plaza Colon a couple of blocks from your cruise ship pier, here you have the option of finishing the tour in the shopping area of Old San Juan where your guide will show you where to shop for your souvenirs and return to the ship independently or returning directly to the ship via tour bus.
If trying local delicacies is on your list our guides will suggest the top restaurants to eat in Old San Juan. Our itinerary and duration may vary depending on traffic.
This tour is also available Pre and Post Cruise.
Your luggage will be stored in the bus during your tour and you will be dropped off at the airport following the tour.
Please contact us for additional details.
Please ensure to reserve early as space is limited advanced reservations are a must!